The Thatch is a firm favourite of mine and is a sociable pub and restaurant serving award-winning food with a seasonaly changing menu. They are ‘unashamedly flexitarian’, serving both the best-quality meat as well as an interesting and tasty range of plant-based dishes.
Address: 29-30 High Street, Thame, OX9 2AA
The Spread Eagle Hotel
The Spread Eagle is a beautiful 16th century hotel and restaurant that sits on Thame high street. Serving lunch, dinner and afternoon tea, the restaurant even has a small room reserved for guests that bring their four-legged friends, so they’ll have space to relax without too much distraction.
Address: 16-17 Cornmarket, Thame, OX9 2BW
The Birdcage Inn
The Birdcage Inn, also on Thame high street, is one of Thame’s most historic buildings. It’s the place to go if you’re a lover of pies as they serve Pieminster’s award-winning pies along with a small selection of pizzas.
Address: 4 Cornmarket, Thame, OX9 3DX
The James Figg
The James Figg describes itself as a ‘proper pub’, offering well-kept beer and honest pub food. With a welcoming open fireplace for not-quite-spring days and a pleasant beer garden for when the sun comes out it’s a great choice to enjoy a relaxed lunch before your pup starts to get restless.
Address: 21 Cornmarket, Thame, OX9 2BL
The Black Horse
The Black Horse is a characterful pub and brasserie with dogs welcome in the bar and sun-trap courtyard. They do excellent vegetarian food and also specialise in catering for people with special diets and food allergies, even stocking gluten free beer.
Address: 11 Cornmarket, Thame, OX9 2BL
The Six Bells
The Six Bells is a picturesque beamed country pub with a warm fire for cold days and wonderful garden for warm ones. Using local and seasonal produce, the menu serves modern pub food and they even have treats for your pup so they don’t feel left out.
Address: 44 Lower High Street, Thame, OX9 2AD
The Fox & Goat
And finally, while not in Thame itself, the Fox and Goat deserves a mention. The Fox and Goat is a 17th century inn and restaurant in the nearby village of Tiddington. Serving hearty pub food, it is surrounded by some lovely country and riverside walks and even has a full gluten-free menu.
Address: Oxford Road, Tiddington, OX9 2LH