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The Trigger Pond

€€ - €€€, British,
Bicester Road, Bucknell OX27 7NE, England
+44 1869 252817
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“skewers” (13 reviews)
“sunday roast” (29 reviews)
“fish and chips” (30 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Bicester Road, Bucknell OX27 7NE, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I absolutely love this pub!! I am a regular customer at the trigger pond and have become close friends with some of the staff. They are just so friendly and welcoming I quite happily pop round for a drink and a chit chat on my...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lyndsey B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just back from a wonderful evening with my friends on Saturday night ! Had my favourite fish and chips which was cooked to perfection! I cannot stress how fantastic this pub is and I always have such a wonderful time! I leave feeling part of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lanny17
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I am a frequent visitor to the trigger pond and I have to say that I feel like a member of the family. The staff are lovely and welcoming and they always have a smile cheer you up on the lowest of days. The menu...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank PhilHealy
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just read the latest review and wanted to say that I was in the pub that Saturday and the drunk person was definitely not the landlord! It was a young man who the staff had to eventually ask to leave. The landlords are lovely people,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank vanessab537
Reviewed 3 days ago

On arrival we were greeted very nicely by the bar staff and looked after well, after being seated the waitress that served us was very nice and did a fine job of looking after us plus the other tables she was serving. During our meal...More

Date of visit: January 2019
3  Thank Jon B
HarwoodW1, Owner at The Trigger Pond, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Jon Thank you for your comments I was aware of this situation of an old member of staff drunk who wouldn't leave the pub, Sadly we had to call the police in the end, to remove him from the premises. This situation shouldn't have happened....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Five of us went for lunch on a Friday in January and we're extremely disappointed with the quality of food. Two of us had the beef wellingtons which were obviously cooked from frozen as the pastry was not crispy and the beef was overlooked and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Hink009
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at 1pm for a boxing day lunch for six adults, unfortunately we had made our booking at a similarly named pub in Warrington. The staff were brilliant, the place was buzzing but they managed to fit us in. The food was excellent and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Graham L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here when passing through in Dec , thought the place looked really nice oldie woldie , but the prices where i bit steep ,in saying that , although i am not a vegetarian , i had the best mushroom wellington EVER . However, had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Martin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best Sunday roast I’ve had in a long time (aside from my mum’s, obviously!) Everything was just delicious! Between my friends and I we had the pork roast, chicken roast and a beef roast and we loved them all! They came with a separate...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LilyH95
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch on the 30th . Quite busy but not overly. Waited 30 mins for starter. Scollops over cooked and tasteless. Main meals poor and lacking seasoning. In general poor service & very over priced. Will not recommend. Shame as it used to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank H7927MSpaull
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3 September 2018|
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Response from tedtrillo | Reviewed this property |
No I don’t think so. I’ve never seen a TV there thank goodness !
Colin F
31 May 2016|
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Response from James W | Reviewed this property |
I rang to prior to booking to confirm access etc for my elderly parents. They were very helpful I am sure that would help you.
7 October 2015|
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Response from Chrisbeeoxford | Reviewed this property |
Pub is closed between 3pm and 6pm. I'm not sure when they take last food orders.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
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
Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bicester Road, Bucknell OX27 7NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Bucknell
  • Phone Number: +44 1869 252817
  • E-mail
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