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“Great place”

The Bear and Ragged Staff
Ranked #66 of 640 Restaurants in Oxford
Price range: $8 - $54
Cuisines: British, Gastropub
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The Bear and Ragged Staff is a Stunning 450 year old Grade 2* listed building just 4 miles West of Oxford. the current management has been in place now for eight years and have completed a major upgrade of the property. The Pub and Restaurant have been completely renovated, and now serve stunning, largely British food, in stylish surroundings. The nine residential rooms are now open and are receiving great reviews. Rooms feature 32-42" TVs, radio, Kingsized beds, en suite bathroom/showers, WiFi broadband and more. The 5 rooms in the Landlord's Wing ooze Olde Worlde charm. Take a look at our website.
Reviewed October 19, 2013

Forgot date night and took a chance on this place.... Not only did they fit us in at short notice but its was great...... Winner

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Reviewed October 18, 2013

I've been here a couple of times with elderly parents (one wheelchair-bound). On both occasions we could not find any fault. The food was exquisite, the service attentive but not overbearing, no loud music, lovely decor, and plenty of parking. It's our current favourite place to eat near Oxford!

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Reviewed October 15, 2013

What a shame open fires but the staff are still more interested in each other than serving in the bar. If they looked up and acknowledged that you where waiting it would be an improvement but alas no. I think the addition of notices on the bar saying if no one is here to serve you go to the restaurant bar gives the staff an excuse not to serve. Why light a fire to encourage customers to use a bar then not employ staff to run it!!!

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Reviewed October 13, 2013

With decent reviews expected so much more, from the poor greeting the tone was set.
Drinks delivered in good time, bread 25 mins and 3 requests later, then only four rolls for five people..!
All this time the staff seemed to be more content speaking with their colleagues, spoke with manager as food took 45 mins to appear, to be fair the mains were good.

Good food let down by appalling service, what's worse even when we pointed it out hey made no effort to improve, amateur at best

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1  Thank Skinny07
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

Discovered this lovely place with a friend earlier this year and been back on numerous occasions - never disappointed. Delicious food, well presented by friendly staff. The restaurant works equally well in summer and now as the nights are drawing in - it's decorated beautifully. Went again last night - the duck was sublime!

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1  Thank JanetMary01865
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