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The Packhorse

Abingdon Road | Milton Hill, Abingdon OX13 6AG, England
+44 1235 832323
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
Abingdon Road | Milton Hill, Abingdon OX13 6AG, England
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1 - 10 of 318 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was very nice service not so good did not get asked if we would like water took glasses off the table . Meals came did not get asked if we would like any condiments. No body asked if we would like any more drinks...More

1  Thank Karen F
Miles E, Owner at The Packhorse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, We are very sorry to hear about your disappointing visit, our managers would very much like the opportunity to discuss things with you in further detail, please contact Emily or Marin directly via the pubs email address We hope to hear from you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had seen the excellent reviews and thought we'd give it a try. I'm not sure I'd go back. A party of 6, a family. Entering the pub it is lovely. Lovely decor. Then we approached the bar. That was the first clue about the...More

2  Thank DASMTM
Miles E, Owner at The Packhorse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, We are very sorry to hear about your disappointing visit, our managers would very much like the opportunity to discuss things with you in further detail, please contact Emily or Marin directly via the pubs email address We hope to hear from you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a family Sunday lunch. Booked a table online the day before, but didn’t receive confirmation so had to call but the person I needed to speak to wasn’t there so left my phone number. By the next day, no one had called...More

2  Thank Lizzie W
Miles E, Owner at The Packhorse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Firstly allow us to apologize that you had a disappointing experience with us, from errors in communication regarding your initial booking to errors with your food order and inconsistency in the response from both your server and the manager on duty. I would...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and three friends recently visited the Packhorse and we had a wonderful time. The staff were amazing, very friendly, attentive and professional - from the moment we entered to the moment we left. The food was beyond brilliant. I had the ‘Lamb Henry’ -...More

Thank F0rTheL0veOfF00d
Miles E, Owner at The Packhorse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for such a lovely review, we are so pleased to hear that you and your friends enjoyed your recent visit to The Packhorse. Your kind words will be passed back to the front and back of house teams who I am...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I drive past the pub everyday on way to work since moving here 3 months ago and it always looks busy . Neighbours said it was good so when my Mum and Dad stayed for the weekend from Cornwall we decided to treat them to...More

Thank Ninja10nutter
Miles E, Owner at The Packhorse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review, we are very pleased to hear that you decided to give us a try and enjoyed both your meals and the service offered. Our staff are trained to offer condiments such as horseradish and others once all meals...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I always had a good meal here, but tonight was something different. My roast beef dinner was... average.. for £16.50 You would expect a good roast potatoes, mine were like a Chef left them in the oven for more then 4 hours.... gravy tasty but...More

1  Thank depesz
Miles E, Owner at The Packhorse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, We are sorry to hear that your meal was disappointing, I am sure that had the staff been made aware they could have resolved this issue for you at the time. All our meals are freshly prepared, please accept our apologies that we...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Great pub with great service. Ask for Harry and Craig behind the bar. Great sense of humour and knew the menu like the back of their hand!More

Thank Tom H
Miles E, Owner at The Packhorse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, I am sorry to say that you have mistakenly reviewed the wrong pub as we don't employ anyone by the name of Craig / Harry. I hope you are able to amend your review or move it to the intended site as would...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Came to the packhorse first time today and I was amazed how friendly everyone was. Craig sat us down and couldn't do enough for us when we first walked in with no booking. Seated quickly and picked the food we wanted. Being bought piping hot...More

1  Thank Sophie A
Miles E, Owner at The Packhorse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guests We would love to be able to thank you for such a glowing review, however I'm sorry to say that I fear you have reviewed the wrong pub as we sadly don't employ anyone by the name of Craig / Sean / Penny....More

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a beautiful Sunday lunch with the family, the pork, beef and chicken were amazing!! Staff really lovely and will definitely be visiting again.

1  Thank Sunshine522680
Miles E, Owner at The Packhorse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest Thank you, we are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit and we hope to see you again soon Kind Regards Management

Reviewed 2 September 2018

Mother in law's 95th birthday, just the grown up children and partners (12 people in total). Lovely table in a quiet part of the building, staff were attentive, food was all good judging by the empty plates, recommend the lambs liver and Eton pavlova mess...More

Thank Linda B
Miles E, Owner at The Packhorse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing us for such a special celebration,we are so pleased to hear that everyone in your party enjoyed their meals and their afternoon with us. Your comments will be passed back to the team who I am sure will be...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Abingdon Road | Milton Hill, Abingdon OX13 6AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Abingdon
  • Phone Number: +44 1235 832323
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