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The Barley Mow

Somerton Road, Upper Heyford OX25 5LB, England
+44 1869 232300
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“cottage pie” (2 reviews)
“canal boat” (3 reviews)
“village pub” (4 reviews)
Closes in 22 min
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Somerton Road, Upper Heyford OX25 5LB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this lovely friendly pub on our week long trip up and down the Oxford canal, it’s a bit of an uphill trudge up to the top of the village but well worth it. A small but well balanced menu with a couple of extra...More

Thank alanjamesg2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unfriendly welcome when we arrived in the car park: what you doing? We’re closed. Fullers & pub Website says they’re open, but they’re not.. When asked if he would update the website the grumpy landlord retorted: its not my website We Won’t be coming back...More

Thank lkjhgfdsa99
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Delicious home cooked meals, from Moussaka to ribs, and lots of traditional puds. Excellent customer service to the extent when we discovered we had left a pair of glasses there when we had set off the next day, they even drove them to the next...More

Thank hillyfamily
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Gem of a small country pub. Friendly service, good ale and excellent food ... Steak was excellent. Even a sunny garden.

Thank Fiona W
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We popped in after a walk down the canal. The landlady was very welcoming. It’s a very clean and has a lovely garden to sit in. The landlady went above and beyond when she brought our children an ice lolly out as it was hot.

Thank jemada1610
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

A short walk up hill from the canal is the Barley Mow village pub with an excellent menue of home cooked food and friendly staff good value for money and would recommend and definatly go back again

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Staying nearby in an hotel we sought out the Barley Mow for an evening meal and were not disappointed. The bar is accessible from the car park at the rear. Other diners told us that they were frequent visitors and the food was consistently good....More

2  Thank jamesfurze
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We moored up nearby and read the sign saying food was served between 7pm and 9pm on a Sunday but because they had quizz night they were not serving any food and there is no food establishments within working distance so we were stuck hungry....More

Thank Emily H
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Called in on the way home on the off chance it was open. I've been to a few Barley Mows and wanted to try this one. It never looks open from the outside and isn't always open when advertised. It's a small pub with two...More

Thank TheHonestGuv
Reviewed 29 October 2017

it was 10 plus years since I last visited this place and it wasn't a pleasant experience then so when my friends decided to organise a meet here I thought it was about time I revisited this place. I loved the good old fashioned local...More

Thank Paul C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Somerton Road, Upper Heyford OX25 5LB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Upper Heyford
  • Phone Number: +44 1869 232300
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