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The Parsonage Bar & Grill

1 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6NN, England
+44 1865 310210
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“rabbit pie” (24 reviews)
“scones” (45 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6NN, England
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1 - 10 of 516 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met a friend who came from Cheltenham Oxford was half way. We found the Parsonage on trip advisor and it did not disappoint. From the road even the outside space is perfect with beautiful white cyclamen on every table attention to detail first impression. Then...More

Thank McGlashon
OPRestaurant_Manager, Manager at The Parsonage Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are pleased you managed to find us and enjoyed the characteristics the parsonage has to offer. Thank you for your lovely review and so glad you enjoyed your sunday with us, look forward to seeing you both again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very undecided about this place. Beautiful venue and perfect setting for date night. The menu was very underwhelming and the food was ok( nothing to right home about) Would I return?? The answer would be no, not value for money. They need to look at...More

Thank maryj6234
OPRestaurant_Manager, Manager at The Parsonage Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mary, Thank you for your review, please can you kindly contact us via email restaurant@oldparsonage-hotel.co.uk in order to discuss you visit in more detail as we are of course very disappointed that you wouldn't return. We very much welcome your feedback and look forward...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its Oxford so its going to be pricey. Nice food, Rabbit and Leek pie a favourite, nice bar area for drinks with roaring fire.

Thank Size12
OPRestaurant_Manager, Manager at The Parsonage Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we're glad you enjoyed our famous Rabbit Pie! If there is anything we could have done to reach five stars from yourself please do contact us with your feedback on restaurant@oldparsonage-hotel.co.uk. Hope to welcome you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After an unfortunate first visit where things didn’t quite go to plan we visited again and it was like being in a different place. The device was great, the afternoon tea delicious and they even gave a birthday plate for my husband.

Thank RoundWorldin246days
OPRestaurant_Manager, Manager at The Parsonage Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are pleased you enjoyed your visit and we have restored faith in us, hopefully see you soon for your third visit! Thank you for your lovely review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really fantastic Sunday roast at the Parsonage Grill recently. The staff were incredibly attentive from the outset and felt like nothing was too much trouble. Food very tasty and good portions too. What made the experience even better was the way the Bartender responded...More

Thank Adam N
OPRestaurant_Manager, Manager at The Parsonage Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Adam, thank you for your 5 star review! We’re delighted to hear you enjoyed your Sunday roast with us, we pride ourselves on our service and attention to detail. I will make sure to pass on your lovely compliments to our bartender who looked...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice setting, food for the price is very poor. Lamb burger might as well been filled with sand it was that dry. Rabbit pie also very dry. Poor food.

Thank Tom M
OPRestaurant_Manager, Manager at The Parsonage Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback, please can you contact us on restaurant@oldparsonage-hotel.co.uk to discuss your visit with us in more detail. We look forward to hearing from you!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We took my elderly mother for Sunday lunch to the Old Parsonage for a special occasion. We have been many times before and never been disappointed, which is why we chose to return again. We all ordered the Sunday roast. Unfortunately, the veg, potatoes and...More

2  Thank tess b
OPRestaurant_Manager, Manager at The Parsonage Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Tess, We are so sorry that you will not be returning to us, we offered to change your meals straight away which you refused, we offered replacement vegetables & hot gravy which you also refused. You said the meat was excellent and the plates...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Best not get carried away...first timers to this place, won't be the last time hopefully. We've often seen it, walked past it, commented on it, and now we've tried it. No regrets at all. Yes, it's pretty pricey- but it's Oxford and it is delightful....More

1  Thank RSP37
OPRestaurant_Manager, Manager at The Parsonage Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for such a lovely review! We are so pleased you enjoyed your time at Parsonage Grill, If we have parking spaces available then we will always do our best to secure you a space, as we know how expensive parking can be in...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017

The Old Parsonage restaurant is always a delight. Sunday lunch entertaining hungry students, why are they so expensive, I don't remeber costing that much when I was that age! Food and service perfect as ever.

Thank Peter M
OPRestaurant_Manager, Manager at The Parsonage Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review Peter, I'm glad you enjoyed your Sunday with us and our service is something we pride ourselves on, we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Very good variety of food courteous staff & delightful tastes. We had the risotto/terrine, fishcakes/rabbit pie & sticky tart/coffee infused ice-cream some wonderful dishes, beautiful ambiance & 2 very happy customers. Thank you

Thank Hitesh P
OPRestaurant_Manager, Manager at The Parsonage Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Thank you for your lovely five star review, We are glad you enjoyed Parsonage Grill & it's ambiance, we do hope to see you again soon, you will have to try our amazing bramley apple sorbet next time!

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ydrewnicki
4 April 2017|
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Response from OPRestaurant_Manager | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry, Car parking is very limited & with priority reserved for hotel guests. ‘Accessible’ parking may be reserved in advance by calling reception. Alternative free 2 hour parking on nearby Bevington... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$19 - US$33
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 310210
  • E-mail
Description
Ranked as the one of the best hotels in Oxford, the 17th century Old Parsonage Hotel and Parsonage Grill is situated in the heart of this historic city at the end of the beautiful boulevard St Giles. It is a couple of minutes walk from the Ashmolean & surrounded by some of Oxford's best restaurants & bars. The refurbishment early 2014 saw the addition of five bedrooms & a specially curated first floor library with terrace. Bedrooms & suites, 35 in all, are individually designed with marble bathrooms. The new-look Grill, Bar & Pike Room, retain their intimate, bohemian, clubby atmosphere, serving British classic dishes with a light, modern touch. The restaurant & terrace are open all day, enjoy our famous afternoon teas in the company of Oxford's academic & literary luminaries.
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