Head of the River (Oxford) Reviews
Description:Address: St Aldate's / Pembroke Street / St. Aldates OX1 4LB / Tel: 01865 721 600
Newest Review: ... river and we benefited from the cool breeze but not from the very crowded arrangement of the furniture which meant every time we wanted to get away from the table we had to perform acrobatics to get away. ~ Cheerful but not Cheap ~ THOTR is not a cheap pub and you will pay dearly for the advantage of its position. I hadn't been in the pub for about 25 years so not surprisingly it seemed a ... more
Customer Head of the River (Oxford) Reviews (1)
by - written on 06/08/11 (Very useful, 73 readings)
~ Down by the Riverside ~ The Head of the River (THOTR) has long been a popular Oxford pub although it's not always one that the tourists find since you'll need to head quite a long way down St Aldates, past Christ Church and past the less scenic Police Station and Courts (good for Morse fans) before you reach Folly Bridge and the pub. For those not in the know, the pub takes its name from the winning position in the rowing regattas that take place on the stretch of river just outside the pub. The top position at the end of the competition is the team that takes the honours as 'Head of the River'. I met up with a French friend and her son on Easter ... Read the complete review
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