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“Superb in both quality and quantity”

The Crown & Tuns - Puddingface, The Pie Place
Ranked #1 of 9 Restaurants in Deddington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$21
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Welcome to PuddingFace Do you have a penchant for pies? Puddingface offers a whole host of pies including traditional meat and vegetarian, fish and game, as well as some less conventional recipes. All Homemade!Lunch times bookings are taken Monday to Saturday 12-2pm and Sunday 12 to 2.30 Please call the pub to book. No evening reservations/bookings taken, come along have a drink at the bar, let our staff know you wish to eat and we will seat you as soon as a table comes available or will endeavour to keep you informed on how long the wait is likely to be.Largest single table we are able to accommodate is for 8 people due to the size of our pub and the nature of our business baking pies to order we are not really suitable for larger groups. If you insist ...Larger groups will have to be treated as individual smaller tables and your food order taken as they come available during the evening.Due to licence restrictions young children (under 5) can not remain on the premises after 7.30PM and all children (under 14) past 9pm Telephones are manned pub opening hours (not office hours)
Reviewed 3 October 2015

A great little pub on the main road through Deddington, very pleasant interior and nice outside eating area at the back for when the weather's fine.
Great if you like pies but a rather limited menu otherwise, having said that, the pies are of excellent quality, packed with filling and perfectly cooked, and served with veg and chips or mash. With some of the pies you also get a choice of shortcrust or puff pastry.
The quality of the food is reflected in the prices, above the 'pub grub' price range but definitely worth it for the quantity and quantity, Desserts are also great.
It's a Hook Norton Brewery tied pub so the real ales are limited to their beer range. On offer at our visit were Hooky Bitter, Lion and Nice Try (a special for the Rugby), all on good forms, the Hooky was reasonably priced but the others were perhaps slightly above the average.
The only real drawback, due to it's location on the main road with no car park of its own, is that it can sometimes be difficult to find parking nearby.

Date of visit: September 2015
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Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

Amazing food. Been twice and looking to return soon. The choice is vast so there is something for everyone. I love this place. Been with both family and my partner. It's a great atmosphere and the staff are warm and welcoming. Great place to be when its cold outside especially if you can get near the fire. Love it.

Date of visit: January 2015
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Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

The young ladies behind the bar and waiting on the tables were absolutely fantastic. They were very pleasant, friendly, and efficient.The huge choices of different types of pies available here are all very tasty, and accompanied by vegetables and either chips or mashed potatoes. There are also small choice of alternatives, if you really don't want a pie. The main courses are very substantial, and we really couldn't find room for a dessert

Date of visit: October 2015
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Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Already visited again, it was very busy both time so probably need to book, stunning pies, great puddings very friendly and accommodating staff

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank Carl K
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Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Well that was a superb find here on Trip Advisor. Visited today for my daughter's 21st birthday. The food was so good. I love a good pie and had an excellent pie. All four of us enjoyed our pies. The mash, chips and mixed veg sides couldn't have been bettered and then along came the puddings. Heaven.
Driving so didn't have a beer but it's Hook Norton if you're interested which I know to be a fine ale indeed.
Loved the pub itself and the staff were helpful, intuative and some of the friendliest and welcoming I have encountered in a pub/restaurant.
I do think we'll be returning. Most definitely.

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank STEViE S
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