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The Old Auctioneer

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44 Parsons Street, Banbury OX16 5NA, England
+44 1295 270492
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off I cannot fault the staff at the auctioneer. Very welcoming every time. I am a vegetarian so appreciate the range of veggie options - the only other place with as much to choose from for my dietary requirements is probably the pinto lounge and it's nice to have choice. As delicious as the Halloumi skewers are, I do... More 

Thank helen_louise92
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most rude behaviour i have come across! I had my kids were literqlly crying because they were very hungry! Got up to complain to the manager for their stuffs behaviour and late food( which we ordered 50 minutes before and still kids had no food after requesting for them twice! Had an answer from manager that "we... More 

Thank MumC76
Lake District
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50 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sticks to a menu that works; food good though changes a little depending on current chef - at the moment the chicken schnitzel is particularly good

Thank MGRob
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite lively on a Friday night, so don't expect a quiet candle lit dinner. Great menu selection and the food was delicious. I had the lamb and chorizo skewers and the wife had chicken fajitas. Pizza bread starter and sticky toffee pudding desert, all filled with taste and cooked to perfection. Waitress very attentive. Highly recommended.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Tokyo, Japan
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in to Banbury to meet up with friends and wanted somewhere that was good for a family lunch with young children. This place was perfect. Excellent menu and friendly, prompt service. Good range of beers on tap too. Fully recommended to anyone.

Thank GeorgeD653
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place! Food is fresh, and loads of options so will suit everyone, or make your choice of meal very difficult as I always want everything! Cheesecake is a must!

Thank Samuel C
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have had some great meals here over the past couple of years. Steak night on a Wednesday has always proven to be popular and they are always cooked perfectly. The Pizza's and also burgers are also very good. The service is always good and a lot of effort is put in by the staff to ensure you are well looked... More 

Thank guestm100
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu features many modern dishes but unfortunately, on the couple of occasions we have visited, the food quality can vary greatly

Thank Tim J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place for a quick drink lovely urban beer garden previously had Sunday roast can't find fault with anything

Thank Bruce W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This place always offers amazing food at reasonable prices, the staff are friendly and helpful and the atmosphere is great! Love eating here and will continue to visit on the regular in future!

Thank Kimbolocker

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Parsons Street, Banbury OX16 5NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 270492

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?