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The Royal Sun

££ - £££, British,
2 Woodstock Road West | Begbroke, Kidlington OX5 1RZ, England
+44 1865 374718
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pie” (25 reviews)
“mash” (17 reviews)
“steak” (25 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2 Woodstock Road West | Begbroke, Kidlington OX5 1RZ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic fillet steak great service lovely location Marcel is a fantastic host would recommend to anyone

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food at this venue is amazing. Would highly recommend to any one to try. The chef is highly skilled with some great flavours. The landlord is very friendly and has a real intrest in the food on the menu understanding what food is best...More

Thank Arrongorb
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I would have to disagree with the previous reviewer and say that you get what you pay for. This was a very nice Sunday lunch with generous portions of good quality meat and a great Yorkshire pudding. The decor and atmosphere in the pub was...More

Thank KTP310
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had been away for a few days and were travelling home looking for a place to have a spot of lunch. The car park was full so thought this place looks good and we stopped. However, we felt £13 was a little expensive for...More

Thank ebbyCoventry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Royal Sun with friends on a Saturday evening, the service was excellent as wella s the food, we had a baked Camembert to start and then a lamb shank with mashed potatoe with veg absolutley delicious. the bill was extremely reasonable too....More

Thank Mr_Heyford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didn't arrive until after 2pm so wasn't suse if we would still be able to eat as we had already been turned away from the Black Prince 😤. We had a warm welcome and as we had our dogs with us and it was a...More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely 3 course meal here on a Tuesday evening. Guy behind the bar managing to serve on his own and being super friendly at the same time. I had the pork loin and there was a lot of mustard in the mash and...More

Thank sleagirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with a large group of friends, which is sometimes a challenge for establishments to bring the orders out together, but a team of people delivered 10 main courses with no delay. The spare ribs were delicious with plenty of meat on them. The chips...More

Thank LyndaPC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went in for mid week catch up dinner. Lovely. Décor is lovely, menu good and varied. Ordered and the waiter apologised for the delay which was minimal in ordering, had been let down and was on his own behind the bar. Only noticed he was...More

Thank susie j
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

1st visit to this place and impressed, popped in with my sister for a quick bite to eat on Saturday, I had the Ham, eggs and chips with peas, all perfect, my sister had the steak and ale pie with mash which she also liked,...More

Thank Baconandeggs1
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Questions & Answers
Tony W
21 November 2016|
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Response from Tony W |
Thanks Dan, your menu looks terrific...will be in for lunch soon.. Tony..
15 July 2016|
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Response from TheRoyalSun | Property representative |
Hi, yes we have a large car park and the slip road in front of the pub is a free parking area as well. Thank you, Dan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Woodstock Road West | Begbroke, Kidlington OX5 1RZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Kidlington
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 374718
  • E-mail
16th Century Cotswold stone pub & restaurant, close to Blenheim Palace and North Oxford. We serve traditional English and European, using locally sourced products wherever possible. We open for lunch at 12:00 and dinner from 6:00pm to 9.00pm. Freshly ground coffee and a range of teas are available along side lunch and dinner menus. We also offer free WiFi.
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