17th-c pub with rambling heavy-beamed bar, log fire in brick fireplace, own Mallard ales (brewed in Maythorne) and good home-made food from lunchtime sandwiches to specials, friendly staff, back extension; live music Sat; seats on decked terrace, handy for the Museum of Timekeeping (British Horological Institute), open all day Fri-Sun, closed lunchtimes Mon and Tues, no food Sun evening

Bar food times: 12-2.30, 6-8 (maybe earlier); not Mon evening