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The Mole Inn

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Toot Baldon, Toot Baldon, Oxford OX44 9NG, England
01865 340 001
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
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  • Value
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very good

tucked out of the way a great pub with great food lovely secluded gardens only 10 mins outside oxford food was great staff great a little pricey but well worth it

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Oxford, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Business meetings
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

tucked out of the way a great pub with great food lovely secluded gardens only 10 mins outside oxford food was great staff great a little pricey but well worth it

Thank ricbic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Me and my family went for a meal here and we were so shocked at how amazing the food was. I had a steak which was cooked to absolute perfection and all the food brought out looked top quality. The setting was lovely and cosy and there was even a roaring fire going. The staff were professional and lovely and... More 

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oxford, england
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Met a girlfriend for lunch and I have to say the food and the service were just great, Nothing was too much trouble for the waitress and I ordered a sirloin steak which was cooked to perfection.

Thank Burntbum
Driffield, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a wide range of wines and food available at the mole but the one thing we found to let the whole dining experience down was the unfortunate lack of attention as the evening progressed.maybe (hopefully) this was just a one off due to the work load of the waitresses,A small point maybe i no but its these things... More 

Thank Trixie13nob
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've eaten here many times and always enjoyed delicious and well presented meals. Plenty of choice -all of it appetising and tempting Not the cheapest but worth the extra if you want quality and not overpriced or outrageously expensive

Thank LondonCussie
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An impromptu visit this Wednesday was rewarded with a very nice meal and friendly and attentive service. The food was excellent and the restaurant is very smart, with lovely gardens and plenty of parking. I enjoyed my meal and liked the place enough to make another booking as I left. It's not the cheapest restaurant in the world, but taking... More 

Thank Carl P
Cirencester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for lunch with my father who works in nearby Cowley and we didn't want to face the parking in central Oxford. What a charming place! Good menu with a very sensible selection of starters also available in main course size. Plus more main courses and a set menu. So, lots of choice. We had 2 starters each - Thai... More 

Thank Philippa S
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Website looked promising. Staff quite friendly. Good starter of warm beetroot salad. Then overcooked calamari - served as two starter portions in separate buckets ; two separate onion and blue cheese tarts - not really tarts,more slabs of pastry with onion marmalade and melted blue cheese. bottle of water and two glasses of merlot. £75 - basically London prices. Underwhelming... More 

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Great Milton, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Celebrated teenage son's birthday here. He is hard to please regarding food but enjoyed his meal which was a 10oz ribeye steak even though it was served medium/ rare which was a bit of a challenge as he ordered a medium one. Kitchen was happy to rectify its mistake and cook it a little more so all was fine! The... More 

Thank lestroispigeons
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My second visit in two years - this time was as good as the last - the service was very good - the menu was varied and more than adequate. The atmosphere was most conducive to a relaxing meal and was most enjoyable.The food was even better! We shall visit again.

Thank Terry W

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Toot Baldon, Toot Baldon, Oxford OX44 9NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford  >  Toot Baldon
  • Phone Number: 01865 340 001

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50
  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic


Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?