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Outside area opening from Monday 12th April 2021.

Open for takeaway curry on Tuesdays. Also Pie & Mash nights. Check the pub's Facebook page below to see what food theme nights are coming up.

Updated: 10th April 2021. See for current restrictions for pubs and clubs and other COVID related information for the Watford & District branch area.

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Rifle Volunteer

36 Villiers Road
WD19 4AJ

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - 11.30 pm
TuesdayMidday - 11.30 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.30 pm
ThursdayMidday - 11.30 pm
FridayMidday - 11.30 pm
SaturdayMidday - 11.30 pm
SundayMidday - 10.30 pm

About the Pub

The Rifle Volunteer is located in the heart of Oxhey Village and is one of the oldest pubs in the locality, having been built as a beerhouse by Clutterbuck's Brewery of Stanmore when the area was developed in the late 1850s. The pub eventually came to be owned by Courage, whose livery can still be seen outside, and it continues to sell Courage Best to this day. The interior looks like it has been altered over the years and is now a single, light open-plan room. Sports are popular at the pub, which has its own Sunday football team and golf society, as well as men's and ladies' darts teams. Pool and poker are also popular, the latter being played on Thursday nights, and the pub also holds regular charity quiz nights. Smokers can use the patio seating outside, which has umbrellas for wet weather. Technically there's no disabled access because there are steps up to the main entrance, but wheelchairs can be taken through a side door on Lower Paddock Road that isn't normally used. Dogs are welcome as long as they're kept under control. There is an alternates curry or pie night every Tuesday.

Meal times:

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Courage Best Bitter
  • Sharp's Doom Bar

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Source: National

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Rifle Volunteer, Oxhey


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited


  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Tuesday Curry.

  • Garden Pub Garden
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Newspapers Newspapers

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Rifle Volunteer

36 Villiers Road
WD19 4AJ

Sat Nav Reference

51.643881, -0.381245

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  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station
  • <Underground Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

Nearby Bus Routes (250m)

142, 258, 306, 602, W19

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