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Stoke Row, Henley-on-Thames RG9 5QA, England
+44 1491 680430
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Price range: $6 - $24
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: European, English, British
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Idyllically nestled in the Chiltern Hills amongst some of the most beautiful beech woods in England, sits this most pretty and picturesque English country pub with rooms. The Cherry Tree Inn is a 500 year old brick and flint building that was formerly 3 cottages. Now, a thriving, bustling quintessential English country pub and inn, it has had a huge lease of life since its new owners gave it a makeover in February 2012. Whilst keeping its gorgeous traditional interior, with original flagstone floors, heavy beams and low ceilings, they have also brought it right up to the 20th century with innovative design, interiors, colours and overall excellent service. The rooms are set in a lovely barn conversion next to the pub and with its four ensuite AA 4* letting rooms with king size beds and clean, crisp linens, it's perfect for both private or corporate needs. Breakfasts are hearty and guests are assured of a peaceful nights sleep in beautiful surroundings. The food is right up there with some of the best in the area. Modern British classics, meets some favourite European treats and all food is cooked fresh, to order and using only the freshest, where possible local ingredients from both local suppliers and some of the many estates producing some outstanding meats. The wine list is pretty healthy too, with Bury Brothers & Rudd supplying a lot of their wines. Likewise, they have a great selection of champagnes, the beer is very well kept with mainly the local Brakspears on tap and a good selection bottled beers, spirits and liqueurs. Just 6 miles west of glorious Henley on Thames and surrounded by some of the best walking, cycling and riding territory you'll find, it's firmly on the 'Destination Pub' radar, as well as being loved and supported by the local area.

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English first
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Had a wonderful meal here last night, the lamb tagine was stunning, wonderful flavours. Staff friendly and helpful. Log fire and Xmas decorations made the atmosphere lovely. I go here a lot and it was one of the best meals I have had at this restaurant.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

what a shame ..... my friend and I had really looked forward to this weekend and our trip to the pub and area. Yes the welcome was warm and great that dogs are welcome, but the breakfast was a scene from Fawltey Towers..... one hour to cook bullets instead of Poached eggs, terrible coffee because the machine had broken, fishwife... More 

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Iloveagoodfoodpub, Owner at Cherry Tree Inn, responded to this review

Dear Customer, It is with great dismay that i read your posting on Trip Advisor about your experience at The Cherry Tree Inn, Stoke Row. I would firstly and unreservedly like to apologise to you and your guest for the unacceptable treatment and product you received on your visit. I have now thoroughly investigated the matter and can tell you... More 

4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Menu sounded fantastic, unfortunately the food was pub average. Slow roast belly pork good but not great. Fish and chips nicely presented but mediocre. Can't even remember starter or pudding, very disappointing. Lovely pub and garden, staff not the friendliness but good service generally. Shame the food didn't match. If the prices were pub lunch type prices then expect to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The area is lovely - all pretty countryside and nice little country pubs. About 15 minutes drive from Henley (mainly because windy country roads). The service inside was great, and we were given complimentary water. The room was a good size, with good sized comfortable bed (although it was quite creaky). The decor is ok, although the curtains let in... More 

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Hampshire England
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

There is only one vegetarian main meal on the menu. I really dislike it when I have no choice. The meal is a polenta and mushroom dish with fig sauce. When it arrived I thought it was a starter as the portion was so small. There was so little sauce the meal was dry. I had to ask for more.... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Great location - I think the place had changed hands recently. The menu was slimmer than it used to be, the team were really positive and friendly but the food was only average. All the tables were in use of some point in the evening but this used to also be a local pub and there wasn't a single local... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Clean and staff are very friendly, food is superb and generally the atmosphere is excellent. There are seats outside for summer weather and the grounds are very pretty with plenty of car parking!

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

A pretty pub set back from the road which offers a varied menu and friendly service. I booked a table for Mother's Day - it was jam-packed but the staff did very well to juggle all the tables inside and out. Ideal for families with young kids like my own as there is a kids menu and a great toy... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I should start by saying that I don't make a habit of reviewing places on tripadvisor but I do make a habit of reading reviews of places I have been; it's interesting to see what others think. Yet having now read some of the more recent comments, I feel somewhat obliged to put them to rights. I have been to... More 

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Newark, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Only average for what looked like a great place. Puddings most disappointing. Waiting staff very well meaning and friendly but lacked management.

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Additional Information about Cherry Tree Inn

Address: Stoke Row, Henley-on-Thames RG9 5QA, England
Phone Number: +44 1491 680430
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Henley-on-Thames
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 6 - 24
Cuisine: European, English, British

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