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The Pickled Ploughman Pub

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Aynho Road | Banbury, Adderbury, Banbury, England
+44 1295 810327
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:30
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2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

lovely pub with a great menu offering loads of variety. Called in mid-afternoon for tea and cake and were offered a selection from a very varied dessert menu - absolutely lush, ate far more than I intended to and loved every bite! Have been for lunch and dinner in the past have never been disappointed.

Thank Trisha G
Sam M, Manager at The Pickled Ploughman Pub, responded to this review

Thank you Trisha G for taking the time to write a review for us here at The Pickled Ploughman. I'm glad you enjoyed our lovely dessert menu and also have enjoyed other dining experiences here with us. We are currently in the process of changing our menus meaning there will not only be some of the favourites still on there... More 

Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great food great service. Hats off to Nev for the excellent service given. Would visit again in a heartbeat

Thank NGreen1002
Sam M, Manager at The Pickled Ploughman Pub, responded to this review

NGreen1002, thank you very much for your wonderful review. I'm glad that you enjoyed your visit with us so much and from all of us here at The Pickled Ploughman, we look forward to welcoming you again in the not so distant future. Kind Regards Sam McCoy General Manager More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You cannot fault the charm of the management and staff in this pub. Just outside the centre of the town. Starters really excellent - mushroom soup - delicious cured salmon with wasabi - no complaints there. However, the main courses (roasts) suffer from the ubiquitous commercial gravy and overboiled veg, spoiling nicely cooked meats. Just a little adjustment which could... More 

2 Thank Oxfordhollyberry
Sam M, Manager at The Pickled Ploughman Pub, responded to this review

Thank you Oxfordhollyberry for your review on your lunch here at The Pickled Ploughman. I was wondering if you'd be so kind as to call me on 01295 810327 so we can discuss your visit here with us. Being new into the establishment I'd like to here everyone's experience being either good or bad so we can work together to... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't miss out on this excellent pub/restaurant in Adderbury. It has an excellent menu as well as a varied menu of the day which has a choice of three starters three main courses and three deserts for only £12:00 served until 9:00pm each day.You can eat you food in the restaurant or the less formal bar area which is very... More 

Thank johnjcoyle
Banbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely Sunday lunch very friendly helpful staff. The pork roast was really nice and the Eton mess for dessert was fantastic.

Thank Jane M
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We regularly visit the pickled ploughman, normally for drinks. It is a lovely pub with an open fire for chilly days and has a lovely atmosphere. We decided to eat here last night and the food was gorgeous and filling. My husband had a burger and I chose the 5bean chilli from the specials board - both were really nice.... More 

1 Thank MrsPBanbury
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

...lived in Banbury for twenty plus years and have never in before, good welcome n excellent beers, next time in the area I will pop in for more than one beer!!!....

1 Thank dglBanbury
Hannah A, General Manager at The Pickled Ploughman Pub, responded to this review

We love this review! Thank you very much and we look forward to a session with you next time. =) More 

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked here having visited a few days earlier and I wasn't let down. The food was perfect, having a Sunday roast with starter and pudding. The pub it's self is beautifully set and very clean (this includes the toilets - a very important place which can get missed!). The staff were friendly and welcoming from start to finish making the... More 

1 Thank MegMoo72
Hannah A, General Manager at The Pickled Ploughman Pub, responded to this review

We are looking forward to seeing you again and thank you very much for your great review! More 

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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This pub is a gem! Nice decor and relaxed atmospere.The food was good, the staff friendly and efficient.A box of chocolates and some daffodils from the management were a thoughtful touch, thankyou.I don't often give a rating of 5, but this is one pub that has earned it.

Thank MTR001
Hannah A, General Manager at The Pickled Ploughman Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review! We look forward to seeing you again =) More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Just a quick review, looking for somewhere new to visit and despite passing this place many times we have never been here so we thought we should give it a go. Staff very friendly and helpful, decor and environment lovely and a nice open fire to sit by. Menu varied and food very nice so all in all a good... More 

Thank Stuart S
Hannah A, General Manager at The Pickled Ploughman Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate this excellent review very much but a little confused about the value for money. We offer a two course menu for £10 per person Monday to Friday, which is great value! Look forward to seeing you again More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$26
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aynho Road | Banbury, Adderbury, Banbury, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury  >  Adderbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 810327
For fabulous food, friendly service and quality ales, The Pickled Ploughman is a great choice.
We have a firm focus on fresh local ingredients. Whatever you want, whatever the season, The Pickled Ploughman is sure to have something on the menu to whet your appetite. For more private dining our private dining room is available and seats up to 20 diners or more for a more casual reception celebration, it's perfect for birthdays, anniversaries or just for getting your friends together.

Our fabulous bar is the perfect place to meet family and friends for a pre-dinner drink or morning coffee and afternoon tea. With a welcoming log fire for the chilly days, you may find it hard to leave.

What is great local food without a friendly local service? We're committed to delivering service that is a welcoming and efficient. Our staff wants you to enjoy your meal and aim to be as attentive as they can be, so you can be assured you will be greeted with a smile and receive the best local service in an easy, relaxed atmosphere.
Reduced drinks prices from3-6 Monday to Friday
Friday Beer Sale £1.00 Off all ales
Pre Fixe menu 12-6 Monday to Thursday
Sunday Lunch choice of Roasts from £10.00 Per head
2 FOR 1 On all main courses from the 5th January
2 FOR1 Pizza from 3-6 Monday to Thursday
Childrens menu
Gluten Free Menu

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