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The Flower Pot

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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Aston Ln, Henley-on-Thames, England
+44 1491 574721
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Marlow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Old fashioned pub grub (actually the menu is quite extensive), big helpings, reasonable seating inside, lots outside. Overall a good pub stop if you are walking in this lovely area near the Thames. If you are into taxidermy or a fisherman there is even more of interest!

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1 Thank David W
Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived on a warm spring day to find the pub restaurant relatively busy with families and couples obviously exploring the picturesque surroundings this establishment lyes in. Went to the bar to order a few drinks and was served by a grumpy barman, who looked as if we were too much trouble for just wanting something to drink. There was no... More 

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Thank ALester547
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fish in boxes on the walls sausages eggs and chips the best lunch for all ages then the walk along to Hambledon lock and Temple island like a film set

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1 Thank papennie
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Hidden jem. Such a nice pub, great menu. I reccomend the freshly made soups. Cant wait to visit again.

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1 Thank Isla G
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Avoid avoid avoid!!!! The food is appalling, all frozen and tastes like it's out of a cash and carry! Table was filthy and my boyfriend put his phone down straight into yolk from a previous customer. Staff are dull as dishwater, you'd be lucky to get a smile. It all seems everything is such an effort for them. The only... More 

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5 Thank MontyG93
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65 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

My third visit to the Flower Pot today. Three friends and I had walked a few miles along the Thames Path and The Flower Pot is always a great place to stop. This is a proper pub, with character, welcoming staff and well kept beers. We all had a full lunch in the dining area and everyone really enjoyed their... More 

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1 Thank Mike B
Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We stopped for quick drink a after nice walk, looking forward to a little rest a few nibbles. The pub was mostly empty. We were eventually approach by grumpy landlord. Asked what nibbles they had, we were told it was on the board, which we couldn't really read as it was the side. We ordered two halves of different lagers... More 

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2 Thank Coonp
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This pub is a hard one to put your finger on! Taxidermy and mounted fish are the decor du jour in this tucked away oasis. Only had one pint but not sure we could have stayed for much more than that. Very much 'a local pub for local people' vibe but seem welcoming should you want to join in the... More 

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1 Thank osusmermaid05
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 February 2017

After a beautiful walk in the winter sun along the Thames, from Hambleden Mill to The Flower Pot, the huge log fire and welcome from Tony, the Landlord, was most welcome. As hungry walkers, we were delighted not to have to wait long for food which was well cooked and brought to the table by Tony's friendly partner, the head... More 

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1 Thank 123sonjaf
Bucks
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I went in with a large group of walkers who had brought picnics. The landlord confirmed he was happy for them to eat their own food in the garden if they bought a drink at the bar. The staff obligingly served us, despite the nuisance factor of most of us buying our drinks individually and a lot people wanting coffees.... More 

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1 Thank Karen404

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aston Ln, Henley-on-Thames, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Henley-on-Thames
  • Phone Number: +44 1491 574721

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?