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The Blue Boar

€€ - €€€, British,
1 Goddards Lane, Chipping Norton OX7 5NP, England
+44 1608 643108
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (32 reviews)
“boar” (9 reviews)
“duck egg” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
1 Goddards Lane, Chipping Norton OX7 5NP, England
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1 - 10 of 502 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Visited the restaurant on the same day as the Christmas markets. The meal was excellent and the service was also first class. I think we were served by Gary who was really friendly and very professional. We had the roast turkey meal and it was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TIMPERLEYRED
blueboar2018, Manager at The Blue Boar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thanks you for taking the time to leave us a review it really is appreciated. I must say it was an absolute pleasure looking after you guys on Sunday. It is always very rewarding to hear the food and service were as you said...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked a table of 9 on the same day as the Christmas at Chippy festival so the whole town, including the pub was heaving. We arrived early to grab a drink before our booking and were greeted warmly. When we went to the bar...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank AdamArz83
blueboar2018, Manager at The Blue Boar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Adam, Thanks so much for the lovely review and for pulling me aside at the end of a very busy shift for a pat on the back, It was certainly appreciated and well received. It is great to receive such good feedback on what...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped by for a pint and had draught Estella and Amstel which were both good. Lovely warm local with log fire. Good served here too

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank mah18632016
blueboar2018, Manager at The Blue Boar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there, Great to hear you enjoyed your lagers & the log fire here at The Blue Boar, Next time do stop for a bite to eat, we promise you will love the food too. Kind regards Christian

Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited The Blue Boar on Friday 30th November with my mum who lives in Chipping Norton. Amazingly we'd never been before and had been given it as a recommendation from another local restaurant. I checked it out on here and thought it looked good...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mark C
blueboar2018, Manager at The Blue Boar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mark, What an absolute pleasure to look after you both. Great to hear you both enjoyed the warmth and friendliness of the Blue and the quality of food. We look forward to taking care of you again. Regards Gary and the Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, and service - had the roast beef and it was delicious. I will return if I’m in the area again.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Colette R
blueboar2018, Manager at The Blue Boar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Colette, Thank you for taking the time to leave this lovely review, I will be sure to pass your comments onto our amazing staff and kitchen team. Kind regards Christian

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I popped in Chipping Norton for the weekend away with my fiancé, and we thought we could go into here for roast dinner. It was absolutely amazing! Definitely come back again.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank SpenLloyd17
blueboar2018, Manager at The Blue Boar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Top marks! Great stuff what more could we ask for. It was an absolute pleasure to look after you all and we really look forward to welcoming you back. Thanks again The BB team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good food and atmosphere. Very clean inside and a nice place to relax. I went in on a Friday evening wearing my work clothes and wasn’t made to feel out of place at all. I’d definitely return if I was working in the area...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank crobin19
blueboar2018, Manager at The Blue Boar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thanks for the review we really do appreciate it, great to hear you enjoyed your visit so much and even better to hear you felt so welcome as this as a team is exactly what we all strive for. Kind regards Christian and the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three of us visited for lunch on a Saturday. We are regulars for the quiz night on a Wednesday, but this was the first time we had eaten in the pub for years. I was very impressed. The food was excellent and well presented, and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Lisalog777
blueboar2018, Manager at The Blue Boar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Lisa Great to here you enjoyed the amazing food especially the veggie burger. Glad we impressed you and look forward to seeing you on Wednesday for the quiz where maybe you could join us for pie night Gary and the team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Superb Sunday roast!! Lovely, cosy ambience and great service. Thoroughly recommended...you won't be disappointed!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Q3492KTadamb
blueboar2018, Manager at The Blue Boar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Guys, Well you cant get a better review, many thanks and hope to see you again soon Gary and the team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today (16th) and we had the duck, lamb shank, chicken and butternut squash which were all delicious and nicely presented, the meat dishes were all tender. We stayed all afternoon and enjoyed chatting with our friends with no pressure to leave because we'd finished...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank soosanmary
blueboar2018, Manager at The Blue Boar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for the lovely review, we all enjoyed having you here for most of the day and missed you when you left. Great to hear you enjoyed the food and atmosphere so much, we look forward to welcoming you back for 5...More

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GARRY S
19 February 2018|
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Response from blueboar2018 | Property representative |
Hey Garry, We don't have sky sports unfortunately. Christian
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LorraineCoventry
13 July 2016|
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Response from SaintWiz |
It's closed till November for refurb as its been bought by Youngs brewery.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$31
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Goddards Lane, Chipping Norton OX7 5NP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Chipping Norton
  • Phone Number: +44 1608 643108
  • E-mail
Description
A 17th century pub brought back to life with contempary lighting and soft furnishings that bring out the beauty of the original Oxford stone. The front bar holds the key to your welcome with a fully functional wood burner,the stable room restaurant, an original stable with its wooden rafters help you relax and enjoy the Great British menu on offer alongside the fine ales and extensive wine list. The warm welcome by the staff make this a perfect destination for drinks, a quick meal or an excuse to sit and dine in the cosy atmosphere with friends and family
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