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Kings Arms

€€ - €€€, British,
Church Road | Oxford, Sandford-on-Thames, Oxford OX4 4YB, England
+44 1865 777095
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“rump steak” (6 reviews)
“fish pie” (8 reviews)
“cheesecake” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Church Road | Oxford, Sandford-on-Thames, Oxford OX4 4YB, England
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1 - 10 of 657 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped by recently on a Sunday afternoon as I had heard it was a nice pub on the river. Certainly, Sanford Lock is well maintained and quite pretty although not, in my opinion, as quaint as Iffley Lock. Walking back to the pub there...More

2  Thank fatbear2000
Extraordinary701248, General Manager at Kings Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your feedback, we generally do have sufficient staff for the level of trade we expect. I'm sure if you visited us again and ate with us you would find the service and value for money is very good.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is a bit off the beaten track, but well worth a visit sat on the Thames river and canal tow path. The staff were friendly and the menu was vast with loads of choice, making it hard to choose. There was five of...More

Thank BobBlogger
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this evening with family for a meal & a few drinks.. seated at the table within seconds prompt service waitress named Gaby was very helpful with the questions we asked about the food on the new menu.. fizzy Friday as well £12 for bottle...More

Thank kerrieh060277
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gabby was fantastic! Great service, smiles, gin and food!!! Pit stop before the movies so appreciated the speed of service! Thanks

Thank Bernie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very well served by Hannah. Good food arrived quickly. The group had a variety of the light lunches and all were excellent.

Thank AnneLewisreviewer
Extraordinary701248, General Manager at Kings Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great feedback, I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit to The Kings Arms. I will pass on your comments to Hannah and the team and look forward to seeing you in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had some friends over from Ireland so went there as its a nice spot by the river the only trouble is the service is still pretty slow but the food has got better. We waited ages for the first drink and sat in the garden...More

1  Thank LimerickandukAlice
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback, unfortunately we were a little short on team over the weekend through no fault of our own. I'm sorry this impacted your visit but am pleased to hear that Terri looked after you and you were happy with the food...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oh dear what has happened to a once lovely pub? This was my birthday treat, which we had booked a table of 3 at 7.30pm on the 29th august. We had to wait ages to be shown to our table. The menu had very little...More

Review collected in partnership with Chef & Brewer
2  Thank Sandra G
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback, I'm sorry to hear you didn't have a great visit to us. If you would like to call me on 01865 77095 I would be keen to discuss your visit in more detail. We have been using a reduced summer...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely surroundings, great food, staff friendly and helpful. And very relaxed atmosphere. It was lovely to have a family evening meal out where we felt welcomed with our grandchildren

Review collected in partnership with Greene King
Thank tracyjc
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your great feedback, I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit to The Kings Arms and look forward to welcoming you back in the future, I will pass on your comments to the team.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today with friend food was excellent would definitely recommend the steak and red wine pie! Very friendly staff such a nice change to be able to have a giggle with the waitress hailey. Will definitely come back in the winter for the festive menu

Thank marymatterson1
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your great feedback. I will pass on your coments to the team and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I had lunch here with two friends. We all enjoyed our meals much better than anticipated and improvement on previous visits.

Thank Gill C
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind feedback, I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Kings Arms. I will pass on your comments to the team

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Anne M
7 September 2018|
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Response from shalipaul | Reviewed this property |
Yes to both questions
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enesting
27 August 2018|
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Response from flor62 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They have water stations for dogs.
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P0rtlanders
3 February 2018|
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Response from glorious99 | Reviewed this property |
Apols for delay in answer. The Kings Arms is some distance away from the football ground so unlikely to be filled up with football supporters. On my visits its been filled with locals and walkers as it's tucked away and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Road | Oxford, Sandford-on-Thames, Oxford OX4 4YB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford  >  Sandford-on-Thames
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 777095
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