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Welcome to The Queens Arms

We welcome you to come visit in our countryside pub, equipped with a restaurant and 12 very comfortable rooms. We are very proud of our food & rooms and would love to have you to visit/stay.

We are located in the beautiful village of East Garston, in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Located just 3 miles from junction 14 of the M4 – halfway between London and Bristol – and within an hour’s drive of a number of historic locations, including Highclere Castle, Blenheim Palace, Stonehenge as well as a selection quintessential towns such as Hungerford, Marlborough & Oxford. This area is also known as The Valley of the Racehorse for the racing lovers out there!

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Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Whether looking for an intimate table of two, a family outing or private dining, The Queens Arms has it all. On arrival you will discover a large friendly bar that leads into our newly refurbished restaurant & garden room. We also have a terrace and large garden, equipment with a wood fire pizza oven.

Breakfast: Open from 7.30am (or earlier if required).

Lunch: Open 12-3pm. Sunday’s until 4pm.

Dinner: Open Monday-Saturday 6-9pm.

Pizza: Evenings & Sundays 4-8pm.

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Menus

We’re very proud of our menu and Head Chef. Our menu’s are varied, seasonal and we always look to use local produce where possible.

Lunch and Dinner can be enjoyed in our restaurant, bar, garden room or outside on the terrace. Each are totally unique and a different table offers a different experience. We also have a traditional Sunday lunch menu, loaded with delicious roasts and desserts, and a Pizza menu – cooked straight from our wood-fired oven.

Our menus are suitable for all diners with vegetarian, vegan and gluten free dishes available.

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Restaurant

Situated in the heart of The Queens, the restaurant overlooks the garden and features a selection of small and large tables with a mix of comfy chairs, long benches and deep sofas.

Capable of seating intimate tables of 2, up to large parties of 40.

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The Bar

The heart and soul of The Queens! With a very large, well stocked bar, cosy wood burner and comfy seating, this is a place to relax and unwind.

There’s plenty of room to socialise at the bar but for those that prefer a quiet corner there are lots of nooks and crannies and the leather booth is always particularly popular.

With large screens at either end, it also a great place to watch the racing, 6 Nations and the big sporting events.

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Garden Room & Outdoor Dining

Leading out from the restaurant and looking over the garden, this light and airy section of The Queens Arms is very popular with diners. Away from the hub of the bar, this tranquil area features tables of 2+, bench seating and has its own TV screen.

The large garden area features a terrace and play area. The terrace is ideal for dining and socialising with easy access to our wood fired pizza oven and outdoor bar. The bottom end of the garden is used as a play area for the children – the football goal is a great place to lose them for some hours!

Whether young or old, this is the perfect place to enjoy the sunshine and relax.

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Bedrooms

Twelve Ensuite Bedrooms

The Queens features 12 bespoke ensuite bedrooms, equipped with seriously comfortable beds with top quality linen, feather pillows, flat screen smart TV’s, hairdryers, super-fast broadband and organic REN toiletries.

Guests have the option of baths or walk in showers and our luxury suite, The Wishing Well, features a two person whirlpool bath. The Queens also features two family rooms where one door connects two large bedrooms and the bed can be arranged as one extra large king-size double or two large singles. Z beds can also be provided.

Dogs are welcome to stay and will be provided with their own bed, bowl and treats!

Bedrooms

Luxury Suite

The Wishing Well – Our Deluxe Double with Whirlpool Bath & Shower

The Wishing Well is our most luxurious suite that features a very large/comfortable bed, cosy sitting area and two bathrooms; one with a large whirlpool bath, the other with walk in shower. Also has it own entrance porch and outdoor seating area.

Tucked away from the hub of the pub, this is the place to come, relax and be happy!


  • Seriously comfortable king size bed
  • 2 person whirlpool bath & essential oils
  • Separate shower room
  • Crisp bed linen, feather pillows and duvets
  • Large flat screen smart TV
  • Super-fast broadband
  • Hairdryer
  • Organic REN toiletries

Bedrooms

Cosy Room

A cosy room but big enough for a seriously comfy kingsize bed & large bathroom with walk-in shower.

 


  • Seriously comfortable king size bed
  • Crisp bed linen, feather pillows and duvets
  • Walk in shower
  • Large flat screen smart TV
  • Super-fast broadband
  • Iron
  • Hairdryer
  • Organic REN toiletries

Bedrooms

Doubles & Twins

Our rooms are all named after special places and horses associated to the Valley of The Racehorse. Photos of the winning horses or local attractions adorn the walls. For those that love their racing, it’s quite likely that you will see a trainer or jockey enjoying themselves in the restaurant or bar, especially after a Newbury race meeting!

Our beds are seriously comfortable and are designed so that they can be made up as one extra large king-size double or two large singles. There is also the choice of a bath/shower or walk in shower and the rooms can be converted into family suites with one door leading into two interconnecting rooms. Z beds can also be provided if required.


  • King size bed or large twins set up
  • Top quality linen
  • Walk in Shower or Bath options
  • Connected Rooms
  • Large flat screen smart TV
  • Super-fast broadband
  • Hairdryer & Iron
  • Organic REN toiletries

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Families & Dogs

With it’s large garden and plenty of open space in the most beautiful countryside, The Queens is an idyllic place to bring your family and best friend (the dog!). East Garston also features local walks, bike trials and the Ridgeway is close by.

Not only are young ones and dogs catered for outside the boundaries of The Queens, we look after them inside too. Our kids’ menu, sweet machines and large garden with football goal are particular favourites with the children whilst our dog beds & treats also make The Queens a favourite stopover for our waggy tailed friends.

The Queens also features two family suites where one door opens up to two interlocking rooms – perfect for a couple and young family. Z beds can be arranged also.

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The Queens Lodge

The Queens Lodge

Just a short walk from The Queens Arms is The Queens Lodge. A newly converted lodge with oak beams, large open fireplace, a well stocked bar and south facing private terrace and garden. Equipped with superfast broadband, a huge TV screen & surround sound.

It is perfect for any type of private event, be it a business meeting, dinner or party. It can also be turned into a theatre with stage and seating for 100 people.


The Queens Lodge

Private Dining

Ideal for private parties, weddings & celebrations for 20-60 seated or up to 100 buffet. Fully equipped for any occasion with access to a number of preferred suppliers for live music/DJ/lighting/flowers. 12 ensuite rooms also available in The Queens featuring The Wishing Well, our honeymoon suite with whirlpool bath.

The Queens Lodge

Weddings & Celebrations

The Queens Lodge is an idyllic location for small/medium sized weddings as the central hall can either be set for fine dining for up to 60 people or alternatively for a buffet (max 100 people). For those looking to invite a larger number of guests the terrace/garden offers plenty of room for additional tables/marquees.

The happy couple and their guests also have the option of making a night of it. The Queens has 12 ensuite bedrooms and features The Wishing Well, our honeymoon suite with large whirlpool bath.

The Lodge is fully equipped to cater for all types of weddings and for those personal touches, The Queens has a list of preferred suppliers for music, DJ, lighting, flowers, children’s entertainment etc.

There is no venue hire fee. The cost of private hire of The Lodge and garden, fully equipped/staffed for any size event, is incorporated in the chosen menu price.

The Queens Lodge

Parties & Events

The flexibility of The Lodge means that it is perfectly suited as an intimate location to host a small group or as a great party venue to celebrate with a large number of family and friends.

For small gatherings, The Lodge can be split into two with a cosy area featuring luxurious seating/sofas in front of the roaring fire and a dining area with an extendible oak table that can seat up to 24. For summer parties, there is the choice of dining alfresco.

For parties of up to 60, guests can be seated at a choice of round or straight tables. Alternatively, for the larger buffet parties, The Lodge can be cleared so that there is plenty of space to mingle and dance the night away. The large terrace/garden also offers added opportunities.

Guests also have the option of making a night of it. The Queens has 12 ensuite bedrooms and features The Wishing Well, our honeymoon suite with large whirlpool bath.

The Lodge is fully equipped to cater for all types of events and for those personal touches, The Queens has a list of preferred suppliers for music, DJ, lighting, flowers, children’s entertainment etc.

There is no venue hire fee. The cost of private hire of The Lodge and garden, fully equipped/staffed for any size event, is incorporated in the chosen menu price.

The Queens Lodge

Meetings & Conferences

The Queens is centrally located between Oxford, Newbury and Swindon and being just three miles from the M4, has easy access to Heathrow, London and the West.

The Queens Lodge with full conference facilities is considered the ideal location for any size of meeting or conference. Smaller meetings can also be held in the bar and Garden Room at the Queens.

Delegates can enjoy a simple working menu or full gastronomical experience as The Queens can cater for 60 seated or up to 100 buffet and for those travelling from afar, The Queens has 12 ensuite bedrooms.

We cater for breakfast meetings, morning coffee, all day meetings, business lunches, dinners and overnight stays.


  • Private Lodge available for any length of stay
  • Large TV/screen
  • Free super fast wifi
  • Surround sound
  • Garden and chill out zones
  • Large car park (buses allowed)

The Queens Lodge

Contact

Contact

Get in Touch

East Garston, Nr Hungerford, RG17 7ET

01488 648757

Opening Hours

Mon-Sat: 7.30am-11pm

Sunday: 11am-10pm

Kitchen Opening Hours

Mon-Sat: 12-3pm & 6-9pm

Sunday: 12-4pm & 4-8pm for wood oven pizza

Location, location, location!

The Queens Arms is just 3 miles from the M4; ideally situated halfway between London and Bristol and within close proximity to Hungerford, Marlborough, Oxford & Swindon. The car park is large, suitable for many cars & coaches.

Get Directions

From Junction 14, head north towards Great Shefford and Wantage on the A338. As you enter Great Shefford the road swings sharply to the left. Turn left, following signs to East Garston 1¾m. Don’t turn off this road and as you enter East Garston, you will see The Queen’s Arms on your right.

Train

Hungerford 15mins, Newbury 30mins, Swindon 40mins, Reading 45mins

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