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St Aldates Tavern

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108 St. Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BU, England
+44 1865 241185
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (18 reviews)
“burger” (15 reviews)
“sunday roast” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Gastropub, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
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LOCATION
108 St. Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BU, England
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Reviewed yesterday

A busy pub, good staff, good beer - what's not to like. Popped in for a pint last Saturday, sport on tv and would return.

Thank DurhamPitLad
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a good one to pop in for a cheeky pint. Their own cloudy cider is a particular favorite of mine.More

Thank NOHoldsBarred16
Nick W, General Manager at St Aldates Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi NOHoldsBarred16, Thanks for the review and the kind words, the Cloudy Cider goes down really well in the Summer and although not on at the moment we are looking to get it back as the Summer months approach. When it comes on, please pop...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here on a week day evening for a meal with my mum. I had battered halloumi and chips and it was marvellous. Good value and a nice atmosphere.More

Thank Bryony P
Nick W, General Manager at St Aldates Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Bryony P, Thank you for the review, really glad to hear that you enjoyed our Halloumi & Chips. It's always nice to hear when things go well and will pass your comments onto the kitchen team. We hope to see you soon, all the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service,held a 21st party in their function room, lovely room,staff friendly, buffet was very good value for money. Would recommend to anyoneMore

Thank Sue W
Nick W, General Manager at St Aldates Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Sue, Thank you so much for the review, we were so glad that you booked with us and that the party went well. It's changed a bit since the Bulldog where I believe you met your husband but still as friendly. If you are...More

Reviewed 19 December 2017

Hired out the Blue Room for a works Christmas night out; Staff were good humoured and happy to help, food was above the standard of the usual mass produced Christmas meal and the range of ales always a pleasure to sample. This was our second...More

Thank Nick B
Nick W, General Manager at St Aldates Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Nick B, Thank you very much for the review and the 5 Stars, the kitchen team work really hard to produce our own menu and ensure the best quality throughout the year. It's really great to hear that it has gone down well, we...More

Reviewed 12 December 2017

We had our work Christmas drinks at this pub. We had the upstairs room, which has a small bar with limited offerings. I requested a slice of lime in my drink. The bar tender had no means of transferring the slices from the glass they...More

Thank Sarah A
Nick W, Manager at St Aldates Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Hi Sarah, Thanks for the review and for coming along for a Christmas do. I am mortified to hear what the Bar tender did with your drink, I will be having some extra training with the person in question to make sure this never happens...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017

The meal was reasonably priced, the staff were helpful and friendly. The beer, real ale, is always a good range and is well kept. A good place to take friends and visitors, have a swift beer before catching a bus or watching football/rugby.

Thank Phillip N
Nick W, Assistant Manager at St Aldates Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Hi Philip, Thank you very much for a lovely review. Glad to hear you enjoyed the beer range, pop in next time, we never have the same ale on twice so there is always something new to try. Hettie Assistant Manager

Reviewed 4 December 2017

We had a great time, we were really well looked after and the venue was great for a party of around 50. Had a great time.More

Thank Ian B
Nick W, General Manager at St Aldates Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Hi Ian, Thanks for the review and happy to hear that things went well, would love to have a repeat of next year if possible. You and your group are always welcome back, what a great evening it was. Have a great festive period. Kind...More

Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Love going here for drinks post work and at weekends Lively atmosphere Friendly staff Good music or sports shown on wide screen TV Fine wines and good selection of beers Games and relaxed seating areas Not so keen on the food im afraid ...not great...More

Thank yvie666
Nick W, General Manager at St Aldates Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Hi Yvie, Thanks for the review and nice to hear that we are a fave for after work drinks. Sorry to hear about the food, we have just changed up the menu for the Winter months and would welcome some feedback on what you didn't...More

Reviewed 20 November 2017

What a brilliant place. We were lucky enough to reserve a table for the rugby and the staff couldn't have been more accommodating. The pub has a brilliant atmosphere to watch sports, though it gets VERY busy. Atmosphere was better than being at Twickenham! The...More

Thank Griffin83
Nick W, General Manager at St Aldates Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Hi Griffin83, Thanks for the amazing review, it's always great to hear when things go really well and a Rugby day can be one of the busiest going here. The 6 Nations is sure to be a blast and would love to have you back...More

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tessafaulkner238
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Response from Nick W | Property representative |
Sorry for the really late response to your question. Promise it will be more timely next time, or hit us up on Twitter. Couple of the staff here have access and can reply straight away. Cheers Nick Btw: Kitchen is open... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$13
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 St. Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 241185
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Description
St Aldates Tavern is an independent freehouse pub in oxford city centre. We pride ourselves on freshly made food from ingredients sourced from the local area, a quality real ale selection and relaxing atmosphere. We also have The Tank Room - A cracking place to catch all the big games on are giant screen!
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