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The Pickled Ploughman Pub

££ - £££, British,
Aynho Road | Banbury, Adderbury, Banbury, England
+44 1295 810327
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Aynho Road | Banbury, Adderbury, Banbury, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited with friends for lunch in January. They had a fixed priced lunch menu or 2 main meals for the price of one on the main menu which was excellent value. We all enjoyed our meals. The restaurant was quiet but had a welcoming atmosphere...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Cookiescot
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the third time I have stopped off at the Pickled Ploughman for food whilst away on business. I feel I have to share with others what an amazing establishment this is! Each time I have visited I have sampled different cuisine & each...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kirsty A
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

The pub is decorated beautifully and is very clean, but the service and the food were very disappointing. We ordered wine and she just poured it into everyone’s glass no mention of tasting or asking who’s for wine. The potato cake was just mash potatoes...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Billybobsagger
Reviewed 1 December 2018

Dropped in here for a quick lunch bite. Staff were friendly, but they don't really have a bar menu. They will let you choose from the main menu, but it's not the same as a proper bar menu. The main menu looked good but we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Nathan052015
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

Ate here with some colleagues, food was very good and arrived quickly. Our order was taken by a very nice lady (she did introduce herself but I’m not very good at names) who was helpful and polite but also friendly enough to make us feel...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Darren4291
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Booked for our family pre Christmas meal but felt this time the food was a bit of a let down. We had scampi and the fish and chips but the chips seemed like oven chips and were nearly cold. Overall poor quality food for the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank O1951LIjuliek
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We always struggle to find a nice place to have a Sunday lunch in and around Banbury. We was told to try the Pickled Ploughman so booked here for my mum's birthday. I would honestly say I won't be returning. The service was very slow,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
6  Thank Eyrex
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We booked a table for 5 for 5.30pm, and got drinks before sitting down. They have a reduced Sunday menu which includes a Sunday roast. Three of us chose the pork, and 1 the veggie root veg roast. We have no pork - followed by...More

Date of visit: November 2018
5  Thank snowvarkus
Reviewed 24 October 2018

I went for lunch with a group of friends. The welcome was lovely, and we were taken to our reserved table and looked after by the friendly barman who took our orders. My main course (I didn't have a starter and it's just as well...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RosieOxford
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Been here a couple of times and on both occasions we really enjoyed the food and the staff have been very helpful and welcoming.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aynho Road | Banbury, Adderbury, Banbury, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury  >  Adderbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 810327
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ABOUT US For fabulous food, friendly service and quality ales, The Pickled Ploughman is a great choice. We have a firm focus on fresh local ingredients. Whatever you want, whatever the season, The Pickled Ploughman is sure to have something on the menu to whet your appetite. For more private dining our private dining room is available and seats up to 20 diners or more for a more casual reception celebration, it's perfect for birthdays, anniversaries or just for getting your friends together. Our fabulous bar is the perfect place to meet family and friends for a pre-dinner drink or morning coffee and afternoon tea. With a welcoming log fire for the chilly days, you may find it hard to leave. What is great local food without a friendly local service? We're committed to delivering service that is a welcoming and efficient. Our staff wants you to enjoy your meal and aim to be as attentive as they can be, so you can be assured you will be greeted with a smile and receive the best local service in an easy, relaxed atmosphere. Offers Reduced drinks prices from3-6 Monday to Friday Friday Beer Sale £1.00 Off all ales Pre Fixe menu 12-6 Monday to Thursday Sunday Lunch choice of Roasts from £10.00 Per head 2 FOR 1 On all main courses from the 5th January 2 FOR1 Pizza from 3-6 Monday to Thursday Childrens menu Gluten Free Menu
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