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The Carpenters Arms

Fulbrook Hill | 10 minute walk from Burford, Burford OX18 4BH, England
+44 1993 823275
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Ranked #1 of 29 Restaurants in Burford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
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
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

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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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 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
2 helpful votes 2 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
35 helpful votes 35 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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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My wife, 19 month old daughter and myself have just got back from a beautiful meal here. We were welcomed by the friendly staff straight away, we were the first people in so we had the pick of the place but it soon got busy. They don't have a children's menu but they said they would do a smaller portion... More

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Burford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Went here a little while ago and was disappointed but did say I would visit and review again as most of the other reviews online suggested it should have been much better. Well.... went back early in July and had an excellent meal! Service was a tiny bit slow but it was a Friday and we were a table of... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

A warm welcome...even if you are late! The Carpenters Arms is a friendly pub just outside Burford..plenty of parking and a nice garden with tables for a hot day. The food is excellent, innovative and beautifully presented ( no smeared sauces)! Their pizzas are the best I have had in the UK with toppings of choice and no soggy middles.... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We were in the area last weekend for a friend's wedding. Staying in the Star Cottage B&B, we thought we'd give the Carpenter's Arms for our Sunday lunch, as the Carpenter's Arms is just a 5-10min walk away. The pub is just off the A361 between Burford and Fulbrook, so is really easy to find and has a good sized... More

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Burford, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We went for a celebration meal on a Wednesday night, friends had chosen the venue so we thought why not. The interior of the pub was a lot nicer that it used to be, haven't been there for years but was not very busy, even if it was it is rather small! Bit ontop of everyone. When I first read... More

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Oxfordshire
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84 reviews 84 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This pub has excellent pub food. It is a bit pricey, but good quality. A good range of dishes. Very enthousiastic and friendly service. Not very far from the centre of Burford with lots of parking. A good option if you are visiting the Cotswolds.

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bridge1603, Manager at The Carpenters Arms, responded to this review

Dear ferry41 Thank you so much for your review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your meal with us, please come back and visit again soon! Best Regards Bridgett More

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