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The Black Prince

££ - £££, British,
2 Manor Road | OX20 1XJ, Woodstock OX20 1XJ, England
+44 1993 811530
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2 Manor Road | OX20 1XJ, Woodstock OX20 1XJ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have been travelling around England for two weeks and eaten in quite a few local pubs, most were pretty good but this one was fabulous. Gorgeous location on the river. The actual pub is small and cosy with two huge fireplaces. You can also...More

Thank 05_rita_mm
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Do not drive past this pub Just down the road from Woodstock Fabulous lunch, the other meals looked amazing too Gorgeous chips Staff were very friendly while being professional Noticed this is a dog friendly pub but didn’t have our dogs eith us this time...More

Thank Coventrian55
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the morning exploring Blenheim Palace, and came here for lunch afterward because we didn't want to get stuck paying extra for a mediocre meal at a tourist spot at the Palace. It was well worth it- the food was excellent, the building is...More

Thank Meghan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch sat outside in the sunshine in late September the food was excellent and service very good easy going and friendly well worth a visit

Thank mick804
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Holidaying in a cottage close to this pub we decided to give it a go for evening meal We where aware that they offered straight forward plain bar /pub food The first thing we noticed was how clean and well presented the pub appeared The...More

1  Thank Steven F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An extremely warm welcome lovely food. Highly recommend. We had the Beef and Stilton Pie was very tasty. Made to feel very comfortable with such friendly staff. Well worth the short walk.

Thank barbaraann1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent atmosphere, beer, food, and service. This is near Blenheim, and an attraction in its own right. Good value for money.

Thank Malcolm G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a lunch at the Black Prince on the back of great TA reviews, which rarely lets us down, but in this instance I think the rating for this pub is way off the mark. Between us we had the ‘famous’ burger, fish and...More

1  Thank Sim0nMcC
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We loved our lunch here. The staff make it a great experience. The pies were wonderful. Great place to stop before visiting Blenheim Palace.

Thank john M
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Had dinner there are a Saturday night. Walked in off the street to book a table, received a lovely welcome, booked their last table. Had a great home cooked meal, they recommend the halloumi fries they were amazing. Would definitely go again.

1  Thank GaryandCaron
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Questions & Answers
Toby E
3 June 2018|
Response from Terry C | Reviewed this property |
Yes there’s a car park but it is fairly small, probably room for about 20 cars. I am not sure about the access question so if I was you I would call the pub direct.
4 October 2017|
Response from DarrenG1836 | Property representative |
the Christmas menu will be available in a couple of weeks and will be on our website or available to email you a copy .
5 April 2017|
Response from tootrue64 | Reviewed this property |
Yes very and good food
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Manor Road | OX20 1XJ, Woodstock OX20 1XJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Woodstock
  • Phone Number: +44 1993 811530
  • E-mail
The Black Prince is a 16th century pub situated opposite to the grounds of Blenheim Palace and on the bank of the river Glyme. It boasts a delightful riverside garden for you to enjoy the summer sunshine overlooking the calming river. Inside the pub there are two roaring log fires, stones walls and a traditional suit of armour. We are well known in area for our excellent quality and variation with our real ales and regularly appear in beer publications such as 'The Good Beer Guide' and 'Beer On Tap'. If you are looking to dine with us you can choose from our wide range of traditional British home-made meals. We are well known for our treatment of all our dog visitors, and take pride on being Woodstock’s best dog friendly venue. Well behaved dogs might even get treated to a biscuit or two from our dog loving staff! We frequently cater for large groups of walkers looking to relax after enjoying one of the many countryside strolls available in the area.
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