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Address: 17-18 St. Clements Street, Oxford OX4 1AB, England
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If you want to stay out late for a few drinks this place will do you just fine, as they are open until 2 while many others close around midnight. Avoid the loos though... And they... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 February 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

One of the last traditional folk Irish pubs. Great atmosphere, fun people, nice ales, warm welcome. Thanks for Steven and Connor for the great evening!

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Thank Tímea B
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Wow, I have just started this review after having read the (obscenely ignorant) comments below of another (disgustingly privileged) attender of the Sunday evening folk session and, like several other reviewers have pointed out, people could not be missing the point more. The bar staff are all friendly, and the pub has the feel of a true Oxford tavern. The... More 

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Thank GandalfTheDrunk
Oxford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

This used to be my favourite pub in Oxford. The staff were great, the ale was well looked after and there was always and interesting selection of it. The atmosphere was friendly and relaxed and it was a great place to have a chat with friends and strangers alike. Things have, unfortunately, taken a turn for the worse. Because of... More 

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1 Thank Mathew S
Oxford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

Went for a pint after 11 o'clock. When ordering a second round I was simply ignored by the staff. Following my complaint I was told that I can wait. Finally I was told that I would be rude and they would no longer serve me. My worst experience in a pub in England. Also: avoid the toilets, they are in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

In my four visits to this absolute SHRINE of everything positive on this planet, I have never left with anything other than a sheer elation, and a generally more optimistic outlook on people and life in general. It's just that good. The Half Moon sits proudly at the top of the vast expanse of pubs in Oxford due to its... More 

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Thank maxsoulsbury
Oxford, Alabama
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

About two weeks ago we (5 friends) stayed in the half moon for a few pints until it closed. The bartenders started to kick everyone out 20 min before the pub actually closed (so far normal), coming every half minute to remind us to finish up the beers in clear and unfriendly manner (Not so normal). I'm not against being... More 

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1 Thank AlexSe111
Greenville, SC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Half Moon is a small pub near the circle just before reaching Magdalen Bridge when travelling to the city center. There are a number of pubs and clubs nearby but what sets Half Moon apart more than anything is that it is open late. When most of the other pubs close for the evening, Half Moon is still open. As... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015

Visited last weekend with friends who wanted a traditional pub type experience . It is very much a traditional pub with great banter between the regulars and new visitors . Cassia who was running it kept everyone happy and created the great atmosphere .

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2 Thank coughandcath
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2015

Ok so I am what you might call a normal person. My wife and I on a rare night away from our 1 year old daughter decided to try and find some live music on a Sunday in Oxford. The Half Moon has a traditional Irish/Celtic night there so we thought we would try it. Fxxxx me, we walked in... More 

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Thank HonestJon2015
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2015 via mobile

If you want to stay out late for a few drinks this place will do you just fine, as they are open until 2 while many others close around midnight. Avoid the loos though... And they don't serve hot food

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