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49-50 High Street, Banbury OX16 5LA, England
+44 1295 259035
08:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I don't often get annoyed with how a place is run but this was poor. I had a morning meeting thinking lets have a coffee and breakfast. The place was under staffed and didn't know were to turn. Help yourself coffee there wasn't any, managed to order bacon and egg sandwiches took ages and wasn't great I left mine. It... More 

Thank Kevan S
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81 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The other Spoons in town has closed so tried The Exchange. Breakfast was hot and arrived quickly. Service was polite.

Thank Wattsy1972
Banbury, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This breakfast looked great. tasted excellent. and cost half of yesterdays eaten else where at twice the price. see review . The staff were on to top form to take in new customers from the closing of the Fleur the previous night. a special word for the sausage this was a well cooked traditional English banger just right no need... More 

Thank Lyon O
Banbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Why oh why don't the management do something about the toilets in this pub ... Since they opened 10 plus years ago , the same leaky urinal still leaking over the floor , the smell is overpowering , lol seats broken , shameful disrespect towards the customer ...

Thank pertroon
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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239 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Only one person serving behind the bar on our visit so service was slow to say the least. The whole ambience and surrounding area felt seedy. Vegetarian lasagne was a mass of stodge. The ladies loos were awful. When the flush was pulled the water rose so high I thought it was going to go over the side of the... More 

Thank JAC446
Derby, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This Wetherspoons pub is typical of others we have visited, pleasantly quiet nicely situated in Banbury High Street. We had short stop on our coach trip to the Cotswolds. Our order for food was taken and came in good time, the food and drink were excellent and good value for the money. The pub was tastefully decorated and seating comfortable.... More 

Thank Maurice J
Leeds, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Although perfectly nice.. With the menu for a Corporate pub. The atmosphere at 1300 was somewhat seedy. The staff to be clear were friendly, efficient and not the issue. I was disgusted by a Gentleman who loudly professed Homophobic and extremely offensive language for over 30 minutes. EVENTUALLY the Manager (after several warnings) Had to threaten the Police before he... More 

Thank Gregg H
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I visited today and the place is as you expect from a town centre Wetherspoons. Its dark and has a good proportion of the all day drinkers making the usual noises. The barman asked what I'd like and I asked for a pint of Phipps NBC and a glass of sauvignon blanc. He pulled pint with his fingers round the... More 

Thank Scott C
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent Full English breakfast, generous helping and well cooked. Service was very good and tea and coffee refillable for free. Will definitely go again. Maybe next time for a lunch or evening meal.

Thank GrahamAngler
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Went in for a Full English and came out as a full English. The breakfast was yummy and plentiful at a very tasty price.

Thank Graham M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49-50 High Street, Banbury OX16 5LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 259035

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?