The Turf Tavern is one of the lunch options for this tour and is a short walk from New College, The King’s Arms and The White Horse. This pub, dating back to the 17th century, claims to be an “education in intoxication” and is a favourite of students and tourists alike. It’s said that Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Tony Blair, CS Lewis, Stephen Hawking and Margaret Thatcher have all drunk here, and it’s at this pub where Bill Clinton famously “did not inhale”!
All three pubs (The Turf Tavern, The King’s Arms and The White Horse) can be visited on the day, and are either mentioned or seen in the book and TV series. Customers are welcome to choose between the pubs depending on their own tastes and preferences on the day.