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Crab & Boar

4.0 star property
4-star inn in Newbury with restaurant and bar/lounge

8.6/10 Fabulous

136 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Non-smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
Wantage Road, Newbury, England, RG20 8UE
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Concierge services
  • Picnic area
  • Free newspapers in the lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
Feel at home
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Flat-panel TV
Cleaning & Safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Highclere Castle - 21 min drive

Getting around

  • Oxford (OXF) - 37 min drive
  • Southampton (SOU) - 47 min drive
  • Newbury Station - 10 min drive
  • Newbury Racecourse Station - 13 min drive
  • Hungerford Kintbury Station - 15 min drive

About this property

Crab & Boar

Enjoy your visit to Newbury with a stay at Crab & Boar. You can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant or wind down at the end of the day with a drink from the bar/lounge. Other highlights at this upscale inn include a terrace and a garden. Fellow travelers say good things about the comfortable beds and helpful staff.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 14 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:30 PM - 10:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
  • If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets allowed (dogs only)*
  • Food and water bowls available


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Electric vehicle charging point on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge) each morning 8:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service

Working away

  • Meeting rooms


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Portable fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Down comforter
  • Premium bedding
  • Free crib/infant bed

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Designer toiletries
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Onsite venue - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 15 for adults and GBP 15 for children (approximately)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for GBP 30.0 per night
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds


  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 15 per pet, per stay

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Crab Chieveley
Crab Chieveley Inn
Crab Chieveley Inn Newbury
Crab Chieveley Newbury
Crab Boar Inn Chieveley
Crab Boar Inn
Crab Boar Chieveley
Crab Boar
Crab Boar Inn Newbury
Crab Boar Newbury
Crab & Boar Inn
Crab & Boar Newbury
Crab & Boar Inn Newbury

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Overall score and ratings






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Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Charlaine, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Ben, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Mohammad H, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lovely place, food was amazing. Rooms were nice. Breakfast was OK.
1-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Shower mixer system did not work. Ants in the bathroom. Window catch broken and occasional road noise as could not close properly
1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Visited a number of years ago when it was the Crab. Had the opportunity to return for 2nights and loved it. Will return at some point in the future. A delightful place to visit. Good excellent.
DIANE, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

A little gem snuggled away in the country side. Be
Superb three day stay. Good room, great food and lovely staff. What more could you ask for.
Richard, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very Good

Lovely stay and would go back again
Food, service was excellent, staff so attentive and nothing was to much trouble. Room was nice but bathroom could do with a revamp
Natalie, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Shaun, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Really lovely place with great hosts
Jackie, 1-night business trip
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