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Wheelgate House | Market Square, Bampton OX18 2JH, England
+44 1993 851151
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Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Bampton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $39
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: English, British, Bistro
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Description: Biztro is a Modern British restaurant located in the heart of the pretty Oxfordshire village of Bampton where much of Downton Abbey is filmed. The restaurant offers simple bistro dishes and fine wines served by friendly staff in a warm and informal setting. With a constantly changing menu biztro is all about fresh, locally produced, seasonal food at an affordable price. The dining room comfortably seats 24 and can be booked for a private dinner or party. Biztro is open for evening meals, 5 days a week.
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English first
19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We had a lovely meal for two recently at the Biztro, always a pleasure to eat there. We both had generous and refreshing starters, and for mains we chose a vegetarian dish and salmon. Both meals were delicious, we paid extra for walnut salads - well worth it! My husband, a connoisseur of salmon, was very satisfied with the quantity... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

I went for job purposes, but finally enjoyed a lot the stay in there. I had the room at the top of the building and althought the climb was steep, the room well deserved it! I loved the full english breakfast, but could not taste the reataurant food. I really recommend this hotel.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Had a great evening for our Book Club Christmas Dinner, the food and serve were excellent. Would recommend a visit.

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Bampton, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Service with a smile. Relaxed and friendly. Fish and chips top quality, a very decent steak and chips and more spectacular sea bass plus lovely coq au vin. Starters before all that were decent, wine list is reasonable, puds are lovely - we all had creme brûlée but were encouraged to vary the accompanying ice cream. We've visited many times... More 

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Pricey and noisy as there were a party of 15+ all talking in the restauran which made it difficult hearing what was said by other members of my small family get together

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Excellent food, pleasant surroundings, wonderful atmosphere and very friendly and attentive staff. What more could one ask for. We got in there without reservations late on a Saturday evening. The owner, Biz, welcomed us and nothing was too much bother. I would happily recommend 'Biztro' to anyone visiting Bampton. Thoroughly enjoyable. Thanks Biz and staff.

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Namur, Belgium
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Good food but limited choice- possibility to ask more for breakfast- nice and cosy atmosphere-reasonable prices for this quality

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Oxford, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

A delightful dinner for 2. The menu was imaginative and we both struggled to choose. Our appetizers and mains were beautifully presented and very tasty. Service was very friendly and discrete. What a delight to have a quality bistro in the local area...a vast improvement on the general pub grub available elsewhere. Very surprised to see negative feedback from others.... More 

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Yateley, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Visited last night with a group - the Bampton Beam Supper Club for the second time in two months. This could become a bit of a habit! Lovely reception in the pretty terraced garden, a fabulous 'Kate & Sydney' Pie, with fresh vegetables and a fine bottle of wine. Great service as always - will be back very soon!

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bizgooddy, Owner at Biztro, responded to this review

Dear Mark Thank you for your review, it was a pleasure to have the Beam Supper Club dine here last Tuesday, I'm so glad you were able to join in. We're looking forward to the next time you visit. Best wishes Biz More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I ate here with some other members of the family, and I have to say that it was seriously underwhelming. I didn't foot the bill on this occasion, so I can't say anything about value for money, but given the quality of the food - it wouldn't really make much difference. A majority of the meals served were over cooked,... More 

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bizgooddy, Owner at Biztro, responded to this review

Dear S1_812 I am surprised and upset to receive this review. Surely if you have such strong opinions it would have been more helpful to tell us about them when you dined, we would have done our best to rectify the problems, we will do our best now. Best wishes Biz More 

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Additional Information about Biztro

Address: Wheelgate House | Market Square, Bampton OX18 2JH, England
Phone Number: +44 1993 851151
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Bampton
Open Hours:
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 39
Cuisine: English, British, Bistro

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