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The Trout at Tadpole Bridge

$$ - $$$, British,
Buckland Marsh, Faringdon SN7 8RF, England
+44 1367 870382
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
Travelers talk about
“smoked trout” (3 reviews)
“plaice” (3 reviews)
“mash” (6 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Hours
Gastropub, British, Pub, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Buckland Marsh, Faringdon SN7 8RF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A large family group visited and we were not disappointed A beautiful setting in a quaint pub with a riverside location Outstanding menu with choices to suit all Three children were part of the party and they were well catered for. I would wholly recommend...More

Thank Beverley C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Funny sort of a location but a pleasant pub appearance-wise, both inside and out. I have to say we were happy with every aspect of our lunch over the Easter weekend but I was just so stone cold it detracted from the experience a bit....More

Thank LisaMDL
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Can't fault the food or pleasant staff but to be landed with a automatic £12.80 service charge when all you did was bring the food to my table, how else is it going to get there?

Thank jjnett
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

When the trout was under private ownership it was one of the best places to eat in Oxfordshire. It’s now owned by a corporate and the food quality has suffered. The staff are very friendly but it’s not a place to visit for food ....More

1  Thank Claire K
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

This pub has always served great food under private ownership. Since it now part of a corporate the quality of food served is now very poor . We ordered the beef steak and were given a heavy carving knife even with this we had a...More

1  Thank Claire K
Reviewed March 4, 2018

The pub has been fully renovated to a high standard with lovely furniture and decor but I feel that it has somehow lost it's character. The food was good but I felt it was somewhat overpriced for what we had. The staff were excellent and...More

Thank NigelC47
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

We went for a family birthday meal. Looked nice and welcoming, we were shown to our table (only one's eating that night), which seemed out of the way and was the staff route to the kitchen. We would have preffered being part of the pub...More

1  Thank Anne G
Reviewed February 23, 2018

We stopped off at this pub en route to our sons's on Christmas Eve. We were served by a very nice young Portugese young man and the pub was very nicely decorated and very attractive interior. The food and drinks were rather nice but a...More

Thank Angy047
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

I really feel sorry for the chef at this pub - his/her delicious food was completely ruined by the bad service. We decided to come for my birthday meal in late January. We were greeted and seated with menus swiftly, but then left for over...More

1  Thank Helen F
Reviewed February 14, 2018

Brought my wife here today for a Valentines’s Day lunch. Been here a few times and always had good food and service. We both had the pollock with a herb crust. I had eaten some of it when I noticed something a little weird with...More

Thank ph1llew1s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $35
Gastropub, British, Pub, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Buckland Marsh, Faringdon SN7 8RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Faringdon  >  Buckland Marsh
  • Phone Number: +44 1367 870382
  • E-mail
Come and enjoy a taste of the Cotswolds with us With the river Thames on our doorstep, naturally our menus are brimming with fresh fish dishes plucked straight from the river and nearby chalkstreams - from trout rarebit or our fish of the day to crayfish from our very own river pots. But we're still a true country inn as much about forests and fields as rivers and streams, so you'll always find plenty of hearty classics, steaks and more creative plates of local game to tuck into - washed down nicely with a pint of real ale or a bottle from our carefully chosen wine list.
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