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The Broad Face

££ - £££, British,
30-32 Bridge Street, Abingdon OX14 3HR, England
+44 1235 538612
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“steak” (16 reviews)
“mash” (5 reviews)
“pork belly” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
30-32 Bridge Street, Abingdon OX14 3HR, England
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11 - 20 of 232 reviews

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

This pub has a nice environment on a week night. I got the ribeye which was a bit tough and a bit fatty. The chips were excellent! The chocolate dessert made up for it though! Very nice staff.

Thank Swimmer777
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

I was taken to The Broad Face by my mother and her fiance. As an Interior Designer, I can confirm the decoration is wonderful, after all it's the first impression that counts. The staff were lovely and I'm an awkward vegetarian and the staff, especially...More

Thank Luke B
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Dropped in on a pub crawl around Abingdon. The pub has had a good refurbishment. It had hardly any customers so lacked atmosphere but the friendly staff made up for it.

Thank RhinoKellie
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Thought we would give this a try as it has been refurbished ordered a couple of drinks and then needed the loo. The first toilet the seat was broken and the other the lock was broken which didn't fair well. These faults were reported at...More

Thank flora003
Reviewed 21 March 2018

A good selection of beers and decent food in this large gastro pub. The waitress was friendly and competent. If you want a river view however, you should head up the road to the Nags Head.

Thank Zigett
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Came here for lunch today. It’s currently a chill factor of -7 outside and the bar staff are refusing to light the fire or turn the heating on. WTF! No wonder there’s only a couple of hardy fools in here.

Thank Claire H
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Absolutely top notch Christmas dinner here. Served as a buffet style with so much food we couldn't eat it all. Highly recommended!

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Seven of arranged to meet for a meal and drink. The pub was busy when we arrived the staff were friendly and efficient smiling as they coped with the customers. A good selection of beer was on hand pumps, they offer a discount for CAMRA...More

Thank Morlandman
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Have drank at this fine well managed pub for years but got around to taking Sunday lunch there yesterday. So glad we did, by far one of the best roast beef dinners I have had for many a year. Huge Yorkshire pudding with dried onion...More

Thank SpikeOxfordshire
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Often frequent The Broad Face since the recent re-furb. Great pub with good Beers and friendly staff make this an Abingdon Favourite.

Thank sonkydonkey
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Tim C
19 November 2016|
Response from Joshua K | Property representative |
hello Tim, there is pay and display parking available in front and on the left hand side of the pub.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30-32 Bridge Street, Abingdon OX14 3HR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Abingdon
  • Phone Number: +44 1235 538612
  • E-mail
Relaxed friendly atmosphere, with a juke box, pool table and dart board. Full bar and traditional pub fayer. If there is something that you require that is not on the menu please feel free to ask the chef would be happy to accommodate. If you have any allergies please make a member of staff aware. Breakfast Menu Full English - 2 pork sausages,2 slices of back bacon, 2 fried eggs, beans , tomatoes, hash brown, mushrooms and black pudding, tea or coffee & 2 slices of toast. Mini Breakfast - 1 pork sausage, 1 bacon, 1 egg, beans, tomato, mushrooms, black pudding & slice of toast tea or coffee. Vegetarian Breakfast - Vegetarian sausage, egg, beans, tomatoes, hash brown, mushrooms & toast. tea or coffee. Or something different bacon or egg baguette bacon or sausage sandwich poached egg on toasted muffin Bar Menu Ham - 2 slices of thick ham served with 2 eggs, chips & bread and butter. Scampi - 8 pieces of scampi served with peas, lemon wedge, tartar sauce & chips. Gammon - 10oz fried gammon steak served with pineapple ring, egg, chips, peas or beans. Sausage and Mash - 3 cumberland, mash potato, peas & red onion gravy. Hunters Chicken - Grilled chicken breast with bacon & melted cheese served with peas or beans & chips. Mixed Grill - 6oz rump, chicken breast, 5oz gammon, cumberland sausage, served with grilled tomato, onion rings, mushrooms, peas & chips. Burger Menu All Day Brunch Burger - burger with sausage , bacon & egg. Cheese Burger Chicken & Bacon Burger Cajun Chicken Burger Blue Stilton Burger All Burgers are handmade from 1/2lb, 100% seasoned steak mince. All served with lettuce tomato and chips with choice of dips. Selection of Wraps Cajun Chicken with cheese, Bacon & a sour cream dip. Chicken, Bacon & Avocado. Brie & Bacon Chicken Cesar All served with homemade coleslaw, chips or crisps. Sandwich Selection Cheese & Pickle Ham & Mustard Tuna Mayo Ham Salad Egg Mayo Fish Finger Sausage & Red onion. All served with homemade coleslaw using locally sourced Fresh brown & white bread with either chips or crisps.
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