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The Trout Inn

€€ - €€€, European, British
Lower Wolvercote 195 Godstow Road, Oxford OX2 8PN, England
+44 1865 510930
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible11%
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“the river” (603 reviews)
“inspector morse” (77 reviews)
“sit outside” (61 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:30 Hours
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Lower Wolvercote 195 Godstow Road, Oxford OX2 8PN, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a family lunch today, table of 12 so had pre-ordered food. It is without doubt a beautiful place, just a shame that when we arrived we were told four things we pre-ordered were off the menu, not great but can live with that. The...More

Thank Alex D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great family lunch here on a hot, sunny busy Summer Saturday and couldn't have been better served. With 16 people in our party, some arrived late for our booking but the pub took it all in their stride and nothing was too...More

Thank A P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Still trading on it’s “Beautiful location” after all these years, The Trout continues to disappoint with it’s Harvester-like cuisine & service at Gastro prices. Can only echo what others have said regarding meagre portions, long waits for food, having to go hunting for cutlery, unavailable...More

Thank Hamish W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our experience was immediately disappointing as when we went to order, they had ran out of around half the dishes on their menu including my top three preferences, at only half six in the evening (they did not warn us of this prior to us...More

Thank Amber K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ate here for a birthday celebration. Waited an age for drinks to be served. Had to ask for a wine bucket . Had to ask for cutlery. Starters took an hour to come out. Then told one main course could not be served as run...More

Thank Lardie
Reviewed 3 days ago

My partner and I had booked The Trout following local recommendations. Her twin children were celebrating their 21st and the Trout is set in a beautiful location by The Thames River. We were greeted by a very friendly young and enthusiastic South African waiter and...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant at lunch time and must say we were extremely pleased - wonderful location, great ambiance and excellent food - we both ordered duck liver patty, fish cakes and a bottle of house wine. The table service however could have been better,...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 6 days ago

On a glorious Tuesday summer evening it seemed like a good idea to go to the Trout for a meal. After checking the menu on the web site we fought the traffic on the A34 for 40 minutes to circumnavigate Oxford and agreed on arrival...More

1  Thank 1MClifford
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have been here several times in the past and it’s riverside location is very attractive. We were a group of seven going for Sunday lunch. On being seated we were given a substantial list of items on the menu which were no longer available....More

2  Thank topdoc55
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This has always been a favourite pub. It has the most idyllic location by the river and is an attractive building. Food has always been good although service is often extremely slow whether waiting at the bar to order drinks or to order food at...More

2  Thank Pam J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$53
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Wolvercote 195 Godstow Road, Oxford OX2 8PN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 510930
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