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Henley-on-Thames : Michelin's recommendations

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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.

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  • 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..

  • 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

  • Orwells Comfortable restaurant 

    Shiplake Row GB - Shiplake Cross RG9 4DP

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

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

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

  • Luscombes at The Golden Ball Quite comfortable restaurant 

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

    Pretty former pub - now a cosy, comfortable restaurant that's popular with the locals. Appealing menu of tasty, well-executed, modern classics; homemade preserves and afternoon tea are a feature. Friendly, attentive service.

  • Plowden Arms Traditional pubs serving food 

    Reading Rd GB - Shiplake RG9 4BX

    An appealing pub with a delightful garden; inside, open fires, twinkling tea lights 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.

  • Shaun Dickens at The Boathouse Comfortable restaurant 

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

    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 - Henley-on-Thames RG9 2AA

    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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