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“Amazing shared beef rib”
Review of Magdalen Arms

Magdalen Arms
Ranked #84 of 715 Restaurants in Oxford
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Mouth wateringly delicious rib of beef. Great presentation for a sharing plattter and the best sunday pub lunch i have ever eaten.

Only negative is i agree with previous comments that the pub is too dark. Paint the walls magnolia please and I'll give you 6 stars.

Thank Tom S
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Nice pub restaurant. Fairly open inside, with wooden tables. You can see right into the Kitchen, the pass is in the open restaurant area. I love this, a restaurant with nothing to hide !

We went on the monthly market day, when the outside of the pub has little bric-a-brac stalls, with furniture and other items.

The food was good. Special of the day was a braised Dexter Beef which was tender and tasty, although the green beans served with it were undercooked and very firm.

The ginger pudding for desert was light and delicious.

Service was attentive throughout, with bread and olive oil provided quickly, with bottles of tap water too, all without asking.

The only negative was that is was quite dark inside, even at lunchtime, sitting right next to a window. That was partly from the gazebos for the Market stalls outside, a bit more light would have been nice.

Great to see named breeds of beef on the menu, it suggests good attention to the produce.

Overall, a good lunch, with great menu choices and excellent service.

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Thank Richard N
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Fabulous meal. Thank you. Top quality food. We had the beef and sticky toffee pudding and it was melt in the mouth

1  Thank Philippa G
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Went here for first time for lunch on Saturday - only one main vegetarian choice but it was delicious, so no complaints! Fantastic homemade pasta - really filling, so unfortunately no room for pudding. Very nice pint of lowish ABV hoppy beer. Wonderul attentive and friendly waitress. Can't wait to go back for Sunday lunch. Still thinking about amazing olive oil had with bread - so good!

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Thank silvershorts
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

great atmosphere, very lively and the best food in oxford.
come for the artichocke with olive oil, bread crumbs, herbs and goat cheese, the magnificient lamb leg our shoulder or the steak!

you will not be disappointed!!

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Thank matthias e
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