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Bowling Green Steakhouse restaurant

Overthorpe Road, Banbury OX17 2XA, England
+44 1295 263465
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (17 reviews)
“side salad” (3 reviews)
“mixed grill” (3 reviews)
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Steakhouse, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Overthorpe Road, Banbury OX17 2XA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent local restaurant with first class service, excellent value for money well presented food. As you can see from my previous reviews we use the Bowling Green quite regular. I would always advise to book as the restaurant can be very busy. If you go...More

Thank cheneyblue
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My sirloin steak was extremely tough which ruined my meal. The meat cooked chips where very nice and crispy. The staff were friendly and the service was fast. Decor was really outdated and made me feel uncomfortable. I will go back and try it again...More

Thank James R
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal have dietary problems which i discussed with the lovely landlady karen she went and discussed with phil her husband and they gave me options on what i could sagely eat so meal enjoyed by all and no pain or repocusions later...More

Thank Pauline R
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Don't be put off by the approach, this pub is well worth finding. Extensive and varied menu. High quality meat. Sausages stunni g. Homemade chips.

Thank MrHard2Please
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Visited for the second time in a few weeks, wonderful Sunday lunch, service is great and staff very friendly and accommodating. It is really refreshing to eat out somewhere you can eat honest home cooked food in an unpretentious way, we will definitely return, Thank...More

Thank Saswa
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Nine of us went for a midweek lunch, we had pre-ordered for one o'clock and we were served at one o'clock. Everyone enjoyed their meals.My chicken Kiev with chips, peas and a side salad was delicious.A steak which came with lots of extras was judged...More

Thank Irene R
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Called in to Steakhouse on Sunday,This is the best Carvery in Banbury if you like hot home cooking just like your mums this is for you.It may pay you to book on a Sunday,we where lucky as there was only two tables left.As to the...More

Thank delboy2
Reviewed 13 July 2017

First time we have visited, not disappointed, lots of choice especially for vegetarians, although we are not,plumped for the mixed grill, it was cooked to perfection, with real chips , Deb had the burger small one , very well cooked, could not manage a sweet...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Went lunchtime midweek. Steaks were all nicely cooked, with excellent chip-shop style chips. Sausage and Mash was tasty and a huge plateful. Very basic décor, and service can be a bit iffy, If you like steak, give it a try

Thank davidandhannah
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This is the first time I have been invited to the Bowling Green for Fathers Day and what a great day it was. Upon arrival we were quickly showed to our table which was all laid up ready to go. We were served a drink...More

2  Thank cheneyblue
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19 November 2017|
Response from delboy2 | Reviewed this property |
I've never seen any dogs there,but you may be better of giving them a call.
Pam D
11 July 2016|
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Response from patronchef | Property representative |
we open 12 till 2 at lunchtime and 6.30 to 9pm in the evening we close sunday evening and Monday lunchtime yes we do have a patio to the rear of the restaurant and sadly No we do not allow dogs sorry for the late reply as we... More
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Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
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  • Address: Overthorpe Road, Banbury OX17 2XA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 263465
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