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Butcher's Arms

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Bar, British, Pub
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Main Street | Fringford, Bicester OX27 8EB, England
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North East England
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Dined here whilst on business and was pleasantly surprised at the excellent meal of a large lamb shank with vegetables that were expertly cooked. Everything was served by friendly and efficient staff. Shall return in the not too distant future. Another bonus is that this is a motorhome stopover if booked in advance.

Thank RStan56620
Henlow, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We visited this lovely old fashioned pub for the first time with family and friends for a Sunday roast, the choice of meats was great and the vegetables were fresh and not frozen, and when the plates came out the were HUGE and piping hot ! Although I could not eat all of mine I gave it a good go... More 

Thank Rangerover52
Bicester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I have heard about the roast dinners at The Butchers Arms from many of my friends over the years and so I was excited to go there and finally experience it for myself. There was a large group of us but we were all seated at different tables, albeit in the same area. The first thing I noticed was the... More 

Thank Otty_11
Bicester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

I live in the area and have been to this place a couple of times since my first visit not long ago. Lovely place with a nice "local pub" feel to it. Service is friendly and non-corporate. The food is great and they serve "proper" portions. Perhaps most importantly the food comes on plates. No "steak on a piece of... More 

Thank Bagpeel
Bicester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 November 2016

I visited The Butcher's Arms for the first time mid week to meet a friend for a meal. The pub is so welcoming and the staff were lovely. The food was really good and we had a lovely evening. It was so nice I took my daughter and 2 year old granddaughter that weekend for lunch - we were made... More 

Thank Jo B
1 review
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

There was 10 of us celebrating my sons 18th, he is in a wheelchair, the service and the staff were amazing and very welcoming. They were brilliant with my son and made a fuss of him. The food was fantastic and we all enjoyed the whole experience there! Xx

Thank Jane B
Bicester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We frequently visit the Butchers Arms for lunch and have always had a lovely meal. The lady behind the bar is very friendly and cannot do enough to make sure you enjoy your visit. The food is excellent and the portions large. There is normally a fire to warm you up on cold days and dogs are welcome. As locals... More 

Thank Sphinx12
Oxford, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Decided to go there for lunch with a friend thought the bar maid was helpful and they prepared a meal that wasn't on the menu, The food was good and reasonably priced and the waitress friendly. I have just read Sara S while writing this, really the worst experience of your life!. If I have a bad meal or have... More 

Thank Kevan S
Stevensville, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

It is such a pleasure to return to this pub for a Sunday Roast. In 10 years have never been disappointed in the quality of the food, the exceptional customer service and just an overall amazing atmosphere. I read a negative review which must have occurred around the same time as my visit. I cannot imagine how one person's experience... More 

Thank Catherine K
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

This pub has an amazing atmosphere. Pat the land lady is the nicest lady ever. The food is to die for. Sunday roasts are really tasty! Would highly recommend!

Thank lovemagic

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
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Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Fringford, Bicester OX27 8EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Bicester
  • Phone Number: 01869-27-73-63

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