The Nut Tree Inn
“Confident cooking, full of flavour in a pretty village inn” - AA Inspector
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
All staff to wear PPE visors at all times. Drop tables in restaurant to allow us to use tray service to reduce staff contact with guests.
Our Inspector's view
The Nut Tree has been home to Michael and Imogen North and their family for the last 16 years. In this time, it has become a fine pub with a reputation for great food, beer and wine. Its roots are solidly in classic cooking techniques using the best produce possible and treating the ingredients with integrity to offer balanced dishes full of flavour with a keen eye for presentation. Expect lots of local produce, including veg from the garden. The warm pig's head and Nut Tree black pudding terrine with English mustard, black garlic ketchup and fried quail's egg is a superb opener. You'll also find a friendly and upbeat service.
Facilities – at a glance
Credit cards accepted
Gluten free menu
- Seats: 70
- Private dining available
- On-site parking available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Assist dogs welcome
- Closed: Sunday, Monday, 25 December to 7 January, 2 weeks July
- Wines under £30: 9
- Wines over £30: 135
- Wines by the glass: 16
- Cuisine style: Modern European
- Vegetarian menu
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About the area
Located at the heart of England, Oxfordshire enjoys a rich heritage and surprisingly varied scenery. Its landscape encompasses open chalk downland and glorious beechwoods, picturesque rivers and attractive villages set in peaceful farmland. The countryside in the northwest of Oxfordshire seems isolated by comparison, more redolent of the north of England, with its broad views, undulating landscape and dry-stone walls. The sleepy backwaters of Abingdon, Wallingford, Wantage, Watlington and Witney reveal how Oxfordshire’s old towns evolved over the centuries, while Oxford’s imposing streets reflect the beauty and elegance of ‘that sweet city with her dreaming spires.’ Fans of the fictional sleuth Inspector Morse will recognise many Oxford landmarks described in the books and used in the television series.
The county demonstrates how the strong influence of humans has shaped this part of England over the centuries. The Romans built villas in the pretty river valleys that thread their way through Oxfordshire, the Saxons constructed royal palaces here, and the Normans left an impressive legacy of castles and churches. The philanthropic wool merchants made their mark too, and many of their fine buildings serve as a long-lasting testimony to what they did for the good of the local community.
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