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The Talbot Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Oxford Road, Eynsham, England
+44 1865 881348
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly, helpful service, good variety of beers served from barrels behind the bar. Full menu of pub and restaurant dishes plus specials. Food was good, and quick to arrive (but not too quick!).

Thank Graham W
Cassington, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for lunch. The menu had a good range of choice, mostly mainstream pub fayre but some interesting dishes: my wife particularly enjoyed the goat's cheese tart. My lasagne was full of taste and more than I could eat. Prices were very reasonable. No frills or pretensions but good value for money pub food.

Thank Nigel A
Oxford, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

In recent weeks some of my reviews have been quite critical of places in the Oxford area - mainly on the basis of their shift to "gastroitis" - which is an euphemism for sometimes very pricy, small portion, average food (some of which is trendily and annoyingly "deconstructed") all served in a pub environment. Thank goodness the Talbot has maintained... More 

Thank Maurice J
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Having spent a week on a narrowboat travelling up and down the Oxford Canal and Thames we chose to have our last meal at the Talbot. After a short walk from Eynsham Lock (check out the road toll) we arrived at the inn. Warm welcome and lovely choice of beers. Menu not massive but enough choice for each of us... More 

Thank Helen E
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Stdff couldn't be more welcoming ,enthusiastic and helpful. An extensive but not OTT menu. Very generous portions and spot on with pricing. Recently refurbished it's very styish clean and refreshing. Definitely one to revisit soon . Slight confusion over burger offerings , but rectified without fuss. If you haven't been lately , you must try !

Thank Kate H
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Chose medium sirloin steak......not sure it actually was sirloin. More like rump. I was on a girly catch up night so didn't complain. My friends pie looked amazing. Seems like the pies are their forte.

Thank Dabblesdee
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

Second Time we have visited on annual trips up the Thames. We usually make the pilgrimage up The Wharf Stream in the dinghy which is a challenge. Once again the welcome and food was excellent. Very good value and plenty of it. The pub kindly took delivery of an engine spare for me as well. The only downside is the... More 

Thank Jon W
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Well we went late on a sunny Saturday afternoon in the school holiday and it was just amazingly pretty and quiet, even being next to a main road (Eynsham Toll Bridge) it was just lovely. After reading previous reviews we were a little unsure but decided to go ahead and give it a go. Well the river side table and... More 

Thank Marcella M
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87 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

We were staying at Swinford Manor Farm so only a 10 minutes walk to this pub, but the menu was brilliant. We had a fabulous meal, great atmosphere, good service - the fish and chips were superb - a really lovely night out

Thank sueandbrianlinedance
Oxford, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

Enjoyed delicious Sunday lunch here a couple of weeks ago. Great selection on the Carvery with excellent choice of roast meats and fresh vegetables served by friendly staff in pleasant surroundings. Highly recommended and we will be certainly going back

Thank dande49

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oxford Road, Eynsham, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Eynsham
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 881348
they also do B+B

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?