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The Crooked Billet

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Newlands Lane, Stoke Row, Henley-on-Thames RG9 5PU, England
+44 1491 681048
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12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:45
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:45
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 21:45
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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just got back from a birthday night out with my fiancée and friends. Everything about our night was awesome - the service we received from Danny was as good as it gets, all the food was just brilliant - starters, main course and an incredible honeycomb mousse for dessert. Simply brilliant.

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Thank fitoldgot
Leeds
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Passing through the area and my partner says there used to be a pub that did a good Sunday Lunch around here it's about 30 years since I last visited ! So I say find it we did and it was well worth finding. Very quaint but about to get a makeover, well decor redecorated in the same style. Service... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Brilliant staff, brilliant food. Been a few times now. We travel an hour each way to eat here it is that good.

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Thank WeMore
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful cosy pub restaurant with great food and a warm welcome guaranteed. Dinner on one of the music evenings is a lot of fun.

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Thank mikesharrock
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent Sunday lunch at The Crooked Billet and it was delicious. This uber cute country pub oozes charm and character and has a Sunday lunch that rivals some of the best in London. Service was exceptional! Better than most of the restaurants we dine in. A must visit for Londoner's looking to escape to the country for a very... More 

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been a favourite for years and always a delight...but recently not quite the same.This lunchtime seems another chef and once again not as special as it was.. I loved Pauls twist on his food but now its more gastro than gourmet.I guess success has a price -my fish soup was thin,cream more than anything to do with fish,my... More 

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England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You expect a place as good as this to go off - well it never seems to fail to please us! Huge and innovative menu, excellent quality, good service and fair prices for what you get. Its busy and buzzy, noisy even, but we will go again.

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great experience in the most original place. A treat for me when the whole family -18 in all - took me to lunch. Paul Clerehugh's menus are always interesting and perfectly served by personable staff who seem totally relaxed and in control (our ages ranged from two weeks to 74 years). If you're bored with formulaic meals and looking... More 

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Rialto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It took nearly 30 minutes to get there from Henley, on roads hardly wide enough for one car, and this American, sitting on the left where I would be driving at home (!), kept stomping an imaginary break pedal as some vehicle headlong came at us. But I guess these Brits know their roads. The pub is so remote there's... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a meal on our first day in England. Qaint old English pub with old fashioned taps, beer at just the right temperature (not as cold as American beer, not as warm as English beer). The beef pies are homemade and absolutely delicious. Worth the trip just for the pies! The roasted chicken breast also very delicious. Little... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 72
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:45
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:45
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:45
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:45
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:45
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:45
Saturday
12:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newlands Lane, Stoke Row, Henley-on-Thames RG9 5PU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Henley-on-Thames  >  Stoke Row
  • Phone Number: +44 1491 681048
Description
Open all day every day - 12 until late.Food orders from 12 – 3pm and 6.30pm onwards Monday – Friday.Cooking all day Saturday and Sunday.

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