Events at the Flowing Spring, Playhatch, Reading Home-made food including gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian and vegan at the Flowing Spring, Playhatch
including these, ALL GLUTEN FREE and DAIRY FREE...
Pizzas, Cider Battered Cod, Burgers, Curries, Casseroles, Pies, Stews, Ribs, Patés, Soups, Bread and More!
PLUS LOTS OF VEGETARIAN & VEGAN!
All prepared and cooked in a dedicated area
Find out more here
WE SERVE A WIDE SELECTION OF GLUTEN-FREE, DAIRY-FREE, VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN MEALS
TELEPHONE US ON (0118) 9699878 EMAIL INFO@THEFLOWINGSPRINGPUB.CO.UK
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BIKERS WELCOME
DOGS WELCOME
EGGS
6 Local Free Range Eggs £1. Pop in and Buy Some!


 Flowing Spring Opening Hours
Mondays closed
Tuesday to Friday open 12:00 till 2:30pm and 5:30pm till 11pm.
Saturday and Sunday open midday till 11:00.
Fresh Home-made Food including Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegetarian and Vegan Meals
served
Tuesday to Saturday noon to 2:15pm and 6pm to 9pm, 
Sundays noon to 2:15pm only.


WE ARE NOW A FREE HOUSE!
CASK ALES ON NOW ARE:
Fuller's ESB 5.5% Tring Ridgeway 4.1% Fuller's London Pride 4.1% Spitfire Gold 4.1% Elgood's Apocalypse Cow 3.7%


AWARDED 'SILVER' PLACE IN THE UK FREEFROM EATING OUT AWARDS 2016.
AND WE'RE IN THE TOP TEN VEGAN-FRIENDLY PUBS IN THE ENTIRE UK.
WE'RE IN THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP 20 WINTER WALKS.
AND WE'RE IN THE 2017 GOOD BEER GUIDE. THAT'S FIVE YEARS RUNNING!


The Flowing Spring in Playhatch, Oxfordshire,
nestles on the edge of the Chilterns on the Henley Road just minutes from Reading, Caversham, Sonning, Shiplake and Henley-on-Thames. It is a friendly, cosy, traditional country pub, now a free house. It serves fresh, home-made food, including a wide range of meals suitable for vegetarians, vegans and those with intolerances to gluten, dairy and various allergens. 
Free From Eating Out Awards 2016 Silver
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The Flowing Spring is in The Good Beer Guide 2013
MULTI-AWARD WINNERS
We're so proud to have been awarded silver in the Pub Restaurant category at the Free From Eating Out Awards 2016 which took place in late November
at the ExCel in London. This is a massive achievement for our little pub. Read more here.
In November 2015 we were presented with an award by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) for being in the top ten vegan-friendly pubs in the UK - further recognition of our continuing efforts to cater for people with dietary needs.
We were also awarded South Oxfordshire CAMRA Winter 
Pub of the Season 2011/2012 and are listed in the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 CAMRA Good Beer Guides. We are also Cask Marque accredited for the excellent quality of our ales for the fourth year running.

Exciting and original events happen throughout the year, both inside and out, from live music and our monthly classic car and bike meets in the garden (April to October) to charity weekends, real ale festivals, monthly acoustic nights, live music, stand-up comedy, games nights, magic circle nights, charity fundraisers plus private and corporate events.


The 18th century pub is on a slant with almost a foot difference from one end of the bar to the other! At the rear is a huge garden with the ancient Berry Brook running around two sides. As it passes under the Spring Lane bridge, water from the spring joins it, wending its way to the Thames at Shiplake. Find out more about the pub and its history here. There is an abundance of wildlife and great walks.

Unusually, the pub itself is on the first floor with an excellent covered balcony overlooking the garden. It is important to note that access to the pub itself is via an outside staircase.

There is plenty of car parking space, a toilet on car park level for disabled customers (with baby changing facilities) and Wi-Fi.  It is popular with walkers and was featured in the Christmas 2015 edition of the Sunday Times for a magnificent circular walk. A new circular walk has been published by Nick and Hazel (choose 2 miles, 3 miles or 8 miles!). Runners, cyclists, bikers and dogs are also very welcome! 



LATEST NEWS
| BURGER WEEK MENU: CLICK HERE
- WE ARE NOW A FREE HOUSE
- 5 to 6 OF THE BEST REAL ALES
- MORE VEGAN DRINKS
- MORE GLUTEN-FREE DRINKS
- GREAT LOW ALCOHOL RANGE
- MORE CHOICE FOR EVERYONE
- RyeWolf confirmed for July 8 Party
- 3 Buck Shirt confirmed for July 8 Party
- Our Circular Walks of 2, 3 and 7 miles
WHAT'S ON


OUR BURGER WEEK IS BACK!
12 scrumptious burgers to choose from. Burgers £6.95. BURGER & BEER DEAL £9.95
Tuesday 18 to Saturday 22 July


UNPLUGGED NIGHT
Tuesday 1 August 7:45pm


CLASSIC CARS AND BIKES
Sunday 13 August 9:30 to 11:30am


MORE EVENTS....


A GREAT MARQUEE FOR YOUR EVENT

Marquee available at the Flowing Spring, Playhatch
The Flowing Spring marquee

Our 10m x 6m marquee is available
free of charge for parties, meetings, corporate events, gigs and other events. Available with a food service area, professional stage,  stage lighting and PA system!
Give us a call or pop in to book your party! We do not charge for the marquee!


We are in the
 caversham.info directory
The Flowing Spring, Henley Road, Playhatch, Oxon RG4 9RB     Telephone 0118 969 9878 or 07899 101830      Email info@theflowingspringpub.co.uk














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