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Pinto Lounge

$$ - $$$, Cafe,
21 High Street, Banbury OX16 5EG, England
+44 1295 275467
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (30 reviews)
“tapas” (50 reviews)
“hero burger” (4 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, Cafe, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
21 High Street, Banbury OX16 5EG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a place where you feel you have stepped back in time, somewhat felt like the pub in fools and horses (this is a positive thing by the way!). The service was immediately warm and you felt welcome as soon as you set foot...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice looking place. We went because of the vegan options for one of our party. The vegan breakfast was very good but the ciabata with avocado was lacking something. The jack fruit burger was also bland. The rest of the menu looked ok but if...More

Thank kgh62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just went to the Pinto after a 2 year absence, but now it’s just a dirty place. We ordered by the counter as always, but I got wine in a dirty glass, and on my partners glass was even red lipstick. I went to...More

2  Thank Inese S
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Very bohemian looking venue with a lot of quirky touches. Good variety on the menu. I had the beef chill and it was very good. Nice tender steak and a decent kick to it. Good value for money. I will definitely be back when I...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Had drinks & tapas with friends last night. The barman was a diamond; knowledgeable & friendly, (he had plenty of time & personality, even for us over 40's!) We enjoyed a very relaxing but fun night, with really tasty tapas, decent enough Prosecco, & good...More

Thank Janefer3
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Absolutely, incredible decoration, quirky, different, and child friendly, as well as dog friendly. This cafè bar has a quirky atmosphere and vibe to it which makes this place extra special! Delicious Cocktails, Homemade Mocktails, and amazing milkshakes as well as hot drinks ☕️ the food...More

Thank Ali H
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely staff, nice decor, menu is varied and food has always been lovely! Child friendly, I went here often when Feeding my son for a cuppa and some toast. The breakfasts are lovely. All in all just a great place to eat and drink, suitable...More

Thank KR071115
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Lovely time visiting Pinto, Love the decor, Love the food, love deals, love the cocktails! Love Love Love!!!

Thank Kaivynie P
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Visited 3 days in a row when visiting Banbury to help family move house. Had food each time and every time was impeccable. Loved the Goan curry and the wine was also great. Service was always second to none. Number 1 go to place when...More

Thank TomGrantEsp
PintoLounge, Supervisor at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Hello, I'm so glad you enjoyed your experience here at Pinto! The Goan curry is delicious, good choice! See you soon! Best Wishes, Kai

Reviewed 3 April 2018

Having used this venue before I decided to call in for breakfast. I sat near the counter as I was on my own and the smell of sewage was obvious, however the breakfast arrived almost immediately and as I was in a rush decided to...More

Thank Reaper7
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17 October 2016|
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Response from Gregg H | Reviewed this property |
I have only ordered from the Blackboard but I am going in tomorrow for a business Lunch so will ask the Chef who will come and discuss your needs if you want a meal but have allergy issues. I know he de-glutened a Burger for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Bar, Cafe, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 High Street, Banbury OX16 5EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 275467
  • E-mail
Pinto Lounge is an informal, neighbourhood food led cafe lounge that's open 9am till 11pm everyday. Where families, friends, and locals can enjoy coffee, cocktails and loads in between! A nice big breakfast, something light to eat at lunch time and some tasty tapas in the evening. All in the relaxed comfortable environment of a lounge. We have a heated courtyard and well behaved children and dogs are welcome too!
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