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The Coach and Horses

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4 Butchers Row, Banbury OX16 5JH, England
+44 1295 256550
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Visit Banbury a lot with work and was a big fan of this restaurant until about 2 weeks ago. I asked if I could substitute the chips which came with my steak for sweet potato which was a side on another dish. I was advised that this was not possible as everything is pre made! Instead I ordered a sign... More 

Thank JudyLockhart
Banbury, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Recently went for a family meal. The food was delicious and very reasonable priced. The staff were attentive and friendly and the food didn't take long to arrive at all. It was piping hot and fresh. Would recommend.

Thank Elle-M10
Southam, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

A group of 5 friends for a special celebration visited on a busy Saturday evening. Two of my friends ordered the risotto they both said that it was absolutely delicious, two of us enjoyed the macaroni cheese, and a ham egg and chips by another, we were all really impressed with the quality of the food and the service was... More 

Thank KenilworthSandra
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Very attentive staff, we also managed to get a whole section to ourselves as it was a quiet night. Steak was lovely, well seasoned and cooked to perfection. Wife was very happy with the catch of the day. Recommended.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Bergkvara, Sweden
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We had a lovely lunch with my family. They didn't have a kids menu but offered to make kids portion sizes of some of the items on the menu. My husband had the Sunday roast which he said was delicious and the kids enjoyed their meals. I had the vegetarian option of the gnocchi with stilton sauce and walnuts, it... More 

1 Thank BiancaMoulder
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Visited with my friendship group on new year's eve and had a great meal. Staff were great, friendly and attentive. Food was yummy with lots of options and dessert options were great too. Will happily go back anytime lovely venue hidden in the heart of Banbury.

Thank Sassytaffee
Banbury, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I no yes a big statement. We have been here a few times now And it has been brilliant food every time. I recommend the lamb for Sunday lunch Followed by the sticky toffee pudding. Life changing. Really good and clean venue and the beer is good. Got to mention the staff as well, superb.

Thank christopher k
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We visited this restaurant for Saturday lunch on the strength of the reviews. The menu offered a fair choice for all three courses. The food was beautifully cooked and well presented and the service was excellent with the waiting staff friendly and helpful. We were surprised that the restaurant was almost empty - perhaps because it was a little difficult... More 

Thank Alan C
Warwick, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017

It was Friday lunchtime with hardly anyone there, usually a bad sign considering that the establishment was in the centre of the town. The food was very average, we would not visit again. The staff however were quite pleasant.

Thank John B
Banbury, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We had a fairly large group and there were several other larger groups in too, but the food was delivered altogether in resonable time and was delicious and hot - staff were in good humour too. Resonably priced and very tasty. Would definitely recommend

Thank Suzie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 23
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Butchers Row, Banbury OX16 5JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 256550
A friendly and contemporary Gastropub serving a wide range of freshly cooked, locally sourced meals, ranging from Soup of the day, slow roasted belly pork, gooey chocolate brownies or our beautiful rare roast beef Sunday lunch. We have an extensive wine menu, great beers from Hook Norton Brewery and are currently the only place in Banbury serving Estrella Galicia. We have a beautiful courtyard that can be a real sun trap and spacious bar and restaurant areas to cater for all occasions.

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