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Bowyer Arms

Bar, British, Pub
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Foxborough Road | Radley, Oxford OX14 3AE, England
+44 1235 523452
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I had to venture further out, whilst my regular haunt was under refurbishment! Another pub in the Greene King chain, the Boyers Arms is clean and the service was good, with happy and attentive staff. Seems to offer a slightly more posh menu than a regular Meet & Eat pub at a slightly higher price.

Thank Paul Y
Valencia, Spain
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62 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some decent beers, some decent staff, some decent food. The place in general is very money motivated, and the management won't necessarily sell you the best consumer deal available. Don't expect too much.

Thank SeasonedLuncher
BowyerArms, Manager at Bowyer Arms, responded to this review

Hello SeasonedLuncher Thanks for taking the time to submit a review. I'm sorry you feel there is a lack of communication to our customers about the best deals available; with that in mind, I've added photos of our menu to our TripAdvisor profile (our menu contains details of all current food offers available). If you were referring to anything else,... More 

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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really nice traditional pub. The dining area is nicely furnished and there is a lovely garden where you can eat or your children can play. The food is very good and reasonably priced. The desserts are delicious, I had the millionaires chocolate brownie and it was so good! The staff are very friendly and our waitress Louise... More 

Thank lionlady69
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81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tasty quick meal good value and pleasant staff. The roads around the pub were mostly closed and we got lost but found this pub which was quite fortuitous.

Thank happejo
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times and never had a bad meal. Good honest food, helpful staff always have a smile on there faces. Proper village pub and they also pour a great pint of Guinness

Thank Andrew K
Oxford, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another great satisfactory night out dining here, great choice of food, and extra puddings am afraid that were appealing but to full up to try. Service and all bar staff friendly and helpful, have been coming here since the 90's when I used to play pool and always looked forward to a trip here, have always found the locals friendly... More 

Thank celtic2inter1
Oxford, United Kingdom
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434 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Visited recently with my family . Although nothing to look at this is a great pub serving superb good value pub food . Will be returning soon

Thank coughandcath
Eye, United Kingdom
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215 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

This is a well-run pub which produces appetising food at competitive prices. Very friendly and helpful, bar staff. Food came quickly, was hot and well served. There is a pleasant garden at the back of the pub, lovely for summer evenings like tonight.

Thank pat w
BowyerArms, General Manager at Bowyer Arms, responded to this review

Hello Pat. Thanks for taking the time to post your review; we're really delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Best wishes, Andrew. More 

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

The food is typical pub fare, but well done. Staff are friendly and helpful. Quick food service. Have guest beers if you want to try different beer]. Has an area for families to eat and an area round the corner away from the family area for drinkers and those watching football on the big screen. Conveniently placed by the station... More 

Thank Charles E
BowyerArms, General Manager at Bowyer Arms, responded to this review

Hello Charles. Thanks for your feedback - we're really pleased that you enjoyed your visit. Hope to welcome you again soon! Best wishes, Andrew. More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Landlord is a superstar, food is Greene King fare but just moved to a new menu. We eat in here fairly regularly and it's perfect for an adhoc family meal.

Thank damage7899
BowyerArms, Manager at Bowyer Arms, responded to this review

Hello! Thanks so much for your kind words. Best wishes, Andy. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $16
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Foxborough Road | Radley, Oxford OX14 3AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1235 523452
The Bowyer Arms is an attractive pub found in the village of Radley in the historic county of Oxfordshire. We serve delicious food from our Flame Grill menu and a great range of hot drinks, real ales and wines.

Whether you're visiting to relax in our large beer garden, dine with the family or to enjoy a game of pool in our sports area, Andrew and his team look forward to welcoming you.

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