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St Aldates Tavern

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Gastropub, British, Gluten Free Options
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108 St. Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BU, England
+44 1865 241185
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Reading, United Kingdom
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229 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place really needs to get a new bar lady who is attentive and has knowledge of food and drink. I understand you can't know everyrhing but come on no beer or food knowledge. The amount of times I had to stand at the bar waiting for service was mundane! Was going to eat but couldn't be bothered with the... More 

Thank LL156
cardiff, uk
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144 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food with 3 good veggie options. Excellent service and good value for money. Nice beer and cider. Recommend this pub.

Thank steve c
Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found it impossible to walk past this tavern without popping in for a drink. Once inside the atmosphere and choice of real ales is great.

Thank Brian F F
Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff and service was the most impressive part of our visit - welcoming, friendly, attentive and yet not intrusive. Food was good, a good range of beers, overall a lovely lunch.

Thank Aef187
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310 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were using the upstairs fun tonight room and found it perfect time for our rooms. The young staff were responsive and the beer selection superb. Wish it was my local!

Thank WellingtonKiwiJo
Ampang, Malaysia
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156 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I had wanted to experience a meal in an authentic English tavern, and St Aldates surely left me happy. The ambience is good, and the bartender, who is also the waiter, was very friendly, patient and efficient. We did not have to wait long for the food to arrive and it was good.

Thank ykh_malaysia
Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The atmosphere was very friendly. The menu is limited but tasty. I always enjoy a visit to the St Aldates Tavern, handy fo a swift beer whilst waiting for the bus.

Thank Phillip N
Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I booked the Blue Room in St. Aldate's Tavern for a birthday party for my boyfriend. I must commend the team for their impeccable service. They were helpful and responsive to my requests every step of the way, making the whole experience so much less stressful than it could have been! For a private booking for the whole night with... More 

Thank Megan_T_MC
Oxford, UK
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Visited with a group of work colleagues after our Xmas meal on a busy Friday evening. Whilst busy we were able to get seats and most importantly we could actually hear the conversation, ie, not a loud/noisy pub. Bar staff very friendly and know what they were doing.

Thank paulturner5
1 review
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Nice beer and wine but £8.50 for a santini tomato salad with only one tomato in it is a bit of a joke. At the Nosebag, our normal haunt for such things, we get much more for much less. Mentioned this to a member of staff but she was unmoved.

Thank gtoon59

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 12
Bar, Pub, Gastropub, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 St. Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 241185
St Aldates Tavern is an independent freehouse pub in oxford city centre. We pride ourselves on freshly made food from ingredients sourced from the local area, a quality real ale selection and relaxing atmosphere.
We also have The Tank Room - A cracking place to catch all the big games on are giant screen!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?