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The Horseshoes

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78 Corn Street, Witney OX28 6BS, England
+44 1993 703086
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11:30 - 00:00
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Thu - Fri 11:30 - 01:00
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is unusual these days that I am excited or inspired by a menu or the food that it then yields. Not sure if this is because old age is making me curmudgeonly or because I'm visiting the wrong restaurants. But yesterday at the Witney Horseshoes it was suddenly different; a really creative and extensive menu ( in fact four... More 

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Thank mikecollins1
Oxford
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

12 of us went for dinner on a Tuesday night. The service was superb. The food, all served at the same time, was fabulous. Starters: Spiced Duck Samosa is excellent, Cornish scallops were to die for. Mains: always 4-5 specials in addition to the main menu, I had the superb venison loin, friends had the Duo of Game; Roasted Breast... More 

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Thank DanMorris55
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Third time here and excellent every time. Food, service and atmosphere great, and the weekday lunch fixed price is unbelievable value considering the quality of the food.

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Thank Josh850122
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been before and enjoyed ourselves so decided to go back. This time we went for Sunday lunch, great food and plenty of it, excellent service and friendly atmosphere. Will definitely go back when next in town and would recommend to friends and family.

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Thank 476linda
Witney, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food and service but they don't allow children after 7 pm (sometimes) really annoying as I've been a few times with my very mature 8 yr old who we always go out with. But suddenly they have this ridiculous policy. It means that we will now avoid this very atmospheric and good eaterie.

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Thank dsridler
Champion_Pub_Co, Manager at The Horseshoes, responded to this review

Firstly we would like to thank you for your lovely comments regarding our food and service...and secondly, we are very sorry to hear that you have been given misleading information, about your 8yr old. We are a family business, who welcome families and like you have mentioned mature 8yrs are more then capable of spending an evening out, dining with... More 

Carterton, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there a couple of years ago and it was terrible, it has now been taken over by new management, what an improvement. My wife arranged for a surprise family meal for 11, to celebrate my 60th birthday. She chose it because it is rated the best in Witney on TripAdvisor & our Sons frequently use it and it's... More 

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Thank OriginalOldGoat
Witney, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok. We are biased. This is, after all our local pub. We moved here in 2016 and spend as much time in here as is possible. But here's the truth. The food is fantastic. If they have sausage rolls on the menu go for it. They are a must. The liver starter is to die for. Even if you feel... More 

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Thank lilees2016
Staffordshire
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place with great food. Booking is essential though but well worth it. The atmosphere is lovely and the service by the staff was attentative but not intrusive.

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Thank Misttie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a lovely pub, came for Sunday lunch with some friends, the food was great, the service was excellent and the atmosphere was lovely. Very highly recommended!

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Thank Katherine W
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off in Witney en route to Asthall and found this pub for a bit of lunch. The ambience on this Friday lunchtime was lively without being too much and the staff were friendly and efficient. The menu had some good options and there were specials of the day in addition. The food was a very very good 4/5... More 

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Thank Lee D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 50
Cuisine
Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 01:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Corn Street, Witney OX28 6BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Witney
  • Phone Number: +44 1993 703086
Description
Originally built in the 1700's the Horseshoes is one of Witney's Oldest pubs. Still boasting original beams, fireplaces and solid wood floors. The Shoes remains a comfortable, warm & welcoming establishment for everyone to enjoy!

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