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Gardiner Arms

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93 Medcroft Road, Tackley OX5 3AH, England
+44 1869 331266
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible7%
2 weeks ago
“Great Traditional English Country Pub”
18 Feb 2017
“Warm and welcoming”
Open Now
12:00 - 23:59 Hours
Bar, Pub
££ - £££
93 Medcroft Road, Tackley OX5 3AH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a lovely hot bank holiday weekend. There was a private function on that night (my reason for attendance) but venue was still open to the public too. A live band entertained all night and the great sun trap of a beer garden was...More

1  Thank martindjcoal
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

A friendly country pub with a fantastic selection of beers and cask ales. The new owners have certainly made a positive impact to this homely country pub, well worth a visit!

1  Thank nhc93
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Nice A board on main road (A4260) saying Gardiners OPEN but no weekday lunchtime opening (advertised in CAMRA magazine as 11-00 to 23-00 seven days, shame as landlords original comments led one to believe it was going places but how can it with the hours...More

Thank Muggins B
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

A cosy country pub with a homely feel. This place recently reopened and the new owners have done an excellent job. Recommended!

Thank AStanleyC
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Only been open a week after being shut for 6 months - warm hospitality await you at the country pub which at present is only serving drinks - food will come soon

Thank skibeyond
Reviewed 18 November 2015

arrived at the Gardiners half way along our walk for Sunday lunch, only to be told that there was no food available, because they had taken no advance lunch bookings. Extraordinary! We then asked if we could have sandwiches, but the landlord stated that he...More

1  Thank rod_jazz
Marky1875, Owner at Gardiner Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2015

Thank you for taking the time and effort to write a review for our pub, please let me clarify a couple of points for you. The Gardiner Arms only does a roast lunch option on a Sunday (that does not include sandwiches) Food is available...More

Reviewed 30 August 2015

Myself and a few members of my family have just visited this pub for Sunday lunch which was excellent the portion sizes were large and the quality of the food was excellent well worth the money we each had a roast dinner and my daughter...More

1  Thank 1947sharonh
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Appealing from the outside and warming from the inside. This family run Pub has a real down to earth homely feel. I came in on the Saturday and the Sunday and enjoyed both visits. On the Saturday we popped in for a drink and were...More

3  Thank HeathWalker
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Called in for a meal on a Sunday lunchtime - only roasts available, we would have preferred something a bit lighter. Anyway we settled for the roasts but were told we couldn't eat in the bar as dogs were allowed in. The problem with this...More

1  Thank 655B
Marky1875, Licensee at Gardiner Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2015

We are very sorry you did not enjoy your visit with us, however I would just like to say that we always ask guests to eat in the dining room as the last thing we would want is a bad review for someone finding a...More

Reviewed 15 April 2015

Made a visit on a Sunday Lunchtime. No other customers in the Restaurant. Lack atmosphere. No CC Machine. The carvery meal was Ok The Fish & Chips was a waste of money as it was served with mushy peas (Not listed on the menu) and...More

Thank Tony S
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Lydia B
28 January 2018|
Response from Copitch123 | Property representative |
Hi Lydia, Sorry, but not currently. We may well do in the future. (We do serve lovely pies from Eagles in Deddington though).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:59
12:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 Medcroft Road, Tackley OX5 3AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Tackley
  • Phone Number: +44 1869 331266
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Established in 1788 – a lovely Cotswold stone pub, in the beautiful village of Tackley, serving local real cask ales and locally sourced, homemade food. We host live folk music and contemporary music events.
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