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The Trigger Pond

Bicester Road, Bucknell OX27 7NE, England
+44 1869 252817
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“skewers” (10 reviews)
“fish and chips” (26 reviews)
“sunday roast” (23 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Bicester Road, Bucknell OX27 7NE, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Second time at the Trigger Pond it snowed last time too! We started with the mussels which I had last time and I raved about....but I think we got the baby ones they were tiny and bizarrely served in a black bean sauce,we asked for...More

Thank Philsvilla
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a hidden gem. Recommended by my parents we went for a special occassion. It's very popular so make sure ypu book early. Staff are incredibly friendly and were very helpful. Great choice on the menu even with it being sunday lunch. Some real classics...More

Thank rokardphu
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Staff very friendly and efficient- food lovely. Hanging skewers looked very good but I enjoyed my steak burger as well.

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Thank you again JoJo and team.. a wonderful meal again, i just love the place everything is fabulous from start to finish.nothing was to much trouble, i just thought i should share this with you.. would highly recommend so fresh and tasty.

Thank bromley4393
Reviewed 6 days ago

here's the thing - I go to the trigger all the time and then never think I should tell people how good it is - but it is. dexter the dog loves it too (you can take well behaved dogs in)... Food is always good,...More

Thank PeeUUemm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heard great things about this place, the place itself has a nice feel about it and nicely decorated. The food however was very disappointing. I had a Thai seafood stew, very bland , with hardly any taste of Thai spices or seafood. My partner had...More

1  Thank franko2828
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you for a fabulous evening. The food was really well prepared and served by staff that can only be described as exemplary. We had 14 in our party including children with SEN. Nothing was too much trouble.

Thank Neil R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Haven't been here for a few years. Had a really good lunch last week. Do hope they stick with the new item on the menu, can't remember what it was called but delicious noodles and fish stew.

Thank southpawgolfer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose here as a half way meeting place with friends and when we arrived we were well looked after and taken to our table in the conservatory where we ordered the Sunday lunch with starters and some of us had desserts. The food was...More

Thank Enjoylifealways_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to The Trigger Pond on Sunday 25th Feb for lunch and I had forgotten what a lovely pub it is and right round the corner from home. I had the roast beef and it was amazing with the biggest Yorkshire pudding I have...More

Thank KatharineJane
Harwood W, Owner at The Trigger Pond, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you we are thrilled you have posted such a great review and love our customer feedback. we are a small pub but proud of what we have achieved. We buy in our Ice cream and some of our part baked bread. The rest of...More

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Colin F
May 31, 2016|
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Response from James W | Reviewed this property |
I rang to prior to booking to confirm access etc for my elderly parents. They were very helpful I am sure that would help you.
October 7, 2015|
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Response from Chrisbeeoxford | Reviewed this property |
Pub is closed between 3pm and 6pm. I'm not sure when they take last food orders.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bicester Road, Bucknell OX27 7NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Bucknell
  • Phone Number: +44 1869 252817
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