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.

14/09/20 Due to recent Covid-19 regulation changes, the pub will be shut on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, as these days we open for village groups which number over 6 people. We will update you when these new regulations are relaxed.


We have sought advice from Thames Valley Police regarding the pub quiz on Thursday nights and they have advised us that, at this moment in time, there is not a restriction on pub quizzes. Therefore the pub quiz will go ahead as usual on Thursdays unless things change.  


Please rest assured that the pub is going to resume normal hours as soon regulations make this possible. 


We would like to thank all the good people of Tackley who support their pub in these difficult times. You are great!




Telephone: 01869 331266 during opening hours





Adjusted due to Covid-19. 

Currently, we are open as follows:


Thursday, 7.30pm - 10.00pm 

Friday 5pm - 10pm 

Saturday & Sunday, Noon - 5pm.


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

FIND​ US: 93. Medcroft Road, Tackley, Kidlington. OX5 3AH

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