For the protection of our customers and staff, the following safety arrangements will be in place:

Outside only in fine weather
1.a. On arrival, come to beer garden door, register, order and pay at counter. Observe social distancing of 1m+ when queuing.
If wet weather
1.b. When inside: Register on arrival, use hand sanitiser and please be seated. There will be waiter/ waitress service. So please refrain from coming to the bar for ordering and for payment.
2. Payment is by card only.
3. Please observe the one-way system, shown by the arrows.
Use of toilets
In fine weather:
4. a. One person to the toilet (one lady to the ladies; one gent to the gents) at a time via the pool room door. Exit via the car park door and walk back round the building to beer garden. (Children may be accompanied by one adult). Be careful of road.
If wet weather:
4.b. One person to the toilet (one lady to the ladies; one gent to the gents) at a time via the pool room. (Children may be accompanied by one adult). Follow one-way system back to seat.
5. Please observe social distancing of 1m+. Make use of hand sanitiser station. DO NOT attend the pub if unwell with any possible Covid-19 symptoms. Please inform the pub if you develop any symptoms within 14 days of your last visit.


Members of staff will be Covid-19 safety trained and will be provided  with necessary PPE.

Tables/ surfaces will be wiped down after customers leave. A toilet cleaning schedule will be in place, following government guidance.


07/07/20  To our Customers,   

It was absolutely brilliant to see you back at the pub on Sunday. Thank you everyone for following the new guidelines so well.


Following the closure and difficult circumstances for the hospitality sector due to the Covid-19 outbreak, we are keen to get back to normal asap.


Important - this week our Gardiner Arms Pub Quiz returns this Thursday with our fabulous host, Don York of Radio Oxford fame!



Telephone: 01869 331266 during opening hours





Adjusted due to Covid-19 and to be updated as things unfold:

This week, we are open

Tuesday, 8.30 - 10.30pm,

Wednesday, 8pm - 10.30pm 

Thursday, 7pm - 10.30pm 

Friday 5pm - 11pm

Saturday & Sunday, Noon - 5pm.


Hope to see some of you at our quiz on Thursday - back on once again!

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