Wallingford is a market town  in the upper Thames Valley. Until 1974 it was in Berkshire, but was transferred to Oxfordshire in that year.Wallingford is on the west bank of the River Thames downstream of Oxford and lies at the foot of the Chilterns. On the opposite bank are the villages of Crowmarsh Gifford and Newnham Murren, connected to the town by Wallingford Bridge, a 900 ft long medieval stone bridge crossing the river and adjacent flood plain. Select pictures for gallery.

Old post officeStart at the Old Post Office pub.
The Old Post Office, St Martins Street, OX10 0AA.
A wide array of wines, real ales, bottled and draught beers, and an exciting selection of cocktails. A choice of freshly ground coffees, teas and soft drinks is available all day, in addition to homemade cakes and pastries. Benefitting from an open kitchen running the length of the restaurant, you can enjoy watching your dishes being prepared to order.
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As you leave the pub, turn right and right again down the path to reach Kinecroft on your left.

Coach and Horses

Coach and horses

The Coach & Horses Kinecroft, OX10 0DT
Traditional two bar pub with outdoor seating on the green.
Open 12-3 Mon; 12-3, 5-11 Tue-Thu; 12-11 Fri & Sat; 12-10.30 Sun
No food. Sadly a little run down and found to be closed even during the advertised opening times.
Web site very out of date.
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Take a left diagonal across the Kinecroft to the Cross Keys.

Cross KeysNext is the Cross Keys.
48 High Street, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10 0DB  Telephone 01491 826377
The Cross Keys is a grade 2 listed lovely traditional pub.
Open daily from 1pm
Food Service Times: Monday to Saturday: 12 - 2pm and 6 - 9pm Sunday 12 - 4
Breakfast served Fri Sat Sun 9am-noon
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Turn left out of the Cross Keys and head for the River Bridge. Cross the bridge into Crowmarsh Gifford, past the Queens Head to the Bell on your Left.

The Bell

The Bell
79 The Street  Crowmarsh Gifford, Gifford, Oxfordshire OX10 8EF 01491 835324
Large  pleasant Greene King pub serving standard Greene King range.
Open all day from 11am, food served all day. Free WiFi.  Car Park.
The Bell is a hungry horse pub. It has fast cheap food.
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Cross the road and retrace your steps to reach the Queens Head.

Queens HeadThe Queens Head
72 The Street,Crowmarsh Gifford,Wallingford. OX10 8ER  Tel01491 201457
An historic, Grade II listed pub with traditional low ceilings and oak beams. Thai kitchen, great cask ales and a lovely collection of wines. Drinkers are welcome in the bar area, plus lovely dining area. A lovely garden, complete with outdoor seating, makes the Queen's Head a haven for diners and drinkers in summer. Bring the kids, enjoy a family meal in the sun. British Traditional Menu. Click the picture for the gallery and to comment.
Head back over the bridge and turn left at the cross roads. Walk to the left of the Market Square into St Mary's Street to eventually reach the Coachmakers Arms on your right.

Coachmakers Arms

Coachmakers Arms

37 St. Marys Street,  OX10 0EU
Bar opening times, as follows: Monday - thursday 1pm till close , Friday , Saturday and Sunday 12pm - till close.  Brakspears Ales with guest ales.Free WiFi
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The pub has featured an entry in The Good Beer Guide 2011, 2012 and now 2013, published by CAMRA, this is the only pub in Wallingford to be featured.


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