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We are all so excited for the start of our beloved industry reopening on Monday after months of lockdown.

However, we announced at the end of last year The Muddy Duck was having a little snooze.

We have taken this opportunity to give our beloved pub a new look and are currently undergoing a massive renovation!

As such, we will be remaining closed for now and will be coming back with a bang in September - or when the restrictions have been lifted for the foreseeable future.

We can’t wait to welcome you all back - keep your eyes peeled for updates.

Thank you as always for all your support,
Your Muddy Duck Team

Reopening: Not Yet.

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Muddy Duck

(formerly Whitmore Arms)

Main Street
OX27 8ES

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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 - 11.00 pm
Saturday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Sunday11.00 am - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

12 - 2.30, 6 - 9 Mon - Fri
12 - 9 Sat
12 - 4 Sun

About the Pub

Saved from becoming a house in 2011 with a concerted effort by a local campaign, the Whitmore Arms became the Muddy Duck after being purchased by a local businessman. Retaining the previous landlord as their cellar expert, good quality real ale flows from four handpumps and one gravity-fed cask. The pub has a reputation for good quality food with seasonal menus and there is an extensive wine list. There is a large garden area at the rear. The pub has an Aunt Sally team in the summer season. Walkers welcome.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 4 regular beers.

  • Hook Norton Hooky
  • St Austell Tribute
  • Timothy Taylor Boltmaker
  • Timothy Taylor Landlord

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Harvey's Sussex Best Bitter
  • Hawkshead Bitter
  • Skinner's Betty Stogs

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Muddy Duck, Hethe


  • RealAle Real Ale Available


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    To bar via rear entrance.

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Not Sunday.

  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    On leads only. Not in restaurant.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Aunt Sally.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area

    The Malthouse within the pub.

  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Muddy Duck

Main Street
OX27 8ES

Sat Nav Reference

51.960300, -1.138900


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