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The Talkhouse


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Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Worst Sunday lunch ever. Meat over cooked. Ordered water.None arrived.vegetables over cooked. Had gone on recommendation. Will not go again. Staff looked untidy.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank SarahM8134
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We often go to take a lecture given in Talkhouse, we enjoy listen to some interesting stories, learn and enjoy. Last night it was a funny standup comedy show, it was cool So why do I score low? Well, the food in place is junk...More

2  Thank 466ereze
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for lunch and although it was close to 2 o’clock the lady kindly let us order. We both had baguettes and they came well presented and were delicious. We sat outside in the lovely garden. All staff were very friendly. Highly Recommend and...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank 830eileend
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently visited and stayed here following a private party - we arrived late due to a medical emergency and even though food had stopped the landlady made us some complimentary snacks. She could not do enough and was a delight and stayed a lot...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank lisamkirwan
Reviewed August 7, 2019

The staff here really are very friendly and helpful and the décor, atmosphere and overall feel of the pub very welcoming and comfortable. Rooms for a stay over are basic but fairly priced. Overall a jolly good place to stop for a night if you...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank andrewcborn
Reviewed July 21, 2019

Me and my girlfriend really enjoyed our stay here. The food was amazing, the staff really friendly and the setting really pleasant. If we are ever in the area we will definitely stay again.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank James C
Reviewed July 9, 2019

Held our family reception here following a funeral at the nearby Oxford Crematorium. Staff were so nice and welcoming, laid on a great buffet (no problem with providing gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan etc) and were happy for us to take our own time. They ran a...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Gerbilator
Reviewed June 30, 2019

Had an overnight b&b stay and was overcharged. Paid £20 for a packet of Alpen and a croissant. They accepted I had been overcharged and promised a refund on the 8th June and again on the 16th June- by cheque as couldn't do this by...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Heather C
Reviewed May 31, 2019

I feel slightly smug for having found this place as it is slightly off the beaten track, and our stay was absolutely perfect. I stayed for three nights with my family. The room was lovely - big comfortable bed, charmingly decorated and a clean, good-size...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank GeorgieMacbeth
Reviewed May 30, 2019

We are a social group who use this pub regularly and love it! It is a glorious setting, chocolate box pretty, and serves good food. The owners are very welcoming, friendly and accommodating. All in all we will be continue frequenting this lovely old pub...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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