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The Mole Inn

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Toot Baldon, Toot Baldon, Oxford OX44 9NG, England
+44 1865 340001
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had lunch here for the first time on Saturday. We were greeted and shown to our table. Only one vegetarian option on menu, which is a bit poor for this day and age. We asked for tomato sauce for Burgers and child's meal The young lady with glasses came back with a thimble full. I asked for some more... More 

Thank Alexandra M
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We chose The Mole as a venue for a meal as it was well placed for us all to travel to from Bucks and elsewhere in Oxon, for a lunchtime gathering. The staff were helpful and attentive but not hurried. Food was excellent and plentiful. There was also a reasonable selection of ales and lagers. The place is clearly popular... More 

Thank graemeaitken2016
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went last Friday as a birthday treat for my partner. We shared fish cakes to start, both had steak and finished sharing a treacle tart. I haven't been able to stop thinking about this meal. The Front of house/waiters were fantastic. We will both be coming back very soon.

Thank Matt B
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181 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a Sunday roast which was good quality and good value. The pub feels in the middle of nowhere, and had gardens nicely decked out with fairy lights. Atmosphere was modern bland (pine furniture and pop music playing). Service was a bit hit and miss, and there was very little patience for members of our party who were foreign... More 

Thank ferry41
Perth, Australia
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91 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three ex-school friends, two who hadn't seen each other for almost 47 years, met up for lunch and had a great time. Located in a small village the Inn is a country delight - very friendly staff, great atmosphere, good food and a nice range of drinks... PERFECT! We decided not to go for starters because we wanted to save... More 

Thank Mike J
Stockport, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we arrived without a booking, but were "squeezed in" by friendly staff. The food was not cheap, but was excellent. Lovely atmosphere and fine ale.

Thank BarneyPasta
London, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were absolutely delighted with all the arrangements leading up to and on the day of our Wedding at The Mole. We had the most memorable time which all went just as perfectly as we had hoped. Even the rain didn't spoil it as we were in the warm surroundings of The Mole. We were so grateful for the advice... More 

Thank sezyoung
Tokyo, Japan
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96 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited while on a weekend in Oxford and thoroughly enjoyed our experience. The manager was very friendly and knowledgeable, and many of the other diners seemed to be locals/regulars. We each had a starter and a main, and everything was lovely - well cooked, good combinations and a nice, brightly lit, spacious dining room.

Thank JenLGH
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here on a Sunday for an evening meal. There were 10 of us, some of us had the roast and some of us ordered from the a la carte menu. The food was very good but there was not enough of it, especially the roast and it's very pricey. The actual Inn itself is oldie worldie with a good... More 

Thank jackie b
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've visited The Mole a few times, and it is always excellent. Generous portions and served with enthusiasm by young staff, often from the Antipodes... Last time we tried their fixed menu which was incredible value - £18 for two courses, £23.50 for three - and they have a good wine selection by the glass as well as by the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$44
British, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Toot Baldon, Toot Baldon, Oxford OX44 9NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford  >  Toot Baldon
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 340001

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