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The Flowing Well

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Sunningwell, Abingdon OX13 6RB, England
+44 1865 735846
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12:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have eaten here several times in the last couple of months and the food has always been good (pizzas especially!), the service has always been excellent (both in terms of promptness of getting food to me and politeness and helpfulness of staff) and it's a nice atmosphere. Not much more to say except I definitely recommend it and will... More 

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Thank 2FK
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called on a Wednesday evening, busy. Ordered off the standard menu rather than specials food mediocre at best.

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Thank Graham S
Oxford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There's a great circular walk around Boars Hill starting in Suningwell and this is a great place to end up! There's a cosy open fire in winter, the beer is good and the bar snacks such as Scotch eggs are good quality. Almost worth doing the walk just for the drinks at the end!

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Reading, UK
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely pub ...service was fabulous from all who we came in contact with, food choice was fantastic including a full varied and interesting gluten free menu which was very refreshing! Thanks so much will definitely return

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1 Thank PrettyPacha
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Six of us had dinner here one Friday night, the staff were fantastic and the food good quality. The only thing that I would say is it a bit pricy, over £12.00 for a pint of bitter and two bitter shandys and the best part of £13.00 for a burger and chips - no salad or garnish etc

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Thank retto970
Shillingford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had lunch with a few colleagues on what turned out the be the first warm day of the year. Even though we decided to sit inside, the outside looked really welcoming and comfortable. I will come back for this. The menu looked diverse and we all ordered something different. Staff seemed more efficient than friendly but maybe this was... More 

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Thank IraRast
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really helpful and attentive service. Good menu selection of typical pub food. I recommend the Sunday roast. Generous portion sizes.

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Thank Pud21
Oxford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I reviewed the Flowing Well in June last year. Since then the standard of food has dropped from brilliant to very good and the starter still does not arrive before the main! The staff are attentive and good, this time paying for a round of drinks in compensation for the long wait caused by the error. Still a lovely pub... More 

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Thank Rob H
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is very good here are nice staff.If you have brought your child i would say not to good. My daughter ordered a cheese buger and left half of it. I really like it .

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Thank IamMissHarry
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Really like this pub and restaurant normally. Went for a family birthday dinner, for my daughters 18th (her choice). We arrived it wasn't busy ordered 3 x garlic bread for starters and our mains. The mains arrived and no starters, we decided to just have the mains, they bought out one complimentary garlic bread we then ordered another, it never... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$39
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
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, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sunningwell, Abingdon OX13 6RB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Abingdon
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 735846

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