ADAM TO RESUME POPULAR BEER DELIVERIES on Thursdays. The Rose and Crown Hi all, I've decided to take the show back on the road. I'll deliver within the ring road every Thursday afternoon/early evening. You live just outside the ring road? Please ask and I'll do my utmost to accommodate! An exciting new addition to [...]


OXFORD MAIL asks the Rose and Crown


ADAM stars in OXFORD MAIL article. The Oxford Mail contacted us at the Rose and Crown to seek views on the new government covid control regulation, "the rule of 6", and they wrote the following article: "Rule of six 'makes drinkers feel safer' says Oxford pub manager" (click here).

OXFORD MAIL asks the Rose and Crown2020-09-11T19:20:31+01:00

WHAT’S ON listings


Our "WHAT'S ON" listings. I have bought the diary up-to-date. Other than drinking and eating, and that depends a great deal on our community attitude to the plague, we can see no 'other' events till next year. I truly hope we're wrong! I apologise if I misled anyone with my late cancellation of some of [...]

WHAT’S ON listings2020-09-11T19:09:03+01:00

Monday, August 31st Bank Holiday


Monday, August 31st Bank Holiday , lunchtime kitchen will close at 3.15, It's the last day of the governments great “Eat Out to Help Out” promotion and we are adding an extra hour to lunchtime service. Evening kitchen hours as per usual, 6pm to 9pm.

Monday, August 31st Bank Holiday2020-08-28T00:14:05+01:00

Monday, August 31st Bank Holiday


Monday, August 31st Bank Holiday , we reccomend booking, BUT  you do not have to book, it just guarantees you entry and a seat! The 31st of August is a bank holiday AND the last day of the great "Eat Out to Help Out" promotion and it might be busy. With covid restricted seating, our [...]

Monday, August 31st Bank Holiday2020-08-24T08:41:37+01:00

EAT OUT to HELP OUT + AMEX – even more discounts!


The “Eat Out to Help Out” government scheme is available here!". P L U S   American Express is supporting "small shops" as they relaunch post 'lockdown' with a money back scheme for their card holders. ... and yes, that is IN ADDITION to any 'Eat Out to Help Out' discounts. In central north Oxford, the [...]

EAT OUT to HELP OUT + AMEX – even more discounts!2020-08-18T02:15:02+01:00



A GLASS WITH A HANDLE At the weekend a visitor to the Rose and Crown told me that in DERBYSHIRE a glass with a handle is known as a "LEARNER GLASS". That's a new one to me, and an interesting and complete reversal of the widely held belief by many young 'southerners', that a glass [...]

A GLASS WITH A HANDLE2020-08-10T14:03:47+01:00

Happy Anniversary Andrew


Happy Anniversary Andrew A note in my diary reminds me that 51 years ago today, Friday, August 8th 1969, I started full time work as a glass collector,  occassional toilet cleaner and later, barman, at the Hall & Woodhouse owned Badger Bars at Fir Vale Road, Bournemouth, under the tutelage of licensee, Mr. Gordon Hendes, [...]

Happy Anniversary Andrew2020-08-08T11:27:07+01:00

“Eat Out to Help Out” IS HERE!


"Eat Out to Help Out" is here! The government are supporting us with a discounted "Eat Out to Help Out" Scheme From 3 to 31 August you get a 50% discount when you eat in at restaurants that are "Eat Out to Help Out" registered and we are. The discount applies to everything on our [...]

“Eat Out to Help Out” IS HERE!2020-08-05T14:45:10+01:00
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