The Pheasant

 With a beautiful English countryside setting, The Pheasant in Highclere is a charming 17th-century pub with rooms, that warmly welcomes dogs and families. Combining traditional hospitality with rustic, contemporary style and located just moments from Highclere Castle, the Pheasant boasts huge wood burning fireplaces, eclectic decor and plenty of nooks and crannies for you to rest your feet after a hard day of exploring the countryside. While well-appointed rooms provide all that you need for a restful stay. There’s even a beautiful, sun-drenched garden and outside bar to enjoy in the summer.

Our menu focuses on fresh, local produce and great British cuisine. Head chef and Landlord Ryan, is passionate about British produce, drawing inspiration for his menus from his dedication to sourcing high-quality local ingredients. The atmosphere is relaxed and informal, and with the unique menu, guests can choose from a range of dining options, from small plates to mains and sharing dishes or feel free to just join us for a pint and a chat at the bar.

Our Menus


Our menus focus on fresh, local produce and great British cuisine. Seasonality is something we are very passionate about and our menus change regularly. Here are a few samples to give you an idea of what we are all about

Breakfast Menu A La Carte Menu Wine List

Stay at the Pheasant

With 8 cosy, cottage style bedrooms, luxury feather and black bedding & Bramley natural bath products, a nights stay shouldn’t be missed.

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Private Hire

With a semi private dining room, restaurant seating up to 35 guests and a large field suited to large scale functions and marquees. We are the perfect venue for your next private hire event.

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What's On

From the Blog

Keep up to date with the latest events and goings on via our blog, as well as receips, local guides and musings.

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We are open without restrictions for the first time in forever!!

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Our Sticky Toffee Recipe

Our Sticky toffee pudding has been a firm favourite at every pub we’ve run, so of course It was going to become a staple on the Pheasants menu.

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