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The Bat & Ball Inn

High Street | Cuddesdon, Oxford OX44 9HJ, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed in this hotel for one night on a beautiful summers evening in May. It's a quiet, lovely little village but it's really close to Oxford. The pub is gorgeous, low beams and a fireplace - there's just a really nice atmosphere. I've read some of the previous reviews, people complaining about the size of the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is quite good, in a pretty enough Oxfordshire village, with Red Kites soaring overhead. The pub is Ok, nothing that special (other than the cricketing theme) and the meal we had was a very average beef and ale pie - rather bland, but just about acceptable I guess for a tenner. Staff were fine. The big disappointment for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The house is a beautiful location. Poeple are very kind. Breakfast was delicious. Only downside is that the room (Hobbs) was just too small for two poeple. You can't keep your luggage open because there's no space.

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Kent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We stayed for Two nights this week, we were going to a local restaurant for a family celebration, and it was the perfect setting. The rooms are comfortable and clean, the food was very nice, huge portions!, and the breakfast, very good. I must just add that Sophie could not do enough for us, she was so nice and helpful... More 

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sophie l, Owner at The Bat & Ball Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such lovely things about your stay at The Bat & Ball. It was an absolute pleasure to meet you and your family and I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay and I hope if your ever in the area again you will visit us. Sophie. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I've stayed here four times now and will do again if travelling south and need a stop over. The bar area is old and very nice. The service is very good as it the choice of beers. There's a good selection on the menu and I've never been disappointed, in fact a lamb shoulder dish was one of the best... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I have been a few times to the Bat and Ball and the food has always been average at best but a friend of mine insisted on going. I ordered scampi which was cooked beyond all recognition - it was bone dry, chewy and pretty inedible. Considering they were charging almost £10 for frozen scampi and chips it was a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Quaint pub in a beautiful English village but rooms were a bit shabby and not wonderfully clean. Also the Grace room had a collapsed mattress. The service however was delightful and breakfast was fabulous. Staff did everything they could to sort out any problems.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I chose the Bat and Ball as my friend and I were involved in filming an event in nearby Wheatley on Monday. We stayed in a twin room on the ground floor for one night only. We did not arrive until around 8.50pm but the member of staff we met made us feel welcome and showed us to our room,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We came here with friends for Sunday brunch after reading the reviews here about 'nice meals', but actually the food wasn't good at all, and service was atrocious. When we first arrived, we stood there waiting for a waitress to acknowledge us for about 3 minutes (which is really long! There were 2 of them wandering around but none of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Got married on valentines day and booked a room for the night amazing place room fantastic made to feel very welcome by staff and local's liked it that much we stayed another night will be back soon with family and would highly recommend

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