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The Old Auctioneer

44 Parsons Street, Banbury OX16 5NA, England
+44 1295 270492
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“wings” (36 reviews)
“pizza” (58 reviews)
“steak” (53 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44 Parsons Street, Banbury OX16 5NA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The chicken wings, which are the signature dish of this establishment, really are fantastic and the best I've had outside of the states. I can't recommend them highly enough. I was greedy and had the huge 1Kg portion of them as a main meal and...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service good, food well cooked and tasty, staff pleasant and cost of good not too bad. Able to eat outside or inside plus has private room too. Nice place to go but, as in a lot of pubs, can be very noisy on the wrong...More

Thank Colin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been coming to the auctioneer for years and would say it’s our favourite place to eat in Banbury town. It’s great for everyone, have been here for nights out enjoying the cocktails and wine but also great for family meals. The food is always...More

Thank KR071115
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked late summer for an Xmas night out for our girls night out. We had been emailing the venue for weeks in advance on menu etc etc. The gang of us boozy PTFA mums rock up ready for our night of booze and shenanigans.......only...More

Thank GnT69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Atmosphere is always great here for dinner or drinks, busy every night of the week so they must be doing something right! The wings are absolutely delicious and great value too! Pizzas are also delicious, but a little more expensive.

Thank js1320
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

A group of 17 went for a xmas meal and thoroughly enjoyed it. Great service and nice surroundings. This is the second year we have held our works Xmas get together here and will definitely be back next year. Thank you Lucy.

Thank Donkeybee
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

The Old Auctioneer has a good atmosphere. There appear to be a lot of staff though without badges/aprons or tee shirts they aren’t easy to identify. The food is reasonably priced with large portion sizes. Overall the service was good and the staff polite though...More

Thank honesthelen2016
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Went here for first time this week. The pub is lovely and welcoming. They specialise in gins and whiskey. The rhubarb gin was beautiful. I'll try the whiskey next time! The food was fresh and well cooked and presented. I had haloumi and veg kebabs....More

Thank Janet T
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Love this place love the food and love the service always have the buffalo wings for a starter and a few pints f coast to coast happy days

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 28 November 2017

This is most likely one of the best restaurants in the area if you like proper food, no flimsy fine dining attitude, just real food of high quality. Here they make everything from Pizza to steaks to Mexican and killer burgers, some of the best...More

Thank Michael S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Parsons Street, Banbury OX16 5NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 270492
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