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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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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..

  • The Catherine Wheel Hotel

    7-15 hart Street GB - Henley on Thames RG9 2AR

    Prix Prices from : 39 £

    Featuring free WiFi and a restaurant, The Catherine Wheel Hotel offers accommodation in Henley on Thames, 34 km from Oxford. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. The rooms come with a flat-screen TV. You will find a kettle in the room. Each room is equ..

  • 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..

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Restaurants Henley-on-Thames

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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