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The Bear and Ragged Staff

) #66 of 474 Restaurants in Oxford $$ - $$$ , British,
28 Appleton Road | Cumnor, Oxford OX2 9QH, England
+44 1865 862329
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (25 reviews)
“scallops” (16 reviews)
“pudding” (34 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, International, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28 Appleton Road | Cumnor, Oxford OX2 9QH, England
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1 - 10 of 566 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Prices were average for the area and the food was good (well-cooked scallops). There was plenty of parking. The outside seating had a view of the car park, but was otherwise nice. If you're a visitor, do be aware that this pub is in Cumnor,...More

Thank Natasha H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Over the moon with our decision to have our wedding reception and meal here. Even in a busy Sunday nothing was too much trouble and Jeremy organised everything exactly how we imagine, even decorating the venue for us as requested. An amazing setting and outstanding...More

Thank Cog77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pleasant staff, nothing was too much trouble, lovely comfortable room. We stayed for two nights and every meals was delicious, beautifully cooked and presented. The atmosphere in the pub was wonderful, I cannot fault the Bear and Ragged Staff.

Thank gilly19622015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an evening meal at this Pub/Restaurant as recommended by the B&B we were staying in. Lovely meal although we had to wait quite a bit, but when it came it was very good. Second evening still a very good meal but less waiting time....More

Thank angelastocks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for an evening meal as recommended by a local campsite. Delicious food and friendly service.

Thank Benjimans
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely pub/restaurant and pleasant staff. We only wanted a sandwich but had to pay a ridiculous amount. The sandwiches included either soup mixed salad or chips. None of theses were wanted but had no choice but to pay £16 for two sandwiches and a small...More

Thank Janice H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bear and Ragged staff Cumnor Oxford Myself and some friends booked to attend this Gastro Pub/Restaurant on Saturday 22 July. I booked for 5 at 1930hrs and arrived at 1945hrs. The manager logged us in and offered to take us straight to our table, a...More

1  Thank Quartermaster243
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We waited about 45 minutes for the first meal to arrive. We left after 2 hours and 2 people still hadn't been served. The food was terrible, some meals were supposed to be the same but had completely different food items or the food was...More

1  Thank Madsie2014
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is really going down hill. Walked in just looking for drinks and there was one person on the bar so she was already dealing with a customer. We looked for the wine list, not on the bar. Saw them on the counter behind...More

4  Thank LaLaOxford
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Friendly, helpful staff. Relaxing surroundings. Delicious food. Would definately visit again if we were in the area.

Thank Joss R
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Questions & Answers
17 July 2017|
Response from JSRuby | Reviewed this property |
28 September 2015|
Response from Jeremy d | Property representative |
Sorry to take a while. in short, yest we do on both counts. Mark
27 September 2015|
Response from Jeremy d | Property representative |
Yes we serve food on Sunday till 9p.m. Mark Greenwood Landlord
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 52
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Appleton Road | Cumnor, Oxford OX2 9QH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 862329
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The Bear and Ragged Staff is a Stunning 450 year old Grade 2* listed building just 4 miles West of Oxford. the current management has been in place now for eight years and have completed a major upgrade of the property. The Pub and Restaurant have been completely renovated, and now serve stunning, largely British food, in stylish surroundings. The nine residential rooms are now open and are receiving great reviews. Rooms feature 32-42" TVs, radio, Kingsized beds, en suite bathroom/showers, WiFi broadband and more. The 5 rooms in the Landlord's Wing ooze Olde Worlde charm. Take a look at our website.
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