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The Turf

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Worth seeing for its historic significance

This is one of Oxford's historic taverns that is worth seeing for its architecture and atmosphere... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
Alnwick, United Kingdom
A great pub, but gets packed in summer.

The Turf is rather a nice pub - if you can find it. The food is fine, the drinks are reasonably... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2016
Mike M
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4 weeks ago
“Food disappointing!”
4 Jul 2018
“Lots of outdoor space even in a heatwave!”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s an iconic pub, with a great atmosphere.......but the food is underwhelming....the sandwiches are bland and cardboard-like! Bu, do go there for the limited range of beers.......but there are much better places to go

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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

But..all the shaded tables were taken. OK if you want to top up your tan. Ordered Fishfinger Brioche bun, and Haloumi finger Brioche. Very busy time but was told it would take 15 minutes. It took 20 minutes, so was acceptable. The battered deep fried...More

Thank 383patsya
Reviewed 18 May 2018

With no queues at the bar the barman was a waste of space and lacking in any knowledge of the beers - further more a pint with 2 centimetres of beer missing isn't what a hostel relying on write ups should be doing - I...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2017

This is one of Oxford's historic taverns that is worth seeing for its architecture and atmosphere. It dates as an ale house fro the fourteenth century though the front bar dates from the seventeenth century. It is hidden away from the main streets down a...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2017

From the surly girls who took our order at the bar to the hideous food (they ensured that each of our party had at least one item of food that was cold) this has got to be one of the most awful experiences of pub...More

Thank KystalK
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Just written a review about nice place and food etc but a visit to the gents was less than impressive. Message to management. Spend a few of the pounds made and a couple of good hours and deep clean the toilets guys as they are...More

Thank Enjoylifealways_11
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Always call into the turf when in Oxford. A quirky little pub down a little alleyway. If you're into inspector Morse or Endeavour then this place is a must.

Thank carlb0161
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Not sure how you could raise a yard-glass in this place unless you're really short or kneel down - but great to come and have a pint in this hallowed place of okker fame!

Thank Terry G
Reviewed 18 June 2016

This used to be a hidden away gem with its own individual character. It is still hidden away and the buildings history makes it a "gem". However the drinks and food menu are the exactly the same as in 100's of other pubs in the...More

Thank Montyf1
Reviewed 16 May 2016

The Turf is rather a nice pub - if you can find it. The food is fine, the drinks are reasonably priced and there's a large outside dining area. The downsides are that during summer this pub can get very crowded and it can also...More

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