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The Blue Boar

1 Goddards Lane, Chipping Norton OX7 5NP, England
+44 1608 643108
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Goddards Lane, Chipping Norton OX7 5NP, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very good pub, with great atmosphere, quality food, and good service. Good selection of both beers and food. Well worth a visit.

Thank Steve D
Management response:Responded 3 days ago

Hello Steve A perfect review, thanks ever so much. Look forward to seeing you again. Christian

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stayed for one night as in the area for a family occasion. Lovely clean room with all the essentials you may need including tea and coffee, toiletries and vanity kit. Also a well stocked mini bar should you wish to sample from it. Bed was...More

Thank Fifo173
Management response:Responded 3 days ago

Hey Fifo. What a lovely review, I am sure the staff at the Blue Boar in Witney will be delighted to receive such kind words. Unfortunately we are The Blue Boar in Chipping Norton, you may wish to take the review down and repost as...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited one evening for a meal, very nice inside, were well looked after by the staff, the menu isn't massive, but what is on the menu makes for very tough choosing, all sounds so appealing!! We returned a few days later for brunch, which...More

Thank DanGreen32
Management response:Responded 3 days ago

Hey Dan Thanks for taking time to leave a review, its lovely to hear you enjoyed choosing from our new menu, I agree, with so many fantastic dishes to choose from it can be difficult to pluck up the courage to choose, I argue daily...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

How often have you had your "best friend" out for his constitutional walk and sniff when you yourself felt the longing for a glass of your favourite brew ? What am I going do with the lad on the lead ? Well if you are...More

1  Thank David19502013
Management response:Responded 6 days ago

Hi David, What a fantastic review! We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit so much and chose to spread the word!! We are a pub a of dog lovers here, and absolutely love it when guests come and visit everyday with a different pooch...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited The Blue Boar a few times during our stay. Good range of casked ales and friendly atmosphere. The outside bench was a pleasant place to sit, drink and watch the world go by.

1  Thank Hans M
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Hi Hans Lovely to hear you enjoyed our pub, i am a big fan of sitting on the bench after a long shift and watching the world go by too. Christian

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not having been to the small cotswold village of chipping norton before we visted a few of the local bars around the high street before we decided to stop for a few drinks and a meal (we were accomodated nearby). This was a place that...More

1  Thank Pilgrim1970
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Hello there, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this lovely review, it was an absolute pleasure to read this morning! It really is lovely to hear you enjoyed our pub and restaurant, the lamb cutlets that you mention are also...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This large restaurant is nicely decorated. The staff are very friendly. The food was fine. I found the menu a bit short but we both found something that we liked.More

1  Thank Shoeguy-1
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Hello Shoeguy, Fantastic to hear you enjoyed your visit with us here at the Blue. We have just completed our new menu which will be going on from next week so next time you visit there will certainly be new choices for you both. All...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for dinner last night 8th sept 17 after spending a super afternoon back in the summer, drinking and sitting in the sun and my boyfriend has heard the food was nice. Darren's fish and chips arrived at a cost of £13.50 and...More

3  Thank becks1273
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Hi Becks Christian here at the blue, we did speak at the end of your evening but unfortunately I couldn't consul you. Regarding your food comments I wish you had asked to speak with me sooner so I could have rectified any issues, but unfortunately...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly we were ignored by barman who was admittedly serving drinks to another customer but what price looking up and saying "I'll be with you in a moment'? We then were shown to the eating area where there was a choice of tables. Plumped for...More

3  Thank Sally W
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Hi Sally In regards to your review, On your arrival the staff member on the till was taking an order from a guest who was gluten free and had dietary requirements, the staff member at the time was putting a note on the system to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely pub. Very friendly staff, good selection of ales and very good food. I would highly recommend them

Thank John M
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Hi John, Thank you for your lovely review, We hope you revisit us soon. All the very best Christian

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13 July 2016|
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Response from SaintWiz |
It's closed till November for refurb as its been bought by Youngs brewery.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$34
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Goddards Lane, Chipping Norton OX7 5NP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Chipping Norton
  • Phone Number: +44 1608 643108
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A 17th century pub brought back to life with contempary lighting and soft furnishings that bring out the beauty of the original Oxford stone. The front bar holds the key to your welcome with a fully functional wood burner,the stable room restaurant, an original stable with its wooden rafters help you relax and enjoy the Great British menu on offer alongside the fine ales and extensive wine list.
The warm welcome by the staff make this a perfect destination for drinks, a quick meal or an excuse to sit and dine in the cosy atmosphere with friends and family
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