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The Eyston Arms

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in East Hendred $$ - $$$ , British,
Eyston Arms High Street, East Hendred OX12 8JY, England
+44 1235 833320
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (20 reviews)
“carpaccio” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Eyston Arms High Street, East Hendred OX12 8JY, England
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1 - 10 of 255 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was looking forward to lunch for three. Thought steaks might have a chance here. Two of us ordered rump steaks. Sadly not rump cuts as menu described. No flavour and very very chewy. They were ordered medium rare and cooked as per order. Only awful...More

Thank Alperian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spend a leisurely Friday after a wedding in this cute little spot. The staff where great and the food was excellent. Recommend the black pudding scotch egg.

Thank cappinpugwash
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

Our family had dinner at this lovely pub. With the old fireplace/cook hearth, you are transported back hundreds of years in comfortable chairs and fine dining options. Teens had yummy hamburgers, with lovely crisps, and the adults had tender, perfectly cooked steaks, and a delicious...More

1  Thank Consuelo B
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Had a special family lunch here. The ambience and service were impeccable as usual but I left feeling slightly disappointed. The menu was quite limited and my roast beef turned out to be a small portion of fairly fatty beef. The prawn starter and my...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Last came here a couple of years ago and thought it was Ok - better this time. Huge car park at rear, friendly and efficient service, country pub feel with smart / chic decor, tables not squashed together, mix of diners - ladies who lunch,...More

1  Thank Jinny232
Reviewed April 28, 2017

Travelled from Somerset to take my mother for her 91st birthday lunch. Remembered there was a good pub in East Hendred and wasn't disappointed with The Eyston Arms. We had a 20 minute wait after ordering starters (tomato and fennel soup and scotch egg with...More

Thank jjbmboy
Reviewed April 25, 2017

My wife and I arrived on Sunday to find the restaurant very busy. However we were asked to bear with them for a few minutes until a table was vacant. We had not booked but a vacant table was soon found. The staff were very...More

1  Thank trevorchamarette
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Surprise for my wife's birthday 9 people absolutely superb food and service would recommend to anyone

Thank john K
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

We have visited the Eyston Arms on several occasions and have never been disappointed. The staff are always very efficient and friendly, the menu is varied with some personal favourites being the superfood salad. The meals are not overly expensive but also aren't cheap. The...More

Thank EagleEyeSamurai
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

Having come here for a business dinner, I ordered a rump steak (20 pounds) and toffee pudding for dessert (7 pounds). The steak was fresh, but just ok. The dessert was actually quite good. As we were a group, we were well looked after by...More

Thank EgorParienko
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$13 - $64
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eyston Arms High Street, East Hendred OX12 8JY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Vale of White Horse  >  East Hendred
  • Phone Number: +44 1235 833320
  • E-mail
Description
The Eyston Arms is a beautiful 17th Century Inn situated in the picturesque Oxfordshire village of East Hendred which sits at the foot of the Ridgeway just off the A417 Wantage to Rowstock Corner. We are close to Harwell, The Diamond Project, Milton Park and are within easy reach of Oxford and Abingdon. It offers a wide range of quality dishes fresh from local suppliers or direct from Brixham fish markets
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