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The Broad Face

££ - £££, British,
30-32 Bridge Street, Abingdon OX14 3HR, England
+44 1235 538612
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (16 reviews)
“mash” (5 reviews)
“pork belly” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
30-32 Bridge Street, Abingdon OX14 3HR, England
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21 - 30 of 239 reviews

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

Date of visit: April 2018
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.

Date of visit: March 2018
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.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank T5590EBclaireh
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!

Date of visit: December 2017
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

Date of visit: January 2018
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

Date of visit: January 2018
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.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank sonkydonkey
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Excellent Local Place to eat and drink in Abingdon, staff are super helpful and friendly - always welcomed with a smile! Lovely place to sit and have a few drinks of an evening as well as eat - food has always been good - make...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank 934natashaw
Reviewed 20 November 2017

I haven't been into the broad face for years basically because a good old fashioned pub was changed to what I call a gastro pub. I gather it is recently under new owners and they have improved the ambience although the black and white tiles...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank kevcoady
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

First time visiting the Broadface! Flew over from Sydney for a family get together and had a dinner at the Broadface! The service was incredible, you had the feeling that you were the only people in the restaurant. The food was amazing, such a diverse...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank MullersSydney
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Tim C
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$17
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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