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The Mole Inn

Toot Baldon, Toot Baldon, Oxford OX44 9NG, England
+44 1865 340001
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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British, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Toot Baldon, Toot Baldon, Oxford OX44 9NG, England
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Reviewed September 13, 2015

Every time we come it's just wonderful. Our latest visit was two days ago and, once more the food was exceptional, the customer service fabulous and the ambience perfect. It's worth the effort of getting there, unless you are lucky to live in the surrounding...More

Thank cockerspanielbabe
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Had lunch with colleagues last week and the food was excellent, whether it was the a la carte or the lunch snack menu we all enjoyed our food. Staff attentive and helpful. A mid week treat in lovely surroundings. The roads are a bit of...More

Thank Janine B
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Inviting rustic interior, sufficient space between tables. Good welcome from staff. good choices from set lunches to al a carte. We arrived for a 12.30pm booking so staff well able to cope. however the restaurant became much busier and some people had fairly long waits....More

Thank OldSeagull
Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

The self-designation of 'gastropub' can be off-putting, but we found the Mole Inn to be a very pleasant lunch venue for our family. There was a good range of food, decent portions and a perfectly acceptable children's menu (for those under 8). Our 'lighter snacks'...More

3  Thank mike_registrar
Reviewed August 23, 2015

Have been several times for lunch and it was busy both times.However, the staff are very friendly and we never felt rushed or in the way. They even spent time making sure our young toddler was happy. Food is excellent and nicely presented. There are...More

1  Thank JenMich3
Reviewed August 19, 2015

We had dinner at The Mole (2 of us) on Saturday 15th August. It is a very appealing Inn with a great deal of warmth and ambience. Although it was very busy, we didn't feel encroached upon by the other tables around us. Service was...More

Thank KPS61
Reviewed August 16, 2015

We have eaten here as a family for over 5 years and this last time just feel it's not the once well oiled machine it was .The setting is wonderful as is the pub premises .We had five people serve us for Sunday lunch which...More

1  Thank Manwithmessage
Reviewed August 14, 2015

A lovely country pub with a cosy, traditional decor and beautiful gardens. The staff were welcoming and the service excellent. The food was very good, if a little over-priced.

1  Thank Barbelier
Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

Love coming here, has so much character to the restaurant and in love with the open fire place on those cold nights. Food is great and is always served with a warm smile. Scenery is beautiful as its situated in the countryside. Would defiantly recommend...More

1  Thank Mayyee80
Reviewed August 11, 2015

This was one of the very best food pubs we have been too. It has a lovely garden area were you can sit on a nice day. The inside is charming and rustic. The food is fantastic with very good friendly service. We will definitely...More

1  Thank Barbara M
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Do you have a lunchtime menu?
October 3, 2016|
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Response from johnnyeighto | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We have eaten at both lunchtime and evening here and both services were of the same quality. We had a Christmas Eve lunch here this week and it was just fabulous.
joy a
Do you do a Sunday menu & what time do you finish serving on Sundays ? Can't find a Sunday menu on website
October 5, 2015|
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Response from Cliff T | Reviewed this property |
They are open all day Sunday, but you have to book a table as it is very busy!!!!
Good morning Could you tell me if you have a private dining area in your restaurant. Thanks Penny
June 12, 2015|
Response from Sue C | Reviewed this property |
I visited The Mole Inn for lunch while in the area, it is not my restaurant. I'm afraid I cannot answer your question.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $45
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Toot Baldon, Toot Baldon, Oxford OX44 9NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford  >  Toot Baldon
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 340001
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