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The White Hart

Nettlebed, United Kingdom
  • The White Hart is favoured by a "stylish crowd who appreciate the chic bar & restaurant" (The AA) 
  • This historic coaching inn is positioned at an old staging post where the Henley-Oxford road meets the Chiltern Ridgeway 
  • Henley-on-Thames & Wallingford market town are 12 minutes' drive from the hotel
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97% (455 member ratings)

4.7Value for the Money


28 High Street
Nettlebed, Oxfordshire, RG9 5DD
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This coaching inn has a history dating back to the 15th century and is "beautifully restored" (The AA), with traditional features, such as beamed ceilings, a log fire and a charming red-brick exterior.

The White Hart is the last old inn left in Nettlebed, an ancient staging post, and one of the many quaint wooded Oxfordshire villages with a rich history and plenty of "rustic charm" (Lonely Planet). Renowned travel writer Peter Fleming -- the brother of James Bond creator Ian Fleming -- is buried in the village churchyard with his wife Celia Johnson, who starred in the 1945 film "Brief Encounter".

Henley-on-Thames and the picturesque market town of Wallingford are both within a 12-minute drive of the hotel. Oxford is within 30 minutes' drive.

The hotel restaurant serves fresh, seasonal food across a variety of cuisines, with the South African roots of the hotel management evident in dishes such as grilled boerewors and bobotie -- a mince-bake dish served with saffron rice. The cosy bar and restaurant both have a taste of olde England, with leather wing-backed chairs and traditional décor, but also quirky touches such as bold prints and a wall-mounted shotgun. There is a garden seating area and free Wi-Fi.

The 19 bedrooms are all individually designed, with a fusion of modern and antique décor, and some boast roll-top bathtubs. Most of the rooms are in the main building, but some are across the courtyard.


  • Bar
  • Restaurant

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower
  • Luxury toiletries


  • Complimentary parking


  • Accessible restaurant
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


  • Standard check-in time: 3pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.


  • Standard checkout time: 11am.

Children and additional guests

  • Infant's cot/crib available on request, free of charge, for children aged 2 or under. This does not include breakfast. There is no extra bed available.


  • No pets allowed.


  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details

  • Please note that dinner reservations must be made in advance and ideally as soon as a booking is made. Reservation times are on the hour and at half-past the hour. Please contact the hotel directly using the details on the Booking Confirmation email, in order to reserve a table.

Getting there

The M40 is a 15-minute drive from the hotel, and Heathrow Airport takes 40 minutes by car. The closest railway station is Henley-on-Thames, which has links into London Paddington, usually requiring a change of trains at Twyford. The 139 bus service runs from Henley-on-Thames High Street to Nettlebed. There is free parking at the hotel.


  • 28 High Street
  • Nettlebed, Oxfordshire, RG9 5DD
  • United Kingdom

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