It’s sure to be a memorable occasion Shiplake Row, Binfield Heath, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 4DP

Book your Christmas party or festive meal at Orwells, and it’s sure to be a memorable occasion. This multi-award-winning restaurant is run by acclaimed chefs Ryan Simpson and Liam Trotman, and has recently been voted Restaurant of the Year 2017 by The Good Food Guide. It is handily located just five minutes from Henley-on-Thames and ten minutes from Reading, yet is surrounded by picturesque countryside.

Orwells offers exceptional dining in a relaxed contemporary setting, blending the best of a traditional English pub and a high-end restaurant. The idyllic rural setting and roaring log fire create a cosy and festive atmosphere, while the cooking makes for an exceptional dining experience. Ryan and Liam conjure up exquisite dishes made from sustainable ingredients, and the restaurant holds three AA rosettes and three gold stars from the Sustainable Restaurant Association.

They are even open on Christmas Day for a festive tasting menu. Visit their website for details and make sure you book early, as it’s sure to be hugely popular.


Mon-Tues: Closed Wed-Sat: noon-2.30pm, 7pm-9.30pm Sun: noon-2.30pm