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Kings Arms Pub and Restaurant

Bar, British, Pub
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117 Bicester Road, Kidlington OX5 2LG, England
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went for a cheap family meal but it has really gone downhill. Three dishes were unavailable. Salad looked a bit dodgy and was really odd to have watermelon served with ribs. The waitress was lovely and service was good but won't go back until food improves.

Thank Rose660xford
Oxford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Salad bar was well stocked and tidy, but the quality of my piece steak was not good for the cost - expected better for the price. Service not great as had to go to find someone to ask for things.

Thank Darrell S
Krakow, Poland
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered the 8oz steak with sweet potatoe fries. it was cooked to perfection, the sweet-potato fries were delicious. There was copious amounts of salad (as much as you can eat). Our waitress, Kati was very attentive. Good all round family experience.

1 Thank danhinton45
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We normally go to The Bridge Harvester at Wheatley, Oxfordshire which has always been very good food and service but today we thought we would visit the Kings Arms in Kidlington for a change as it was for a celebration for my son's special bithday and we hadn't been there for a long time. What an absolutely awful experience from... More 

Thank Samantha S
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here today for breakfast or should I say tried to, arrived at 10:20 to find an almost empty restaurant and waited for someone to come and take us to a table for about 5 minutes. On being taken to a table we were given some menus with not even a word from the waitress, we decided what we wanted... More 

Thank Tim F
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went the harvester for a cheap meal. We arrived at 4:15 and stood in the entrance for a good 5 minutes the pub was pretty empty so thought this was poor. When we did eventually get shown to a seat we both commented on how rundown it was, the floor was filthy and there was holes... More 

Thank Minimax0
Bicester, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very poor last experience. Many food items not available as 'run out'. Place is generally grubby, food on the floor, waited ages for some food. Got fed up and spoke to the manager and left. Needs serious refurbishment. Not intending to visit again TBH.

Thank Alexander_Ford
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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497 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 293 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped on way home given its location just off main road. A ten minute wait for someone to even acknowledge we were waiting for a table should have been warning as the service was very poor, and very slow. Menu was normal harvester so ok ish but we literally had a long wait for everything. Little or no engagement from... More 

Thank MalcH
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply a basic Harvesters pub, smells foisty, kak menu but then again it is a harvesters. Poor previous postings, go elsewhere

Thank 2feral4u
Kidlington, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The worst breakfast I have ever had. I have never ever left a review on trip advisor before. Unfortunately due to our terrible experience this morning, I feel compelled to leave this report in the hope that the management will read it and not subject any more unsuspecting customers to the same. We arrived at 10.30 am, knowing that breakfast... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Bicester Road, Kidlington OX5 2LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Kidlington
  • Phone Number: 441865378666

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?