Best Pubs in Windsor
Looking for somewhere that you and the lads can sit down and enjoy a great pint in the Royal Borough? Then save yourselves the headache and check out these fantastic pubs that you should definitely check out on your stag do in Windsor.
Whether you’re a group of real ale fanatics or just big fans of old traditional English pubs… either way, we’ve found some of the best places to enjoy a refreshing drink down below, saving you the time and effort so you can jump straight into the celebrations!
1. The Alma
Planning on refuelling with some good comfort food after a big night? Or maybe you lads are looking to stay perked up and refreshed in between all of the busy stag do activities in Windsor? Either way, The Alma is a great place to head to if comfort food and great real ales are at the top of your wish list! With a large outdoor area that would be perfect for those occasional sunny days, you really can’t go wrong with this vintage-inspired pub.
61 Springfield Rd | Website
2. The Henry VI
Situated just across the River Thames just a short walk from Windsor Train Station is this classic, no-nonsense English pub. With a seasonal drinks menu that you can enjoy at any time of the year, mouth watering sharing pizzas and a huge variety of cask ales and craft beers, you can find it all and more at this “proper” pub. And with an awesome beer garden for those sunny afternoons, how could you say no? Check out all of the cheap hotels in Windsor you could stay at.
37 High St | Website
3. The Eton Mess
Named after the historic Berkshire town it resides in, The Eton Mess sits just across the River Thames from Windsor and its main train station and is actually one of the original buildings to still be standing on the high street.
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55 High St | Website
4. The Duchess of Cambridge
Opened shortly after the royal wedding and named after Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge Pub Windsor describes itself as “A truly British pub”. Featuring exposed brick walls, an all-day menu, fantastic real ales and peaceful & relaxing atmosphere, you really cannot go wrong with this 19th century pub right on the doorstep of Windsor train station.
3-4 Thames St | Website
5. The Acre
At the heart of Windsor town centre is The Acre pub. Another traditional English drinking hotspot in this royal town, The Acre also doubles up as a live music venue every Saturday night with both rock and pop at its core. With an extremely warm and welcoming atmosphere paired with some of the best real ales, wines and spirits around, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t consider this amazing pub.
Donnelly House | Website
6. The Two Brewers
A compact yet cosy traditional pub just outside Windsor Castle, The Two Brewers is a great place to take in your surroundings whilst enjoying a classic English beer or Old World wine. In a building that dates back to the 1700s, you’ll really find yourself engulfed in history at this quaint yet brilliant pub. Here are all of the amazing things to do in Windsor during your stay.
34 Park St | Website
7. The Queen Charlotte
Situated just a short walk from Windsor Castle in the heart of the town, The Queen Charlotte Windsor is the place to go for all things gin! With over 50 different kinds of gin at their disposal and featuring cask beers that are often sourced from nearby breweries, this contemporary British pub will definitely impress!
6 Church Ln | Website
8. The Horse & Groom
An historic pub dating all the way back to the early 1700s, this fantastic little pub is literally situated on the doorstep of Windsor Castle! Featuring a range of English cask ales which you can enjoy in the pub’s cosy beer garden whilst looking out over Windsor Castle, what more could you expect?
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4 Castle Hill | Website
9. The Carpenters Arms
Just a few doors down from our last mention on the list, The Carpenters Arms is another fantastic pub to take in a view of Windsor Castle whilst enjoying a refreshing drink. Priding itself on being a real ale pub with dining rooms and a modern British pub food menu, The Carpenters Arms is everything you would expect and more from a Windsor pub. With its cosy and casual atmosphere, you will feel right at home when you set foot in here. Check out the best pubs in Cardiff if you are thinking of exploring the Welsh capital.
4 Market St | Website
10. The Watermans Arms
An old traditional English pub dating back to the late 1600s. The Watermans Arms, situated just across the River Thames in the neighbouring historic town of Eton, will be a massive hit with any of you lads who enjoy real ales and great wines. Featuring beers from the local Windsor & Eton Brewery and regularly hosting themed beer & cider festivals, this is definitely a place worth checking out if you find yourselves on the Eton side of the river.
Brocas St | Website