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The Barley Mow

Warwick Road, Banbury OX16 1SS, England
+44 1295 269758
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good15%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible25%
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“ribs” (2 reviews)
“cheap lunch” (2 reviews)
“big garden” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
Warwick Road, Banbury OX16 1SS, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I've just moved in on the Hardwick estate and this is the closest pub to where I live. Popped down on a Saturday to watch Spurs- Arsenal on the TV and later in the week for Juventus-Spurs. There are numerous TVs showing football and a...More

Thank dave_daints
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really poor food preparation and quality. I had a steak which despite being advertised as aged for 28 days had little taste or tenderness. It was ordered medium. Steak was both tough and fatty and meant most was not eaten. The only decent element of...More

Thank ferndalevillas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went in on Sunday 4th February and despite being very busy food came out within 30 mins, food was lovely, nice and hot and plenty of It, can recommend the gammon-tastic, this was all topped off by the young man serving, very polite and helpful,...More

Thank rbrtbliss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If i didn't live close by, wouldn't go there! lack of staff means long wait to be served; quiz nights often only have one person behind the bar, rarely see the landlady. To be fair, they do serve a decent pint of Guinness. Its really...More

1  Thank Chris A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this "pub" with my family for dinner, knowing it would be difficult for me to choose something as I am dieting, but found a delicious sounding "superfood salad" and decided on that with some prawns. This salad was described as coming with bulger...More

1  Thank huddersfieldlass
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

I've spent the last few minutes thinking how to score and word this review. It isn't easy... Allow me to elaborate... Firstly, the place is tired. It needs an overhaul. From the cleanliness of the menus (they could do with a wipe) to the state...More

1  Thank DelBoy_316
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Well where do I start ... mushrooms for my starter 5 mushrooms on 1 lettuce leaf ... my colleagues had chicken bites 3 chicken bites on 1 lettuce leaf.... MAINS... Christmas dinner mmmm well frozen veg all rubbery... pigs in blankets NOT

1  Thank Nicki S
Reviewed 1 November 2017

we have been using this pub a lot recently as we have moved house and the barley mow is now very local for us and have found the food to be of excellent quality.its not very often you can find a pub that knows how...More

1  Thank 2fires
General Manager A, Manager at The Barley Mow, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

thank you for your kind words we look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

4 adults and one child visited for a birthday Sunday lunch. We soon noticed the tables, chairs and surrounding areas were filthy! Food debris and spilt drinks everywhere! We looked at the menu, good choice on there which was nice. We ordered one sirloin steak...More

2  Thank Philkimbers
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Have been going to this pub for quite a few years now and it has gradually started to go down hill.for about a month now they have had no wine glasses to serve wine in ( was this as all about) in previous review customers...More

1  Thank Paul H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Warwick Road, Banbury OX16 1SS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 269758
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