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The Unicorn Inn Restaurant

The Unicorn Market Place, Deddington, Banbury OX15 0SE, England
+44 1869 338838
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (14 reviews)
“pork” (8 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, International, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Unicorn Market Place, Deddington, Banbury OX15 0SE, England
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

Had a great meal in the Unicorn - one of the best cottage pies I've had out (apart from my wife's!!) and excellent ale to accompany it. The liver & bacon etc looked pretty good too!

Thank nigelstrachan
Reviewed 10 June 2018

This was our first visit to The Unicorn at Deddington, it was sort of half way between where I live and where one of my daughters live. I was pleasently surprised with the service and the food, it was very good. The lady even served...More

Thank Mike77uk
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Had been meaning to visit ( had been recommended by a friend who is a chef) and eventually got round to booking. Very surprisingly we were the only people in the restaurant and I did think that wasn’t the best omen !! How wrong I...More

Thank Streetwise02
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Had Sunday lunch, it was amazing, fresh, hot and very good value for money. Friendly staff. Dogs welcome

1  Thank suerussell100
Reviewed 17 March 2018

My wife and I called in to the Unicorn during the afternoon to find out cooking times, thinking it was the local pub famous for its pies. We were told it was not, but the welcome was such that we decided to eat there anyway....More

1  Thank John A
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Friday night and we were 1 of 2 tables in the entire evening. No atmosphere at all and rather dead. I assumed it had been sadly taken over since our last visit a yr ago. Basic menu with rather expensive prices for what came out....More

Thank Ljeg85
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Had Sunday lunch for 6, 4 adults and 2 children. For 6.95 the starters were a little ordinary my baked mushroom with goats cheese was a little over cooked, small and served simply on some mixed lettuce, tomato and cucumber. The prawns and salmon salad...More

Thank 88RobG
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Despite it being somewhat late for lunch, the staff were really obliging and helpful. We had fairly simple dishes but they arrived quickly and were hot and tasty. The ham, egg and chips was good quality with plenty on the plate and at £11.50 quite...More

Thank vincent12089
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch at The Unicorn. The good was delicious and a very good choice on the menu with a lot of choice. Generous portions and served well. The service was acceptable could have been a little friendlier especially on arrival. The place...More

Thank Oliverwine
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We found this pub for a nice weekend away .The beer was good ,The food was outstanding ,the regulars were friendly and the landlord and landlady were very welcoming an could not do enough for us during our stay .Will be going back to stay...More

Thank John G
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vijee s
14 October 2015|
Response from OxfordHannah | Reviewed this property |
Hi You can view all of their menus on their website. Just google them. Many Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 39
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Unicorn Market Place, Deddington, Banbury OX15 0SE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury  >  Deddington
  • Phone Number: +44 1869 338838
The Unicorn is a stunning 17th century country inn oozing with character that has an incredibly diverse offering. Not only does the Unicorn have a charming bar area and snug both complete with open fire places, it also has a contemporary restaurant, large garden, function room, relaxing coffee area and six mythical bedrooms. Johnny Parke (head chef and co proprietor) has assembled an exciting menu combining the best of traditional English and European cuisine with modern cooking techniques. All the food is locally sourced where possible and everything prepared onsite. Chris Brewster (manager and co proprietor) prides himself on his well-kept cellar. Providing great quality traditional ales and bespoke international lagers. The wine list has been assembled to cater for those who like the odd glass in the evening and for those foodies who like to match wine with their favorite dish. The Unicorn aspires to bounce back at the heart of the local community and be a warm and welcoming public house catering for families, couples and corporate trade alike. Chris, Johnny and the team look forward to welcoming you here at the Unicorn soon.
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