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We are participating in the “EAT OUT TO HELP OUT” scheme. Tuesdays and Wednesdays in August BOOKING ESSENTIAL

Covid 19 Policy:-Inside there will be a table service system for orders of drinks and when we are able to food as well. At present we are unable to have you stand in groups inside so you will need to be seated. When we reach capacity we the marker by the door will tell you we are full (or how much space there is.)

Outside you will need to find a seat and one person from your group will need to come to the side servery to order and pay.   Groups are asked to be max 6 people from 2 households.

Please take care when entering and exiting the building to ensure you are adhering to social distancing and use hand sanitiser stations. Or wash your hands. 

Sanitiser points are available throughout the building please use them. 

We ask for one person at a time to use the toilets, if they are not vacant please wait beside the wall. If there’s a line of more than 2 people please return to your table. Until the line has gone.  

We kindly ask that children stay with you at all times to keep within the social distancing guidelines. Same applies to dogs, who must be on leads at all times. 

In the event of adverse weather conditions, we may be unable to accommodate you indoors due to social distancing. 

We hope you find a way to have fun and enjoy the new normal. 

— Takeaway Food Service is available for a limited time visit here Takeaway for options.  We are scheduled to re-open the pub on July 4th however, our kitchens will be temporarily closed at that time whilst we adjust. We plan to have food service resume by July 11th.  Please contact us for more details 01963250999 

The Tippling Philosopher is a family run 16th century free house owned and managed by Dave & Di Belcher who have been in the trade for over 27 years.

There is a comprehensive range of Lager and Cider, but the speciality of the house is the ever changing real ales. Where possible 3 are available and they change day-by-day. Some regular brews come back two or three times a year, others appear but once in a blue moon.  With the new addition of “Tipps Best” a regular “fair priced” ale of the house choice.

Food is also a very important part of the pubs business and Dave (who does all the cooking), is rightly proud of the menus on offer. There are speciality nights, 2 for £25 Steak Night and even a Theme night one Thursday a month when bookings are always recommended. There are extensive bar menus including snacks for those in a rush! See here for all the menus.

There is a modest Wine List catering for most tastes and, very reasonably priced!  An abundance of gins and huge range of soft/non-alcoholic drinks too!

And if that’s not enough, Barbecues and an annual Gin & Cider festival in the summer, Quiz Nights, Skittles, Pool and Darts!


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