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The Boot Inn

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Barnard Gate Nr. Enysham, Witney OX29 6XE, England
+44 1865 881231
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
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United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

We were returning to Bristol and stopped off here for dinner. The appearance of the pub is very appealing and so is the interior - which is just as well because the food is of a very poor quality and vastly overpriced. We both agreed our choices from the menu were both sub-standard and far from fresh and even an... More 

1 Thank Julia P
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

The wife and I stumbled upon this little gem randomly. The guy behind the bar was charming and the food was gorgeous. Nice Inn with celebrity footwear artifacts on the walls. Will be returning!!!

1 Thank Ade175
Bidford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
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439 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 359 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We visited with family as they had met the owners a couple of weeks before hand. We had a large table for 6 whcih could easily have accomadated more, looking around tables were nicely spaced so you were not onto of other people. I know we went for Sunday lunch but there wasn't a fish dish on the menu other... More 

Thank delacourt
Oxford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Love the good and great service from friendly staff. We have now made it our regular favourite for Sunday lunch. Love the giant yorkshires

Thank Annette G
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107 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Such a disappointing visit. Maybe we hit on a bad day but the food was less than ordinary and the prices very high. £14 for a very small Barnsley chop on a small heap of fried potatoes and a bitter tasting Bovril type gravy. Not what we expected. The staff were pleasant but I wouldn't be in a hurry to... More 

1 Thank EEEandCO
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Visited on steak night and it lived up to expectation. Food was superb and cooked perfectly. The bar has a lovely theme and service was very good. I highly recommend this pub.

1 Thank emily t
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Our party of 8 had dinner at The Boot as we were staying nearby, and thoroughly enjoyed it. Lovely interior décor, featuring lots of shoes/boots from famous people (mostly sports people) mounted on the walls, with their names and sometimes a hand-written letter next to each one. The pub had a good number of people dining there but seemed very... More 

1 Thank Clairrre
Witney, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Visited with some friends on Easter Saturday after reading previous reviews. Very friendly staff and excellent food. I had the whole grilled sole which was cooked to perfection. The portions very generous, so can't really fault anything. Will definitely visit again.

1 Thank Theresa H
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Excellent food & service. Huge & delicious Yorkshire pudding with the roasts. Outstanding homemade banoffee pie

1 Thank StuartBranch
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Busy at the Boot on this day as you may expect but still provided great food and service. My elderly parents were given VIP treatment, offered smaller portions, comfy seats etc. If you are lucky, and we have been on a few occasions, you will get to meet the locals pictured here. Forgot to say, possibly the biggest Yorkshire puddings... More 

1 Thank Mini_Adventurer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$31
Bar, British, Pub, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?