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The Boot Inn - CLOSED

Barnard Gate Nr. Enysham, Witney OX29 6XE, England
+44 1865 881231
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“fish platter” (4 reviews)
“steak” (18 reviews)
“pudding” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Barnard Gate Nr. Enysham, Witney OX29 6XE, England
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1 - 10 of 219 reviews

Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

I have never given a bad review before, but I'm afraid this was so awful and disappointing, it was embarrassing for our guests, the food was so bad, I'm afraid we won't be going again.

Thank Petra R
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

How sad that The Boot has deteriorated - I'm afraid to say this is the worst experience in a long time. I'm also annoyed that I paid for poor service and poor quality food. I returned the bread sharing dish, cheap nasty bread and the...More

2  Thank Michaelfox28
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Lunch with friends and wonderful experience. Staff so friendly and lively atmosphere. Lots of donated boots from celebrities adorn the walls

Thank Nonnaedwina
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Bread rolls were soft like burger buns. Tiny, tiny amount of balsamic vinegar in a vat of cheap olive oil. I had a pork roast, it was very bland and uninspiring. Not massively keen on the decor either, cold dirty toilets. Won't visit again, sorry...More

2  Thank Igetaroundsouth
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This used to be such a lovely pub but how things have changed! My husband and I decided to pop in for a roast on a Sunday. It was practically empty inside, I should have wondered why at this point and carried on elsewhere. The...More

2  Thank Clementine H
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Food poor, staff tatty, toilets smelly and nasty, pub was freezing - 12° outside and the heating wasn't on. Such a shame, it used to be lovely.

1  Thank Just Me x
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We too had the same experience as a previous reviewer in turning up for a pre-booked meal to find the pub closed. With us someone was there and they said that they had tried to ring (not a call we received) but the ovens had...More

1  Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I made a lunchtime table reservation several weeks ago using a travelzoo voucher to celebrate my husbands birthday . We arrived at our appointed time to find that the pub was closed ! No sign if life anywhere . I phoned to see if anyone...More

1  Thank westbourne1
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Easy to find off the A40 and a pub with lots of character. Good restaurant facilities with a varied menu and very good food. A lovely evening.

1  Thank Lizzie682
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant used to always be packed and had to reserve a table to eat here. How things have changed...... The place is empty. I can only put this down to the food quality and presentation, which sorely lacking at this point in time. Used...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$34
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
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19:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barnard Gate Nr. Enysham, Witney OX29 6XE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Witney
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 881231
This traditional Inn boasts a wealth of exposed beams, stone-flagged floors, a roaring log fire in winter, a pleasant garden in summer, a comfortable bar and secluded dining areas. The Boot is famous for its collection of boots and other footwear, presented to us by celebrities, sportsmen, pop stars, politicians and others. Our Head Chef insists on only the freshest ingredients, locally–sourced wherever possible.
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