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The Highway Inn

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117 High Street, Burford OX18 4RG, England
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Top marks for a friendly atmosphere, lovely attentive and happy staff! Excellent meal here last night with my husband. Well done chef! We were made to feel very welcome and will most certainly be returning on a regular basis . Highly recommended for anyone staying in Burford or just passing through .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely goats cheese and beetroot dish - perfect for a light lunch. Pudding of Panacotta with caramel sauce delicious too. Very friendly staff. Will return when next in Burford, which is a great meeting place for a day out with friends.

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Fairford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good tasty food,(the burger and steak and ale pie),well presented and reasonably priced served by a very personable member of staff.In our opinion the Highway lived up to its previous good reviews.We are an older local couple who have previously felt that perhaps eating out in Burford meant eating touristy food.How wrong we were in the case of The Highway.Other... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently visited the Highway on a Friday night, it was busy but they found us a table, we had the burger and the baby back ribs both were cooked to perfection, the service was excellent and we will definitely be back soon.

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Burfordlovely, Owner at The Highway Inn, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your kind feedback. I am so glad you loved our Highway restaurant, and the food and service we gave on Friday. We are really passionate about our food, we have high expectations ourselves when we go out, so we expect to deliver the same at our hotel & restaurant. We like to keep the service informal... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Run by some really nice people, very welcoming and helpful. The food was great, both dinner and breakfast. My room was clean and comfortable. I would highly recommend it as a place to eat or to stay. It's a very old building and ceiling heights are a bit low in places though not a problem for me!

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Burfordlovely, Owner at The Highway Inn, responded to this review

Thanks your very much for taking the time to write a review of our hotel, we really appreciate your feedback and are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and found us very welcoming and helpful. The Inn dates back to the 15th century, so we hope that people choose us for the hotel's quirkiness, old beams and low... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first impressions of the hotel were that of a welcoming and warm Establishment on a historically rich street. Our room was extremely comfortable and took us back the tudor era. When we stepped down for dinner we were both impressed with the presentation and taste of our meals. 12 hour cooked duck, yum! Breakfast was as equally pleasing! Overall... More 

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Burfordlovely, Owner at The Highway Inn, responded to this review

We are delighted you had such an enjoyable stay with us and appreciated the character of Burford and the quaintness of the HIghway. It was great to be able to welcome you to our part of the world and hope you will pass this way again in the future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Highway inn was a fantastic place to stay. Lovely clean rooms with tea and coffee making facilities, ensuite, tv, and warm. There was attentive service throughout our stay and every meal was amazing. Confit of duck, lemon posset, steak and the breakfasts were delicious. whole sea bass- delicious. Burford is an ideal location. We got the bus to Blenheim... More 

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Burfordlovely, Owner at The Highway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive review, it is lovely to hear that people have had such a good experience staying with us. We hope to see you again in the future. More 

Highbridge, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came home yesterday after two nights here with an Amazon voucher offer. After reading previous reviews, we did expect to have a wonderful time. Yes, the hotel is old and quirky and the décor is good. Our room at the front overlooking the road was small but adequate, although no hanging space to speak of. We kept it warm by... More 

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Burfordlovely, Owner at The Highway Inn, responded to this review

I am sorry you did not feel you had the best experience, I believe you had already eaten with us the first night, so we would not normally ask if you wanted to book a table again, however it is unfortunate that we were so busy the night you wanted, and I understand that you only wanted to eat in... More 

Melksham, England
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a night here last week using an Amazon Local voucher, a present for my husbands birthday. Lovely old hotel with friendly staff, a very good two course dinner and lovely breakfast with local produce. Sherry in the room was a welcome touch! Burford is an interesting Cotswold town to wander for a few hours with plenty of cafes... More 

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Burfordlovely, Owner at The Highway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us and we are all so pleased you enjoyed your stay. More 

cirencester
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in on the Sunday for a bite of lunch and was just in awe of this pub .. This family run pub is absolutely beautiful , amazing decor and lovely fireplace .. Service was good and the lady who served us was delightfully friendly .. And the food was absolutely fantastic just a burger and a roast but cooked... More 

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Burfordlovely, Owner at The Highway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a positive review, it is so encouraging for all of us involved in the Highway to get such lovely feedback and to know you had such a good experience. More 

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