Destination foodie pubs-with-rooms

From fine dining to traditional roasts, the pubs within our Collection are dishing up some of the best food in the land. Along coasts and country lanes, innovative chefs are championing local produce and experimenting with bold flavours, creating serious foodie destinations of Britain's traditional inns.

So escape away, linger over a standout dinner, explore the wine list, and retire to a cosy room at one of our destination dining pubs with rooms.


The Bell, Ticehurst, East Sussex

Escape to East Sussex's quirkiest place to bed down. Find seven curiously eccentric rooms above the pub with vintage record players and typewriters, or funky shingle clad lodges hidden away amidst a flower-festooned garden, equipped with wood burners and deep tubs. Evolving with the seasons, the dishes on the creative French-inspired menu are filled with some of the best local artisan produce.


The Kingham Plough, Kingham, Oxfordshire

Glowing antique lanterns and exposed honey-hued walls pay homage to this former coaching inn-turned-destination-foodie-pub in the petite village of Kingham. Settle in for globetrotting dishes that use the very best of the region's local ingredients - from wood fired Barnsley lamb chop to a creamy panna cotta with in-season Kingham strawberries.⁣


The Holcombe, Holcombe, Somerset

Set beside a quiet lane deep in Somerset countryside and just 30 minutes from historic Bath, this popular hideaway is the prime choice for city dwellers looking to hunker down - couples should book the 'The Roost', a cosy cabin for two tucked away in the Kitchen Garden. Hyper-seasonal, the Holcombe rotates its menu daily to get the best from its small-scale producers and homegrown fruits and vegetables.


The Anchor, Walberswick, Suffolk

A short stroll from Walberswick beach, the bright-blue-painted Anchor has been drawing in diners for over 18 years thanks to owners Mark and Sophie's passion for bold flavours. After an evening of fresh oysters and seafood linguine, retreat to a cosy eco-lodge in the flower-festooned garden or to one of the smart rooms upstairs.


The Farmhouse at Redcoats, Hitchin, Hertfordshire

The Farmhouse at Redcoats lures in weekending Londoners who have escaped the city for walks amidst the Hertfordshire hills and hearty suppers filled with local ingredients. Don't miss a taste of the colourful afternoon tea - from flaky sausage rolls with caramelised red onion to gooey lemon meringue tartlets, each treat is freshly made in the Farmhouse kitchen.


The Grosvenor Arms, Hindon, Wiltshire

Glowing antique lanterns and a huge exposed brick fireplace add rustic charm to this 18th-century former coaching inn, sitting in a pretty Georgian village in one of the most rural parts of Wiltshire. Dishes brim with fresh ingredients including venison, pheasant and partridge from nearby Fonthill Estate, plus fine cheeses and charcuterie from La Chasse in Zeals.


The Sun Inn, Dedham, Essex

Hidden in picture-book Dedham deep in the heart of Constable country, this 15th-century gem shines with sunny Italian-inspired dishes and seven characterful rooms upstairs. Tagliatelle amatriciana with pancetta and rosemary or rare breed 42-55 day aged steak are favourites on the menu.


Freemasons, Wisewell, Lancashire

Up a dead-end lane in tiny Wiswell amongst the Ribble Valley, chef Steven Smith's unassuming country inn exudes warmth and draws foodies from afar for exemplary sublime food. Four stylish bedrooms in an adjoining cottage are truly the icing on the cake for this destination dining pub.⁣⁣


Felin Fach Griffin, Brecon, Powys

Tucked away in rolling countryside beside the Brecon Beacons National Park, ramblers retreat to the charming Felin Fach Griffin for endless doorstep walks and expertly crafted plates - you might find chalk stream trout or flat iron steak, beef and mushroom pie on the menu.


The Pheasant, Neenton, Shropshire

Standing opposite Neenton's charming church deep in the Shropshire Hills, hungry diners make a beeline for this unspoilt pub-with-rooms with country-rustic interiors and flavour-filled plates created by chef-patron Mark Harris. Past hits include fresh Cornish mullet or in-season wild mushroom tagliatelle, the Pheasant classic.

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Last updated: 10.10.22