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2 Woodstock Road | Yarnton, Kidlington OX5 1PJ, England
01865 847666
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 79
    Excellent
  • 65
    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 38
    Poor
  • 23
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Strange Vintage Inn lunch policy

Stopped for lunch on Bank Holiday Monday. Nice outdoor areas and plenty of room inside, but the usual over loud muzak noise. Asked twice to turn it down but didn't seem to make much difference to volume. Was informed at the bar that at it was a Bank Holiday, in accordance with company policy, there... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
PnJStanmoreLondon
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Stanmore London
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

A group of us went to the Turnpike for lunch. There is a lovely outdoor area. The inside has a great feel of an English gastro-pub. The menu was varied and everything looked tempting! One of my friends could not eat dairy and the waiter kindly offered to check with the chef to see what was available. The beetroot and... More 

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Bicester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Amazing Sunday Roast ! We went there for Easter lunch. They have a good choice of Sunday Roast and are aware of gluten-free options. The meat was just incredible ! Staff very friendly and helpful. Nice atmosphere in the pub.

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Stanmore London
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117 reviews 117 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Stopped for lunch on Bank Holiday Monday. Nice outdoor areas and plenty of room inside, but the usual over loud muzak noise. Asked twice to turn it down but didn't seem to make much difference to volume. Was informed at the bar that at it was a Bank Holiday, in accordance with company policy, there was no lunch menu available!!!!... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My friend and I were returning to Surrey from visiting relations in Chipping Norton and one of them had mentioned The Turnpike. As it is so conveniently located just before you aim for the M40 we decided to stop off in the hope that we could get a bite to eat on a busy Easter Saturday evening. Fully expecting to... More 

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Bristol
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Came in here on a weekend away with "Nanny & Grandad", the food was the usual Vintage Inns standards and no complaints there. What set it apart, the staff were brilliant with our 2yo toddler - every single one treated him like he was a paying guest, always the sign of a good pub. They were also very good with... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

So we were driving back to London from the Cotswolds and we thought, let's just go to the first place we spot on the highway. Low and behold, The Turnpike appears and we decided to eat here. And we were not disappointed. Firstly, they were really welcoming and managed to get a table for the four of us without having... More 

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Swindon, Wilts
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97 reviews 97 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This was our second visit, and it was a pleasure to experience the same high standard of food and friendly service from the staff. A pleasant setting wooden beams, well spaced furniture, nobody cramped. Book in advance especially on a Sunday for lunch. Enjoy!

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Stourbridge, West Midlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

11 of us visited for evening meal on Mothers Day and although they were obviously very busy we received excellent service from the minute we entered to the time we left. The food was hot, of a very high standard and reasonably priced. If you are visiting for a birthday celebration don't forget to join the email listing and print... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Stopped off here on our way home after a short break away, lovely building, efficient friendly helpful staff and delicious food at reasonable prices

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Bicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Visited a couple of times food has always been great and service good. Very nice atmosphere (looks much better inside than out) would recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Woodstock Road | Yarnton, Kidlington OX5 1PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Kidlington
  • Phone Number: 01865 847666

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?