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The Blinking Owl

Main Street | North Newington, Banbury OX15 6AE, England
+44 1295 730650
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What all country pubs should be like

I was visiting some friends from the US who were over for a few weeks staying in North Newington... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
Reigate, United Kingdom
The Best pub!

The best pub I ever been. Family run, owner at bar, really friendly atmosphere, pleasant view... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Konstantin V
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27 Aug 2017
“What all country pubs should be like”
16 Jun 2017
“The Best pub!”
Main Street | North Newington, Banbury OX15 6AE, England
+44 1295 730650
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

I was visiting some friends from the US who were over for a few weeks staying in North Newington and we met in the pub for lunch. Its a typical country pub and i was amazed how friendly both the bartender (possibly the owner) and...More

Thank paddy742
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

The best pub I ever been. Family run, owner at bar, really friendly atmosphere, pleasant view inside. Good beer and very tasty food. If you would like to have feelings of mid England -you have to visit this pub

Thank Konstantin V
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Daventry Ramblers had lunch here last Saturday . We were a party of 15 , we were made most welcome . The pub has a fine ambiance with two log fires and traditional décor . We all enjoyed a delicious lunch at sensible prices ....More

1  Thank barryandjeanpayne
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This is the kind of place that hasn't changed much for decades, and it's all the better for it. The owners are friendly, talkative and have stories to tell. They're also perfectly happy to cater for you even if you're the only customer - and...More

Thank Jordan B
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This pub has an identity and achieves exactly what it aims to do. It's a shame that some reviews seem to expect more. This village pub opens for lunch and then again in the evening, the limited hours reflect the demand, which is generally low....More

Thank TravellerTH
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely visit to The Blinking Owl on the weekend. A very traditional pub with roaring fires and a friendly smile to welcome you in. Food was all cooked fresh and very tasty. Highly recommended.

Thank HuggyandEddieBear
Reviewed 11 July 2016

called in for a drink and lunch on a sunday as passing through. Was met by the owner he was a very happy, welcoming cheerful chap, made very welcome had lunch which was delicious freshly made by the landlady. will definateley be reccomending and returning...More

Thank neeta w
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Stooped for a drink recently whilst exploring the area, it is a truly lovely pub, busy but staff welcoming and helpful. The menu looked good - will return to sample soon.

Thank Howlo
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We stayed in the hotel for one night. And we were the only guests, and possibly the only people who gave money to the pub that night! The room was pleasant enough but we did find a few cobwebs.... The bedding and finishing were a...More

1  Thank Ben M
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We booked as there were a lot of us, but we needn't have bothered, the place was empty. The building itself is interesting and the owner and his wife pleasant enough but this is not an eating pub. The menu was bland and boring, standard...More

Thank Joanne M
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