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Horse & Groom

) #161 of 465 Restaurants in Oxford $$ - $$$ Bar, British, Pub
Lower Heyford Road, Oxford OX25 4ND, England
+44 1869 343257
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, European
$$ - $$$
Lower Heyford Road, Oxford OX25 4ND, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely old pub with excellent home cooked food, the Croqu Monsiuer is the best you will taste this side of Le Manche. Plenty of choice of real ales.

1  Thank jetrover747
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I have visited this pub restaurant many times, and they have never produced food that is less than excellent. I love it's unpretentiousness. It balances being a local pub serving very good beer, with dining out. With a French chef/owner, there menu has a French...More

1  Thank Ziggy029
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I stopped over for lunch on a Saturday here and was enchanted by a very traditional pub. It is warmed by an ingle nook fireplace and has a thatched roof. The beers were good with three ales including two local ones. I tried the burger,...More

1  Thank Johnwpf
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Whilst Jerome, Stacey and Nate have been enjoying some well earned quality time away we have been searching in vain for a temporary alternate venue. No chance, there is no equal in North Oxfordshire to the Horse & Groom in terms of welcome, food and...More

1  Thank BenA714
Reviewed 6 February 2017

My partner, Daughter & I visited this very old, quaint and cosy inn for a spot of Sunday lunch and I have to say the food was just superb. the venue is quite small, so there aren't many covers and you are well advised to...More

1  Thank CotswoldChris
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We decided to go out for lunch with friends, haven't been to this pub for more than 30years, what a lovely surprise it was. It's a cosy pub (although could do with being a bit warmer), service was good and I had the best croque...More

1  Thank grampie
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Jerome always delights. The double duck was exceptional as was my fiancés barramundi... to say I was deeply moved by the chocolate nemesis would be a massive understatement, it blew me away! Book soon and go often.

1  Thank Sarah-Daisy B
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Great find - nice atmosphere, well kept beer and some of the best faggots I've ever had. My wife really enjoyed her soup too - we'll be back!

1  Thank Julian G
Reviewed 1 November 2016

As an older couple it never occurred to us to post a review on what is our local restaurant/pub of choice - sorry! Ever since we first discovered the Horse and Groom about 8 years ago we have have been so beguiled by the warmth...More

1  Thank BenA714
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Don't miss one of Jerome's special event nights when you see one advertised. The chicken chasseur and the frangipane dessert were excellent last night. Thanks to everyone at the H&G for making it another great evening. PS the beer is good too :)

1  Thank Simon G
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john v
Is the pub open all day on Saturday
2 January 2017|
Response from Jerome P | Property representative |
The pub is open on the traditional hours , 12 noon till 3 pm and reopen at 6 pm until 11 pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, European
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Heyford Road, Oxford OX25 4ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1869 343257