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Church House Bar and Restaurant

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House Bar and Restaurant 2 North Bar Street | Banbury, Banbury OX16 0TB, England
+44 1295 262292
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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is our second time here, and it is still a great place for an evening meal. (It does lunches, but we were too busy then) Not sure how he manages to serve at the bar and take the table orders, but he seems to manage. The set menu is excellent value, and we could only manage 2 courses as... More 

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Thank Jim H
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only had coffee with the view to returning for food. A bit dark,coffee cups chipped. All looked a little tured

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Thank Michael B
Worcester, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this place for 2nd time while staying at Whatley Hall. Good menu choices and food came on time and well presented and cooked. The dining area is small (about 20 covers) but the noise from the pub Customers wasn't noticeable and we stayed at our table until late. The prices are competitive and two bottles of Prosecco for £... More 

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Thank ianofsec
Banbury
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Lovely atmosphere , friendly staff , excellent service and beautiful enjoyable food nice choice for all palettes or just a quiet drink or get together with friends, party room and restaurant .

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Thank Pesky64
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

After visiting lots of pubs and restaurants in the UK, this is the best place! Great great food!! The service was extremely perfect! Wish we could come again, or to get a delivery! ;) Shame we cant give 6 stars!

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Thank Dana Lihi G
Solihull, United Kingdom
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554 reviews
431 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This pub / restaurant is in an interesting historic building. It is much more pub than restaurant. The dining area is quite small but distinctive. In our opinion there is a shortage of quality restaurants in Banbury. We felt that this place could help address that issue if it was a little more ambitious with the menu. My partner had... More 

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Thank LauraDaveJames
Greater London, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The building is really nice and the staff are great but this is a big bar and it is evident that the place needs a few licks of paint. Understand it is busy at night (I popped in mid-afternoon) so might look better then

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Thank Holja
leicester
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62 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Nice pub with a beer garden and good priced drinks, friendly staff and comfortable places to sit, we enjoyed ourselves.

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Thank LeicesterMartin
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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193 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed in hotel close by and called in for Friday lunch. We were were seated at table in restaurant and were quickly attended to. The menu and wine list had good choices. Starters,mains,deserts,wine and coffees were were all of very good quality. We enjoyed the experience and would go back if we were in the area.

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Thank pugilistic
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

The Church House is a lovely building. We went there on a Saturday Evening at the end of July. There were quite a number of people drinking but few (if any) eating. We chose the 2 course deal - I had a steak and my wife chose the spicy chicken. Both were OK - not fantastic, but OK. The puddings... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, European, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: House Bar and Restaurant 2 North Bar Street | Banbury, Banbury OX16 0TB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 262292
Description
Bar & Restaurant

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