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“Great beer and atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Dew Drop Inn

The Dew Drop Inn
Ranked #303 of 627 Restaurants in Oxford
Price range: $6 - $26
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: The Dew Drop Inn is located one and a half miles north of Oxford City Centre in Summertown, quite central to the shops. This listed building dating back to the mid 1800's is a traditional looking pub with original features - such as the windows - and one part of it used to be a local school. From the outside it is deceptive as it looks small, yet it is a bit of a Tardis when you get inside, as it stretches right back. The pub offers a high quality, yet casual, comfortable dining experience, within a friendly welcoming atmosphere. We cater for everyone and have a good range of clientele from old ladies on their own to shoppers, locals and students. Food is served from a main menu with the Sunday roast being very popular. This is a two bar operation so we also show Sport on side of the pub and special events in the main bar. We have strong connections with Inspector Morse, with the writer Colin Dexter being a regular here and the Dew Drop is mentioned in most of his books. Tuesday night is Quiz Night at the Dew Drop - £1 to each to enter and the winning team (up to 6 people) gets the takings! Come and visit us soon!
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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“Great beer and atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2013

This place has the classic English pub vibe. The interior is very comfortable and inviting. We enjoyed the lively beer garden in back. The food looked great but didn't have time. Staff is very friendly and made us feel at home in our local bar.

Visited June 2013
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“Highly recommend”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2013 via mobile

Great pub, good atmosphere and cracking food. Would highly recommend it to anyone.
Been here quite a few times and always received good service and the prices are excellent.

  • Visited June 2013
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“Felt like being around family”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2013 via mobile

Went in to the dew drop alone sat in the left hand side of the bar and within seconds was served with a great ale , the old hooky and it was great. I decided to have the fish and chips after a long look at an extensive menu where I was spoilt for good English food. Needless to say it was just what I would expect from this great pub tucked away in summertown. After food I sat with the landlord Barry and a friend of his Anthony and 5 pints later we were all in good spirits. Thank you to all the team at the dew drop Oxford great

  • Visited June 2013
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Longfield, United Kingdom
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“Hidden gem”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

Almost missed this pub, strolling through Summertown after a long day in Oxford. Lovely atmosphere, nice range of beer. My husband enjoyed a pint of Golden Hen.

Visited June 2013
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great Beer”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2013

Very good beer & food. The landlady is very friendly & helpful & always has a welcome smile, unfortunately her husband is not so nice but he supports West Brom, enough said.
A great place to meet friends & watch football on Sky with a choice of two screens.

  • Visited May 2013
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