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The Bell Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Shenington, Banbury OX15 6NQ, England
+44 1295 670274
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“moules” (4 reviews)
“ribs” (5 reviews)
“asian salad” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Shenington, Banbury OX15 6NQ, England
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a supper club coordinator, I can fully recommend The Bell Inn Shenington, as a great venue for events! Mike as his team served us well in a recent visit. The ribs, and other dishes, were first class.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 13 October 2017

An excellent village pub with great food, well cooked and nice atmosphere. The best ribs I have ever had.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 30 August 2017

The Bell in shenington is a great pub in a beautiful village. Full stop. The service was absolutely fine, this is a local pub which tries hard to do everything and the owners are really welcoming. How it should be. On to the food. Really...More

1  Thank travelspanner
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Great food - truly. However our little party didn't start eating their mains until we'd been there an hour and twenty minutes. Things that really let it down - bread and butter arriving a long time after we arrived. The water and plates for the...More

3  Thank 983grace
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The pub was very welcoming and a wonderful place to have lunch. The food was excellent. Four of us had different dishes ( including a vegetarian dish) and all could not rate it highly enough. The burgers were huge, the fish excellent and the vegetarian...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We returned to the Bell, this time for lunch, and found the food and service to be, once again, outstanding. Our friends enjoyed the beautifully cooked traditional fish and chips and I had the ribs which were superb. The sauce was very flavourful and the...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We visited the pub on a walk from Upton House, but it is definitely worth making a detour to eat here. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. The food was very high quality and very well presented.

Thank lindagill2016
Reviewed 4 June 2017

…the best way to cook fish is not to. The second best way is to find out how the talented chef at the Bell does his cod in batter, because I have never had better. This tiny pub in, to be perfectly frank, the back...More

1  Thank Mike H
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Now under new management with a local lady returning home with a paragon of a chef to take up residence in her former village. It is small by modern standards but serves a variaty of beers, strong on flavour. There is a proper dining room...More

Thank countrygourmetOxhill
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We visited the Bell for a family meal and it was quite simply superb. The selection of ales and wines is broad and high quality and the food was outstanding. Our two boys, who have spent a long holiday in the US, still said the...More

Thank Andrew R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shenington, Banbury OX15 6NQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 670274
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