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Restaurant 56

56 London Street | Faringdon, Faringdon SN7 7AA, England
+44 1367 245389
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Overview
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (24 reviews)
“petit fours” (12 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (6 reviews)
Closed
Hours
CUISINES
British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
56 London Street | Faringdon, Faringdon SN7 7AA, England
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1 - 10 of 212 reviews

Reviewed 6 September 2018

This restaurant is in a wonderful setting and has the charm of a relaxed country residence. The staff are very attentive, polite and eager to please with a friendly and personable style. My wife and I went for the 9 course progressive menu which was...More

1  Thank Rob0853
Guest R, Manager at Restaurant 56, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Restaurant 56. It's great to hear about such a positive experience. We hope to be able to welcome you again soon.

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Outstanding meal - but as good we’re the staff, from the moment we walked in throughout selecting drinks and our meal, warm, fun, friendly, Great evening to remember. we will be back

2  Thank james d
Guest R, Manager at Restaurant 56, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Restaurant 56. Really great to hear that it was a memorable evening & we hope to be able to welcome you back soon!

Reviewed 7 August 2018

Truly some of the best food we've tasted. The head chef got to the final in Masterchef professionals and you can see why in the quality of the food. You go there to taste and be amazed, not to eat until you're full. The atmosphere...More

Thank playerjm2007
Guest R, Manager at Restaurant 56, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Restaurant 56. It's always a pleasure to read of such a great experience, and we hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I joined a couple of friends for dinner. They have eaten at restaurant 56 several times and always rated it highly. We weren't disappointed. We chose the 9 course tasting menu - there's a 7 course one and an a la carte one too -...More

1  Thank NickBaker68
Guest R, Manager at Restaurant 56, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Restaurant 56. It's always great to hear of such a positive experience. We hope to welcome you again soon.

Reviewed 30 July 2018

Eaten in Sudbury house many times with this was our first visit to Restaurant 56 and what a fine meal is was. All service was excellent with the waiter informing you exactly what the each serving was and where it came from. If you are...More

2  Thank wentworthpeter7
Guest R, Manager at Restaurant 56, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Restaurant 56. Great to hear that you enjoyed everything, and we hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 22 July 2018

Interesting menu and wine selection. A pretty garden to relax in and a nice lounge and dining area. Food is general is very good - especially pre-desert and some fish dishes.The Kombucha is overdone and forgettable but cheese is presented in a novel way. Service...More

Thank Andrewjohnbond
Guest R, Manager at Restaurant 56, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Restaurant 56. Glad to hear the meal was enjoyable, but apologies that you felt service tailed off at the end. Our team will take the comments on board & strive to ensure it is...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

The food and service compared favourably with other places I’ve eaten with a Michelin star. Excellent Prime menu which was consistently delicious and interesting without trying too hard. I can’t recommend the place highly enough!

1  Thank Bedbugs80
Guest R, Manager at Restaurant 56, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Restaurant 56. We're really glad that you enjoyed the experience, and hope to be able to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We have had dinner here a few times. Luckily it is local to us! The welcome we receive each time is lovely. The food and service is top quality. On this particular occasion we were able to have pre dinner drinks on the terrace as...More

1  Thank MrsC1001
Guest R, Manager at Restaurant 56, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit, we're glad the team looked after you. Hopefully we can welcome you again soon!

Reviewed 5 July 2018

Wow! We stayed at Sudbury House Hotel on a gourmet break and took dinner in Restaurant 56 on the Saturday night. It was a dining experience to match any, anywhere. The incredible service an attention to detail was mind blowing. We started out on the...More

1  Thank David W
Guest R, Manager at Restaurant 56, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you for your kind review. It's great to read that you had such a nice experience. Hopefully we can welcome you again soon.

Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Arriving at Restaurant 56 the exterior of the building is somewhat underwhelming, however as we walked through the doors that all changed. Prem greeted us with a huge smile and he, together with his two colleagues, took care of us all evening. Their teamwork made...More

2  Thank Nicole B
Guest R, Manager at Restaurant 56, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Restaurant 56. Great to read you had a lovely time. We look forward to welcoming you back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$52 - US$98
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 21:00
Thursday
18:30 - 21:00
Friday
18:30 - 21:00
Saturday
18:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 London Street | Faringdon, Faringdon SN7 7AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Faringdon
  • Phone Number: +44 1367 245389
  • E-mail
Description
Elegant tasting menus using locally sourced ingredients where possible. Creative team headed up by award winning Executive Head Chef, Andrew Scott. Introductory tasting menus from £ 45.00 Up to £ 85.00 Available Tuesday to Saturday evenings.
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