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The Coach and Horses

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4 Butchers Row, Banbury OX16 5JH, England
+44 1295 256550
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very attentive staff, we also managed to get a whole section to ourselves as it was a quiet night. Steak was lovely, well seasoned and cooked to perfection. Wife was very happy with the catch of the day. Recommended.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely lunch with my family. They didn't have a kids menu but offered to make kids portion sizes of some of the items on the menu. My husband had the Sunday roast which he said was delicious and the kids enjoyed their meals. I had the vegetarian option of the gnocchi with stilton sauce and walnuts, it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my friendship group on new year's eve and had a great meal. Staff were great, friendly and attentive. Food was yummy with lots of options and dessert options were great too. Will happily go back anytime lovely venue hidden in the heart of Banbury.

Thank Sassytaffee
Banbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I no yes a big statement. We have been here a few times now And it has been brilliant food every time. I recommend the lamb for Sunday lunch Followed by the sticky toffee pudding. Life changing. Really good and clean venue and the beer is good. Got to mention the staff as well, superb.

Thank christopher k
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant for Saturday lunch on the strength of the reviews. The menu offered a fair choice for all three courses. The food was beautifully cooked and well presented and the service was excellent with the waiting staff friendly and helpful. We were surprised that the restaurant was almost empty - perhaps because it was a little difficult... More 

Thank Alan C
Warwick, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

It was Friday lunchtime with hardly anyone there, usually a bad sign considering that the establishment was in the centre of the town. The food was very average, we would not visit again. The staff however were quite pleasant.

Thank John B
Banbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We had a fairly large group and there were several other larger groups in too, but the food was delivered altogether in resonable time and was delicious and hot - staff were in good humour too. Resonably priced and very tasty. Would definitely recommend

Thank Suzie B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Great lunch with friends, good food, excellent service with friendly staff and very nicely priced. Recommend.

Thank Bearscarer
Banbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

A table for 10 was booked for a birthday celebration on a saturday night by a family member living in nottingham purely based on tripadvisor reviews. On arrival we were served with drinks and once all of the party had arrived we were shown to our table. The waitress took our orders and we were all surprised how big every... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Booked a table here as we were staying locally. I'd actually read some old reviews and thought we were heading to a pub famous for it's pies, so when we got the menu I was a bit surprised by the choices. Anyway we decided to share a mushroom and Stilton gratin starter which was absolutely delicious (wouldn't have minded a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$22
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Butchers Row, Banbury OX16 5JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 256550
A friendly and contemporary Gastropub serving a wide range of freshly cooked, locally sourced meals, ranging from Soup of the day, slow roasted belly pork, gooey chocolate brownies or our beautiful rare roast beef Sunday lunch. We have an extensive wine menu, great beers from Hook Norton Brewery and are currently the only place in Banbury serving Estrella Galicia. We have a beautiful courtyard that can be a real sun trap and spacious bar and restaurant areas to cater for all occasions.

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