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The Abingdon Arms

££ - £££, British,
High Street | Beckley, Beckley OX3 9UU, England
+44 1865 655667
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“treacle tart” (3 reviews)
“pigeon breast” (2 reviews)
“burger” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
High Street | Beckley, Beckley OX3 9UU, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a great evening of food, fun and great company. The servers were excellent and the beers/wine spot on. There was a great range of food at reasonable prices despite other review comments. The cheese burgers were tasty as was the fish cakes and the...More

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

The interior/ decor of the pub was first class but the experience was let down by slow service and very average food. The steak I had was inedible and my wife’s burger was well over cooked. We were kindly offered alternatives but declined as the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 158Nick
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an excellent afternoon bird watching at RSPB Otmoor, and decided to eat at The Abingdon Arms in Beckley afterwards. The pub was warm, being heated by two lovely wood fires and the staff were welcoming. My wife and I had a delicious, filling pheasant...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Alan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very disappointed - met with some friends and was expecting real Gastro Pub qualities as the website looked promising. The staff were very friendly and there was a good atmosphere but quality of food and presentation, coupled with the prices really let things down. I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank OxfordWidget
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Met up with the family for a Christmas Lunch, and although the staff were very friendly and helpful, the food did rather let the side down, and this is why I haven’t given this pub a full 5 stars. Lovely country setting, ample car parking...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Philip K
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Loads of friends have recommended this pub - so we tested it for ourselves. Warm welcome with roaring wood burners - it had a lovely friendly atmosphere as soon as we arrived. And our friends were not wrong at all. The food was delicious. We...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank NewFran
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Two of us went to lunch on Friday. Really attractive looking pub and good simple menu. We had fishcake and fish and chips and it was all excellent and we will certainly be back shortly

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Lurched
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Chosen because dog friendly. It was very welcoming for us and 2 dogs. We chose to sit in a corner to avoid being in the way of staff and others. The food was excellent, particularly for my daughter, who is vegan. The chef takes care...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank vnewling
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Called in on the off chance on a busy Saturday lunchtime. We was greeted by a very friendly gentleman who found us a nice table by the fire!! (it was wet & cold) Food was excellent value for money and a good quality. The wine...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cheneyblue
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Went out for dinner with friends to celebrate a birthday. Lovely location, very friendly staff. The bar manager was very helpful and the young lady who served us was charming. Steak was perfectly cooked. Vegetarian option was very welcomed. I had the cottage pie -...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank E7015VSrobb
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leslie w
15 August 2017|
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Response from Anne-Marie W | Reviewed this property |
Really not sure - give them a ring!
4 July 2015|
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Response from SteveV693 | Property representative |
Yes it is at present. However we leave the pub at the end of July so after that it will be up to the new tenants.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
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: High Street | Beckley, Beckley OX3 9UU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Beckley
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 655667
  • E-mail
Beautiful country pub with garden views over Otmoor Nature Reserve offering delicious freshly prepared meals along with an extensive wine list, real ales, speciality gins and several choices of draught lager and cider.
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