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All 29 Burford Restaurants

The Carpenters Arms

Fulbrook Hill | 10 minute walk from Burford, Burford OX18 4BH, England
+44 1993 823275
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Ranked #2 of 29 Restaurants in Burford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Tue - Fri 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean, British, Gastropub, Fusion
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Good for: Large groups, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Historic Cotswold Pub with beautiful South facing landscaped garden just perfect for Al Fresco dining. Only a short walk from Burford, we can provide ample parking, free Wi-Fi, and a warm and friendly welcome. We serve great value set lunches and are also popular for evening dining either for families, groups, special occasions or romantic cosies. Our Fayre is locally sourced with Mediterranean infusion and ranges from classics such as Beer-battered Fish&Chips, Homemade Char-grilled Burgers or T-Bone Steaks to Homemade Breads, Desserts, Pastas, Hand-Stretched Rustic, Stone-baked Pizzas, local Game, and Seafood Dishes.
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  • English first
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English first
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The steak was wonderful but monk fish a little lacking in flavor. Service was terrible. Not once were we asked how our food was or if we needed anything. For a trip advisor #1 rating we expected more.

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Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

Returning here for a birthday meal we were not disappointed. T-bone steak and sirloin both cooked to perfection after good starters. Good friendly service thanks to Tash, and the espresso was very well made. Everything freshly cooked to order as it should be so be prepared to wait a while but that's what good. Food is about! Will be back!

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Four of us went to lunch, it is our 4th time travelling from Henley on Thames where we live. The food is great and the wine, especially the Merlot wonderful. It is a husband and wife team, the husband being the great chief. Friendly warm atmosphere and we will be back!

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East Yorkshire
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Looking for somewhere to eat in Burford, we were a bit put off by the lack of parking spaces so headed outside to see what we could find. Less than five minutes away is the Carpenters Arms. Loads of parking, which could've been negative, but we headed inside to see what it was like. What a lovely atmosphere despite it... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Food was good service was a little slow, satff welcoming, I do'nt often eat steak out as it isn't ususally cooked to my liking, despite the fact I like mine medium to well done it was perfect so much so that we went back again

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We were very lucky to go on their Steak Night. What can I say, the four of us ordered the steak which came up beautifully presented and tasted delicious...the best we had tasted. Wedid not think we could manage a pudding apiece so decided to share the cheese platter between the four of us...this again was presented well and was... More

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We're a car club that holds regular get-togethers at the Carpenters Arms, with typically 10 - 15 members join us, of whom around half eat. Bearing in mind the number of us, over the last few visits, menu choice has been good, food is generally served without delay, high quality ingredients are used and food has been cooked to a... More

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hertfordshire, england
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

combining our stay in burford we booked a table for an evening meal, the staff were made the evening ( lizzie with her painted nails)! we both had a lovely meal, tasty and filling. I should have not had the starter, I looik forward to returning and would recommend the carpenters arms.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We pre-booked on a weekday night, and chose the restaurant from Trip Advisor recommendations. We are not local and it was a half way meeting point. The pub was easy to find with plentiful parking, and the ambiance of the pub/restaurant was very nice, comfortable and relaxing. The girls serving were very friendly and pleasant, but there seemed to be... More

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Lovely welcome from the landlady, ace locals, lovely surrounds, great atmosphere AND ... TOP food! Service excellent. Really, really yummy, and not over-priced. A must-try pub! 10 out of 10!!!

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Additional Information about The Carpenters Arms

Address: Fulbrook Hill | 10 minute walk from Burford, Burford OX18 4BH, England
Phone Number: +44 1993 823275
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Burford
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Mediterranean, British, Gastropub, Fusion

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