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White Horse Banbury

€€ - €€€, British,
50-52 North Bar Street, Banbury OX16 0TH, England
+44 1295 277484
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“roast beef” (2 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
50-52 North Bar Street, Banbury OX16 0TH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went away from visiting for a few years but have been back during the past couple of months. This is a safe trouble free Pub offering very well kept beer and good quality Pub grub. Friendly customers, the Bar Manager being an excellent Cellar man...More

Thank andrewplume
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Having recently moved to Banbury my girlfriend and I visited here for some lunch. We got the roast dinner and a doorstop sandwich - both were great and couldn't find fault in anything. It's friendly and welcoming so we will definitely be making this a...More

Thank david1642stewart
bigkt59, Owner at White Horse Banbury, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

David. Thank you sparing the time to post such a nice review. It was a pleasure to welcome you both to Banbury and The White Horse and as you say look forward to regular visits. As you are new to Banbury, Friday's here are very...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

This was our second visit here for Sunday Lunch and we can't fault the place we booked on line and the food was excellent as well as the service well done 👏👏

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 13 September 2018

My friend and I travelled here for lunch and we were so glad that we did. There was an array of excellent if not positively superb real ales that were an absolute delight. They serve very good food here at very sensible prices, good value...More

Thank Ivan C
bigkt59, Manager at White Horse Banbury, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Ivan Thank you for placing a very positive and appreciative review. Nice to have met with you and hope that your beer festival went well. Kind regards Ken Eileen and The Team

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Family friendly pub for a group of 8, including 3 children. Enjoyed good value lunch, with all ages catered for. Warm welcome from the staff.

Thank LynnS21
bigkt59, Owner at White Horse Banbury, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Lynn. Thank you for your review and it was a pleasure to welcome your family gathering. Hope you can pop in the next time you are in Banbury. Ken, Eileen and The Team

Reviewed 25 June 2018

Had a very nice lunch and an excellent pint of beer. Tried the beer before buying as the staff were only to pleased to help. Food was served hot and very tasty and there was a large choice on the menu.

1  Thank mmg671
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Called here last year on a quiet Sunday evening and we decided to return this year when we next stopped in Banbury . We visited last night Saturday night and had a great time again . Welcome and service from the two ladies behind the...More

1  Thank Huwbutt
bigkt59, Owner at White Horse Banbury, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave your supportive review and very pleased you took the time to pop in again whilst in the area. Where has the year gone since your last visit. Pleased the staff looked after you and you again enjoyed...More

Reviewed 1 June 2018

We visited this pub for the first time while staying in Banbury recently. This is the ideal pub: historic, characterful, very welcoming landlord and landlady, clean, excellent menu, and most importantly, a superb range of beers, including delightful local ales, kept and served beautifully. I...More

1  Thank clive236
bigkt59, Owner at White Horse Banbury, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Clive: Thank you for spending time to leave a very positive review. As discussed we are currently the only Banbury entry in The Good Beer Guide 2018 and pride ourselves in both our beer quality and ever changing range (Everard's Tiger being our House Ale)....More

Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Firstly, the pub is barely recognisable from its former days as The Buck & Bell, much improved. Great staff. I hired the back bar for a school reunion, Ken and Eileen couldn’t have been more accommodating, even offering to buy extra drinks so as not...More

1  Thank 37gaill
bigkt59, Owner at White Horse Banbury, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Gail thanks for taking the time to place a review. It was a great success and to have people travel so far to support you, you should be very pleased. You now also hold the record for the tidiest party. See you soon Ken, Eileen...More

Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Have been here a few times in the past when visiting Banbury. Always a favourite and we have returned once more. First time visiting in the week - called in for all day brunch. Value for money, good portion size and tasty. Good selection of...More

2  Thank Ratty1964
bigkt59, Owner at White Horse Banbury, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Thank you for your review and very pleased you have enjoyed your various visits to us. Hope to see you very soon. Ken Eileen and The Team

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25 February 2018|
Response from Eileen T | Property representative |
Sorry we don't have accommodation.
4 November 2017|
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Response from Eileen T | Property representative |
Yes they are very welcome until 9.00p.m. although we don't do food on Saturday evenings. Hope that helps you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
14:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50-52 North Bar Street, Banbury OX16 0TH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 277484
  • E-mail
A true real ale pub, we carry a great variety of ever changing beers. Our food is reasonably priced, traditional and varied with an excellent Sunday lunch and a take away lunch menu as well. In the evening, we have a varied menu on Friday evening and the rest of the week, you are welcome to bring in a takeaway. Open 7 days a week (from 2.00pm on Mondays).
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