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Welcome to The Elephant

The Elephant Hotel - set in the bustling village of Pangbourne, beside the River Thames and minutes from the vibrant city of Reading - offers a return to the opulence of the Empire.

Beautiful handcrafted Indian furniture, rich oriental rugs, delicate fabrics - bedrooms individual in style but identical in attention to detail. Come to escape, do business, relax with friends or unwind in style. Feet up or eyes down, you set the pace.

The Bar at the Elephant


Beautiful handcrafted Indian furniture, rich oriental rugs, delicate fabrics - bedrooms individual in style but identical in attention to detail. Each and every one has all the mod-cons you have come to expect.

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.... and to receive a free bottle of wine with your dinner, book online here.


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Dining  at The Elephant


We have two dining areas. ‘BaBar’ has a bistro feel, serving excellent local produce in a simple and classic manner. Our brand new steak restaurant, The Herd is an exciting new concept where chefs cook on an open fire right in front of you. 

Eat, drink and be merry - two mains and a bottle of house wine or a jug of beer/ale £25! (available from 12pm-2:30pm and 5-7pm)

Wine & Dine

Comedy Night, Fri 6 July 

Like comedy? This night is for you! Get ready for a night of side splitting comedy.

The first comedy night at The Elephant really needs to be something special - so we have pulled together an absolute BELTER of a line up for you!

Your headliner is the brilliant, JOSH PUGH, English Comedian of the Year 2016!


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Special Offers

Special Offers and Events

Looking to treat yourself or planning a special occasion, browse our special offers and find the perfect package for you.

Packages & Deals

Weddings at Elephant Hotel


We believe in offering you a unique wedding experience. In understanding that every occasion is different, we will tailor your event to meet your detailed requirements, not to suit ours. 


Exclusively Yours

Meetings at Widbrook Grange


Our business facilities are elegant yet practical. Travelling away on business doesn’t mean you have to give up your home comforts.

Meetings & Conferences

Local attractions


Pangbourne itself rests on the banks of the River Thames. Pangbourne Train Station is within walking distance and London is just 40 minutes away by train.


Dog Friendly

We welcome all faithful four-legged friends at The Elephant Hotel at Pangbourne and hope they enjoy their stay just as much as you!

Electric vehicle charging for guests

We are very proud to be working in association with POD Point and be the first hotel in the local area to offer charging for your electric vehicle.

● There are 2 x 7kW POD Point Open Charge bays available.
● Each bay has a Type 2 universal socket.
● It costs £1.50 per hour to charge.

You can check live availability and start charging using the Open Charge app.

Further instructions on how to use Open Charge Points can be found on POD Point's website.

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