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Grocer Chef

Post Office Bungalow High Street | Ox12 8ps, Ardington, England
+44 1235 833237
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (12 reviews)
“cakes” (10 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Post Office Bungalow High Street | Ox12 8ps, Ardington, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Have been visiting The Grocer Chef for years. Usually for a coffee and a cake but recently taking in their lunch menu. The one constant through all the visits is the “great” - couple this to food, coffee, service, people and atmosphere - it all...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank David H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my daughter in My Daughter in Law treated me to a lovely breakfast it the Grocer Chef.There was a good choice and well presented. We will certainly return.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank elizabeth g
Reviewed 31 October 2018

I have had several excellent lunches here when meeting old colleagues after retirement. Simple wholesome food is served by friendly and efficient staff. It says much that I am prepared to make a five hour return trip to enjoy it!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank thekents4831
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Open from 6am, they serve full breakfast promptly and sell the Racing Post. Perfect! Very convenient.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place so much so I’ve since returned with all my family for breakfast and rebooked for High Tea with my mum

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank eddy9407
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday morning. What a find! A beautiful small but perfectly formed eatery in a beautiful village. 2 x full English with toast and coffee for £8 each. The best for miles and this is now our number one brekky location. Dog...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank OX10bloke
Reviewed 24 April 2018

We came here after a morning walk having preordered our food at 10am. They were well able to cope with a group of 15 for lunch without putting off their regular customers. Most of us had main courses, which are reasonably priced at about £7...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We went for a family lunch and really enjoyed the personal service and great quality food. Can't speak highly enough of the quality!!!!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 589Richard
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I've visited the Grocer Chef many times, whilst out cycling, after walking around Ardington and nearby Lockinge and when I've simply passed by. This small independent establishment is great and definitely worth a visit. The food is homemade and fresh as well as being sensibly...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank TravellerTom99
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Always lived locally but never been. Visited today with friends and all our children and dogs after a walk to the Millenium Stones. What a treat! We were welcomed at the door and a large table was found for us and freshly laundered towels were...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Louise D
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Post Office Bungalow High Street | Ox12 8ps, Ardington, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Vale of White Horse  >  Ardington
  • Phone Number: +44 1235 833237
The Grocer Chef is a warm and welcoming establishment in the beautiful rural village of Ardington. The business consists of a licensed tearoom, serving a variety hot and cold foods and drinks, and a general store which is always stocked with a range of foods as well as newspapers and magazines, household items and pet food. Takeaway food is also available and the garden provides a picturesque alternative to indoor seating.
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