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Hanwell Arms

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Hanwell Mews Rotary Way, Banbury OX16 1AP, England
+44 1295 266323
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite some indifferent reviews gave this local pub a try. Reasonably busy but still managed to order food at bar and food came out within about 10mins. Had a really nice chicken burger and thought the couple of onion rings was a nice addition to the meal. Great value and will be going back soon

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Thank Mark L
Dawlish, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stop off here for lunch not knowing anything about the pub, waited a while for the food to arrive and when it did it was warm at best, told the waiting staff and she said ok that was it. the pub was having some work done on it and all you could hear was a hammer banging. Wish we had... More 

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Thank Tracey P
Berkshire
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in at around 7:15 on a Thursday evening, found a table, and decided on the food we would like to order. Stood at bar to order. And stood. And waited. And waited. And stood and waited. One bar person, completely out of depth, trying to cope with at least a dozen people wanting to order drinks / food.... More 

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Thank Edbit
Ray M, Critic at Hanwell Arms, responded to this review

Might be better next time. Sometimes it's ok. More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only found this pub because the fantastic Tom Fitzpatrick was performing there. All of the staff were so welcoming, friendly and helpful. We had a lovely meal then it was time to see Tom. As usual a wonderful performance that got people up and dancing. We hear he is returning in October - we shall be there although it... More 

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Thank Mike_Smith_GL
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Wife and myself spent two great nights at Hanwell House B&B and were pointed to the Hanwell Arms for our Evening meal. We took Jan's advise and were glad that we did we had a lovely meal at a very reasonable price. The Hanwell Arms has had a recent refit and is very clean and bright and the staff... More 

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Thank Ray E
Oxford England
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The Hanwell Arms is one of several pubs close to the home of my son who we take with his toddler daughter for lunch on an almost weekly basis, having seen the negative reviews handed out prior to the recent refurbishment we avoided it. We visited the pub on Tuesday of this week believing everyone deserves a second chance and... More 

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Thank Presley64
1 review
Reviewed 4 April 2017

had a great time, good food, reasonable prices. new menu is different but some people do not appear to like changes under any circumstance. sports, music, friendly staff..

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Thank James s
Newtown, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Surly bar staff. Ordered french fries with my Hunters Chicken. Waited 40 minutes for meal to arrive (after complaining), only to have meal arrive with chunky chips. Was advised bar staff should have told me that they were out of french fries. No apology, though. Chicken was dry. Very disappointed. Have been before and had reasonable meal then.

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Thank Owen S
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We visited the newly refurbished pub for a family meal at 6pm. Our food arrived at 730! Unfortunately it wasn't worth the wait.....cold and tasteless! There was a group of men sitting amongst families and their language was disgusting. The manager warned them but they found this funny. Not the kind of family pub I want to take my children... More 

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1 Thank vmil29
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Newly refurbished pub with new menu.............same poor standards in food quality and service. Food was not what I ordered and cold. Staff unapologetic, blaming it on not knowing the new menu. Tried to charge me for puddings I didn't have. Overall the same as it was just with a disgusting new interior!! Shall not be visiting again anytime soon.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 19
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hanwell Mews Rotary Way, Banbury OX16 1AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 266323

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