Traditional English Pub Guide

Oxford is littered with ancient and atmospheric pubs. Among the best are:

The Bear, Bear Lane.

The Turf Tavern, St Helen’s Passage.

The King’s Arms, corner of Holywell St and Parks Road.

The Eagle and Child, St Giles, meeting place of the Inklings, the informal literary club that included J.R.Tolkien and C.S.Lewis.

The Lamb and Flag, St Giles.

The Gardeners’ Arms, Plantation Road.