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“Busy but worth a visit”
Review of The Turf Tavern

The Turf Tavern
Ranked #66 of 703 Restaurants in Oxford
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Went for early evening meal on a good Friday, pub was packed with diners, found a table to eat after about 20 mins, food was good for chain to be fair to Greene King the menu is good value with plenty of choice, not the same as really good independent pub grub, but I have always enjoyed the food in this chain. The pub itself is in quant surroundings and alleyway entrance that makes this worth a visit, along with a great buzzy atmosphere.

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Having lived just up the road from Oxford all my life this was my first visit here. Obviously I’ve heard lots about it but just never ventured here. I only stayed for a quick pint but whilst there the staff were polite and helpful. They had my favourite IPA on draft which was lovely. A nice outside area for a lazy summer afternoon. I shall be back!!

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pubtraveller101, Manager at The Turf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Dear Matt T Thank you very much for your lovely review, we shall look forward to seeing you again next time you're in oxford Best wishes

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Visited the Turf Tavern with friends as part of their 'must visit' pubs of Oxford but was nothing but a disappointed by beer, food and service.

Served lager in an ale glass which obviously makes it flat and when we complained the response from staff was a very rude 'yes it's flat because it's lager in an ale glass but the beer is fine'... Well the beer wasn't fine because it's flat and tasteless!!!

The food arrived within 2mins so tasted like it was sitting cold all afternoon and fired through microwave to serve... Overpriced tasteless microwave meals... Classic Green King I suppose.

All in all, even if it is a 'must do' pub in Oxford due it's quaint location and history it's been destroyed by poor management and grumpy staff... Definitely never visiting again as plenty of good pubs in Oxford!

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Hidden down an alleyway, old fashioned low beamed pub. Friendly staff. Outside patio for warmer days. Great

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to have lunch as there is plenty of seating both inside and out. It is a large rambling pub with some sections that definitely have an old worlde feel. The fish and chips that I had were extremely good and staff friendly.

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pubtraveller101, Manager at The Turf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Great to hear you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon.

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