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Henley-on-Thames : Michelin's recommendations


In the first week of July, oarsmen come from around the world to this charming town for its Regatta, England's premier amateur event of this kind. Dating from 1786, the elegant five-arched bridge is adorned with carved heads of Father Thames and the goddess Isis. Henley has numerous timber-framed inns and Georgian (or earlier) houses.

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Tourist attractions Henley-on-Thames : Things to see and do

  • St Mary's Church

    st. Hart GB - Henley-on-Thames RG9 2AU

    The 1550 tower of St Mary's Church, built in the 13C and enlarged in 1400, dominates it. Note, inside the church, the funerary monument of Lady Periam (early 17C), and, outside, the hospice and cantor's house.

  • River and Rowing Museum

    Meadows Mill GB - Henley-on-Thames RG9 1BF

    The River and Rowing Museum (Mill Meadows) opened its doors in 1998 in a very pretty building partly made of shingle. It covers three subjects: the development of boating, from Greek triremes to modern competition boats; the flora and fauna of the Th..

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Hotels Henley-on-Thames

  • Phyllis Court Club

    Marlow Road GB - Henley on Thames RG9 2HT

    Founded in 1906, Phyllis Court Club is situated in a historical manor which dates back to 1301. Guests can enjoy the beautiful gardens, a library equipped with computers and free Wi-Fi, and view of the Thames. The Club is located directly at the fini..

  • The Red Lion Hotel

    Hart Street GB - Henley on Thames RG9 2AR

    This wisteria-clad historical hotel is uniquely located by the banks of the River Thames, close to Heathrow and Reading airports. Originally a coaching inn on the road to Oxford, the Red Lion Hotel has been offering hospitality to guests for over 60..

  • Hotel du Vin Henley

    New Street GB - Henley on Thames RG9 2BP

    This historic former brewery boasts light and elegant rooms with rustic, original features and fine Egyptian linen. Just 45 metres from the beautiful riverside, the hotel features its own French bistro. Each luxurious room at Hotel du Vin Henley fe..

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Restaurants Henley-on-Thames

  • Bistro Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    New St GB - RG9 2BP Henley-on-Thames

  • Luscombes at The Golden Ball Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Lower Assendon GB - RG9 6AH Henley-on-Thames

    A pretty former pub - now a cosy restaurant that's popular with the locals. Appealing menus offer tasty, well-executed modern classics; the afternoon tea with homemade preserves is a hit. Service is friendly and attentive.

  • Plowden Arms Traditional pubs serving food 

    Reading Rd GB - RG9 4BX Shiplake

    An appealing pub with a delightful garden; inside, open fires, flickering candles and hop bines set the scene. The large blackboard offers tasty snacks and the interesting main menu features a number of Eliza Acton inspired dishes.

  • Orwells Comfortable restaurant 

    Shiplake Rd GB - RG9 4DP Shiplake Row

    This 18C building may look like a rural inn but inside it has a modern, formal feel. Creative cooking uses top quality produce and flavours are pronounced. It's named after George Orwell, who spent his childhood in the area.

  • Shaun Dickens at The Boathouse Comfortable restaurant 

    Station Rd GB - RG9 1AZ Henley-on-Thames

    This modern restaurant is sure to please with its floor to ceiling glass doors and decked terrace overlooking the Thames. The young chef-owner offers an array of menus; attractively presented dishes centre around local ingredients.

  • Three Tuns Traditional pubs serving food 

    5 Market Pl. GB - RG9 2AA Henley-on-Thames

    Pretty, red-brick, town centre pub with a lively, open-fired front bar and a formal dining room for a more intimate meal. Seasonal, traditional dishes are well-presented, satisfying and full of flavour. Homemade bread. Friendly service.

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