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Wheatley Rd | Stanton St. John, Oxford OX33 1EX, England
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The Talkhouse
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Ranked #43 of 82 Oxford B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Clark_Junior Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars NEW

Penny & Graham Corbett, who have recently taken over management of the Talk House have done wonders in a relatively short amount of time. Dining there on friday evening with my family saw us seated in the busy hustle and bustle of the bar which was a fantastic warm atmosphere amongst the decorative furniture and aged wooden interior of the... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So pleased that this beautiful pub is back on form. Enjoyed lunch on Saturday with husband, baby and toddler. Service was excellent, from the barman rushing over to help me with the buggy at the door to the land lady's willingness to come up with something suitable for my toddler for eat. The adult meals were excellent; classic burger and... More 

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Kyiv, Kyyivs'ka Oblast', Ukraine
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Maybe I don’t understand something about British city planning, but this place, for my husband and I, was quite obviously OUT OF THE CITY OF OXFORD. The owner’s argument was that he had Oxford’s post code. Whatever, Google and Wikipedia don’t agree with him, stating that it’s the village of Stanton St. John, which Booking.com didn’t take care to mention.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank GOD Penny and Graham have swept in and rescued this gorgeous pub from a horrible decline. It's once again gleaming, cosy and friendly. Just went for dinner with my mother. I had steak tartar then fish and chips and my mum had smoked partridge and then a lovely seafood and chorizo chowder. All the food was fantastic under Grahams... More 

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

I have just spent a lovely weekend at The Talkhouse - my boyfriend had booked it as a surprise and I can honestly say it was delightful. The staff were friendly and the food was out of this world.. great home cooked food. We stayed for two nights and the guest rooms were perfect for a short get away. It... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I think the Talkhouse is a real find in the Oxford catchment area. Very reasonably priced accommodation, good food reasonably priced, a comfortable bar with two big log fireplaces, and no parking problems in a large car park. The catches - there are set meal times and the kitchen closes at 9 in the evening. The accommodation is limited with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We have just stayed at this place for a birthday weekend! It was situated just perfectly for us, 10 minute drive from Bicester Village for a shopping trip, and also 10-15 minute drive to the beautiful city of Oxford!! The staff who work at this place are lovely so very friendly and polite and also the rooms are just beautiful,... More 

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Dunkeswell, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Beautifully run Pub/Hotel. Couldn't fault it for the price. Easy to book on Booking.com. Taxi into centre of Oxford (by local taxi driver Attik) was £14.50 for 25 min journey. Room very tastefully decorated with 'bedknobs & broomsticks' bed. Shower good. Overall impression - very clean, excellent food, friendly staff. Would stay here again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Just 3 miles from civilisation (Headington) and you are are there, I actually missed the talkhouse and went through the village which was picture book stuff. Finding the talkhouse I was booked in by a very nice lady who took me to my room which was one of 4 in an annexe set just 10m from the pub, the room... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This is the story of a failed attempt to make a booking, and a rude and dishonest owner. Yesterday evening, at 19.13 to be precise, I made a phone call and spoke to the nice lady who answered the phone. I wanted to book a double room for the following Tuesday night, and a table in the restaurant for four.... More 

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Address: Wheatley Rd | Stanton St. John, Oxford OX33 1EX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
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