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Hanwell Arms

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Hanwell Mews Rotary Way, Banbury OX16 1AP, England
+44 1295 266323
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2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My Wife and myself spent two great nights at Hanwell House B&B and were pointed to the Hanwell Arms for our Evening meal. We took Jan's advise and were glad that we did we had a lovely meal at a very reasonable price. The Hanwell Arms has had a recent refit and is very clean and bright and the staff... More 

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Thank Ray E
Oxford England
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hanwell Arms is one of several pubs close to the home of my son who we take with his toddler daughter for lunch on an almost weekly basis, having seen the negative reviews handed out prior to the recent refurbishment we avoided it. We visited the pub on Tuesday of this week believing everyone deserves a second chance and... More 

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Thank Presley64
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had a great time, good food, reasonable prices. new menu is different but some people do not appear to like changes under any circumstance. sports, music, friendly staff..

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Thank James s
Newtown, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surly bar staff. Ordered french fries with my Hunters Chicken. Waited 40 minutes for meal to arrive (after complaining), only to have meal arrive with chunky chips. Was advised bar staff should have told me that they were out of french fries. No apology, though. Chicken was dry. Very disappointed. Have been before and had reasonable meal then.

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Thank Owen S
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the newly refurbished pub for a family meal at 6pm. Our food arrived at 730! Unfortunately it wasn't worth the wait.....cold and tasteless! There was a group of men sitting amongst families and their language was disgusting. The manager warned them but they found this funny. Not the kind of family pub I want to take my children... More 

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1 Thank vmil29
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Newly refurbished pub with new menu.............same poor standards in food quality and service. Food was not what I ordered and cold. Staff unapologetic, blaming it on not knowing the new menu. Tried to charge me for puddings I didn't have. Overall the same as it was just with a disgusting new interior!! Shall not be visiting again anytime soon.

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2 Thank Sarah F
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Referb looks like a wine bar very bad referb gents toilets not very nice staff still slow should be in town and not on the estate well done marston for spoiling the local

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1 Thank Gary G
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came down last night for the opening of the new Hanwell Arms and didn't like it......the new style doesn't suit the area but the meal was nice not sure if I'll be back there...

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Thank Lisa W
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Good cheap pub, great local location, but you wouldn't travel far to go here. Good for the local community and a quick and cheap bite to eat.

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1 Thank Samuel C
Banbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife have eaten here a few times, it's hit and miss really. Iv had to return a meal before. Because of a uncooked fish. Granted this was a couple of years ago. It's ok food. But I do like the beer and atmosphere of the pub .

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Thank christopher k

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hanwell Mews Rotary Way, Banbury OX16 1AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 266323

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?