The Crab & Boar, Chieveley

The Crab & Boar, Chieveley

An award-winning British dining room with bedrooms in the heart of West Berkshire farmland giving you a true taste of the great British outdoors, serving real ales, locally-sourced seafood and seasonal game.

Whether you’re catching up with friends in the bar, settling down for a traditional Sunday lunch or enjoying a delicious country escape – come and soak up some country life at The Crab & Boar.

The Royal Oak, Wantage Road, Newbury, Berkshire, RG20 8UE

Please contact the venue or organiser for bookings, cancellations or further information on Telephone :- +44 (0)1635 247550.

The Crab & Boar, Chieveley

A country pub through and through and all of their menus showcase the best of Britain with plenty of fresh, local produce and dishes that tip their hats to the seasons. Whether you want to indulge in rich local game, fresh-off-the-boat crab or just kick off your wellies and relax with a pint and a scotch egg, here you’ll get a true taste of the great British countryside.

Please note that as they make all their dishes using only the freshest seasonal produce, their menus change frequently and the menus displayed on their website are samples.

Dine Al fresco

In summer, their beautiful terrace overlooking the vast greenery of the Berkshire countryside is ideal for a spot of al fresco dining.

Something to sip

It’s not just there food that they’re proud of here, they've also spent time picking the best local ales and award-winning British spirits and wines for behind their bar, alongside some old favourites such as Sipsmith artisan gin, make sure to take some time to sample their drinks menu too.

The Crab & Boar, Chieveley

There is a full, separate children's menu.

The Crab & Boar, Chieveley

They’re a country pub through and through and all of our menus showcase the best of Britain with plenty of fresh, local produce and dishes that tip their hats to the seasons. Whether you want to indulge in rich local game, fresh-off-the-boat crab or just kick off your wellies and relax with a pint and a scotch egg, here you’ll get a true taste of the great British countryside.

Please note that as they make all our dishes using only the freshest seasonal produce, our menus change frequently and the menus displayed on their website are samples.

The Crab & Boar, Chieveley

Whether red or rosé, old or new, their wine list has been carefully selected so that they’ll have a bottle to match your mood.

Their wine list suits any occasion

They’re really proud of our wine list which we’ve spent a long time carefully fine tuning (a tough job) to ensure a perfect fit for all tastes and occasions. With gorgeous reds to match their game, crisp whites and refreshing rosés to pair with their seafood and plenty of rare vintages and fizz for something special – whatever your mood, they’ll have a bottle to match.

The Crab & Boar, Chieveley

They love getting people together over great food and drink and have plenty of beautiful spaces to host your meeting or special occasion including a rustic private dining room for dinner parties of up to 14 guests. Whether an awe-inspiring talk, a blissful summer’s garden party or a bespoke dinner for that special someone, whatever you need just get in touch and they’ll be happy to help make your event go without a hitch

Congratulations on your engagement.

Here at The Crab & Boar we have the perfect venue to host your big day, situated overlooking the rolling hills of Berkshire. Exclusively yours, with a capacity of up to 60 guests for a civil ceremony, 70 guests for a wedding breakfast and 120 guestsfor a reception. If you are having a larger scale wedding, whereby the capacities of the indoors are not feasible – it is possible to have a marquee set up on the grounds, for up to 100 guests for a wedding breakfast. This is perfect in the warmer months and means you can make use of our gorgeous grounds surrounding the pub. Our outside area is great if you are looking for a more informal ambience as we can host a BBQ styled event ,perfect excuse to use our outside grounds.

The Crab & Boar, Chieveley

Grab their lead, an overnight bag & your wellies and head to us for a dog-friendly escape in the countryside, including:

  • A welcome glass of fizz
  • Steak dinner*
  • Overnight stay
  • Dogs stay free
  • Noble Isle bath & body products
  • A la carte breakfast (for the humans)
  • Sausage breakfast (for the dog)

Whether your dog is the adventurous type or lives for the treats, click here to discover a series of walks near us in Berkshire.

When all paws and feet are satisfyingly muddy and have made the most of the fresh air, arrive back to a welcome glass of fizz before sitting down to a steak dinner (for the humans)*. Don’t forget to ask about our doggy beers!

At the end of what is hopefully a long day of exploring our beautiful British landscape, head to your bedroom and pamper yourself with our Noble Isle bath & body products, which are also environmentally friendly, before sinking into bed. Our overnight stays also include an a la carte breakfast, as well as a tasty sausage and treats for your companion too; fully preparing you all for your next adventure ahead. Sounds like a great deal. Woof!

*Vegetarian alternatives are available upon request.

The Crab & Boar, Chieveley

 

Slow things down and leave the daily grind behind you with a stay in one of our bedrooms. From the bright and spacious to the rustic and regal, each of the 14 Luxury and Hot Tub rooms in our Berkshire Bed & Breakfast have their own country charm so whether tucking up in a four-poster bed, relaxing fireside wrapped up in a luxury throw or enjoying a soak in the tub, you’ll be able to relax in pure countryside comfort.

We’ve taken care of all the details so enjoy your tea or coffee in your room or soak in the tub surrounded by the fragrance of vegan and environmentally friendly Noble Isle bath & body products.

DOG-FRIENDLY ROOMS 

All of our rooms are dog-friendly and we’re happy to provide dog bowls and even have treats at the bar to spoil our four-legged guests. Please let a member of our team know upon booking if you are travelling with your dog – note that there is a small extra charge of £15 per dog.

TESLA CHARGING POINT

Our carpark has a Tesla Supercharger so that you can charge your car while you stay with us.

The Crab & Boar, Chieveley

Get in contact, a member of the Crab & Boar team will be happy to assist with any enquiries or bookings. Please get in touch using the following phone number or email address:  

+44 (0)1635 247550
info@crabandboar.com

For all bedroom enquiries, please get in touch with our Reservations team at sleep@crabandboar.com

Directions:

By Road

From the M4 Junction 13, take the exit signposted A34 Oxford. After approximately 200 yards take the slip road signposted Chieveley. At the T junction turn left. Arrive on Graces Lane in Chieveley village. Follow Graces Lane past the Red Lion pub on your left. Next left into School Road. Follow School Road – taking care with the sharp bend to the left at the top of the road. At the T junction turn right. We are approximately one mile up the road on the right hand side.

By Rail

Trains from from London Paddington to Newbury take approximately 52 minutes. Direct trains run every hour. Guest arriving by train are advised to pre-book a taxi from Newbury to the Crab & Boar (approximately 10 minute journey).

By Air

Want to really arrive in style? We’re also able to accommodate helicopter arrivals at the following coordinates: Landing area latitude and longitude: 51°27’50.97” N • 001°20’44.60” W.

Address

Wantage Road, Newbury, Berkshire, RG20 8UE

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