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The Flowing Well

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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free, Gastropub
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Sunningwell, Abingdon OX136RB, England
+44 1865 735846
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Having recently moved to Abingdon, I've heard a lot of great reviews about The Flowing Well. The food was pretty standard pub grub, the inside of the pub is cute and the staff were all friendly. It is a nice place for a lunch outside in the sun, but the location really lets it down. I wouldn't take anyone that... More 

Thank SerenaElajouz
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place and food So happy to have had a good experience in such a lovely setting Staff fantastic too It was nice to celebrate Fathers Day without being rushed from our seats and empty plates say it all

1 Thank Linda H
Abingdon, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

pleasant visit, staff friendly and accommodating, not a massive choice on the menu, which was and has been before disappointing, and the pizza was ok not great though.

Thank sarah h
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very cute pub with beautiful surroundings, very welcoming staff and excellent menu. A little pricey but it's good quality. Lovely to sit in the garden in the summer.

1 Thank Beth L
Abingdon, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were out for a family lunch on a wednesday in July.. We come to the Flowing Well often and thougt we would try somewere different. How wrong we were. We wasted an entire hour travelling to and attempting to get lunch at another local hostelry. They were unable to serve us due to staffing problems. The Flowing Well were... More 

1 Thank 1993tillysmum
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was meant to be meeting friends for lunch, but due to them being useless and getting their days wrong, they failed to show up. To be honest I am not sure they are still my friends. I even had a present for their daughter.... she won't be getting that now. Again I blame her parents.... Anyway on to the pub,... More 

Thank bigpoppapump82
Abingdon, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here for lunch on the recommendation of a friend. Chose to eat inside but there were spaces on the outside terrace which are well spaced out. Tables in the restaurant area are not too close together which is great - you don't feel hemmed in. I ordered spare ribs which, had I known how big the portion was, I... More 

2 Thank LyndaPC
Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always good but the best thing for us is exceptional customer services we always get. Can get abit busy so recommend going to their excellent website & book a table before going.

1 Thank ShuHOX
Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time catching up with old friends. Kids were well catered for. Food was great as was the beer!

Thank Nick P
Istanbul, Turkey
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled almost 15 miles to get to the restaurant after reading a great reviews on travel advisor. All the reviews were absolutely spot on as the the food was great. we tried ribs and it was delicious. Portions were very generous. Although inside decoration is very good but I wish the weather would allow us to sit outside, our... More 

2 Thank YucelsinA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 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: Sunningwell, Abingdon OX136RB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Abingdon
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 735846

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