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The Royal Oak at Burford

) #1 of 31 Restaurants in Burford €€ - €€€ , British,
26 Witney Street, Burford OX18 4SN, England
+44 1993 823278
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (63 reviews)
“game pie” (12 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
26 Witney Street, Burford OX18 4SN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here with my partner for a spot of lunch yesterday. I am so impressed! The staff were super friendly from the second we walked in there right up until we left. They were very accommodating and kept checking that everything was ok throughout...More

Thank Hannah L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice pub with very friendly staff, in a good setting which is close to the Main Street. My partner and I both had a pie with mash (one steak and ale, one chicken and chorizo) and they were fantastic. Highly recommend a visit here, we...More

1  Thank Scuba-Lip
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 7 nights and found the location great for exploring the Cotswolds and Oxford areas, Clean and comfortable room with great breakfasts each morning. We like to try a variety of places for dinner but chose the Royal Oak on 4 of...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

4 of us eating there tonight ...and it was almost excellent but we have scored 4 instead of 5 because of the chips...£13.95 for the steak pie and chips, they wasnt homecooked chips and very few of them, 9 to be exact, but not complaining...More

Thank Andyalison123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would have never expected such "gourmet" food in Burford! The place is small, quaint and charming. The menu was surprisingly diverse and interesting. It was difficult to choose as everything sounded "delicious" on the menu. I tried the Chicken, chorizo, roasted red pepper and...More

1  Thank lotuszen52
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed an excellent meal here. Very good food and friendly efficient service. I had steak pie, very enjoyable. My husband had fish, very good.

1  Thank Jill M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Checked in after a very long day at the Air Tattoo and we were shown to our room and had all the facilities pointed out, plus Wi-Fi details, etc. Loved everything about the room and it's lovely harmonious décor. After a good nights' sleep, we...More

1  Thank kimbayley
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful food starting with whitebait followed by salmon fish cakes. Husband had steak and ale pie which was equally enjoyed. Service very friendly and professional so all in all a good experience 👍🏻

1  Thank Kate D
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Our party of 9 booked and were given a private room. Service was good and including taking a photo. Plenty of choice on the menu.

1  Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 9 July 2017

A truely amazing pub. Fantastic staff, really good home made TASTY food, and really nice atmoshere. My partner and I only wish this was our local. My only tiny suggestion - maybe a better lager choice.

1  Thank KRD_112014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Witney Street, Burford OX18 4SN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Burford
  • Phone Number: +44 1993 823278
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We are a family run pub, just off the high street in Burford. We offer home cooked pub food served by friendly staff and you will always receive a warm welcome.
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