Great restaurants near Thame and Oxford
In beautiful surroundings in secluded Great Milton lies Raymond Blanc's two-Michelin- starred restaurant. Its two-acre garden produces 90 types of vegetable and over 70 varieties of herb for the kitchen. Le Manoir also has 32 beautiful individually designed bedrooms and offers private dining as well as cookery courses.
The stylish venue combines roaring open fires, a sunlit terrace, draught champagne on tap, fresh oysters, cocktails, over 100 wines and critically acclaimed food. It offers both English and Thai menus served in spectacular settings.
In the middle of stunning countryside, yet only five miles from Oxford city centre, lies a delightful coaching inn. Its exposed beams, flagstone floors, roaring log fires and cathedral candles all create a traditional village atmosphere. This delightful restaurant with freshly prepared menu has gained an enviable reputation.
The Nut Tree at Murcott by Otmoor is a wonderful traditional village pub, serving great modern British food in the restaurant, but is still somewhere you can stop and have a pint or relaxing drink at the end of a hard day's work. They were awarded a Michelin Star in 2009.
The Mole Inn is a beautiful country pub and restaurant set in the stunning Oxfordshire countryside, but just five miles south east of Oxford. The Mole Inn holds two AA rosettes for culinary excellence and has been awarded the Michelin Bib Gourmand award since 2004. It also has a glorious landscape garden for alfresco dining in summer.