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The Jolly Boatman

216 Banbury Road, Thrupp OX5 1JU, England
+44 1865 377800
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible13%
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European, Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
216 Banbury Road, Thrupp OX5 1JU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife, daughter and I had lunch in the Jolly Boatman yesterday. My wife had the roast beef Sunday lunch, she really enjoyed it. Good portion size and very tasty. My daughter and I had the chicken and leek pie and both enjoyed it, although...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chris and his team could not have been more welcoming and the food was just what was needed after a long day on the canal. Excellent gin selection to top it all off! Thoroughly good time - definitely worth a visit .

Thank buzbee2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chris was friendly and attentive and top marks to Amber the chef. We called in after a long day at work at The J.R - it was just what the doctor ordered! Will definitely be back.

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here after a long canal walk, arriving at 11.45 am and sat outside next to the canal. The restaurant was shut. We sat outside but no sign of life when we tried the door at 11.45, 11.50 and 12 noon. We tried again...More

1  Thank John T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this pub for my birthday. It is a great venue. We had the whole pub for about 80 guests. We moved tables and chairs to give us a dance floor in the conservatory, had food in the snug and used the bar as a...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really welcoming and friendly. Comfy spot with good food selection and bar. Really dog friendly, thank you for a top meal on our way through Oxford!

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in after a leisurely walk along the canal with the dog. Very welcoming and invited to sit inside even with the dog. We sat in 'The snug' which was cosy. So much to choose from on the menu but as it was Sunday opted...More

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had excellent meals! Ham & eggs and pie and mash, gravy was amazing! Very friendly service and comfortable surroundings! Well worth a visit!🤗😜

Thank stwallis2004
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is pub food, nice portions. Not the finest food but the price are correct for pub food. You can bring your dog inside,they will provide water and it is a very friendly place.

Thank marie-claire H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself, hubby and kids came here for a Sunday roast here yesterday (3/9) and I couldn't recommend highly enough. The meats were tender, the roasties were lovely and crisp with plenty of veg and gravy and all piping hot. The kids menu had plenty to...More

Thank yumyum148
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January 23, 2015|
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Response from andyredz | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do sell alcohol, it's a pub! Usual good range of beverages. A pleasant place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $26
European, Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Banbury Road, Thrupp OX5 1JU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Thrupp
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 377800
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Canal side pub/restaurant set alongside the beautiful Southern Oxford canal. Open everyday for breakfast from 10.00Am until 10.30Pm. Brand new decked and heated, covered canal side patio area. Roaring log fires in winter. Children, dogs always most welcome. Great selection of homemade dishes cooked to order using fresh local produce. Cask Marque quality real ales. Free newspapers, and WiFi.
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