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Machine Man

Picture source: Russell Judge

The Machine Man was situated at Fieldside. This pub closed c2001 and is now used as a bed & breakfast establishment.

Review from
Greene King Triumph GBP 2.20
Shepherd Neame Spitfire GBP 2.20
Something from the West Berkshire brewery GBP 2ish
Sausage and eggs and chips GBP 4.50ish
One of the finest pubs in Oxfordshire. It's hidden just out of the village round a corner off the single-track road to Little Wittenham and Wittenham Clumps, and there's a roadsign pointing to it. We find at the end of a rough drive a rough wee building with a good range of (four or five) ales, a knowledgeable barman, and big tables. The walls are mostly covered in painted wallpaper with the odd map of Oxfordshire in the days when it had the Lillingstones as an exclave, and a picture of Father Jack. It does everything you expect from a pub and doesn't bother you with background music or squalling children. Excellent, in short. Small garden out the back with green furniture. The pub was very busy on the first Bank Holiday in May this year. Main courses over a fiver.

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