2023 Pub Challenge

The Oxford 'Monopoly' Pub Challenge Event - 2023
Saturday 1st July 2023

List of pubs to be completed over a two year period. (2023/2024)

1. City Arms – Cowley Road
2. The Anchor – Jericho
3. Angel and Greyhound – St Clements
4. Rose and Crown – Jericho
5. Jude the Obscure – Jericho
6. Wheatsheaf – City
7. The Victoria – Jericho
8. White Horse – Headington
9. The Grapes – City – Closed
10. The Jolly Farmers – City
11. The Rickett Press – Jericho
12. Lamb & Flag – City
13. The Four Candles – City
14. The Oxford Retreat – City
15. The Library – Cowley Road
16. The Old Bookbinders – Jericho
17. Head of the River – City
18. Chester Arms – Iffley Road
19. Port Mahon – St Clements
20. The Trout – Wolvercote – too far away

21. The Light House – City
22. Big Society – Cowley Road
23. The Red Lion – City
24. The Cowley Retreat – Cowley Road
25. The Bear – City
26. Mad Hatter – Iffley Road – cocktail bar
27. The Half Moon – St Clements
28. The Harcourt Arms – Jericho
29. The Dew Drop Inn – Summertown
30. Old Tom – City
31. The Kings Arms – City
32. The Punter – Botley Road
33. The Rusty Bicycle – Cowley / Iffley Road
34. White Rabbit – City
35. The Star – St Clements / Cowley Road
36. The White House – Abingdon Road
37. The Royal Oak – City
38. The Bullingdon – Cowley Road

39. The Eagle and Child – City – Closed
40. Castle Tavern – City
41. Duke of Monmouth – Abingdon Road
42. Cape of Good Hope – Cowley Road
43. Fir Tree – Iffley Road
44. James Street Tavern – Cowley Road
45. The Gardeners Arms – Jericho
46. The Jericho Tavern – Jericho
47. The Magdalen Arms – Iffley Road
48. The Mitre – City – Italian Restaurant
49. The Chequers – City
50. St Aldates Tavern – City
51. The Turf Tavern – City
52. The Old Black Horse – St Clements – hotel
53. The Crown – City
54. Three Goats Head – City
55. Royal Blenheim – City
56. White Horse – City
57. The Victoria Arms – Old Marston – Too far away

The ‘Nearly Half the Oxford Pub Crawl  Poster’ Challenge – 2023

The challenge this year took place on Saturday 1st July. We completed twenty five pubs, as per the list below, five in the city, before heading to St Clements and Cowley and Iffley Roads for another 15 then returning to the city to complete another five.

The remaining pubs shown on the poster above will be completed in 2024, maybe over two Saturdays or even over two years.

Download the pub tick list and suggested times here.

The 2023 Pub Challenge Photos.

1. The Crown

Arrived : 12:00 – Drink :   Ghost Ship 4.5%                                                         Pale Brummie 4%

Arrived : 12:20 – Drink : Vale – ORCA 4.5%
                                           Shagweaver 4.5%

2. The White Rabbit

3. White Horse

Arrived : 12:40 – Drink :  OBU – Purity 4.5%
                             Hop in the name of love

Arrived : 13:00 – Drink : Youngs Original
                                           St. Austall, Tribute

4. The Kings Arms

5. Turf Tavern

Arrived : 13:20 – Drink :  Citra Quad
                             Reggies Turf 4.5%

6. The Half Moon - Closed

Arrived : 14:20 – Drink : Village Idiot
                                           Youngs Original

7. Angel & Greyhound

8. Port Mahon

Arrived : 14:40 – Drink :  Timothy Taylor
                             

Arrived : 15:00 – Drink : Green Man. Renegade

9. The Star

10. The City Arms

Arrived : 15:30 – Drink :  Mad Goose, Purity
                             

Arrived : 15:50 – Drink : Arkell Hoperation 4.2%
                                          

11. The Rusty Bicycle

12. The Magdalen Arms

Arrived : 16:10 – Drink :  Timothy Taylor
                             

Arrived : 16:30 – Drink : Abingdon Bridge
                                          Ridgeside, Hold Fast 4%

13. The Chester Arms

14. Fir Tree

Arrived : 16:50 – Timothy Taylor
                             

Arrived : 17:10 – Drink : Hop in the name of love
                                         

15. The Library

16. The Cowley Retreat

Arrived : 17:30 – Drink :  Doom Bar
                             St. Austall, Tribute

Arrived : 17:50 – Drink : Guinness

17. The Bullingdon

18. James Street Tavern

Arrived : 18:10 – Drink :  Level Head
                             

Arrived : 18:30 – Drink : Ghost Ship
                                           

19. Big Society

20. Cape of Good Hope

Arrived : 18:50 – Drink :  Ghost Ship
                             

Arrived : 19:30 – Drink : Divide IPA 8%
                                           

21. The Bear

22. The Wheatsheaf

Arrived : 19:50 – Drink :  Tribute
                             

Arrived : 20:20 – Drink : Hobgoblin Gold                                         

23. The Chequers

24. St. Aldates Tavern

Arrived : 20:40 – Drink :  Oakham, Citra 4.2%
                             

Arrived : 21:00 – Drink : Heaven Only Knows
                                           

All the beers in this pub are great, in fact its a great pub to finish a great day.

 

Photos seem to be none existent, but do remember being here.

 

Thanks to everyone who came, see you all again next year.                                           

25. The Royal Blenheim