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2 Woodstock Road | Yarnton, Kidlington OX5 1PJ, England
01865 847666
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 93
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 44
    Average
  • 38
    Poor
  • 24
    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
Sunday Lunch

Have eaten here 3 or 4 times and always on the spur of the moment when driving on the nearby A34. It can get busy and in my opinion the car park is not really large enough. We arrived late afternoon but it didn't take too long for a table to be cleared and set up. In the meantime I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
nnmercman
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Visited the Turnpike for their festival. Food was lovely and there was a great friendly atmosphere with a bouncy castle for the children. Music very good

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 292 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Have eaten here 3 or 4 times and always on the spur of the moment when driving on the nearby A34. It can get busy and in my opinion the car park is not really large enough. We arrived late afternoon but it didn't take too long for a table to be cleared and set up. In the meantime I... More 

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s glos
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This place was fabulous ! Quirky inside beautiful decor and bar area gorgeous staff were incredible when we asked about the real ale the barman gave us a taste of each one ! Pins superb presented with everything inc mint ! Waiting staff were so attentive but in the background and all the meals were lovely. Maybe serve gravy in... More 

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Bampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is a pub situated North of Oxford that I have passed on many occasions and never really thought to stop before. On entering you are met with stone flagged floors, a large bar area, stone walls, lounge chairs and nooks and crannies. There is a nicely kept beer garden to the rear. Inside there is also a television on... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

After having given the Turnpike a really good review recently myself and a friend were passing again so I decided to pop in for a meal. I was looking forward to a nice meal as previously sampled but sadly I was most disappointed. I chose the fish and chips (sustainable and fresh the menu said) but the fish was really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

My friend and I decided to have lunch at the Turnpike without booking. We arrived and were greeted warmly by the bar lady. We were shown to a table and our drinks order was taken. The menu was extensive and reasonably priced. We both decided on the fish and chips, it arrived freshly cooked and piping hot, the fish was... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We have eaten at the Turnpike on many occasions as we live locally and recently we visited with family for a birthday meal for 9 people. As usual the food was very good and the menu is extensive. We had brought a birthday cake, and the staff even found us some candles and joined in with singing Happy Birthday!

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Bicester, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Our second visit to this pub, we turned up and although busy, they found us a table. Food good as akways, this is our 6th visit to a vintage inn and the food never fails to satisfy. Always well prepared, well presented and delicious. Always a safe bet for a fair price.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We have visited this place on two separate occasions now and found the food to be of excellent quality. Please note this is not fast food, your meal is cooked to order. The staff are very professional and friendly.

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Kings Sutton, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

A party of ten went out for dinner at this welcoming Oxfordshire Inn just off the bypass at Yarnton. Gratified to find Hobgoblin ale on draft. Ample car parking.

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Additional Information about The Turnpike

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

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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, Pub
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?