GOLD WINNERS IN THE FREEFROM EATING OUT AWARDS 2018
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We're so proud to have been awarded gold in the Creme de la Creme category (the top award) at the FreeFrom Eating Out Awards 2018 at the ExCel in London. This is a massive achievement for our little pub. In 2017 we were awarded gold in the pub restauarant category and in 2016 we were awarded silver place. Read more here.
In November 2015 we were presented with an award by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) for being in the top ten vegan-friendly pubs in the UK - further recognition of our continuing efforts to cater for people with dietary needs.
We were absolutely flattered to have been voted South Oxfordshire CAMRA's Pub Of The Year 2018. This follows awards for South Oxfordshire CAMRA Summer Pub of the Season 2017 and Winter Pub of the Season 2011/2012. We are proud to be listed in the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 CAMRA Good Beer Guides.
Exciting and original events happen throughout the year, both inside and out, from our annual Springstock blues rock festival and new Outdoor Gigs series of gigs to support professional musicians to our monthly classic car and bike meets in the garden (April to October), singalong nights, monthly unplugged nights, murder mysteries, games nights, magic circle nights and charity fundraisers. And the pub's garden, set in over half an acre of land, is available for private hire for parties, wedding receptions and corporate events. Two marquees are available plus outdoor bars, food and entertainment.
The 18th century pub, owned by Nick and Hazel who have run it for over ten years, is on a slant with almost a foot difference from one end of the bar to the other! At the rear is a huge garden with the ancient Berry Brook running around two sides. As it passes under the Spring Lane bridge, water from the spring joins it, wending its way to the Thames at Shiplake. Find out more about the pub and its history here. There is an abundance of wildlife and great walks.
Unusually, the pub itself is on the first floor with an excellent covered balcony overlooking the garden. It is important to note that access to the pub itself is via an outside staircase.
There is plenty of car parking space, a toilet on car park level for disabled customers (with baby changing facilities) and Wi-Fi. It is popular with walkers and was featured in the Christmas 2015 edition of the Sunday Times for a magnificent circular walk. Another circular walk over the Chilterns has been published by Nick and Hazel (choose 2 miles, 3 miles or 8 miles!). If you plan to park here to go for a walk you must ring in advance.
Runners, cyclists, bikers and dogs are also very welcome!
NEW MENUS: £5 STARTERS, £10 MAINS, CUT PRICE DRINKS!
We have created new menus for January:
Veggies and meat eaters (click here)
Those supporting Veganuary (click here)
Small meals, starters and desserts are all £5
Main courses are £10
Many of our drinks, including draught ales are also on offer! Click here to view our drinks offers.
Available from midday to 8pm every day.
If there is anything we can do to help you do not hesitate to call.
Please look after yourselves, stay safe and we look forward to seeing you soon.
Call us on (0118) 9699878.
10 YEARS HERE
On 10 December 2010 Nick and Hazel signed on the dotted line, becoming publicans of The Flowing Spring. As we're unable to celebrate in our usual style at the moment, we're planning a proper bash next Spring to celebrate a decade of keeping this wonderful pub alive and well.
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