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The Turf Tavern


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This pub is a great little place hidden away down an alleyway. It was used for filming in the Inspector Morse series back in the 80's.It has not changed much since then. The loos outside are pretty disgusting, but apart from that, it is worth...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Familyoffduty
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in after a rainy day in Oxford for a bite to eat. Had 2 of the beef Sunday roasts. Sat in garden next to lovely fire and great company. Food was delicious and came within 10 minutes and place was packed! Will visit again...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Mason K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not been here for years. Worth a visits as great beer but next time when it’s not pelting down with rain.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank GoodisonPark61
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a late Sunday Roast with family, great you could still get a roast at 7pm not like other pubs in Oxford, very good veggie options which we enjoyed, best mulled wine in the city centre

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank joeboxer2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to The Turf on several occasions whilst visiting our daughter at uni. It always has a great atmosphere however we enjoy our visits during the week more than on a weekend as it gets very busy and it can be difficult to...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank MayinMarch
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here last week for a salad and a pint. There is no table service: one should order at the bar. The salad came with brown, sour avocado - clearly off. The waiter (once I was able to catch his attention) didn’t see what...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank 989abeb
Reviewed 1 week ago

So the reason we looked for this pub was that it had featured in a number of Uk tv shows. It is an olde world pub with so much history and is definetly worth a visit. The food was good pub food and was enjoyable...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Micksterkz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had pub food and beers with a group here. It was a typical english pub experience. The beers were nice but the food was a tad expensive (but that is common in Oxford city)

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Nicole v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place came recommended and we’re not sure we would have stumbled across it otherwise, as it’s tucked away down a side passage. The place is clearly steeped in history, and allegedly has been frequented by many famous people including cast from the Harry Potter...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank DiningEm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this great experience and the great food. We enjoyed visiting the Turf Tavern very much.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Tina M
Greene_K1ng, Manager at The Turf Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much Tina M for leaving us such a lovely review - we are so pleased you had an enjoyable experience with us and we hope you can come back again soon!

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September 8, 2016|
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Response from oxjay | Reviewed this property |
i have never had a sunday roast there, but I'm sure there are options, as for a childs roast , I did see children eating so I guess they must do. find there number and call to avoid possible dissapointment
Steve G
April 15, 2016|
Response from bigsteworld | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn’t think so, it’s tricky enough for an able bodied person!
October 2, 2015|
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Response from Mukuma | Reviewed this property |
Lots of people with dogs in the outside area. Can't see why not.
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