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King William Quiet Lane | Ipsden, Wallingford OX10 6AD, England
+44 1491 681845
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When moved to Wallingford in the 1970's thiswas our favourite pub. We loved Brian and the memory of his cheese and onion rolls lingered on ! So having heard mixed reviews of the new ownership we were unsure if this would be suitable for celebrating our Golden Wedding in a few weeks time. It was excellent, cosy on a cold... More 

Thank grannieOxford
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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473 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Used to come here quite a lot 10+ years ago but havent been recently. Met a friend here for lunch this week. I was a bit apprehensive having read recent reviews. We hadn't booked and were made to feel welcome. Just had starters + soft drinks + tip = £20. Starters were very tastey and a decent size. Just to... More 

Thank Jinny232
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Used to frequent this pub back in the day when it was festooned with ancient agricultural tools or were they instruments of torture? Lager was an extremely non-male drink as my 80's Yuppie friend was reminded and food was enormous cheese & onion rolls all served by a wonderful throw back Brian Penny. Thankfully for lunch lovers the menu has... More 

Thank DownsviewWallingford
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Superb, freshly-cooked food, welcoming service and relaxed atmosphere in a beautiful setting. I went with daughter, 8-yr old grandson and one of his friends. Fortunately, we arrived just after 12 because, by 12.30, the place was filling up with pre-booked (it was Valentine's Day!) lunches as well as others, like us, dropping in on spec. Despite being very busy, the... More 

Thank jktraveller73
Reading, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Having relations over from Singapore chose this venue only to find it has been taken over.Very expensive.Had no record of my booking.Squeezed in.Cold peas.Not a very successful visit.Shame as the views are stunning.

1 Thank Judith S
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264 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Roast lamb and veg lasagne with garlic bread and 2 soft drinks for ~£36 was a bit expensive but very nice. The veggie option would not have been enough with just the side salad but an extra £3 took it too a very expensive meal. A great spot to go for a walk/bike from. We will be back but probably... More 

Thank JAC-B-321
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

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 

1 Thank David P
Reading, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 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 

3 Thank ue3950
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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 

4 Thank jimcampbell99
Benson, United Kingdom
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7 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

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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, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?