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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.

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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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Special Offers

Special Offers

From cosy romantic getaways to pawfect staycations with your four-legged travel companions, foodie tasting deals and super saver rates, we have a selection of unique experiences for you to enjoy, all at great prices. 

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Using fresh, locally sourced ingredients from independent suppliers, you can enjoy casual bar food in BarBar or dine at our steak restaurant 'The Herd' for a unique dining experience. Our Head Chef, Michaela Bratu and her kitchen brigade will cook your chosen cut of steak on an open fire in the restaurant.


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gin tasting experience

Friday 25th January, 7:30pm

Calling all gin fanatics! Enjoy an unforgettable evening tasting a variety of gins perfectly paired with a delicious range of tonics & garnishes, followed by a selection of nibble & wood fired pizzas. 


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What's On

Discover the best upcoming events in Pangbourne from The Elephant Hotel.


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Local attractions


Discover the beauty of the historic village of Pangbourne and county of Berkshire at The Elephant Hotel. Wander along the River Thames, explore stunning National Trust gardens and country mansions surrounded by rolling countryside or visit the magnificent Windsor Castle. 

Things to do

Weddings at Elephant Hotel


Ideally situated in the heart of the historic village of Pangbourne, The Elephant Hotel is a hidden gem for your dream wedding. Discover romantic flowering gardens with a garden temple to host your ceremony. 


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Meetings at Widbrook Grange


The Elephant Hotel is the perfect venue to host your upcoming conference or business meeting. Delegates can focus, free from distraction of city life, surrounded by beautiful gardens. Our conference rooms provide flexible space for successful conferences and meetings for up to 60 delegates.

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Electric vehicle charging 

We're proud to be working in association with POD Point & 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
● 1.50 per hour to charge

Check live availability & 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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