Eating By A Real Fire
Where they serve food and keep it cosy in Swindon
Chiseldon Smokehouse Bar & Grill
6 New Road, Chiseldon, Swindon, SN4 0LU
Telephone: 01793 740331
NEW! Gaining a big following for its smoked meat & fish menu & crafted desserts. Dog friendly with a real fire too.
The Kings Arms
20 Wood Street, Old Town, Swindon, SN1 4AB
Telephone: 01793 522156
Snug it most definitely is in the 'snug' at 20 at The Kings in Old Town when the fire's on. Brilliant for grabbing a bite in the winter & for Sunday Lunch with all the family (call to book recommended).
The Village Inn, Liddington
Bell Lane, Liddington, Swindon, SN4 0HE
Telephone: (01793) 790314
No one complains about the cold in this pub in the winter. Plenty of tables near the main fire in the bar and a good menu (especially gluten-free options).
The Plough on the Hill, Badbury
Marlborough Road, Badbury, Swindon, SN4 0EP
Telephone: (01793) 740342
A favourite for winter visitors - and their four legged friends - eating in the bar.
The Carpenters Arms, South Marston
South Marston, Swindon, SN3 4ST
Telephone: (01793) 822997
Grab the tables by the fire in the bar and you won't be disappointed if good pub food & a winter warm up is what you're looking for.
The Red Lion, Castle Eaton
The Street, Castle Eaton, Swindon, SN6 6JZ
Telephone: 01285 810280
Another country pub with a massive hearth that roars in winter, keeping the whole pub warm for drinkers & diners.
The White Horse at Woolstone
Woolstone, Near Faringdon, Oxfordshire, SN7 7QL
Telephone: (01367) 820726
A proper fire in the bar & a roaring woodburner in the main dining area completes things nicely at this picturesque pub that serves a very good fish & meat menu, plus woodfired pizzas.
The Riverside, Lechlade-on-Thames
Park End Wharf, Lechlade, Gloucestershire, GL7 3AQ
Telephone: (01367) 252534
Packed in the summer, of course, being by the river Thames, this pub is also mighty popular in winter when the fire is lit. Expect to find the odd four-legged friend stetched out in front of it, while it warms walkers and diners alike in the oak-panelled restaurant room.
The Fox and Hounds, Wroughton
Markham Road, Wroughton, SN4 9JT
Telephone: 01793 815415
Two woodburners keep this pub plenty warm in the winter. Picture shows the Fox's Den, just off the main bar.
The Crown, Aldbourne
The Crown Inn, The Square, Aldbourne, Nr Swindon, SN8 2DU
Telephone: 01672 540214
A nice fire in the main bar plus a woodburner in the restaurant room makes this pub a popular venue for lovers of good food & warm, cosy pubs.
The Royal Oak, Bishopstone
Cues Lane, Bishopstone, Swindon, SN6 8PP
Telephone: (01793) 790481
Award-winning organic food served in the main bar with a hearth & logs to keep you at at just the right temperature.