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Butchers' Arms

5 Wilberforce Street | Headington, Oxford OX3 7AN, England
+44 1865 742470
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (16 reviews)
“veggie pie” (3 reviews)
“nachos” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Pizza, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
5 Wilberforce Street | Headington, Oxford OX3 7AN, England
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited our daughter at uni and went here for a pub lunch of great quality. Owners were of good character and we loved the cat Geri

Thank Richard E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! I couldnt believe how good this pub was...a 2 min walk from headington high street. Friendly faces behind the bar...tad wait but it was well worth it because it is proper home cooked food, great atmosphere here, i would recommend and I will be...More

Thank Tara D
Pippa B, Owner at Butchers' Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review - and glad you enjoyed your pizza - it was a busy night, wasn't it?! Hope to see you again soon! Best wishes Pip and Paul

Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We were in Oxford for the weekend and needed somewhere for a meal. We googled restaurants near us and this pub came up. It was great. We both ordered pies which arrived very quickly. They came with mashed potato and peas and a jug of...More

Thank mum1311
Pippa B, Owner at Butchers' Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello mum1311 Thank you for your lovely review, and we're glad you enjoyed your visit to our little pub! Hope to see you again next time you're in the area 🙂 Best wishes Pip and Paul

Reviewed 5 April 2018

We found this pub as being local to one of the University hospitals in Oxford, which we had to visit last week and although there is no parking there is a cut through path from the hospital to the pub, so we left the car...More

Thank sstanley047
Pippa B, Owner at Butchers' Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Sstanley047! Thank you for your kind review, we're glad you found us! We are indeed often quiet at Saturday lunchtime - I think most of Headington doesn't wake up until midday at the weekends! 😴 Best wishes Paul and Pip

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Popped in for tea after escaping from RUH for a few hours having had an op. Great friendly atmosphere. Food just right. Just the right place to go to chill. Food great wine perfect and service fab. Thank you

Thank Bjb9554
Pippa B, Owner at Butchers' Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Bjb9554! Thank you very much for your lovely review! We're happy that you were able to relax in our little pub, being hidden away behind the Nuffield we are quite handy for the local hospitals 🙂 Best wishes Paul and Pip

Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Have been looking at all the pins very night for a new local after my move to the uk. This is most definitely it! The owners (Paul and Pippa) and their lovely animals make the place a great pub to have a drink and a...More

Thank Jayden C
Pippa B, Owner at Butchers' Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Jayden! It was lovely to meet you - sorry it's taken a while to reply to your very kind review 🙂 See you soon! Pip and Paul, and Geri and Bruce (the cats! 🐾)

Reviewed 23 January 2018

Really enjoyed dinner and drinks on a Saturday evening at the Butchers Arms. I'm actually from London so found this restaurant on Google. After reading some of the reviews we decided to give it a go. Both myself and my partner ordered pies which were...More

Thank KG98765
Pippa B, Owner at Butchers' Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello KG98765 Thank you for your lovely review - we're very happy you found us (it's a good thing google gives directions as well as telling people we exist!!) and especially happy you liked our pies! Best wishes Pip and Paul

Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We popped in to have fish and chips at this lovely pub. My cousin has limited mobility (at the moment) and they could not have been more accommodating or kind. The food was served quickly and was super tasty. We will be back, thank you.More

Thank JPSand76
Pippa B, Owner at Butchers' Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Dear JPSand76 Thank you so much for your lovely review, we're glad you had a good lunch and enjoyed your visit. It was a pleasure to chat to you both and we wish your cousin all the best for his continuing recuperation, it was great...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Our daughter recently started to study nearby, we went last night to visit and take her out to dinner. Looked at Trip Adviser for somewhere good that was local. All the Trip Adviser reviews are accurate - busy friendly pub, cats, good food & beers,...More

Thank Micheal F
Pippa B, Owner at Butchers' Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Dear Micheal F Thank you for your kind review, we hare it when we get things wrong, for whatever reason, and endeavour to make amends if at all possible... we hope to see you all again next time you're in town 🙂 Best wishes Paul...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Tucked away on a side street, The Butchers is well worth a visit, always a good range if we'll kept ales and good bar food and pizza.

Thank ddobson
Pippa B, Owner at Butchers' Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hello DDobson! Thank you for your lovely review, we're glad you enjoyed your lunch and your ales! Hope to see you again soon 🙂 Best wishes Pip and Paul

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Jeb0011
10 December 2016|
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Response from Hughmc70 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but be advised that the pub has two roaming cats!
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Nomoya123
10 October 2015|
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Response from Pippa B | Property representative |
Yes, children are welcome - we have a baby changing table, high chairs and an enclosed garden... We don't have an absolute time for children to be out of the pub by in the evenings, but 9pm seems to work as a guide :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Meals
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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