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The King's Arms Harvester

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117 Bicester Road, Oxford OX5 2PX, England
01865 378 666
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: At The King's Arms Harvester in Kidlington food is fresh, full of flavour...
At The King's Arms Harvester in Kidlington food is fresh, full of flavour and just how you like it. Choose your tasty grill, sauce and side at our restaurant and we'll get cooking - while you head off to the famous Harvester salad bar to grab as much crisp, freshly prepared tasty salad as you like.
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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good service, but not such good food!

Impromptu visit to The Harvester today for a family meal. Waitresses were both lovely with my daughter, who has autism. Very attentive service all round. Unfortunately my daughter's meal was not so great... Big black burnt chunks on her chicken, from a dirty griddle... And wayyyy too much BBQ... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
WanderingMooo
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
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English first
Oxford, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Impromptu visit to The Harvester today for a family meal. Waitresses were both lovely with my daughter, who has autism. Very attentive service all round. Unfortunately my daughter's meal was not so great... Big black burnt chunks on her chicken, from a dirty griddle... And wayyyy too much BBQ sauce - chicken was literally swimming in it! Daughter picked at... More 

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United Kingdom
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110 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

had a family meal on Sunday lunchtime, all the food was hot and tasty and properly cooked. Our waitress Angeta was efficient and polite and did a good job. Salad bar was fresh and plentiful and the ice cream sundaes were a real treat. Definitely return.

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bicester
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49 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Haven't been for over a year and won't be rushing to return. Salad bar half empty and bits of food in wrong pots. Dinner arrived cold and supervisor not very helpful when I said the chicken was undercooked, harping on about how they test it ( obviously mine missed this test) . The blonde young waitress was extremely polite and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I invited my family and friends to eat in this restaurant and expecting a very good service/food. It was so wrong from the very start: -waited 50 minutes to be served, there are only a couple of people inside and yet we waited that long -gave wrong orders. (1)medium rare steak = overly well done burnt steak, returned .... and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This place is my guilty pleasure, but this visit wasn't the best, I actually couldn't cut through the steak to the point I swapped it for gammon, salad bar wasn't it's best and just a very below par visit. Very disappointed

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Harvester_Restaurant, Guest Relations Manager at The King's Arms Harvester, responded to this review

We’re sorry you didn’t enjoy your food on this visit. Thank you for leaving your comments and we’ll pass your feedback on to the team. More 

Havant, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Food cooked to order - all you can eat - hot and delicious. Service was efficient and friendly. Children/babies well catered for - nothing was too much trouble. Prices reflected excellent value for money particularly for children. Highly recommended and will come again and again...

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kidlington
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

tired salad bar, limp/cold fries, pulled pork burger was good. waitress appeared to be on her own therefore rushing around and forgetting drinks, cutlery etc dropped food on floors from previous customers not cleaned up. bar area appeared nice with comfy chairs and fire

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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

If you want a cheapish meal and can't be bothered to cook yourself then this is perfectly ok. But I would say it is one of the poorest harvesters around. Dirty throughout from the seats to the loos!

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Great friendly service, and tasty uncomplicated food. The dining costs are not going to break the bank here, and there are good choices for everyone.

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Wantage, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Visited Sunday around 15.15, busy and had a fifteen minute wait, well worth it, Food was really good cooked to perfection, staff very friendly, atmosphere great, and one thing seldom seen in pubs nowadays 'Open Fires' not one but two to keep you warm. The food arrived in a timely fashion and looked nice and tasted great. An Old country... More 

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Additional Information about The King's Arms Harvester

Address: 117 Bicester Road, Oxford OX5 2PX, England
Phone Number: 01865 378 666
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 23
Cuisine: British

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 117 Bicester Road, Oxford OX5 2PX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: 01865 378 666

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 23
  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

At The King's Arms Harvester in Kidlington food is fresh, full of flavour and just how you like it. Choose your tasty grill, sauce and side at our restaurant and we'll get cooking - while you head off to the famous Harvester salad bar to grab as much crisp, freshly prepared tasty salad as you like.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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