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Pinto Lounge

€€ - €€€, Cafe,
21 High Street, Banbury OX16 5EG, England
+44 1295 275467
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (33 reviews)
“tapas” (51 reviews)
“burger” (28 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Cafe, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
21 High Street, Banbury OX16 5EG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch on Saturday, and although busy found a table easily. Service was first class, and choice wide, even for vegetarians. Good selection of beers as well. Service was quick and courteous, and when my wife mentioned there was not much avocado in her...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Keith N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us plus a baby had a late dinner here on Thursday night. I had the lounge burger, which when it arrived i said 'WHERE IS THE REST OF IT!', definitely can't be called a burger, it is a slider, as it is tiny....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Reiver346
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a Friday night for dinner with a friend. Really lovely little restaurant, great decor, shabby chic and a bit sim-match but in a cool way. The menu looks great, we were really looking forward to our food arriving. Unfortunately we waited over an...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ema S
PintoLounge, General Manager at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ema S, Thank you for your review. We are sorry that you didn't enjoy your experience. Please can you get in touch pinto@thelounges.co.uk so we can look into the "1 hour wait" on our CCTV. Look forward to hearing from you Richard - General...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018

We love tapas, are vegetarian and have a dog - Pinto Lounge ticks the boxes on all three counts. Plus I am disabled and there is blue badge parking outside. We first went to Pinto Lounge for our post wedding lunch in June mainly because...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ruthcU54
PintoLounge, General Manager at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Ruth C, Thank you for your very kind review. We are glad you enjoy your many visits to us. Look forward to seeing you soon. Pinto Lounge

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Have been to several lounges in chain with mixed feelings. There was a guy behind bar today (31st Oct)who was friendly and offered great service, very welcoming. Food good, better than some other locations. Nice easy location for drink and food. Will come back based...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Neil A
PintoLounge, General Manager at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Hello Neil A Thank you for taking your time to write a kind review on your experience here at the pinto lounge. We hope to see you again soon. Pinto

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Visited with family we all had something different and mostly enjoyed what we had . We all had burgers which were tasty and huge . Very good portion sizes. Food was nice and hot. Waitresses were very pleasant. We were visiting from London so not...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Amanda_Hartley_2004
PintoLounge, General Manager at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Hi Amanda P, Thank you for your kind review. We pride ourselves on our home cooked burgers we are glad you enjoyed them. Hope to see you soon. Pinto

Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Live locally in Banbury and have visited several times now with either just my wife (this occasion) or with my family and every time I cannot fault the quality of the food or drinks, lovely in fact and considering booking in a Christmas party. A...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank _velo_forest
PintoLounge, General Manager at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Hi, Thank you for your lovely review. Please contact pinto@thelounges.co.uk as we would love to find out how to turn this from a 4 star into a 5 star review. Look forward to hearing from you. Pinto

Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

I had heard really good things about the vegan breakfast here and was so excited to try them out yesterday for brunch. The food was okay, but everything on the plate was cold or just lukewarm - the toast was stone cold, the beans only...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank thetambert
PintoLounge, General Manager at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Hi, Thank you for your review. Sorry to hear about the problems you had on your last visit. Please contact pinto@thelounges.co.uk so we can discuss this further. Look forward to hearing from you soon Pinto

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

The atomsphere was fine and the food came hot and tasty. However the problems started when we have to ask for a dessert after waiting 1hr and 45mins. The waitress was rude and thirty mins said it was on its way. In that time the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Russell W
PintoLounge, General Manager at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Hi Russell, We are very sorry to hear about your recent visit. Please do get in contact with us so we can discuss this further. Pinto@thelounges.co.uk We would love to make this right. Many Thanks Pinto Lounge

Reviewed 7 October 2018

We went as a group booking, ordered in advance and the food was still underwhelming. I had the Mexican Super Bowl with hallomi and it was just bland. The butternut squash was soggy, the rice and salsa flavourless and the beans were dry. If you...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jenny M
PintoLounge, General Manager at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

Hi Jenny, We are really sorry to hear about your experience. If you would please contact us at pinto@thelounges.co.uk we would love to discuss this with your further and hopefully resolve the matter. We pride ourselves on not only our service but our food so...More

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Response from Gregg H | Reviewed this property |
I have only ordered from the Blackboard but I am going in tomorrow for a business Lunch so will ask the Chef who will come and discuss your needs if you want a meal but have allergy issues. I know he de-glutened a Burger for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 High Street, Banbury OX16 5EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 275467
  • E-mail
Description
Pinto Lounge is an informal, neighbourhood food led cafe lounge that's open 9am till 11pm everyday. Where families, friends, and locals can enjoy coffee, cocktails and loads in between! A nice big breakfast, something light to eat at lunch time and some tasty tapas in the evening. All in the relaxed comfortable environment of a lounge. We have a heated courtyard and well behaved children and dogs are welcome too!
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