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The Fishes

North Hinksey Village, Oxford OX2 0NA, England
01865 249796
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Ranked #147 of 494 Restaurants in Oxford
Price range: $14 - $57
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Cuisines: European, British, Pub, Gastropub
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Norwich, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

A recent visit, despite Christmas hats for all on the tables, was not as good as we'd hoped. Our meals were generally quite satisfactory but that's all you could say and my Christmas pudding was barely warm. The drinks choice wasn't as good either. Maybe 2015 will see an upturn again. Staff still good.

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Ate quite early on a Thursday evening and even at 5 pm there was a great atmosphere, there was along Fire in the restaurant and the staff are very friendly and knowledgable about the menu. nice lace to stop

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

I have eaten here a few times and have never been disappointed, the staff are helpful and their is a good atmosphere. Enjoy!

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Bicester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Visited on a Sunday and the restaurant was jam packed, luckily we had booked ahead & were seen to our awaiting table straight away. The menu and specials board had plenty of choice for any palette and the food was of a very nice standard. All the staff were very friendly and seemed to be coping admirably with the high... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

How can 'shallot and chestnut bourguignon' contain no chestnuts, as far as we could see? When we mentioned it to the (very nice) staff, we were told that there were chestnut mushrooms in the dish (true), that 'different people like different amounts of chestnut' and given a bowl of chopped chestnuts. I can't see this happening with beef bourguignon (or... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We visited on 16th November (5 (3 generations) after being recommended by daughter's uni friend and I can say this was one of the best recommendations I've ever been given. What a treat, from the moment we walked through the door to the moment we left we were made to feel welcome and were served with a smile and great... More 

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Somerset UK
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59 reviews 59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

My second visit to this welcoming gastropub. It is wonderfully warm and is decorated tastefully for Christmas at the moment. My steak was beautifully cooked and we were allowed to taste the wine before we chose a bottle. We were in the bar as we had a dog with us. Other dogs do arrive and so it can get a... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Actually it is a bit unfair to call it a gastropub. It serves excellent food. The staff are as close to perfect as you can get. The setting is completely relaxed inside and in a beautiful position by the river, outside. I have been many times and have never been disappointed. Good beers, very good selection of bottled beers and... More 

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Bicester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Well outside the centre of Oxford (but walkable in 40 minutes if you're prepared to brave some field skirmishing). This is a fantastic gastro-pub with a lovely outdoor area which you can hire. Our last meal was slightly disturbed by part of the ceiling collapsing, but thankfully no-one was hurt. They have a healthy wine selection and their specials are... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I went with my friend a few weeks ago and I was not disappointed. The atmosphere, the food, drink, service and staff was fantastic, I couldn't fault it. It is not too far from Oxford either which is great as I will be back. It is welcoming and has that warm, cozy pub feeling about it.

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Additional Information about The Fishes

Address: North Hinksey Village, Oxford OX2 0NA, England
Phone Number: 01865 249796
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Monday 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Thursday 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Friday 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Saturday 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Average Prices: USD 14 - 57
Cuisine: European, British, Pub, Gastropub

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