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Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked to stay for my husband’s birthday as the hot tub room appealed to me, we arrived and the pub was quiet and no one was around we were soon seen my a gentleman who took us straight to our room and showed us around and how the hot tub operated. The room isn’t massive but comfortable and the bathroom...

Thank hollyReading.Berks
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our second visit after coming two years ago on one of our anniversaries, the hot tub room was again really fantastic and we loved the bedroom in general. The food was enjoyable though would say I had a better meal on the first occasion, it appears to have changed management since then (was called The Crab at Chievely...

Thank Edie B
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed for the weekend and had the room with the hot tub, the rooms were clean and beautiful. We had a lovely meal in the evening which was amazing and so delicious. The staff weee very attended and nothing g was to much

Thank Jjoliizsc
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

My partner and I went for Valentine's weekend and booked in specifically for the advertised Valentine's tasting menu. I was told it wasn't on and received various reasons as to why. The staff were completely unprofessional and handled the matter wrong. Luckily the landlord created us a tasting menu with variants of the original menu, minus the lobster tail and...

Thank gemtravellerp12
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely stay at the Crab and Boar. The room was immaculately clean and beautifully designed. The staff were all very friendly and professional. Dinner was really good, we recommend the pudding sharer which gives you one of everything, ahh well if you insist ☺.

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fabulous birthday break away. The food was absolutely amazing and staff were wonderful. Our room was very comfortable and warm with the added bonus of the jacuzzi just outside the patio doors, we would highly recommend.

Thank Tiffany M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Crab and Boar last weekend as a couple for a mini getaway. After reading some reviews I had some slight concerns but I can't believe they were talking about the same hotel! It was a miserable, rainy day which made the lovely pub part even more cosy and welcoming. Our room wasn't ready because of the...

Thank MelPB89
George V, General Manager at Crab & Boar, responded to this review

Dear Mel, We would like to thank you for your visit and stay with us. We are very much looking forward to welcoming you again at the Crab and Boar.

Reviewed 18 January 2017

From the moment we called to arrange the booking which was a Christmas surprise present to my daughter and her partner, we received such a warm and attentive reception. Booking was a pleasure - thank you George! We booked a hot tub room on the ground floor and had dinner and breakfast in the beautiful restaurant. Food was delicious on...

1Thank foxycroxy
Berkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Myself and my husband recently stayed in one of the hot tub rooms at the beginning of December. We had a wonderful time. The food was great and we had lovely service. We were pleasantly surprised at how quiet it was when in the hot tub, was slightly concerned that we would be able to hear other guest's but this...

1Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Arriving at the Crab & Boar, you know it is going to be stylish and relaxing simply by the design and decor of the building and gardens. A lovely warm welcome from Charlie the charming, funny, entertaining Assistant Manager really did set the tone of our stay. Unfortunately my favourite tipple was not stocked at the extensive bar at lunchtime,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in the heart of Berkshire countryside, The Crab & Boar is a stunning country pub with rooms offering award-winning British cuisine and 14 country-style bedrooms. Sink into one of our 14 stylish rooms and unwind in your own private corner of the Berkshire countryside. All bedrooms feature antique furnishing, luxury throws, Egyptian cotton linen, flat screen TVs, natural Bramley bath and body products and Tea and coffee making facilities. Some rooms have their own private hot tub. Dogs are more than welcome. The two AA Rosettes restaurant serves beautiful seafood and seasonal game in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Our Head Chef Tom uses locally sourced and seasonal ingredients so you can expect that every plate on the Crab & Boar menu is as fresh as it can be and is expertly crafted with a passion for the local countryside. With an easy access to the M4 motoway, The Crab & Boar is located 25 minute drive away from historic Oxford, 16 minutes from Newbury Racecourse and 19 minutes from Highclere castle. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crab & Boar

Address: Wantage Road, Chieveley RG20 8UE, England (Formerly The Crab at Chieveley Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Chieveley
Price Range: ₹ 7,381 - ₹ 14,560 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Crab & Boar 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
The Crab At Chieveley Hotel Chieveley
The Crab Hotel Chieveley
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“hot tub room”
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 of 5 bubbles foxycroxy, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get a hot tub room, without question...”
 of 5 bubbles Loutrinder, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
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