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The Old Auctioneer

) #22 of 158 Restaurants in Banbury €€ - €€€ , British,
44 Parsons Street, Banbury OX16 5NA, England
+44 1295 270492
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
44 Parsons Street, Banbury OX16 5NA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited twice in a week, decent selection of food choices including burgers, special on a Tuesday, 241. Burgers have various toppings and at reasonable prices

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I go quite frequently with our toddler and the food is always good, service is okay, love the midweek bring a friend for lunch deal! It's more of an American menu which we love as I am Canadian and it's just something...More

Thank AshleighDawn27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've visited here about 20 times, food has always been good but the last few times I've been really disappointed. On the last two occasions, the wine we've ordered ( once prosecco, once white wine) hasn't been in fridge, so we could have it but...More

Thank fepo11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this pub yesterday on a wet Bank Holiday Monday. I knew this pub well as a friend of mine used to live in Banbury so thought we'd pop in for a drink and food as this is a pub I used to really like....More

Thank fraz1170
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

is popular with a decent menu, good price range, unusual decor, great beer garden. the staffing abilities are sometimes a bit hit & miss.

Thank Leasa G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been there for a b-day dinner with my hubby. Giant portions, we had the house burgers and MUST try the chicken wings!!! lovely, will be going back with the kids as well.

Thank Andra M
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

A Banbury local recommended this place and i'm glad we went. Loved the vibe in the beer garden. I had fajitas, which were delicious.

Thank amyharris2
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We didn't eat but I met up with a group of friends here on a Thursday night, it was pretty busy with eaters but not so much with drinkers, we sat at a table near the bar and chatted for a bit. The staff are...More

Thank ElmoMasey
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Choices rule here and on a weekday during lunch, we were able to choose our table, our food be it share a starter and individual mains. The mains are big and our Spit Roast Chicken was awesome. The staff are friendly, prompt, courteous and young....More

Thank Sarahdeancounselling
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Went here for a birthday celebration with my girlfriend, service is slow, even though it wasn't busy I had to go to the bar to order a drink as the waitresses seem to ignore you unless you're on the main tables in the middle of...More

Thank Steve_Roberts_1965
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Parsons Street, Banbury OX16 5NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 270492
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