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The Pickled Ploughman Pub

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Floors marked for social distancing
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Updated 16/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 16/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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. Our private dining room is available and seats up to 16 diners or more for a 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 a casual drink. With a welcoming log fire for the chilly days, you may find it hard to leave. We're committed to delivering service that is a welcoming
US$10 - US$28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted somewhere to go for Sunday lunch and found this little gem online. It looks amazing and lived up to its expectation. The food was fantastic, 3 courses for £21.95 great value and great range of choice for each course. Service was great and...More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent prompt efficient service and will definitely be returning best food I’ve had in the area highly recommend..

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 11 August 2021 via mobile

Turned up on a Tues lunch time . Would it be possible to get a meal,yes of course,take a seat be with you in a few minutes,5 mins later, sorry to keep waiting,would you like some drinks. Order taken 20 minutes later food arrived .we...More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 7 August 2021 via mobile

Lovely food and service from the staff was delightful and attentive. Only issue was after I finished my drink I noticed there was some red/pink lipstick on the glass. I suffer with hygiene OCD so ruined the evening a little. I only hope they are...More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 31 July 2021

Would thoroughly recommend to anyone as the food and service is amazing, great to find a local pub that is so good. Well done to everyone, 5 *****.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 17 July 2021 via mobile

We had to cancel a lunch here because our daughter was isolating. We decided to have an evening takeaway instead, and it was fantastic! Particularly wanted to give a shout-out to the gluten-free bread, which my husband had with his smoked salmon starter and his...More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 7 July 2021 via mobile

We enjoyed a family lunch time meal with two of the party having the beefburgers and I had the loin of Hake with shellfish sauce. The burgers were declared delicious and certainly worth the title of best in Banburyshire and the chips were fluffy on...More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 5 July 2021

We had a very pleasant meal here and were made to feel very welcome by the lovely staff. The loin of hake with shellfish sauce was delicious as was the mushroom stroganoff, scallops and steak. Look forward to visiting again!

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 4 July 2021 via mobile

Really lovely pub. Have visited twice during the various stages of lockdown and enjoyed both times. Easy to park and sanitiser on entry/exit. Staff are sooo friendly and attentive, I love the vibrant shirts. Pricing is good (3 courses for less than 22 quid is...More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 4 July 2021 via mobile

Nice pub with very good service. Sat in the outside seating area. Service was very good, plenty of choice on the menu and food was nice when it came.

Date of visit: June 2021
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16 August 2021|
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Response from Mark C | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of outdoor eating space so on a fine day you can be accompanied by your dog.
10 July 2019|
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Response from Scattercash | Property representative |
100%. We also ensure that all our glass is recycled, our cardboard and plastic is too, our food waste goes to an anerobic digestion plant and our waste oil is converted to biofuels. Thanks for asking. We are doing what we... More
13 March 2019|
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Response from AnnieJ186402 | Reviewed this property |
I have been here many times for Saturdays and Sundays. Excellent and friendly service, they also do a fab gluten free fish and chips - can't fault it. Fresh food and worth the price.
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Yes, The Pickled Ploughman Pub is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

The Pickled Ploughman Pub is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4