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Wheatley Rd, Stanton Saint John, Oxford, England
+44 1865 351654
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am not a fan of Sunday lunch out. I'm arrogant enough to think no-one does it as good as me! This pub / restaurant is FANTASTIC! Without a shadow of a doubt. Great food, great service, great location. Unfaulting.

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Thank 22112-mlmm
graham c, Owner at The Talkhouse Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for that great review, and look forward to seeing you again, regards Graham More 

Eridge, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner took me here in october, it has vastly improved from previous visits. We had really delicious food on a sunday lunch and the pub is really lovely inside, very welcoming and nicely decorated. Highly recommend sunday lunch.

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Thank travelswithmyrigger
graham c, Owner at The Talkhouse Inn, responded to this review

It's so nice to see people using this review site in a positive manner, thanks. More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a table for Sunday lunch for 4. A cold miserable day we got a very friendly welcome and a lovely fire to warm us up. Good choice of wines. Ordered a choice of pre lunch nibbles, all delicious. 3 of us ordered roast beef - with yorkshire pudding and 3 veg - perfect. Not much room for desert... More 

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graham c, Owner at The Talkhouse Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for this review, nice to know people appreciate what we try to offer, hope to see you again. More 

Aylesbury, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We held my fathers wake there back in October '16. The arrangement was to provide catering for 40 people as we wanted to keep everything to family and close friends. I managed to get a sandwich and a samosa, lord knows where the food went but it sure as hell didn't end up up on my plate. Some of the... More 

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oxford
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

staff rude, food overprices as were the drinks - avoid this pub as the manager is as rude as his staff. They are only happy if they are overcharging you

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graham c, Owner at The Talkhouse Inn, responded to this review

Dear disappointment, I'm sorry but I find your comments quite rude and unhelpful. Prices are clearly stated on the menu for both food and drink, if they were to rich for your pocket you could have left, we do not forced to eat with us. May I respectfully suggest a Weatherspoons for your next dinning experience. More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We went for a romantic meal . Table at. 8pm. We arrived at 7.55 . We were home in oakley before 9 having had two courses (starter and main) served back to back . It was so rushed we couldn't eat the main course and we only had one drink each . It cost us more than £1 per minute... More 

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Thank Chelle D
graham c, Owner at The Talkhouse Inn, responded to this review

Dear disappointed, I'm sorry you felt so rushed on your romantic evening, we do try to deliver an efficient, relaxed service, most people reading your review would feel that is what you got, if only you had communicated with us (like other guests do, instead of going home to the computer. This means if there is a problem I can... More 

Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I went here with 9 others one Sunday afternoon. There's a decent amount of parking and the views of the surrounding countryside are beautiful. We booked just in case but it was a nice quiet day and we were on a table out of the way. The staff were all super friendly and couldn't do enough for us. We all... More 

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Thank simplybecs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Wow what an awesome team! Excellent attention to detail. Food was superb ... for all 80 of us! Recommend the tower of avocado and devon crab with tomato salsa which melted in your mouth, and fillet of plaice cooked to perfection. Thank you for everything the meal and after party was amazing and you were too!

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Moneymore, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This is an beautiful pub which serves good food at a reasonable price. Staff were friendly and attentive. Stayed in one of the adjoining bedrooms. Quaint, clean and more than adequate. Good morning breakfast with as much tea-coffee and toast as you could eat. If we're in the area again we would definitely stop off. Thanks to Graham, Penny and... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

The Talkhouse is now back with a new team and we enjoyed both a warm welcome and delicious dinner there recently. Good service and well presented dishes served in the lovely beamed restaurant. After the previous poor rating given under the old management we were delighted that this Inn is now back in form. We look forward to our next... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Pub, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wheatley Rd, Stanton Saint John, Oxford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford  >  Stanton Saint John
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 351654

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