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Re: London Oxford Didcot Quinaton: Steam Ride Event - 9th March 2014
« Reply #75 on: March 17, 2014, 06:44:34 pm »
Finishing at a Southall curry house would be right up my street. Steaming.
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Re: London Oxford Didcot Quinaton: Steam Ride Event - 9th March 2014
« Reply #76 on: March 17, 2014, 06:52:10 pm »
Thanks Matt

Yes, it looks good so far. Hopefully next year I'll have a pop at the 200!
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Re: London Oxford Didcot Quinaton: Steam Ride Event - 9th March 2014
« Reply #77 on: March 10, 2015, 02:38:41 pm »
Does anyone know a good cafe open at Chinnor on sunday. Was planning to cover the first 150Km with out a major stop.

Re: London Oxford Didcot Quinaton: Steam Ride Event - 9th March 2014
« Reply #78 on: March 10, 2015, 03:02:26 pm »
No Cafes open in Chinnor on a Sunday. Your only option is that there is a petrol station with a small CoOp behind it.

Re: London Oxford Didcot Quinaton: Steam Ride Event - 9th March 2014
« Reply #79 on: March 10, 2015, 03:18:35 pm »
Pub(s)?

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Re: London Oxford Didcot Quinaton: Steam Ride Event - 9th March 2014
« Reply #80 on: March 10, 2015, 03:19:47 pm »
The thing I remember about Chinnor from my days of working on restaurant and pub guides is that it has a very good pub - the Sir Charles Napier.

You'd probably need to book a table though, and it's perhaps a wee bit more upmarket than the usual cyclist's fare of beans on toast.

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Re: London Oxford Didcot Quinaton: Steam Ride Event - 9th March 2014
« Reply #81 on: March 10, 2015, 03:32:01 pm »
Chinnor Garden Centre Cafe is open until 4pm on SUnday it is on the road going into Chinnor if you are coming from Thame http://www.chinnorgc.co.uk/

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Re: London Oxford Didcot Quinaton: Steam Ride Event - 9th March 2014
« Reply #82 on: March 10, 2015, 03:42:21 pm »
Does anyone know a good cafe open at Chinnor on sunday. Was planning to cover the first 150Km with out a major stop.

www.thecrownchinnor.co.uk
On the corner roundabout in Chinnor, station rd used to serve food till 4pm on Sunday.. 

Didcot is a free control (recommended Station Spa shop) but alternatively there's a Supermarket Garage 400 meters further on the RHS.
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Re: London Oxford Didcot Quinaton: Steam Ride Event - 9th March 2014
« Reply #83 on: March 10, 2015, 04:40:07 pm »
Chinnor Garden centre closed over a year ago. As far as Pubs there is either the Wheatsheaf, Crown or Red Lion all of which do food. My choice would be the Wheatsheaf.

Re: London Oxford Didcot Quinaton: Steam Ride Event - 9th March 2014
« Reply #84 on: March 10, 2015, 05:16:16 pm »
Thanks, what other options are there after Oxford then?

Re: London Oxford Didcot Quinaton: Steam Ride Event - 9th March 2014
« Reply #85 on: March 10, 2015, 06:16:03 pm »
Why use last year's thread rather than the one for this year's event?
https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=88649.0

Re: London Oxford Didcot Quinaton: Steam Ride Event - 9th March 2014
« Reply #86 on: March 10, 2015, 06:31:40 pm »
Finishing at a Southall curry house would be right up my street. Steaming.

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Re: London Oxford Didcot Quinaton: Steam Ride Event - 9th March 2014
« Reply #87 on: March 14, 2015, 04:46:05 pm »
Thanks, what other options are there after Oxford then?

The Fox & Hounds, by Christmas Common is brilliant, but stop lunches if busy so need to book if arriving late...
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