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Witney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2016

I went with my Mum and a friend for dinner on a Friday evening. We had to keep changing our reservation for various reasons, but they were patient and helpful. The meal was really fabulous- I had steak which was perfectly cooked and tender. The young waiter was just lovely, so friendly and accommodating. After I had paid, I was...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2016

This was my first visit to the Horse and Groom and I wasn't disappointed! 6 adults and one older child were there for mother in laws birthday celebrations. We all said how delicious the food was with a wide range of choices, generous kids portions and great service. We will be back!

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Went to sisters 50th birthday party in function room/restaurant part of pub. Decor of venue good but evening partly spoilt by attitude of rude and unhelpful landlady who upset quite a few people. There were good and bad points concerning the meal.The main course tasted good for the majority of guests but some had to wait a long time for...

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Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Arrived here with my friend Monday after a 6 mile trip at approx 8.40pm. On there website they state that the kitchen is open until 9pm. After asking whether they are still serving food, they said no but however did apologise. However, I frequent a lot of the top restaurants in the area and I'm normally dressed a lot more...

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JimTyler, Owner at Horse and Groom Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jamie, I am sorry that you had a wasted journey on Monday this week. We normally serve until 9pm however if it is very quiet then we may close 15-20 early so that we are not keeping staff on unnecessarily. Monday was the quietest night for some time hence the early closure. If you woul like to email me...

Evesham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2015

We required over night accommodation before attending a private function locally. We were very pleased with our room, and we were made welcome from the moment we arrived. We were very pleased to return on the Sunday for lunch before we left. As well as Sunday roasts being available, so was the full menu which we appreciated. If we ever...

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2015

We stayed one night in a double room with a small en-suite shower room. The accommodation and amenities provided were good and the bed comfortable. The location is quiet and we slept well. Breakfast was very good with hot dishes cooked to order. Service efficient and friendly. We did not dine in the pub as we were visiting friends, but...

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Wirral, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Stayed for two nights on our way back from a family visit down south. Lovely warm friendly welcome, superb accommodation, all the usual amenities, excellent food and very helpful staff. Just the tonic for a peaceful stay after a hectic London visit. We had a lovely trip around part of the Cotswolds which was within easy reach. Would highly recommend...

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Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

I am sure this is a lovely Inn and the positive reviews would suggest so, which is why I chose to stay here. I am equally sure the food is good and the bedrooms pleasant. I was far from home on business and booked the Horse and Groom via Booking.com, which I use several times a week as their service...

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1Thank Duncan C
JimTyler, Owner at Horse and Groom Inn, responded to this review

I am sorry that you had such a poor experience and this is clearly not the kind of service that we would normally deliver. We have instigated a new system to ensure that double-bookings do not occur and I have investigated the incident on the evening you arrived.

Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful Sunday lunch 25.10.15. for our 1st Wedding Anniversary. Great food and exceptional service - loved it!. This is our favourite place to eat, nothing is ever too much trouble. I requested our favourite dessert in advance, chocolate and cherry trifle - to die for!.

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JimTyler, Owner at Horse and Groom Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post a review and thank you for the kind comments. Jim

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 October 2015

This is not an inn you would stumble across but its worth the 5 mile drive from Banbury to experience the hospitality. My double room was clean with all the usual amenities - TV, hairdryer, tea and coffee making and a bottle of water which is a nice touch. The heated towel rail also avoids a soggy towel in the...

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JimTyler, Owner at Horse and Groom Inn, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to post a review and I am glad that you enjoyed your stay here. We do have free WiFi available in all bedrooms and public areas.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Horse & Groom Inn is a 17th century coaching house on the edge of the village of Milcombe near Banbury.The pub underwent a major refurbishment in August 2011 and is now under the management of Jim & Taryn Tyler along with Taryn’s parents’ David & Annette.We have a 4* AA Guest Accommodation Rating along with a Dinner Award and we are Gold-Rated on the Eat Well in Cherwell Award Scheme.The traditional bar has seating for around 25 people – there’s a stone-floor and a wood-burning stove (to keep you nice & toasty on cold winter evenings).At the end of the bar is the Snug with a comfy leather sofa, Bar Billiards Table and a darts throw.We have a contemporary dining room with seating for up to 50 people. This can also be used for private dining, parties & business meetings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Horse and Groom Inn

Address: Main Road, Milcombe OX15 4RS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Milcombe
Price Range: €100 - €116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Horse and Groom Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“I think they only have 4 rooms - so not much to choose between.”
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