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46 High Street, Burford OX18 4QF, England
01993 822227
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Reservations

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  • 82
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  • 62
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 9
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  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
NIce pub

Meals were quite good, varied selection, quick service. Pub atmosphere, okay for families - a nice casual dining experience.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Andover, Massachusetts
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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

After ready other reviews decided to try here for my mum's birthday. Menu was completely different from on the website. Weren't told anything about the specials. Chips with steak were very dry. Staff although friendly enough were not very attentive.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I reviewed this lovely old eatery last year and am pleased to say the standard is still excellent. The service is efficient, the food delicious and there is a relaxed and quiet atmosphere in the rooms. They have reintroduced their Friday steak night and the courtyard garden is a pleasant place in the summer. make better choices and plan their... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

called in for a pint and a reasonable variety of real ales. Although a little pricey at £3.85. Very quiet in the afternoon but sat in a very nice garden. Staff friendly and helpful. Even happy hour 6pm to 7pm...highly recommended.

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Andover, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Meals were quite good, varied selection, quick service. Pub atmosphere, okay for families - a nice casual dining experience.

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Lochristi, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

In the tourist cramped town of Burford, we found it most surprising and a sigh of releave to find honest, tasty pub grub in The Cotswolds Arms. We could have gone for one of the aluring terrasses or patio's, but when entering this establishment were easily convinced to stay inside and enjoy the authentic look and feel. We were served... More 

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Didcot, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I stopped here on impulse as I was riding my motorbike through Burford. It's easy enough to find, being right on the High Street and I parked on the road opposite. There are a few 'rooms' that you walk through to see the whole thing, all the way out to the enclosed rear patio area. I settled for a table... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is a great pub which serves yummy traditional pub grub. We booked a table outside as we had our dog and there were 5 of us. The courtyard has a small area for children and a nice relaxing pond for adults. The menu is a good size with something for everyone. I would highly recommend the fish and chips... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We were delighted to find this cool (on a very hot day), medieval pub with bang up to date friendly service and great food. The sharing fish platter was just what we needed to ensure we could happily complete our exploration of Burford.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Happened to have lunch today here on a tour. Was thinking it would be mediocre, but was quite surprised. The fish & chips were fresh & delicious as was the fruit crumble for dessert. If you are in the area, this is a great stop for a meal. The staff was great as well !!

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Greenville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The food was good, and the welcome was even better -- plus the charm of the place! We commented on their slogan, "The world famous Cotswold Arms" and they laughed and said that was true, because they were the only one! The host and servers made us feel like we were old friends. What a great experience. Will definitely go... More 

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Additional Information about The Cotswold Arms

Address: 46 High Street, Burford OX18 4QF, England
Phone Number: 01993 822227
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Burford
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: British, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 46 High Street, Burford OX18 4QF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Burford
  • Phone Number: 01993 822227

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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