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The Bat and Ball Restaurant

28 High Street, Cuddesdon OX44 9HJ, England
+44 1865 874379
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28 High Street, Cuddesdon OX44 9HJ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited The Bat and Ball for dinner on a Friday evening. We were initially impressed by the warm and friendly feeling to the bar and restaurant and the traditional decor with a sporting twist. We had the mackerel and the mushrooms on toast for...More

Thank AnthonyAR
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I have eaten here a number of times of the last few years. Often when restaurants change their menus, some favourites drop out to be replaced with more unusual dishes. The Bat and Ball have not done this. They have focussed more...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me, my boyfriend and dad visited The Bat & Ball on Saturday evening and it was wonderful visit! Greeted by friendly, helpful staff we were seated between the main restaurant and bar, it's a great spot because it's relaxing but you still get the buzz...More

Thank CuisineQu33n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live close to Cuddesden and we heard a new chef Pat Smith had moved into the Bat and Ball. I had heard about him before in another pub Oxford so as it was close to us we thought we would see if he was...More

Thank IvortheEngineer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pub has really up'd its food having last visited a year ish ago. The food we had last night was phenomenal. There are still pub classics available but the mains are a level up and defo aimed at 'foodies', yet still prices reasonably. Friendly...More

Thank twsread
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice dinner in this pub. Mushroom risotto and fish and chips are excellent. Beers and wines not degrade the pub reputation. Young waiters are friendly. Reasonnable prices. I recommend this address

1  Thank scooty771
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a village pub where everyone enjoys themselves. Although small, the atmosphere is relaxed, the food is excellent, and the service is timely. We gave this restaurant the ultimate compliment by returning a second night. We highly recommend this friendly pub,

1  Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

My friend and I visited last night for dinner. We didn't have a booking but rang just before and were told if we could get there quickly we could be accommodated. Were given a lovely table and a friendly, polite welcome. Neither of us eat...More

Thank Jessieshake85
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

This is our regular and we've been eating here for years. There was a slight oscillation in quality a while ago but under the current team this pub is going from strength to strength. Today was exceptional. This pub is going through a purple patch:...More

Thank 2016OxfordBurgerOff
Reviewed 23 August 2017

My daughter (aged 13 years), wife and I had an overnight stay on our way back from Devon. My wife and I had stayed at the Bat & Ball some 20+ years ago and thought it would be great idea to revisit as a stopover....More

1  Thank Georgiel1
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8 September 2017|
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Response from 2016OxfordBurgerOff | Reviewed this property |
Not really - but the village recreation ground just next door does. And you can reach it from the terrace at the back of the Bat and Ball.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 High Street, Cuddesdon OX44 9HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Cuddesdon
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 874379
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