We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Shakespeare Bicester

Open Now: 00:00 - 12:00
Open today: 00:00 - 12:00
Review Highlights
As a Pud the dishes served were Huge

This was a second visit and not a disappointment. The steaks were excellent and came from a local... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Tony S
,
Bicester, United Kingdom
Good food and good service

Its a pub so don't expect 'posh' There is a dining room but I used the bar as it was early evening... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Christopher P
Read all 10 reviews
2
All photos (2)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good50%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tasty gravy”(3 reviews)
“local pub”(3 reviews)
About
Open Now
Hours Today: 00:00 - 12:00
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Dec
Jan
Feb
Contact
Bowmont Square, Bicester OX26 2GJ, England
+44 7947 436559
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (10)
Filter reviews
10 results
Traveller rating
5
5
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
5
5
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews tasty gravy sunday roast is local pub rump steak an excellent meal served quickly 8oz
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 10 reviews
Reviewed 8 September 2018

This was a second visit and not a disappointment. The steaks were excellent and came from a local butcher. The tables are in the bar area and all the customers were in good moods. The food came very quickly and all the dishes were good....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tony S
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Its a pub so don't expect 'posh' There is a dining room but I used the bar as it was early evening and it was not crowded. What a choice on the menu English Thai Japanese and Italian. I ordered my beef teriyaki and chose...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Had been recommended to try here for a meal. I had not been here for a few years and to be quite honest it’s reputation as being run down down had put me of. The great news is that it has been turned around and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank terrycJ2425TJ
Coombsy2013, Owner at The Shakespeare Bicester, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Thank you Mr T I am really glad you enjoyed your meal,as for staffing as we are now more consistently busy, you are right and will be recruiting for the busier periods. Thank you for your constructive remarks Paul. and look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

VisiTed with a large group of 14 . Quick friendly service. TripAdvisor TripAdvisor lorraine View profile My trips Recently viewed Bookings Inbox More Help Centre Settings Sign out Things to DoNightlifeThe Shakespeare Bicester The Shakespeare Bicester 6 reviews Bars & Clubs Closed Now Hours Today:...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 266lorraine
Reviewed 5 November 2017

The only disappointment about the Sunday roast is not being able to eat it all. It is an excellent meal and great value. Eight different veg and good quality meat accompanied by really tasty gravy. I would definitely recommend the roast to friends.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank HorseOxon
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Just moved to the area and stopped in for a couple of drinks , the food looked nice thought we'd give it ago , simply delicious. The meat was very good quality with fresh vegetables , thick tasty gravy and served quickly, not a restaurant...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank petera1212
Reviewed 28 August 2017

A local pub with a limited menu but a choice which is Ok The rump steak 8oz with french fries onion rings mushrooms salad and vegatables all for £8 was amazing

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Tony S
Reviewed 19 April 2017

cheap prize on food but very tasty and great portion size !! nice decor in the pub and very good games room. great to have as a local pub

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank timrogers14
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Great place again after a long time being run down. Great honest pub grub and hard working traditional landlord and landlady. Long may they continue. Good for family's, food, beer, gatherings, pool, darts, etc etc.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Stevski1973
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This pub used to be so vibrant and popular but in more recent years it has been seriously dragged down and it has to be said became a total dive. Therefore it is great to see new management in place that clearly have good intentions...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank HorseOxon
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 nearby hotels
Premier Inn Bicester Hotel
860 reviews
.79 miles away
Bignell Park Hotel
22 reviews
.85 miles away
Travelodge Bicester hotel
278 reviews
.88 miles away
The King's Arms Hotel & Restaurant
334 reviews
1.06 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 126 nearby restaurants
Denis Restaurant
887 reviews
.90 miles away
The Baguette Box
148 reviews
.68 miles away
Butchers Arms
8 reviews
.87 miles away
Copper Kitchen
326 reviews
.89 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 33 nearby attractions
Bicester Village
3,404 reviews
.99 miles away
St Edburg's Church
11 reviews
.88 miles away
Car Chase Heroes
37 reviews
.74 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Shakespeare Bicester staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines