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Butchers' Arms

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5 Wilberforce Street | Headington, Oxford OX3 7AN, England
+44 1865 742470
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Butchers' Arms as we never venture in this area of Oxford. And there's a serious problem with the area: parking is practically impossible to find in the streets around the pub - the only available spaces are two or three in front of the entrance, if one is lucky enough to find a spot, otherwise it's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great little pub, situated in the sleepy backstreets of Headington... You will find friendly locals mixing with the local Hospital staff, a warm friendly atmosphere. The beers are topnotch, and the staff are always cheery and polite.

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Thank Hughmc70
Pippa B, Owner at Butchers' Arms, responded to this review

Hello Hughmc70! You're our 100th review! Thank you very much for your lovely review, we're so happy you like our little pub 😃See you soon for a pint of Pride! Best wishes Pip and Paul More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Had the beef lasagne it was lovely came with salad and garlic bread well worth it. Staff friendly and welcoming, nice place for lunch or just for a drink

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Thank Robert L
Pippa B, Owner at Butchers' Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review, especially glad you liked the lasagne, as it's one of our new dishes :-) Hope to see you again soon! Best wishes Paul and Pippa More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Very friendly atmosphere, pleasantly warm (both in ambience and temperature!), delicious rare beef and beetroot salad (loved the garlic in the beef)

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Thank Anna P
Pippa B, Owner at Butchers' Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review - it was a pleasure chatting to you, and we're glad that you enjoyed your food! Best wishes Pippa and Paul More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The butchers arms is welcoming and friendly. The staff are nice. There is good variety of food at reasonable prices. We have eaten here loads of times and it is highly recommended. They have just updated their menu be sure to give it a go! (Matterhorn pizza is excellent) Pizzas and nachos definitely worth a try!

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Thank Trickie S
Pippa B, Owner at Butchers' Arms, responded to this review

Thanks for your very kind review - we're glad you enjoy your lunches with us, and that you like our new goats cheese pizza 😀 Hope to see you again soon! Best wishes Pippa and Paul More 

Oxford
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152 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We love going to the Butcher's Arms - always a friendly welcome, and tempting to stay too long enjoying the excellent beer. Their recently refreshed menu includes an excellent rare roast beef and beetroot salad, a great improvement on much pub food.

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Thank Gordon W
Pippa B, Owner at Butchers' Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review - we take a lot of pride in our beer so it's great to hear you enjoy it too :-) Thanks for the feedback on the new salad too, glad you like it! Best wishes Paul and Pippa More 

Malta
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88 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Went with a friend of mine to this pub. The place is clean, staff is nice, food is good, prices like other pubs. Pizza is fairly good. Base is not freshly made but overall good. Not alot of choices from the menu. Place is nice but lacks some atmosphere sometimes with very low music, you can bearly hear it. Two... More 

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Thank Tony S
Pippa B, Owner at Butchers' Arms, responded to this review

We're happy you enjoyed your visit to our little pub :-) We do keep our music quiet so people can chat, it seems to be an approach most of our customers appreciate, but we do take your point and we try hard to maintain a fun and nice atmosphere in our bar. Our new menu for the new season is... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Really great pub that has a local feel but is equally welcoming to non-regulars. I've stopped in a couple of times and always felt welcome. It has a nice little beer garden and an excellent pub quiz on a Sunday night! The staff are genuinely friendly though the resident cats can be a bit fickle... Most importantly, the beer is... More 

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Pippa B, Owner at Butchers' Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! We're glad you like our little pub :-) See you again soon Pip and Paul x More 

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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We were amazed at such a wonderful pub hidden from the main area of headington. We had Sunday lunch and thoroughly enjoyed. The ambience was quaint and the service impeccable thank you for a wonderful experience

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Pippa B, Owner at Butchers' Arms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review, we're glad you had a nice time here, hope to see you again soon! Best wishes Paul and Pip More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Great pub been coming here for years. Beer has always kept really well, good fullers pub. Current owners do a great pizza at a reasonable price.

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Thank Challis37
Pippa B, Owner at Butchers' Arms, responded to this review

So glad you like our pizzas and our beer :-) thank you for your kind review! Best wishes Pip and Paul More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Cuisine
Pizza, British
Meals
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Wilberforce Street | Headington, Oxford OX3 7AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 742470

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