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Nag's Head on the Thames

(formerly Mill House & before that Nag'sHead.)

The Bridge
OX14 3HX

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - Midnight
Saturday11.00 am - Midnight
SundayMidday - 10.00 pm

Meal Times

12 - 9 Mon - Thu
12 - 9.30 Fri & Sat
12 - 8 Sun


Brakspear Pub Co

About the Pub

Set on an island in the Thames, this Grade II-listed pub is split over two levels with a large garden area next to the river and lovely views of the countryside and the town's historic buildings. A free house, it offers seven regularly changing beers and always something local. Live music plays at weekends and some weekdays. Salter's Steamer cruises from Oxford stop nearby in summer. A three-times local CAMRA branch Town and Village Pub of the Year.

Sold 3 June 2019 to Brakspear Pub Co.

Historic Interest

Listed Grade II. C18 origin and timber framed. RH side also listed as Salter's Cafe, early C19.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 5 regular beers.

  • Adnams Ghost Ship
  • Brakspear --seasonal--
  • Brakspear Oxford Gold
  • Loose Cannon Abingdon Bridge
  • Timothy Taylor Landlord

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Loddon Ferryman's Gold
  • White Horse --other--

Source: Regional

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Nag's Head on the Thames, Abingdon


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Orchard Cottage, Cheddar Valley.

  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    30p off a pint of real ale except Brakspear's.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals

    2 or 3 a year.

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    Not restaurant.

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    Superb beer garden on Abingdon Bridge in the middle of the Thames. Outside bar in Summer.

  • Parking Parking

    Council car park nearby. 2 hrs free.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Children welcome, but must take care on the island.

  • Events Events

    Films shown in garden.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Jazz on Sunday afternoons. Rock on Friday evenings.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV


  • WiFi Wifi

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Nag's Head on the Thames

The Bridge
OX14 3HX

Sat Nav Reference

51.6686, -1.2793


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