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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for two nights in room number 4. The rooms are a little small but for amount of time stayed in them it wasn't too bad. Bedroom is very nicely set out and the bathroom spacious and clean. The hotel itself was nice and cosy but prices on the expensive side with no usual pub meals available for a... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Food is good but drinks are super expensive. One double gin and tonic cost me £9.20...Absolutely ridic. Couldn't afford anything else after that. Good for a family meal, but definitely not affordable if you are a student and going for drinks with friends!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Needing a local place to stay the night before a round of golf at nearby Studley Wood I chanced upon (actually found via Tripadvisor) The Talkhouse. A charming country pub, the food and drink were first class on quality and quantity. Rooms were ok, just a tad tired with a slight air of functionality and could benefit from some updating.... More 

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Shabbington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This charming classically English pub does not disappoint. The food is exceptionally good value - beautifully prepared, with great care - this chef knows what he is doing... Seasonal food in portions that don't overwhelm - don't come here if you love a heaving platter, it's not for you. But if you look for food and wonderful flavours that make... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Last minute decision to have lunch here on bank holiday monday. Best decision made in a long time! Lovely menu, superb food, superbly presented. Cannot fault the place, food or staff, all absolutely delightful. Many thanks to the staff and proprietor for getting everything just right.

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Thank mysteryshopper10
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

This is a pretty pub in a country location. I have been there twice - both times at midday following visits to the Oxford Crematorium. I think catering for funeral parties is their main business as it is the closest to the Crematorium. It is a historic building with some low doorways and beams. The decoration could do with some... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

We did't stay in the hotel but came for dinner; lovely décor, roaring fires, comfy armchairs, and great food. Staff very attentive and knew the menu well. Quiet but a good atmosphere and about £80 for two three course dinners, drinks and nibbles. enjoyed it so much we stayed after our meal for an hour drinking wine infront of the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

The Talkhouse has only 4 rooms. You hardly get there without driving. It is very exclusive and about 20 minutes’ drive to town. The room is unique but the extractor was a little noisy in the night. This extractor keeps the electricity supply goes on. It has a bar cum restaurant. Fantastic service, beer and great food. Value for money.... More 

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Keighley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

We stayed in two of the four rooms in the stables situated at the back of the thatched pub. First impressions? Charming, quaint, secluded. My complaints are with the bathroom. The bath is quite high sided with no grip handles so could be a problem for people with accessibility problems. It is also quite narrow so showering was a fight... More 

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Edinburgh
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Found this small inn on trip Adviser and it was perfect for our needs, It is situated in a small village outside Oxford, and is perfect for either visiting Oxford, or as in our case an overnight stay heading towards the ferry at Portsmouth. A lovely place and clearly a popular place for locals to eat. good car park. We... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Talkhouse

Address: The Gate House Wheatley Road | Stanton St. John, Oxford OX33 1EH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: $102 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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