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Wheelgate House Market Square | Market Square, Bampton OX18 2JH, England
+44 1993 851151
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

We happened upon this place as we were walking through Bampton. The servers were charming. The food was flavorful and delicious. And the back patio was a lovely place to enjoy it all. Highly recommended!

Thank Colwarp
Baslow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Fantastic meal. Good service and ambience. Nothing to complain about. Would highly recommend this bistro.

Thank Sue H
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170 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Very pleasant roast lunch at this small restaurant in what we gather was the old post office in the main square. Portions adequate though not huge. Asked for a no-alcohol lager but they didn't have one. Beautifully cooked and pleasant atmosphere.

Thank MDB-Bham
Stockholm, Sweden
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We discovered this restaurant, and apparently B@B by chance and what a great experience! Wonderfully friendly service and fabulous food after visiting the Downton Abbey village. A memory to treasure.

1 Thank LindaWheatley
Yateley, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Not our first visit, in fact we are "repeat offenders"! However, last nights meal was another delight. Authentic starter, great quality steak from local butcher with dauphinois (so much better than chips for me), and a superb homemade dessert. Biztro is a great asset to Bampton and should be supported by the locals, great food and a warm welcome on... More 

Thank Mark E
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

Once again a wonderful meal at The Biztro, new waiting staff but they were very good. Food was amazing as usual, lovely atmosphere. The prawn starters were very yummy and were shelled so no fiddling. The steaks were so tender. Would love to see the bread baskets with balsamic back on the table to nibble before starters arrive and maybe... More 

Thank gdewey
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016

Went here for Sunday lunch and was not disappointed. The starters were good and the mains really super, - great gravy, super roast potatoes and excellent meat, with some well cooked veg. Desserts could have been better but I prefer savoury food anyway. A good selection of wine, very reasonably priced. I will definitely return here. The setting is nice... More 

1 Thank HassledMother
Yateley, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Had another lovely evening out at Biztro, a real gem on our doorstep. Great to see (and try one) some new wines on the list. Lovely food and the usual good service. On last few occasions we visited we came for the Supper Club evening, a great way to meet new people and always a good theme to the food... More 

Thank Mark E
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

We called in on the off chance. The young waiter was very welcoming and managed to find us a table at short notice. We stopped for Sunday . lunch which was delicious. We both enjoyed the roast chicken which was accompanied by a selection of fresh vegetables. The atmosphere in the restaurant was relaxed. A great find. We shall visit... More 

1 Thank Angela F
United Kingdom
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129 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

I found this restaurant underwhelming, especially in view of the hype. For example, they had a beef and ale pie on their menu, but in reality it was just an pie filling with a puff pastry lid. (Can't the chef make a shortcrust pastry?) I had a chicken dish that had so many ingredients it didn't know whether it was... More 

2 Thank Carnie49
bizgooddy, Owner at Biztro, responded to this review

Dear Ernest I was sorry to receive this review. Our King Goblin Pie is made with steak from our local butcher which is from a farm less than 2 miles from Bampton and the ale is from a local brewery in Witney, we have had many positive comments on how delicious it is. I note that you did not eat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $49
British, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wheelgate House Market Square | Market Square, Bampton OX18 2JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Bampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1993 851151
Biztro is a Modern British restaurant located in the heart of the pretty Oxfordshire village of Bampton where much of Downton Abbey is filmed. The restaurant offers simple bistro dishes and fine wines served by friendly staff in a warm and informal setting. With a constantly changing menu biztro is all about fresh, locally produced, seasonal food at an affordable price. The dining room comfortably seats 24 and can be booked for a private dinner or party. Biztro is open for evening meals, 5 days a week.

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