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Cooking & Dining

Everything you need to get the most out of your stay

Chef & Catering Services

  • Dineindulge
    A unique & truly special private chef experience brought direct to you. Combining a personal chef hire service with restaurant quality cuisine, Dineindulge is designed to be affordable, accessible & simple to book for anyone
  • Côte at Home
    Get bistro-quality food delivered to your door. From starters, mains and desserts, to picnics, breakfasts and barbecue favourites – the professional chefs at Côte at Home can freshly prepare a wide range of dishes, which you can simply serve up, or pop in the oven or microwave to heat. That means less time spent prepping and cooking, and more time enjoying your holiday!
  • Fingers & Forks
    Local and established, bespoke caterers, delicious food for all styles of dinner parties, staff also available.
    www.fingersandforks.co.uk | 01235 835198
  • Ross & Ross Food
    Local, bespoke caterers focusing on fresh, seasonal ingredients from in and around the Cotswolds, staff available.
    www.rossandrossfood.co.uk | 01608 645503
  • Creative Catering
    Local family business with over 16 years’ catering experience. Staff also available.
    www.creative-caterer.co.uk | 07743368373
  • Mick Doughty
    Highly experienced top quality restaurant trained freelance chef.
    mick_doughty40@yahoo.com | 07757316752
  • Many Hands
    Experienced Agency Staff Hire for food & beverage service.
    russell@tcdbusiness.co.uk | 07765774075

Great Places to Eat & Drink


  • The Boars Head
    Traditional friendly village pub in the heart of Ardington with excellent homemade food, roaring fires in the winter and gorgeous garden terrace in the summer.
    Church St, Ardington, Wantage OX12 8QA (1 minute walk)
    www.tbhardington.co.uk | 01235835466
  • Eyston Arms
    Delicious food and a great atmosphere, the Eysten Arms in East Hendred is a good walk or a short cycle ride away.
    High Street, East Hendred, Wantage, OX12 8JY (5 minute drive)
    www.eystons.co.uk | 01235 833320
  • The Wheatsheaf
    Serves great good and lovely atmosphere with log fires and pretty garden for the summer days.
    Chapel Square, East Hendred, Wantage, OX12 8JN (15 minute drive)
    www.pickledginger.co.uk | 01235 833 229
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  • Wildwood
    Our well-balanced menu offers a wide grill selection and provides something for everyone. All produced by using fresh ingredients and serving up delicious food, every time. Including pizza and pasta dishes, as well as fresh salads, burgers, steaks, risottos and indulgent desserts. Little ones love our restaurants and the fun kids’ menu filled with age appropriate activities and healthy food.
    43 Market Pl, Wantage OX12 8AW (8 minute drive)
    www.wildwoodrestaurants.co.uk | 01235424327
  • Beetle & Wedge
    Riverside restaurant perfect for relaxed, informal dining.
    Ferry Lane, Moulsford-on-Thames, Oxfordshire OX10 9JF (25 minute drive)
    www.beetleandwedge.co.uk | 01491 651381
  • Yummy Thai
    Relaxed Thai restaurant serving traditional dishes in low-ceilinged cottage with exposed-beams.
    8 Newbury St, Wantage OX12 8BS (8 minute drive)
    www.yummythaiwantage.co.uk | 01235768222
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  • Dominos Pizza
    Delivery/carryout chain offering a wide range of pizzas & a variety of other dishes & sides.
    5-7 Newbury St, Wantage OX12 8BU (8 minute drive)
    www.dominos.co.uk | 01235772777
  • Peking Chef
    Chinese Cuisine
    Main St, Grove, Wantage OX12 7JY (10 minute drive)
    www.pekingchefgrove.com | 01235764501
  • Hanney Spice
    Indian Cuisine
    School Rd, West Hanney, Wantage OX12 0LA (10 minute drive)
    www.hanneyspice.co.uk | 01235869090

Shopping for Food

Convenience Stores

  • Wantage Convenience Store
    39 Market Pl, Wantage OX12 8AW (8 minute drive)
  • Tesco Express
    16 Millbrook Square, Grove, Wantage OX12 7JZ (10 minute drive)
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  • Sainsbury’s
    Limborough Rd, Wantage OX12 9AJ (10 minute drive)
  • Waitrose
    17 Wallingford St, Wantage OX12 8BD (8 minute drive)
  • Asda
    108 to 168 Greenwood Way, Harwell, Didcot OX11 6GD (12 minute drive)
  • Groceries at home
    Keith runs the Grocer Chef, which is the highly popular village shop/café, and he would be available to stock the house fridge with fresh, local produce prior to your arrival. It may also be arranged that Keith does a daily delivery for you of fresh produce, all to be booked in advance by contacting him by phone or email. The Grocer Chef is a pleasant 2-minute walk from the house, positioned at the top of Church Street.
    01235 833237 | brewbakers@yahoo.com
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  • Bobs Family Butchers
    1 High St, Harwell, Didcot OX11 0ER (10 minute drive)
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Wine Merchant

  • Majestic Wine
    Majestic, Marcham Rd, Abingdon OX14 1TZ (15 minute drive)
    www.majestic.co.uk | 01235520702
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Bakery & Delicatessen

  • Ardington Bakery
    Old Bakehouse, Bakers Yard, The, High St, Wantage OX12 8PS (5 minute walk)
    www.ardingtonbakery.co.uk | 01235835194
  • Taylors Deli St Giles
    31 St Giles’, Oxford OX1 3LD (30 minute drive)
    www.taylorsoxford.co.uk | 01865558853
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Farmers Market

  • East Oxford Farmers’ Market
    Held every Saturday from 10am – 1pm
    3 Collins St, Oxford OX4 1XS (30 minute drive)
  • Newbury Farmers Market
    Held on the first Sunday of each month from 9am – 1pm
    Market Pl, Newbury RG14 5BD (30 minute drive)
    www.newbury.gov.uk | 01235227266