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The Dun Cow

$$ - $$$, British,
The Dun Cow West End | Hornton, Banbury OX15 6DA, England
+44 1295 670524
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  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
The Dun Cow West End | Hornton, Banbury OX15 6DA, England
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Fabulous country pub offering excellent seasonal dishes at great value prices. The new lunchtime menu is fabulous and all cooked from scratch using local seasonal ingredients. The short rib beef is absolutely heavenly and melt in the mouth yumminess. Always a warm welcome from the...More

Thank Woowoowoo
Reviewed 1 September 2017

My son was married recently in Wroxton and we held the reception at The Dun Cow, a place we love to go to as a family. We wanted a rural location and the setting of this village and pub was perfect. Lisa gave us a...More

3  Thank _blastedheath1
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Unlike the TV series, this Little Britain is no joke, but is a fine public house tucked away in a remote village and down a quiet cul-de-sac lane. Family owned, we were served by the son, who had all the customer service skills that can...More

Thank bultaco56
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I searched the internet for a restaurant that was offering something different from the usual fare, suitable for meat eaters and vegetarians and was very excited to find the April menu being offered by the Dun Cow. My husband and I were treating a couple...More

Thank sueandcharles2017
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We booked last minute having plotted a walk nearby and to avoid our usual miscalculation of distances leading to missing the lunch serving, decided to schedule our stop at the beginning. Very glad we did as we entered to a roaring fire, first dibs on...More

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I frequently meet up with old colleagues at the Dun Cow. It's a fabulous pub. Ambience is great. The service and food is consistently very good indeed. I never leave her disappointed. Very good value.

Thank DaisyTurnip
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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We always enjoy a great meal here. The quality of the food is fantastic and the staff are very friendly. A lovely place to visit for a Sunday lunch

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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

This little Gem is off the beaten track and everything you'd hope for in a traditional pub, the food is awesome (especially the curry's) and the atmosphere is very welcoming. Highly recommended.

Thank John_M187147
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We just love the old stone flagged bar with excellent hand pulled beer, cold Prosecco and home marinaded olives while we ordered our dinner. Watercress soup, goat's cheese, beetroot and walnut salad, and Japanese mackerel fritters made really interesting and tasty starters. For main course...More

Thank RatleyRambler
Reviewed 20 June 2016

My son booked this charming inn for a Father's Day lunch; it was perfect. Not easily or obviously located but what a find when you get there. Wonderfully unpretentious but varied and freshly prepared food. What a treat to be served by real people who...More

1  Thank _blastedheath1
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Dun Cow West End | Hornton, Banbury OX15 6DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 670524
A traditional Village Pub & Kitchen in the heart of the village of Hornton, North Oxfordshire. Comfortable, relaxed, welcoming and informal, we offer a range of cask ales, lagers, ciders and a carefully chosen wine list, most of which are available by the glass.Been walking or gardening all morning? Just leave your boots by the door and warm your feet by the fire. What about the kids? We think that they should be welcomed, not just tolerated.Just want a quiet drink, not a three course meal? Well, that’s fine by us but we do also serve unique and outstanding food. We buy superb ingredients directly from farmers & producers (mostly within a 30 mile radius of the pub) and we cook them in a way that lets their freshness and quality shine through. We’re also serious about seasonality and our menus are completely changed every month to reflect all that is freshest and at its best right now.
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