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Deddington Arms Hotel and Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Horse Fair, Deddington, Banbury OX15 0SH, England
+44 1869 338364
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You would have thought with a prime position as you enter the centre of Deddington that these guys would have tried harder. Food ok, Beer OK, Service OK, Prices OK, Ambience A bit odd. If you are looking for OK then this is for you but nothing particularly of note to write about. Reading other reviews it looks like we... More 

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Thank qwertyzxcvbn
Oxford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the pub was loud with the sport on, the service was good and friendly, we had a couple of drinks and a look at the menu We decided to eat The waitress took us through to our table and wow it was like walking through to another restaurant!!!!! It was so peaceful and relaxing We loved the food the... More 

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Thank Adam R
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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299 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Currently there is a Travel Zoo lunch offer to dine here, otherwise we had not heard of Deddington. What a nice find. The hotel was quiet for lunch service so we had pick of seating and excellent service. The surroundings are very comfortable and looks like a recent refurbishment. There is plenty on the menu to choose from and the... More 

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Thank Louise H
Banbury, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2017

We only visited this restaurant due to a Travelzoo offer and very much enjoyed the experience. The food was pretty good and the restaurant happily accommodated our undemanding requests to exchange some of their standard components. The food was quite good, presented with some obvious care, with adequate well cooked vegetables and tasty sauces. The service was exemplary with the... More 

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Thank Jayesandveetee
Deddington, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2017

We visited at the end of january and had a lovely meal in the restaurant section infront of a log fire. I recommend the burger and my children had fantastic pizzas.

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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231 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

The food here is excellent and so is the service. The decor has been re vamped and this makes the restaurant an enjoyable place to come.

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Thank 123taz
Banbury
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78 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2017

Have drank in the bar several times which is always welcoming with its choice of real ales, fire and slate floors so we arrived early to have a few drinks. The bar area is fairly small but and after a few drinks we were ready to move through to the restaurant. This seemed more modern than I can remember it... More 

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Thank Tuz73
Banbury, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Went there with a party of 7 expecting an average pub lunch and was very pleasantly surprised with the standard of food. A Sunday lunch in December could have been so different but the very busy lunchtime went without a hitch. The food was properly cooked and presented, the vegetables freshly cooked, hot and not overdone! The roast beef, asked... More 

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Thank Travelledall0ver
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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366 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016

Wednesday 21 Dec 16, my husband and I came for the day to Deddington to do a bit of xmas food shopping at the famous 'Eagles Deli', which has a most wonderful selection of provender. Whilst we were in Deddington, we popped in for lunch at the Deddington Arms Restaurant. We have stayed there in the past and it is... More 

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Thank Carol B
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

I just managed to avoid giving this place only one star but it was touch and go. We are on a business trip which has taken us (in this order) to Paris, The Deddington Arms (this hotel/restaurant), Vauxhall in London, Ticehurst in Kent, Reims and then Macon both back in France. The stay at this place was by far the... More 

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Nigel O, Owner at Deddington Arms Hotel and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for this review which has sufficient specific complaints to enable us to use it in our on-going staff training programme. This was a quiet Sunday evening following on from a manic Sunday afternoon when we had served over 100 meals on bookings of 60. We were understaffed for the evening but that was our problem and shouldn't have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $25
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Horse Fair, Deddington, Banbury OX15 0SH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury  >  Deddington
  • Phone Number: +44 1869 338364

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