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“Use it, to lose it”
Review of Oxley's Bistro

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Oxley's Bistro
Ranked #100 of 156 Restaurants in Keswick
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We visit the timeshares at Underscar at least once a year and whatever the time of year we are amazed that the owners do not frequent this excellent Bistro as much as they should.
The menu is well priced, against the restaurants in town. The food is always freshly prepared and tasty. The staff are attentive and pleasant. What more could you want.

As the headline says, "use it, to lose it"!

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Reviewed 7 February 2016

Saturday Dinner provided a splendid end to our regular February stay at Underscar. A venison steak cooked to rare perfection. Michael, the chef, had this unmissable dish for us at the top of his range of excellent local dishes. As always the staff in Oxleys we're welcoming and attentive.
We spotted a fox stealing the red squirrel's hazel-nuts from the garden feeder outside our window on our two minute walk back to our cottage. This really is the ultimate rural retreat.

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Reviewed 22 November 2015

I called on Saturday to make a reservation for lunch the following day at 12.30 but was advised they could only do 12.25 - which wasn't a problem although I am still at a loss to understand why as when we arrived there was only 2 other tables occupied (and only one other couple arrived all the time we were dining. The waitress was pleasant but it took 10. Minutes for her to give us a menu to look at. The Sunday lunch is optional 2 or 3 courses and we decided to declined starters. We did have a bit of a wait for our main courses which was understandable since we didn't have starters but boy was it worth waiting for. Chicken with a red pepper and tomato coulis and roast beef. The food was piping hot, well presented and delicious. With sticky toffee pudding and crumble for dessert it was a lovely lunch. Slight smell of chlorine but very enjoyable and the only reason I haven't given 5 stars was due to the slow service at the beginning

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1  Thank Phaze1
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Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

We spent a week in nearby accommodation, and only tried Oxley's because heavy rain made a long drive (or walk!) unappealing.

What a treat!

Initially we were hesitant as the smell of chlorine from the spa was quite strong, but I'm really pleased we stayed for lunch.

Delicious food, and attentive yet unobtrusive service - a wonderful combination.

Highly recommended.

1  Thank Janette D
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Reviewed 26 June 2015

We visit our apartment at Underscar every year and always look forward to a meal at Oxleys. The service is friendly and efficient and the food delicious. This year we needed a quick meal as we were off to the cinema. This was accomplished even leaving us time for a dessert. Special mention must go to the gooseberry sorbet, really fruity and tangy, the perfect end to a meal.

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