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The Bell Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Shenington, Banbury OX15 6NQ, England
+44 1295 670274
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (5 reviews)
“asian salad” (2 reviews)
“steak” (6 reviews)
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Shenington, Banbury OX15 6NQ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this pub. I’ve been coming here for many years and since Jen and Mickey took over it’s been a firm favourite. The food is excellent and the welcome warm. Mickey is an excellent chef and we are lucky to have him in an...More

1  Thank Lizbet67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Possibly my favourite village pub ever, I stumbled upon it when I first moved to the area and needed a place with an appealing sounding menu for a family Sunday lunch. The food is incredibly tasty (chips to die for), and they like to mix...More

1  Thank Owen K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A genuinely warm welcome, great beer, and possibly the best chips I have ever experienced, the whitebait was also brilliant along with the chicken wings, squid and all the stuff that we chose from the bar snacks menu. Bar snacks menus do not get any...More

1  Thank WilliamBury
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don’t know why it’s so hard to get decent pub food in a pub. The menu is compact and a bit fussy at the same time. My partner had the fish and chips served in a paper bag. Why? Just use a bloody plate....More

Thank thebutch
Reviewed 3 February 2018

We have eaten there before and were very happy with menu and food . Slightly diferant and very tasty . This was about 8 months ago . Unfortunately things have drastically changed . The menu was very ordinary .A choice to start of soup ,...More

2  Thank Bloxha
Reviewed 17 December 2017

The Bell at Shenington, on the rim of the famous Edge Hill battlefields is a gem that we have missed despite living three miles away for the past four years. We tried once to have a meal just under two years ago as a halfway...More

2  Thank bobjo2015
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Had lunch for a belated birthday celebration. The food was excellent and I have not tasted such wonderful fish for many a long day. Nice restaurant with good service and everything we had was cooked beautifully. Good 2 or 3 course set lunch menu. Will...More

Thank Cricketfan16
Reviewed 1 November 2017

As a supper club coordinator, I can fully recommend The Bell Inn Shenington, as a great venue for events! Mike as his team served us well in a recent visit. The ribs, and other dishes, were first class.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 13 October 2017

An excellent village pub with great food, well cooked and nice atmosphere. The best ribs I have ever had.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 30 August 2017

The Bell in shenington is a great pub in a beautiful village. Full stop. The service was absolutely fine, this is a local pub which tries hard to do everything and the owners are really welcoming. How it should be. On to the food. Really...More

1  Thank travelspanner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shenington, Banbury OX15 6NQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 670274
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