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Bowling Green Steakhouse

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Overthorpe Road, Banbury OX17 2XA, England
+44 1295 263465
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Great Offley, null, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

excellent food nice warm place to eat friendly staff . nice to see a family run restaurant well worth a visit

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1 Thank Philip P
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We were traveling and stopped here for evening meal (it is really easy to get to from M40 at Banbury). We all enjoyed our meals: juicy steak, tasty gammon, and great fish. Most fantastic were the chips: home made and freshly cooked AND gluten free (which many restaurants don't do). Good food and great value. Look forward to coming back.

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1 Thank Pembrae
Banbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

My husband and I had our 8th wedding anniversary supper at The Bowling Green. We had never eaten there before, but read so many good reviews. We were not dissappointed at all. The fillet steaks cooked to our liking, had superb flavor and were oh so tender. I enjoyed the mushroom and stilton sauce with my steak. I had never... More 

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

With friends on a night out so decided to go to the Bowling Green. We have been here many times for meals but it was first time for our friends. Two of us had steaks and two had gammon. The steaks were done to perfection and our friends thoroughly enjoyed them. Our gammons were of course brilliant and the chips... More 

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2 Thank jane v
banbury
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167 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Called into The Bowling Green on the off chance of getting a meal. I'm aware it's always advised to book as it's a very popular pub/restaurant. Once again it was busy but the friendly bar staff made us very welcome and said it would be a few minutes before a table would become available so as the food is so... More 

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1 Thank cheneyblue
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Dropped into this awful place to see if we could book, wasgreeted if you can call it that by a very unfriendly bar maid who said no and would serve us with 1 drink and that wasll. I would not recommend this place at all. Avoid.....

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

Visited the Bowling Green Steakhouse last night (1st Sept. 2016). Have to say we were a little put off before we entered the Restaurant as the driveway was full of potholes and the car park was next to wasteland and there were wooden pallets around the car park. BUT once we were inside we were very pleasantly surprised. The restaurant... More 

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Brackley, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

What a discovery on our doorstep! The menu was varied but as we had come for a steak, that is what we had. It was difficult to decide which cut and what size to chose; the 8oz fillet was absolutely delicious - probably the nicest steak I have tasted. Service was unhurried (understaffed?) and it would have been nice to... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have just been for evening meal here I had a mixed grill and my wife had a 8oz rump steak. My meal consisted of a lamb and pork chop pork sausage ,5oz steak and a gammon steak , baked potato and a side salad All of these were cooked to perfection and all the meat was... More 

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Banbury, England, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Dropped in on a midweek evening after a long day . The food is delicious and the cost for 4 of us with drinks was less that £50. We had to wait as everything is cooked fresh and there were already reservations from those staying in the rooms . But overall a good experience

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Overthorpe Road, Banbury OX17 2XA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 263465
Description
no pets are allowed

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?