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Horse and Groom Inn

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed overnight and wished it was for longer! What a lovely pub! Our evening meal and breakfast were excellent. The staff are very helpful and friendly. Accommodation was comfortable. What more can you ask for?

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Reviewed 1 week ago

marvellous welcome from a young lady. this warm welcome determined the two of us to stay for lunch. with it being a thurs. we were shown a senior citizens menu, two course £8 three course £10. I myself, tried the venison and black pudding cottage pie, to say it was v good is an understatement, it was scrummy followed by...

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JimTyler, Owner at Horse and Groom Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for the lovely review - we hope to see you again soon.

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a jewel the owners have here. Our first visit on the recommendation of our cousin who treated us to lunch. We went on a Thursday lunchtime and was amazed how busy it was for a village in the country. Food is excellent and a varied menu, presentation very good. Warm welcome and attentive staff. Definitely going back as soon...

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JimTyler, Owner at Horse and Groom Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the review - I am delighted you enjoyed your experience here. Regards, Jim

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The chef here certainly knows his stuff. The menu is classic pub food, but beautifully cooked. Lunch, dinner and breakfast were all superb. The scrambled egg at breakfast was one of the nicest I've ever tasted. Staff are welcoming and friendly, the real ale is beautifully kept and the bedrooms are spacious and well decorated. If I was going to...

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JimTyler, Owner at Horse and Groom Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the review - I am delighted you enjoyed your experience here. Regards, Jim

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Walked to horse and groom for the first time today with my 9 year old daughter and her friend. Stopped for lunch which was excellent home cooked and so fresh. The young people's menu was perfect and also home made and a very fair price good value! Real feeling of community and kindness. Thank you!

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JimTyler, Owner at Horse and Groom Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the review - we appreciate your kind comments. Regards, Jim

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I dined here as part of a large group celebrating a birthday. The dining room was nicely lit, the table well dressed. It was a shame that we were on one long table, which made it difficult to converse with others outside of the people next to each other. Our order was taken efficiently, in an organised fashion. Our food...

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JimTyler, Owner at Horse and Groom Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the review - if you come back just ask for some extra chips - that's no problem. Jim

Reviewed 5 March 2017

The meal was good and well presented but our afternoon spoiled by the unpleasantness of two staff members. We have been to pubs and restaurants around the world and have never come across this sort of behaviour before. We felt unwelcome and will not return. A pity about this unfortunate incident as the pub does show potential.

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JimTyler, Owner at Horse and Groom Inn, responded to this review

Hi Mike, please accept my apologies that you were not properly treated when you recently visited us. We aim to deliver very high standards in everything we do and friendly customer service is our no. 1 priority so we have clearly got something very wrong. I would like to find out more so that I can take measures internally and...

Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Was very impressed last time we visited Excellent Sunday lunch It is nice that vouchers are offered But food wise cannot fault Very friendly and helpful staff. they are aware of my friends food allergy and simply offered an alternative without any problems

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JimTyler, Owner at Horse and Groom Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the review - I am delighted you enjoyed your experience here. Regards, Jim

Reviewed 17 February 2017

Visited with my family for a meal on a Friday evening to celebrate my wife's birthday and had a very warm welcome. Our meal was excellent and each of us chose something different from the menu which had a good varied choice. We could tell our food was freshly cooked and was very well presented. The staff were very friendly...

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JimTyler, Owner at Horse and Groom Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review - we are delighted that you had a great time. Please come again soon. Best wishes, Jim

Oxford
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Jerome, Stacey and Nate away for a few days of well earned. R&R! Trouble is, try as we might, we could not find anywhere else that was worth visiting let alone eating and drinking at - The Horse & Grrom is a gem that we really must nurture and support.

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JimTyler, Owner at Horse and Groom Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your time here - please come back soon. Regards, Jim

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Horse & Groom Inn is a 17th century coaching house on the edge of the village of Milcombe near Banbury.The pub underwent a major refurbishment in August 2011 and is now under the management of Jim & Taryn Tyler along with Taryn’s parents’ David & Annette.We have a 4* AA Guest Accommodation Rating along with a Dinner Award and we are Gold-Rated on the Eat Well in Cherwell Award Scheme.The traditional bar has seating for around 25 people – there’s a stone-floor and a wood-burning stove (to keep you nice & toasty on cold winter evenings).At the end of the bar is the Snug with a comfy leather sofa, Bar Billiards Table and a darts throw.We have a contemporary dining room with seating for up to 50 people. This can also be used for private dining, parties & business meetings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Horse and Groom Inn

Address: Main Road, Milcombe OX15 4RS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Milcombe
Price Range: $146 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Horse and Groom Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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