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    Relax in one of the 9 well-designed rooms, where each features flat-screen TVs, facilities to make tea and coffee, 24-hour room access, and added extras such as biscuits. Modern, and decorated in warm tones, they make for a comfy place to rest your head.

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    hotel 1 x King bed
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    Opening hours from 09.00- 17.30 Monday - Friday (UK time)
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    Why so chic?

    Why travel experts chose this hotel
    Within easy reach of London
    Innovative food
    Close to beautiful market towns

    Chic Treats

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    Located in the Berkshire village of Curridge, and within easy driving distance of Oxford, Swindon, Reading and Newbury, this rural property is the ideal country retreat for tasty food and charming boutique rooms. The restaurant serves a mix of traditional and hearty English food, as well as a host of innovative world cuisine plates, making this an excellent – and affordable – choice for a break.

    Dining

    The restaurant prides itself on the use of both local and seasonal produce, working with family-run suppliers, ensuring the best experience for its diners. The menu changes regularly, and the knowledgeable staff are always on hand to advise on dishes and drinks. Choose from plates such as salt and pepper calamari, Thai crab bon bons, confit leg of rabbit with braised barley, or deconstructed beef wellington. For a bird's eye view, book the chef's table and see the culinary masters at work.

    Accommodation

    Relax in one of the 9 well-designed rooms, where each features flat-screen TVs, facilities to make tea and coffee, 24-hour room access, and added extras such as biscuits. Modern, and decorated in warm tones, they make for a comfy place to rest your head.

    Activities

    The inn is ideally situated for a wide range of day trips and family fun: racing fans have Newbury Racecourse nearby, with the market town itself being a charming place; and for fans of Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle, the shooting location for the series, is less than 10 miles away. Nearby Donnington Castle is also a treat for lovers of history and spectacular architecture. And for those wanting to explore the West Berkshire countryside and the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, there are three village walks you can take directly from the pub.

    Parking information

    Free parking is available.

    Wifi information

    Free Wi-fi is available.

    Places of Interest

    Newbury and Crookham Golf Club 4.4 miles
    Greenham Common 4.3 miles
    Donnington Castle 3.5 miles
    St Mary's Church 4.2 miles
    West Berkshire Museum Watermill Theatre 4.9 miles
    Newbury Racecourse Station 11 minute drive

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    Address

    Curridge, RG18 9DS Thatcham, United Kingdom

    How to get there?

    From Newbury: take the racecourse road and at the mini-roundabout turn right onto Boundary Road, then turn left onto Kings Road B3421. At the traffic lights turn right onto Kings Road B3421. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A339 then immediately bear right, signposted to Hermitage B4009, Thatcham A4. At the roundabout take the first exit onto Shaw Road B4009, signposted to Hermitage. At the next roundabout take the 1st exit onto Shaw Hill B4009. At mini-roundabout turn right onto Shaw Hill B4009, signposted Hermitage. At the mini-roundabout continue forward onto Shaw Hill B4009, signposted Hermitage, then urn left onto Curridge Road, signposted Curridge.

    From Reading: take the A4 signposted M4, Newbury, Basingstoke and at traffic signals continue forward onto Crown Street A4, signposted M4, Newbury, Basingstoke, Oxford. At the traffic signals turn left onto the A4. Stay on the A4 through roundabouts and lights, then pick up signs for Newbury M4. Join the M4 signposted South Wales, Newbury, Oxford, and leave the M4 at Junction 13, then at the roundabout take the third exit onto the A34, signposted Oxford. Branch left immediately, then at T-junction turn right onto Graces Lane, signposted Hermitage. Continue forward onto Priors Court Road and at the mini-roundabout turn right onto Long Lane B4009, signposted Newbury, then urn right onto Curridge Road.

    From Winchester: take the A34 signposted Newbury, and after 25 miles branch left, then at the roundabout take the second exit signposted Donnington. Continue forward onto Oxford Road then turn left onto Curridge Road, signposted Curridge. Bear right onto Curridge Road, signposted Curridge, Cold Ash.

    Nearest airport

    Southampton Airport: 50 minutes

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