We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Catherine Wheel

$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
7-15 Hart Street, Henley-on-Thames RG9 2AR, England
+44 1491 848488
Website
Improve this listing
This restaurant is at The Catherine Wheel
Today
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 194 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 37
    Excellent
  • 83
    Very good
  • 51
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Decent food but really slow service

Food was decent enough, about what you would expect from a Weatherspoons. Good portions and a good price but let down by the ridiculously slow service. Once your order is taken though the food does arrive quickly.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Surein E
Add Photo Write a Review

194 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Food was decent enough, about what you would expect from a Weatherspoons. Good portions and a good price but let down by the ridiculously slow service. Once your order is taken though the food does arrive quickly.

Helpful?
1 Thank Surein E
Reading, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for breakfast but will definitely never return. The tables were not cleared, only one person on the bar and as you have to order your food and drink the wait was long and the bar maid was definitely not in a rush. The first two breakfast were served one the bacon and bean were stone cold, we then had... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Nicki W
Modena, Italy
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

A well priced, delicious meal during our day (drive) visit to Henley on Thames. Fits perfectly in the quaint village close to London.

Helpful?
Thank KeithDurban
Level Contributor
151 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

There have always been queues to get served, Wetherspoons you get what you pay for. In the past food has been excellent for the money. On this visit food was not as good or even warm. The staff may have realised as there was not the usual check that everything was OK. Even the coffee was poor. Hopefully this is... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Montyf1
Level Contributor
144 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

After a 7 mile walk we were keen to be fed quickly and the Catherine Wheel certainly delivered. At 1500 on a Sunday afternoon it was busy with lots of Sunday roast diners so were told to expect a 20 min delay for food. However, our Mexican veg burger and chicken wrap were at our table on hot plates within... More 

Helpful?
Thank JAC-B-321
Abingdon, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Have always had excellent value for money and service from Wetherspoons in the past so chose to go to the Catherine Wheel in Henley on Thames with friends prior to a concert to kick off the Christmas spirit. However there were only two people behind the bar and upwards of 50 waiting to be served. My meal arrived cold, the... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank KarenWiles
Reading, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

The curry evening was excellent. The wife and I walked round the town and the only place with any life on Thursday was the Catherine Wheel. Saw the promo £7:25 a curry and a pint (drink) It was more than a curry - naan and popadums too. Curry tasted good if not excellent. Didn't skimp on portions. Only criticism was... More 

Helpful?
Thank Tim_Alan_
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
120 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Called in for tea due to working in the area, I previously had tried the delicious chicken Mexican burger so I thought I would give the beef Mexican burger a go, it's advertised as being served with cheese, guacamole, salsa and jalapeño, however on arrival a great looking burger arrived with fresh looking salad however there was no evidence of... More 

Helpful?
Thank Rurapudding
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Had a lovely Saturday lunch here. Huge place. Food comes so fast. Great value. Portions not massive but worth the money and filled all of us. Good atmosphere.

Helpful?
Thank Matthew J
St. Asaph, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Great Place for fair priced grub and good wine. We go here every year on our Henley Rewind Festival.

Helpful?
Thank LES2505

Travelers who viewed The Catherine Wheel also viewed

Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
 
Peppard Common, Henley-on-Thames
Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
 

Been to The Catherine Wheel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7-15 Hart Street, Henley-on-Thames RG9 2AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Henley-on-Thames
  • Phone Number: +44 1491 848488

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 19
  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Catherine Wheel staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?