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The Bell at Hampton Poyle

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11 Oxford Road, Kidlington OX5 2QD, England
+44 1865 376242
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12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 18:30
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London, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food is excellent, from the simple dips and flatbread starter to the amazing flatiron steak, followed by sticky toffee pudding - it was all very good. They 40 day aged steaks are worth ordering, they are amazing

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They had two menus the standard and a special menu, There is lots of chose and I found it hard to choose. In the end I had a burger with blue cheese and bacon and it was one of the best I have had, my friend had pork and she loved it. Service was great, I am sure if you... More 

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belleoxford, General Manager at The Bell at Hampton Poyle, responded to this review

Thank you! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your meal with us and we hope to see you in the near future. More 

United Kingdom
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three of us ate a Birthday Lunch one weekday in October (7th) and had a lovely meal. The service is efficient, the food excellent for what was basically once a village pub, but is now a Gastro Pub. It is not a cheap place to eat, but if you want good, well cooked and fresh food then I'd heartily recommend... More 

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belleoxford, General Manager at The Bell at Hampton Poyle, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are all pleased to hear that you enjoyed your Birthday lunch and we look forward to seeing you again More 

West Midlands, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in to The Bell on our way home after working in Oxford at the weekend. It's lovely inside and the staff were great. We had a bread starter with Hummus. Very tasty and served quickly. For our mains we both had pizza. They were massive! neither of us could finish them but they were very tasty, I had... More 

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Thank Robin Wright T
belleoxford, General Manager at The Bell at Hampton Poyle, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your pizzas from the wood oven and we wish you all the best More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Bell at Hampton was recommended to us by friends. We had a party of 12 celebrating a Familly occasion. The service from the staff was fantastic, even though I had to ask the waiter for some time to look at the menu and decide what I wanted to eat rather than rushing and ordering anything from the menu. I... More 

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belleoxford, General Manager at The Bell at Hampton Poyle, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Bell. We are all pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience overall and we look forward to seeing you again in the future More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We booked 4 for lunch: Having visited here before we were delighted to find The Bell had greatly improved their menu. All four of us were able to select a.lunch to are liking. The service has greatly lmproved and all four meals were delicious! We have already told several of our friends of the many improvements and we will definitely... More 

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belleoxford, General Manager at The Bell at Hampton Poyle, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your time taken to review on the Bell. We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your lunch and about improvements, however we were not aware that it was not as great before. Nevertheless we look forward to seeing you again in the near future. All the best. More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Have visited several times over the years and felt guilty for not writing a review. The food is fabulous and you can tell that the raw ingredients are of excellent quality. They even age their Ribs of beef in house. Prawns to die for. Pizza's as good as you'd get.

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Thank Dev60
belleoxford, General Manager at The Bell at Hampton Poyle, responded to this review

How amazing! Thank you very much for your wonderful review. We are extremely pleased to hear that you do come on regular basis and that you consistently enjoy all of the aspects of the Bell. Please, do let yourselves known to a general manager next time you are in the area for a free glass of champagne. All the best! More 

Bicester, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This place never let us down, always excellent food, great staff.. Great place for a birthday treat, food is maybe on the more expensive side but it's worth it

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belleoxford, General Manager at The Bell at Hampton Poyle, responded to this review

Excellent! Thank you very much for your fabulous comments and we very much appreciate your time taken to review the Bell. It is always nice to hear about our consistency and we look forward to seeing you again. Warm regards. More 

Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This was our second visit to the bell and was just has good again they were helpful with my allergy my little dogs had lunch too only problem we don't live closer hope to try there bed breakfast sometime A nice lunch after a hospital appointment .

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Thank Doggiebugy
belleoxford, General Manager at The Bell at Hampton Poyle, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. We will always do our best to accommodate your allergies and look after your little dogs too. We hope all is well with you and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Visited the bell on multiple occasions and the food has always been brilliant with a lovely atmosphere in the bar and restaurant area. Great service on all visits.

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Thank KJC012293
belleoxford, General Manager at The Bell at Hampton Poyle, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely comments, we look forward to your next visit with us and we are glad to hear that our hard work does not go unnoticed. Best wishes. 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 18:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 18:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 18:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 18:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 18:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 18:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Oxford Road, Kidlington OX5 2QD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Kidlington
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 376242

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