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King William

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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King William Quiet Lane | Ipsden, Wallingford OX10 6AD, England
+44 1491 681845
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Open now
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our first visit since the new owners took charge and having read some of the trip adviser reviews we were a bit wary. However The welcome was warm, Staff friendly and a roaring fire in the grate. (Tuesday lunchtime mid Jan.) The food was delicious vegetables good quality and well cooked the main courses Steak & Stilton pie... More 

Thank David P
Reading, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location of King William is great for walks on a sunny day like today. The place is a nice traditional pub and the selection on the menu also what you would expect. However, the food is expensive and not of a quality to defend it. The selection on the children's menu is good but again expensive as it was... More 

1 Thank ue3950
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85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's not easy to find the King William, but it's worth persevering. The location is unbeatable. There can be no better place to end up at for a pint after a country walk. It's now under new management and the new owners could not be more friendly and attentive. The four of us had the appealing special Christmas menu, which... More 

1 Thank JohnRADLondon
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We have visited this pub for years. The view is unsurpassable. On a pleasant day, it's hard to beat. However . . . we recently went there for the first time since it changed hands. The new publicans are polite and friendly - the woman is particularly nice - but there are some things they ought pay attention to. One,... More 

3 Thank jimcampbell99
Benson, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Fantastic views across the fields and tucked away in a quiet location. Great for a rambling circuit to build up an appetite and then good food and beer including real ale, Brakspears. Always busy, so wise to book ahead if you are in a group.

1 Thank richardnelson1964
Benson, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

A lovely small pub with outstanding views of the Chilterns. Very helpful staff offering a good wine list, a small selection of real ale and a decent menu. My food (chicken and ham pie) was not special but OK, the calves liver was very popular and most were pleased with their dinner. If you order carefully you will get a... More 

Thank Ted C
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Visited for lunch with friends and a delicious ploughmans matched the service and best location in oxon. Would recommend to all!

Thank PtHot
Oxford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We've had a table for 10 booked for over a week with people travelling from a long distance to be there. At 6.15pm the night before they phone to say they can't do the table. Terrible service.

1 Thank lukemoorland
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Visit yesterday evening with my friend. Great location clean nice an tidy welcoming staff with great service. Good food and speedy service. Just little advice if you add little more food on menu aswell as kids meal will give you more customer with family. Apart from overall great. I will recommend that pub to everyone. Grateful location grateful pub.

Thank Rajathapa
Ilford, Essex
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is the second time we have visited this pub for Sunday lunch. Excellent food served in lovely surroundings, staff very friendly and the home made ice cream is to die for! Beautiful views outside. Would highly recommend.

Thank Yvonne B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: King William Quiet Lane | Ipsden, Wallingford OX10 6AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Wallingford
  • Phone Number: +44 1491 681845
A cosy country pub nestled in the Chilterns, with outstanding views on rolling hills. Inside it is traditional and inviting with a roaring log fire, wooden beams, beers served straight from the cask, good wholesome pub food and a warm welcome.

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