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Winebear - CLOSED

2 West Street, Chipping Norton OX7 5AA, England
+44 1608 646495
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  • Excellent94%
  • Very good6%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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Travellers talk about
“duck” (2 reviews)
“head chef” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
European, Wine Bar, Central European, British
££ - £££
2 West Street, Chipping Norton OX7 5AA, England
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Just had lunch. Food was excellent and beautifully presented. Only two suggestions for improvement: a) ensure that the wine order is taken and delivered early. ( people will always forgive a wait for food if they have something to drink!); and 2) perhaps re-evaluate the...More

2  Thank sarsden
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We ate here when we visited chipping Norton. It's by far one of the best meals we have had. I had the duck and my husband had gnocci. The standard of food was excellent and every mouthful delicious. I would definitely recommend this place and...More

2  Thank Jo A
Will P, Owner at Winebear, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

We are trying to encourage more diners and receiving reviews like this help. Thank you

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Great roast, service & wine. This place has it all 👌 Sunday afternoon, background music nice atmosphere. Staff have it spot on

1  Thank James W
Will P, Owner at Winebear, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you

Reviewed 16 October 2017

Our evening was spontaneous we could not get a taxi immediately following a book launch event so we popped in for supper. The food was beautifully presented and tasted great. As supper ended we still could not get a taxi to the station the owner...More

1  Thank lesleyroberts2017
Will P, Owner at Winebear, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

It was a pleasure to seat and serve your family and to help you get back to London safely.

Reviewed 16 October 2017

Took a trip over to Chipping Norton (or as it is known locally "Chippy") to see what all the fuss is about and honestly couldn't say it was any different from many other towns. The best part of it was that we dropped in for...More

Thank Terry B
Will P, Owner at Winebear, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you for the kind words and we are glad to have improved your day out with some lovely food and passionate service.

Reviewed 15 October 2017

We went for lunch today and cannot fault the service and food . In fact the best Sunday lunch ever! My only suggestion to Richard is to have more wines around £20 .... on his shelves to drunk in. Good luck with this new venture!

1  Thank kate65735
Will P, Owner at Winebear, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thank you we are glad you all enjoyed the dining experience. Our wine list will be constantly improved and we welcome your feedback.

Reviewed 13 October 2017

Booked a table for dinner on a Friday night. Lovely restaurant ambiance with candles lit and both wood burning stoves roaring. Food excellent in taste and presentation. The chef really knows how to wow with his food. Loved the Sous-vide egg with the summer salad....More

2  Thank TravellingCars
Will P, Owner at Winebear, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Lovely for you to pick up on the gastronomy our chefs extend their thanks.

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Visited today for lunch with a friend, the food was absolutely amazing, every mouthful was like an explosion of tastes on the palate. The head chef Will certainly knows how to evoke and delight the taste buds! I had the Rabbit to start, duck for...More

Thank christiangrant66
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Really top notch food - 3 courses for £30. Have to go a long way to get better quality food. Will definitely be coming back.

1  Thank Oliver N
Will P, Owner at Winebear, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

We are in the Cotswolds with many great places so your review is very appreciated. Thank you

Reviewed 7 October 2017

Fine dining with absolutely top notch cuisine by a fantastic chef at approachable prices. We just happened to stop in and were delighted to find out that the food here is some of the most interesting and tasty food in the Oxfordshire area. I ordered...More

1  Thank MB H
Will P, Owner at Winebear, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Thank you for your honest and lovely review. We always aim to listen to feedback and consistently improve as very much wish to create a beautiful local restaurant .

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$7 - US$33
European, Wine Bar, Central European, British
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 West Street, Chipping Norton OX7 5AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Chipping Norton
  • Phone Number: +44 1608 646495
  • E-mail
WineBEAR is a restaurant and cocktail bar situated in the heart of Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire. We serve lunch and dinner 4 days a week and are open for Sunday lunch. We offer a large selection of fine wines, cocktails and spirits with our focus on serving the highest quality local produce in a relaxed, laid back atmosphere.
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