Our Pubs

As we’re sure you know, pubs could open from the 4th July 2020 after a forced closure due to COVID-19.

Many of our pubs are now open but we recommend you check the pub’s website or social media accounts to check the details as there may be reduced opening hours.

Things are subject to change and as pubs find their way in these uncertain times, we ask for your patience and to check each pub’s social media accounts for the latest news.

John Barleycorn

Serves Food
Stay the night 
Places to Walk
Cask Marque
Garden / Patio
Family friendly
Dog friendly 
Wifi access 
Get directions Call 01491 872509

Current Opening Times

Mon – Sat 12 – 11 pm, Sun 12 – 10.30 pm

Food Service Times

Mon – Sat 12 pm – 2 pm & 6.30 pm – 9 pm, Sun 12 – 2 pm


The John Barleycorn is an old village pub, popular with regulars. Full of character, low ceilings and old beams with a split public bar and restaurant seating approx. 36 people. They serve good quality home made pub food. The bar has an open fire and bar billiards table. They have 3 double en suite letting rooms very popular in the summer and spring months with walkers as they are close to the Thames path and the ridgeway. They have a secluded beer garden and welcome dogs in the garden and also in the public bar. There is an upstairs meeting room which can cater for approx. 15-20 people.

Contact details

Manor Road, Goring on Thames, Reading, Oxfordshire, RG8 9DP

Run by
Stephen Clay & Monika Anna Urbaniak

01491 872509