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The Crown & Tuns Puddingface Country Kitchen

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New Street, Deddington, Banbury OX15 0SP, England
+44 1869 337371
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Sat 12:00 - 21:30
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Pies were delicious, puddings decent, service and atmosphere reasonable, vegetables lacklustre, no highchairs!

Thank Jo W
Banbury, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pub was very busy and we got in just in time and were able to get a seat straight away. (You cannot make reservations in an evening, but can at lunchtime.) We had to wait a fair while to be served to take our order, but it was very busy and I presume they didn't want to overload the kitchen,... More 

Thank James C
Banbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just eaten at the Crown and Tuns this evening with a party from work and overseas guests. The pies were every bit as good as usual. They did, however, seem a bit overwhelmed by the number of guests this evening so the two people serving the bar and tables between them did not seem sufficient.

Thank PhilipTorque
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A restaurant dedicated to pies and my goodness they are spectacular! We were greeted by a lovely lady who quickly showed us to the pie board where you choose your main course. It's a vary good varied menu with lots to choose from, including non-pie meals. I chose the Pork, stuffing and apple sauce pie and i couldn't of asked... More 

Thank Millie S
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taking the wrong turn can have positive benefits and this was just such a case. Got lost on our way back from the Cotswolds and ended up in Deddington looking for food. Screeched to a halt at the Crown and Tuns and fell into pudding heaven. Wide range of pies with all sorts of intriguing fillings. One of us was... More 

Thank Clive M
Oxford England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice pub in a nice village offering a wide selection of pies to suit all tastes, slightly above average prices but so are the pies. Would heartily recommend this pub, which brings with it a very pleasant atmosphere. Weekend bookings necessary. Enjoy.

Thank Presley64
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You know when you want something as good as homemade, but as filling as a good meal out. Well this is the place to go. Its a small pub, but the pies are enormous. Ive never been to anywhere quite like it. Such a range of flavors, suitable for gluten free too. It was such a lovely dinner i would... More 

Thank mi33y
Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this place online by chance. Started with four of us and ended up as twelve! Lovely place and great pies. Very unique with helpful staff and a good selection of beers. Was definitel worth the trip x

Thank janeothy
Oxfordshire, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am already looking forward to our next meal at the Crown & Tuns pie pub. It was one of the best meals I've ever had in a pub/restaurant and my family all agreed. You can't book tables but there were still some tables left when we went so you shouldn't need to wait long for one (if at all).... More 

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Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu is on a board as you enter the restaurant with a good selection of pies with a smaller selection of other foods. The portions are huge so come with a good appetite. Our pies were served with a selection of fresh vegetables. We failed to progress to the pudding selection which looked delicious with big portions. There is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$19
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: New Street, Deddington, Banbury OX15 0SP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury  >  Deddington
  • Phone Number: +44 1869 337371
Welcome to PuddingFace Do you have a penchant for pies? Puddingface offers a whole host of pies including traditional meat and vegetarian, fish and game, as well as some less conventional recipes. All Homemade!Lunch times bookings are taken Monday to Saturday 12-2pm and Sunday 12 to 2.30 Please call the pub to book. No evening reservations/bookings taken, come along have a drink at the bar, let our staff know you wish to eat and we will seat you as soon as a table comes available or will endeavor to keep you informed on how long the wait is likely to be.Largest single table we are able to accommodate is for 8 people due to the size of our pub and the nature of our business baking pies to order we are not really suitable for larger groups. If you insist ...Larger groups will have to be treated as individual smaller tables and your food order taken as they come available during the evening.Due to licence restrictions young children (under 5) can not remain on the premises after 7.30PM and all children (under 14) past 9pm Telephones are manned pub opening hours (not office hours)

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