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Half Moon

17-18 St. Clements Street, Oxford OX4 1AB, England
+44 7824 426284
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Great Irish night

Visited last Sunday with visiting family . The Irish folk night was in full swing although given... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
coughandcath
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Oxford, United Kingdom
via mobile
Cosy Irish pub

Visited this pub on a Sunday evening with friends. There was live music which made for a cosy... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
russelljohngriffiths
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Chester, United Kingdom
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The Half Moon is a traditional Oxfordian pub that prides itself on its Irish roots. We serve a selection of the areas finest beers, ales and spirits.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good11%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible34%
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“small pub” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 16:00 - 02:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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17-18 St. Clements Street, Oxford OX4 1AB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited last Sunday with visiting family . The Irish folk night was in full swing although given the noise of the audience it was sometime difficult to hear the musicians . Great craic and late night drinking establishment .

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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Visited this pub on a Sunday evening with friends. There was live music which made for a cosy atmosphere. The staff were friendly and the pub was busy. Seen it’s under new management so would be interested where they take it. Would recommend popping by...More

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Half Moon O, Owner at Half Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Hi RusselJohnGriffiths Thank you for your visit and subsequent kind words in relation to your visit in January. We ope to welcome you again very soon. The Half Moon

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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

This small little Gem is one of the last in the area of its sort in fact for miles around. It has just changed hands and the management have the urge and desire to return this place to its former glory. They have located and...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

It's terrible to see how much this pub has changed. A once lively spot now has no atmosphere and has been stripped of its character. The beer was flat and there was no toilet seat in the ladies'. It's not that hard to run a...More

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Half Moon O, Owner at Half Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Dear Lilly, I am sorry to read this review and can only apologise for how you felt when visiting the old Half Moon. I am replying now however to let you know that the Half Moon Oxford is under band-new ownership and I can assure...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

A once great boozer, reduced to a shambolic dump. Filthy, badly stocked. Asked for a sherry (not an unusual request in a pub), bar person didnt know what sherry was. No Guiness because she couldnt chabge the barrel as she was pregnant. Another waste of...More

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Half Moon O, Owner at Half Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Dear Scoffnouse, I am sorry to read this review and can only apologise for how you felt when visiting the old Half Moon. I am replying now however to let you know that the Half Moon Oxford is under band-new ownership and I can assure...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Visited with my family on Saturday evening . Very quiet with no one else in the bar at all . Place lacking in any atmosphere so don't understand the managements decision to removed the juke box . Shame as this used to be an Oxford...More

Thank coughandcath
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Half Moon O, Owner at Half Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Dear Coughandcath, I am sorry to read this review and can only apologise for how you felt when visiting the old Half Moon. I am replying now however to let you know that the Half Moon Oxford is under band-new ownership and I can assure...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Perhaps the last great small pub in Oxford . Tiny in comparison to others but always a great atmosphere with friendly staff . Range of drinks limited by the space available to serve them .

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

One of the last traditional folk Irish pubs. Great atmosphere, fun people, nice ales, warm welcome. Thanks for Steven and Connor for the great evening!

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Reviewed 14 July 2016

Wow, I have just started this review after having read the (obscenely ignorant) comments below of another (disgustingly privileged) attender of the Sunday evening folk session and, like several other reviewers have pointed out, people could not be missing the point more. The bar staff...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2016

This used to be my favourite pub in Oxford. The staff were great, the ale was well looked after and there was always and interesting selection of it. The atmosphere was friendly and relaxed and it was a great place to have a chat with...More

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Half Moon O, Owner at Half Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Dear Matthew, I notice your review was posted a good while ago now and perhaps the Half Moon Oxford is a distant memory... But, I am replying to let you know that the Half Moon Oxford is under band-new ownership and I can assure you...More

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