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The Talbot Inn

Oxford Road | Eynsham, Witney, England
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Ranked #42 of 83 Restaurants in Witney
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations
Description: they also do B+B
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: they also do B+B
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English first
Bath, United Kingdom
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158 reviews 158 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Not everywhere is open for meals on a Sunday evening but The Talbot Inn serves food then. We picked the pub due to the good reviews on TripAdvisor and were not disappointed. Our waitress was lovely and apart from the toilets needing some TLC, overall it was very good. We had pie of the day (steak and mushroom) and lasagne.... More

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Henfield
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

We booked this online some time ago and arrived for a two night stay on Friday 22nd August. We checked in and went to our room no.3 on the ground floor overlooking the car park. For a two night stay you might describe it as adequate. I can definitely say that my son had a far better room than ours... More

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My wife and I called in for a late lunch today at this great pub. a traditional pub with a great selection of local beers (Arkells Craft Lager is great) We are all a little sceptical about what you get for the price on the menu but I figured for just under a tenner I would try the New York... More

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Benson, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

Having used this pub over the years boating through Eynsham we looked forward to its usual good food and beer. How wrong we were..the pub has new management and the food was average. They did have a nice selection of beers on tap however, which helped. I do not know how long the present staff have had the pub but... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We've always enjoyed eating and drinking at The Talbot, run by the lovely Trevor, and were disappointed (and more than a little worried for the future of the pub) when he moved on. There was no need. We fancied a steak, rang to check the menu and to book a table, and turned up on Monday evening. The beer we... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Popped in for a friendly pint, staff were chatty as were the locals. Nice local beers on tap and out of cooled barrels.

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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Not as good as it was. Needs the rooms to be re-furbished and the menu to be improved if it is to be good value at the new, higher prices.

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45 reviews 45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Not visited this pub before and unfortunatly after this visit may not do so again. On entering the bar we asked if we could eat. We were aksed if we would like to sit in the bar or dining area. We chose the dining area. Our order was taken swiflty but on leaving our table the girl decided to chat... More

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Witney, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

We've eaten here twice before and it's been good. No excuse for today though. Firstly can I say the herb mash was excellent. Then downhill. I had the belly pork which was, well the only description is cooked to chewy or burnt. My partner had lasagne, which was burnt to chewy. They are over priced for lunch and this was... More

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Witham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We called in here for lunch on a holiday trip. The pub atmosphere was pleasant. The tables were mainly for larger groups so we felt a bit awkward about picking the nicest table, seating six, when we were just two and we picked another which was a bit noisy as it was very close to the (open) kitchen door. I... More

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