Welcome to The Abingdon Arms – An award winning gastropub in Oxfordshire. We are a food-led pub offering fantastic locally sourced food and drink, a warm welcome and one of the best pub gardens in Oxfordshire. Located just ten minutes from Oxford, in the beautiful village of Beckley, The Abingdon Arms offers a warm welcome, real ales and well regarded food.

Saved by the community in 2016, the pub has gone on to win the Sawdays Community Pub Of The Year 2018 and voted in the Top 50 Pubs In The UK To Have Sunday Lunch by the Independant . We are proud of the pubs welcoming atmospehere, seasonal food and comfortable surroundings.


Our ethos is local, seasonal and fresh. With a menu offering pub classics and creative forward thinking dishes, our food menu offers something for everyone. Our menus constantly evolve, using local, seasonal products to showcase the best of Oxfordshire producers.

The community

The Abingdon Arms was bought back by the local community and now Aimee, Joe, Ben and the team have given the venue a new lease of life. We have the local community at the heart of what we do and offer regular events, coffee mornings and space for meetings. We also plan annual events such as our beer festival and music nights.

25th November2018

Literary Events at The Abingdon Arms 7pm 25th November – Lewis Carroll

We are pleased to announce the introduction of some literary events at the Abingdon Arms from January 2018.  Beckley and the surrounding area has long attracted and inspired creative people from far and wide and the Abingdon Arms itself has been the haunt of some illustrious artists, authors and poets over the years.   At the end of November the talk will be ‘From Oxford to Wonderland via Otmoor: The real wonderlands that inspired Lewis Carroll’ . Dr Franziska Kohlt (Oxford University; Editor of The Lewis Carroll Review).