Lower Farm, Hambridge Lane, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 5LZ
There are some lovely places to eat and drink in Berkshire, from gourmet dining to cosy pubs and casual cafés, while it also plays host to an annual foodie festival. What’s more, just a short drive away is the town of Bray, one of Britain’s food meccas, boasting several Michelin starred venues.
Top quality British food is offered at this delightful 17th-century country pub, which serves lovely dishes using locally sourced produce. A fabulous Sunday roast with all the traditional trimmings is also available. (Distance from park: 8.5 miles)
Owned by the broadcaster Michael Parkinson and boasting a coveted Michelin star, this charming and welcoming country pub in the beautiful Berkshire countryside serves up exceptional food crafted with locally sourced produce. Visitors can sit around the roaring log fires in the winter months or in the beautiful walled garden on warmer days. (Distance from park: 35.4 miles)
One of the world’s most acclaimed restaurants, if you really want to treat yourself to a special night out then, there’s few better options than this three Michelin-starred mecca of gastronomy, which is well worth the drive from The Sanctuary. (Distance from park: 33.6 miles)
This gourmet restaurant in the village of Shinfield offers superb French cuisine at prices that are affordable given the quality. Despite having a Michelin star, the restaurant has a delightfully relaxed country house feel to complement the fabulous food. (Distance from park: 19.6 miles)
Nestled in the town of White Waltham, overlooking the village cricket ground and a gentle Berkshire landscape, this restaurant and pub is something of an institution among locals. But it also draws plenty of visitors too, who come to enjoy its imaginative seasonal menu. (Distance from park: 35.4 miles)