Why not try Oxfordbnb’s local selection of Pubs – A mixture of traditional, atmospheric, quaint, historic, & just simply enjoyable places to relax, have a drink, & enjoy a meal (at a ‘reasonable’ price). All can get very busy so always wise to book if you plan to have a meal.
The following Pubs are within easy reach, of Oxfordbnb, by car or on foot:
The Tandem, Kennington – our local pub.
Not gastro, but great value & within 5 minutes’ walk of the ‘B&B’.
King’s Arms (Chef & Brewer) – Sandford Lock, on the Thames.
River setting next to the lock, very pleasant; 5 minutes by car, or 20 minutes on foot from the ‘B&B’.
Isis Farmhouse – near Iffley Lock, on the Thames.
River setting near the lock; 15 minutes by car (via Iffley Village – very pretty) & a short walk, or 20 minutes on foot from the ‘B&B’.
Famous for not being accessible by car, only by foot or boat; and as a consequence has strange opening times, a typically quirky British Pub.
The Flowing Well – Sunningwell, nestled in unspoilt countryside.
Country setting in a pretty village; 15 minutes by car from the ‘B&B’, passing through Bagley Wood on the way, perhaps have a stroll, its only had two owners since 995 (shame about the A34)!
The British Tapas is worth a try.
The following Pubs in (or near) central Oxford are within easy reach of Oxfordbnb by bus (15 minutes) or by car:
The King’s Arms – Broad Street, Oxford.
The oldest pub in Oxford (1607), in its original position. Frequented by many an Oxford scholar.
The White Horse – Broad Street, Oxford.
Nearly as old as The King’s Arms; famous for its ‘Fish & Chips’
A must visit for Morse, Lewis & Endeavour fans!
The Turf Tavern – Bath Place, Oxford.
“An institution for locals, city dwellers, shoppers and tourists alike.” A traditional British pub.
The Eagle & Child – St Giles’ Street, Oxford.
Frequented in days passed by the Inklings writers’ group including J.R.R. Tolkien & C.S. Lewis, so lookout for Hobbits & a Lion!
The Old Bookbinders Ale House – Victor Street, Jericho, Oxford.
A British pub with a French menu! They describe themselves as quirky – they are right! Don’t take the car as it is almost impossible to park.
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