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The Old Tom Oxford

101 St. Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BT, England
+44 1865 243034
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (33 reviews)
“curries” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Asian, Thai, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
101 St. Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BT, England
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1 - 10 of 145 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

morse was not there but the beer was still good,we spent a good half hour in the pub and where refreshed

Thank bobthegardener2016
Reviewed April 10, 2018

Not good value for money (tiny portions) and didn't deliver whole order. Told me I had to email deliveroo even though it was a packing error on their part. 'Resolved' by refunding us £2.50. What a joke!

2  Thank Sheebz25
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Good Thai curry but pub is a bit nippy if there isn’t a lot of people in but overall nice little pub

Thank Joanne C
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Came here with two friends for a weekend dinner as one of them had been here previously and had high praises for it. This is a pub and restaurant combined that for some reason does Thai food with an old English pub atmosphere. Place is...More

Thank Reiver346
Reviewed February 8, 2018

I'm not sure if The Old Tom wants to be a Tai restaurant or a pub the beer was average but we did not eat the food so we cannot coment on it. There is a walled garden at the back but as our visit...More

Thank RabbiBuckley
Reviewed February 1, 2018

I visited at a lunchtime. I ordered Thai fish cakes. They were devoting rubbery disks which tasted of something odd . They are cold and flabby and serves with bottled chilli sauce. I also ordered seeped fried tofu. Again very cold with bottlled sauce and...More

1  Thank buckstraveller028
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

Thai restaurants can be a little formal but not this one! Hidden at the back of a traditional pub this place has a relaxed atmosphere. The service was excellent and the food fresh, hot (temperature) and very tasty. Also, very good value - 2 starters,...More

Thank JoEmerald
Reviewed November 23, 2017

My friend and I came on a week day evening, the restaurant was pretty dead. After being seated, it took about 15 minutes before we had to try and catch the two barmen/waiters attention who were chatting behind the bar all night. We finally ordered,...More

Thank JRB1724
Reviewed November 5, 2017

Curious place, with the front bar usually full of locals, some of them drunk, some of them smelly, some of them brawling from time to time. Cosy back room and lovely beer garden. They don´t care much for Real Ale, but the atmosphere is really...More

Thank Raúl C
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Brilliant waiter served us in this old quaint pub he recommended great food off the menu which was enjoyed by all 4 of us. We will return thank you for enjoyable and delicious meal :)

Thank Jeff007_12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 St. Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BT, England (Formerly The Old Tom Pub)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 243034
  • E-mail
Description
A literal stone's throw from Carfax, the crossroads that marks the centre of the city of Oxford, Old Tom has provided a welcome watering hole for Oxford's town and gown since at least the end of the 17th century. In its three or so centuries of history, Old Tom has enjoyed many faces. Today it is a unique experience that perfectly combines old world English pub sensibilities with the very best in Thai cuisine. Old Tom is sister restaurant to the highly successful Monkey and Me in London's Marylebone. Both restaurants serve delicious Thai food that stays true to its Eastern origin. We source only the best and freshest spices, pastes, vegetables and herbs direct from Thailand, through our partners Thaitana. This way we know that all our dishes are made with the finest quality Thai ingredients to match our fine range of Green King ales. A surprisingly perfect combination.
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