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Great Western Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Station Road | Aynho, Aynho OX17 3BP, England
+44 1869 338288
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (45 reviews)
“sea bass” (23 reviews)
“prawns” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Station Road | Aynho, Aynho OX17 3BP, England
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1 - 10 of 571 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Going on a Saturday evening there is a real buzz about the place - obviously popular. Although busy we were shown directly to our table and orders taken for drinks followed quickly by food orders. Given that the place was busy we did not have...More

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You’ve only got to read a few reviews of The Great Western to realise this is something special. The food is to die for, the service is superb and the beer is awesome. The pub itself is absolutely gorgeous. Well done to all the staff...More

Thank Ben906Vulcan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Sunday lunch with all the trimmings. Both Beef and Pork nice and tasty. Good service and busy environment.

Thank BuzzinAbout
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very pleasant Saturday lunch in this pub set back from the road. Had visited many years ago (on a family holiday on a narrow boat on the canal.) The courtyard garden is a beautiful place to sit. It is full of lovely plants including...More

Thank Ken N
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Visited this restaurant regularly over the last 15 years or so and the food, service ambiance and staff are always excellent. Last night was no exception with fantastic prawns in garlic butter and an amazing Thai green curry with all the trimmings. Curry looked expensive...More

Thank Matt_Wistow
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We were staying locally and walked along the canal to get here. It was mid afternoon when we arrived and the kitchen was closed which wasn’t a problem, the bar staff were very accommodating and even set a table aside for us when it opened...More

Thank dsmith91
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Came to this pub once on our narrowboat holiday for Sunday lunch and absolutely loved it! Great staff, great food and a amazing atmosphere meant we had to come back. On the latter of our visit I decided to get the Cajun salmon and I...More

Thank Joseph W
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Of course we had the steak we couldn't resist as there was such a large selection, it was beautifully cooked and well worth the money, I had an extra of garlic prawns which were huge, juicy and delicious. It took half an hour for the...More

Thank lindaholmes51
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Our group of ten had a fabulous meal last night, the food, service and atmosphere were all fantastic, the staff went out of their way to make our group feel very welcome. If you miss this place you are missing out on a real treat.

Thank Aggietd
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Thank god we pulled into the Great Western Arms in Aynho for lunch. As perfect as you could get for English village pub life, particularly off a canal boat!!!! Beautiful venue, but it was the banter of the staff that made our day. Harry (who...More

Thank Tourist563561
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Questions & Answers
10 February 2017|
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Response from chefpatronaynho | Property representative |
We welcome dogs in our bar area which has a few tables for dinning at. Please just request one when booking.
anne c
1 November 2016|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
the car park would accommodate over 20 cars in my estimation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road | Aynho, Aynho OX17 3BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Aynho
  • Phone Number: +44 1869 338288
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