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Bell and Compass - CLOSED

12 New Road, Oxford OX1 1LT, England
+44 1865 250099
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good19%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible39%
28 Nov 2015
“Now called Cow & Creek”
21 Nov 2015
“Lunch time meal”
Restaurant Hours Closed
12 New Road, Oxford OX1 1LT, England
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Reviewed 28 November 2015

Visited for a late lunch before going back to London. Ordered two burgers and chicken wings. Portions weren't large, but enough to satisfy and very tasty. Only downside from my point of view were the chicken wings. Could do with a bit more barbecue sauce....More

Thank CorvusLupus
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Dreadful meal. I ordered beans on toast that is claimed to be served on ' doorstep bloomer loaf' the toast was a sliver and very dry. Never had toast like it. The beans stone cold. Barman apologised and got me another one, equally as bland...More

Thank lorraineed
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

Ok for lunch but not amazing. Food plentiful and hot (temperature ) staff friendly ambiance warm. NOW CALLED COW AND CREEK.

Thank besidec
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Love the new ambiance. The place is buzzing. We went on a Thursday night and it was packed. Well done.

Thank dogrosie777
Reviewed 6 September 2015

I would have a given this pub a 0 out of 5 but unfortunately that wasn't an option. I've been here before and it was quite good but yesterday after visiting friends, me and my boyfriend decided to pop in for a coffee before our...More

3  Thank Sadie90713
Reviewed 13 August 2015

A warm welcome, excellent service and great food. Pub needs a little TLC with the decor, but don't be put off. It's a little gem.

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Arrived 1030ish and ordered breakfast it was £7.95 for two. Was acceptable, didn't get a lot so don't go if you want a big fry up! Friendly staff who was happy to offer directions.

Thank Lesley L
Reviewed 11 March 2015 via mobile

Ran out of whisky! Barman didn't offer alternative option, told us we's need to pay extra for different brand. Poor impression to leave tourists with.

1  Thank andersclaire
Reviewed 6 September 2014

I don't think the reviews I have read are fair in my opinion , I went to the bell and compass and was pleased with all aspects of my trip the good was good (what I would expect for £6) the staff are friendly and...More

Thank James-Hurn
Reviewed 1 August 2014

Low lighting, loud music, no atmosphere and terrible staff. The staff were laughing a lot and having a good time amongst themselves but ignoring customers. After waiting some time for service, one of the staff eventually reluctantly served me but looked very unhappy about having...More

1  Thank Jim503775
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
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10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 New Road, Oxford OX1 1LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 250099
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