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The Blue Boar Hotel

02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Witney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Had lunch there today, great service, good range of vegetarian options, they even know that not all cheese is vegetarian. Enjoyed my halloumi and mushroom burger. Recently refurbished. Staff were brilliant.,

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BlueBoar2011, General Manager at The Blue Boar Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the comments; we're very proud that our waiting staff pay attention to detail and can advise our guests on specific dietary requirements where necessary. Hopefully we'll see you again soon.

Aston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Lovely surroundings, lovely meal but there could be more choice with the dessert, all i could see was chocolate puddings,one vanilla cheesecake and icecream. Also one fault here, the waitress called us 'guys' i do not like that expression and i find it too familiar, she also assumed i was one of the party's mother and when it come to...

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BlueBoar2011, General Manager at The Blue Boar Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time out to comment and review us. Your comments have been brought up with our team.

Oxford
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

This is the third or fourth visit we have made to the Blue Boar. Every visit has been average and this latest visit after their refurb was no different. When we initially arrived we were ignored twice. When we were seated a very scripted service was offered. A bit over the top with wine descriptions and pairing with food advice,...

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BlueBoar2011, Front Office Manager at The Blue Boar Hotel, responded to this review

I'm so sorry to hear about your poor experience but thank you for bringing it to our attention. The Management Team are reviewing your comments.

Witney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2016

A group of us had Christmas Lunch here on Monday. There was a small delay with some of the food, but not long really considering the time of year. The roast turkey and extras were nicely done, and the Christmas pudding although fairly small was quite tasty. Louise and the chef did a great job looking after us. Crackers would...

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BlueBoar2011, General Manager at The Blue Boar Hotel, responded to this review

Christmas time is as special to us as it is to our guests and we'd hoped to give people a lovely experience. Thanks for taking the time to review us and we hope to have you back with us soon.

Hereford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We walked in on a very busy Sunday and quickly found a nice table for 6 in the main restaurant. Our waitress was very pleasant and helpful despite being run off her feet. After ordering we had to wait nearly an hour for the food, but this is no criticism as we could see that the kitchen and waiting staff...

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BlueBoar2011, General Manager at The Blue Boar Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. We're very lucky that we have a wonderful team of people working for us who always strive to make our guests' experiences special. We hope you'll be back with us again soon.

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Invited to a so called exclusive sneak peek evening after a recent refurbishment. We arrived at the allotted time and as anticipated the place was very busy. We were asked to go and get a drink at the bar whilst our table was sorted. Fine. I ordered a pint of real ale and a glass or sparkling mineral water. £7.75!...

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BlueBoar2011, Front Office Manager at The Blue Boar Hotel, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear that your experience was poor - our Management Team are reviewing your comments.

Havant
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We stayed here for the second of our visits to Wychwood Brewery and getogether, back in July. Fortunately we booked well in advance as this place is pretty much always fully booked. The room as usual was just fine, the breakfasts were superb. This is a great place to stay right in the centre of Witney.

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BlueBoar2011, General Manager at The Blue Boar Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your experience! See you again soon.

Droitwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We stayed in the disabled room for one night for my sister's 50th birthday as she lives in Witney. The hotel staff were friendly and had conveniently arranged for us to park right outside our room which was fantastic as there is no parking at the hotel. The hotel seems to be trying for the boutique look in its decor...

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OISite, General Manager at The Blue Boar Hotel, responded to this review

Hey fredith7 Thanks for the review. We're gutted to hear your disabled room wasn't kitted out accordingly - we can assure you this feedback is all being taken on board so we can ensure changes are made, for the better. We hope you'll return to see the successful changes made. Regards Giancarlo and The Beech House team

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We stayed here as we were spending the day at a wedding at Cogges Farm. The venue is about a 6 minute drive from the Blue Boar so it was convenient to stay in. There is no parking, but we could park on the street around the corner and that was fine. So, why a 3 stars? This is a...

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OISite, General Manager at The Blue Boar Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Zoe Thanks for such a thorough and constructive review. Whilst we're delighted you enjoyed the food and the staff helped you settle well for your stay, we are extremely sorry to hear of all the problems you experienced. We'll be sure to take this feedback on-board and hope that when you re-visit, you'll have a much more pleasant stay....

New Forest
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We had 2 rooms, 8 & 9 on a Saturday night. A good atmosphere for a drink and an excellent meal. Only to be ruined by noise that was so loud the floor shook the wardrobe rattled and impossible to talk yet alone sleep. As another reviewer says do not stay if you wish to sleep. They did find one...

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OISite, General Manager at The Blue Boar Hotel, responded to this review

Hey SimonNewForest Thanks for the review. We're gutted to hear that the noise affected your stay with us - whilst we wish we could make changes to this, there's unfortunately little we can do. With a refurb coming up though, we are going to be looking into this. Regards Giancarlo and The Blue Boar team

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
The Blue Boar
The Blue Boar
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Blue Boar in Witney is a stylish restaurant, bar and rooms, combining historic character with modern comfort and design. Open all day every day for food and drink, the Blue Boar is at the heart of the town, providing the ideal place to eat, drink, and relax. Featuring a modern Mediterranean-inspired restaurant menu, an extensive range of drinks, wines, local real ales and cocktails, as well as a cafe area overlooking the courtyard, the Blue Boar also offers complimentary wi-fi throughout. With 20 luxury en-suite bedrooms, complete with iPod docking stations, flatscreen televisions and designer toiletries, the rooms also feature locally-made Witney blankets. Available for private hire is the Bosworth Suite, an elegant function room ideal for weddings, conferences, business meetings or events, with a completely tailored package to suit individual requirements. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Blue Boar Hotel

Address: 28 Market Square, Witney OX28 6BH, England (Formerly Marlborough Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Witney
Price Range: $122 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Blue Boar Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Marlborough Hotel Witney
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