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Moon & Sixpence

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Main Street | Hanwell, Banbury OX17 1HW, England
+44 1295 730544
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sandown, Isle of Wight
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72 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2016

Having not been to the Moon and Sixpence since my mates wedding back in the mid 90's but having heard so many good things about it I was really looking forward to coming back. On arrival the pub looked quite different but once we went through to the dinning area it looked exactly the same. The food we ordered was... More 

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Thank Rob W
Reading, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2016

We had a drink at the bar before going to our table - which is always a nice more relaxed start to the evening. We were taken to our table which was on the top level by the stairs. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. There was a good choice of food on the menu and we all atefar... More 

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Thank Marigold19
Banbury
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 6, 2016

We were a party of four out to celebrate my husband's birthday on the 20th December 2015. We all ordered the Sunday lunch and were not disappointed.

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Thank Banburian26
Kettering, England
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135 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed February 5, 2016

This is an impressive upmarket dining pub with a dining area on two levels and a most agreeable ambiance. Round tables can be uneconomical of space, but, as found here, they make conversation between six people much easier. I was very pleased to find a fairly uncommon favourite- a choice of savoury steamed suet puddings- on the menu. On a... More 

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Thank Barnabee797
Banbury, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed February 1, 2016

We had our Christmas lunch at the Moon & Sixpence, such a lovely time, all boxes ticked. Visited again this Sunday for lunch & greeted like old friends by the barman, excellent food, dessert was particularly divine... Good food, very welcoming atmosphere, excellent service all boxes ticked again! Looking forward to our next visit

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Thank Ellison-ali65
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

Came here for my birthday with my husband, we had a 3 course meal. All 3 courses were amazing and I would highly recommend this place to everyone. The staff were friendly and very polite. Looking forward to coming back soon.

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Thank Lianne C
Salt Lake City, Utah
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206 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed December 21, 2015

Another perfect meal by The Moon & Sixpence. This visit we brought along our friend who ordered some sort of multiple meat plate (really can't remember what it was). My wife ordered the halibut plate, and I ordered the haddock and salmon plate. Great food...again!

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Thank Traveling_Tendy
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed December 9, 2015

Lovely venue, staff attentive but not intrusive. Food excellent, well crafted and cooked with hearty potions. Definitely a return visit.

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Thank Robert M
oxford
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Yet another excellent and enjoyable meal last night. The xmas party menu is excellent value which we chose.The staff were efficient as always and Sam and Libby are a perfect working partnership. Thanks again to all the team☺☺☺

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Thank emmabrown
banbury
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

I came here a few years ago and it was brilliant, so when my friends invited us to their birthday meal I was really looking forward to it. The bar man was very unfriendly and rude! I ordered the steak which is very overpriced and not what was expecting, I could have cooked this myself at home not up to... More 

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Thank holcadman
Hylton B, Owner at Moon & Sixpence, responded to this review

I was very disappointed to read your comments and somewhat shocked that anyone could ever possibly call Sam, unfriendly..or rude. Sam has worked for me for many years now and he’s renowned for his professionalism, efficiency and amiable nature. Having spoken to all members of staff that were working last Friday, I am aware that your party left happy after... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $36
Cuisine
British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Hanwell, Banbury OX17 1HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 730544
Description
Situated on the outskirts of Banbury in the beautiful North Oxfordshire village of Hanwell, The Moon & Sixpence is a very popular destination.Run by chef Hylton Bradley, the pub's highly trained brigade of cooks and equally trained waiting staff work together to give customers a meal experience second to none.

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