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Address: Main Street | North Newington, Banbury OX15 6AE, England
Phone Number: +44 1295 730650

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Lovely Pub

called in for a drink and lunch on a sunday as passing through. Was met by the owner he was a very happy, welcoming cheerful chap, made very welcome had lunch which was delicious... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 July 2016
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

called in for a drink and lunch on a sunday as passing through. Was met by the owner he was a very happy, welcoming cheerful chap, made very welcome had lunch which was delicious freshly made by the landlady. will definateley be reccomending and returning very soon

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Stooped for a drink recently whilst exploring the area, it is a truly lovely pub, busy but staff welcoming and helpful. The menu looked good - will return to sample soon.

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Thank Howlo
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

We stayed in the hotel for one night. And we were the only guests, and possibly the only people who gave money to the pub that night! The room was pleasant enough but we did find a few cobwebs.... The bedding and finishing were a bit old, and not in a 'traditional' way in a 'you haven't bought new bed... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

We booked as there were a lot of us, but we needn't have bothered, the place was empty. The building itself is interesting and the owner and his wife pleasant enough but this is not an eating pub. The menu was bland and boring, standard pub food - no specials and half the stuff on the menu they didn't have,... More 

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Thank Joanne M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

A warm welcome, open fire and real English charm great you as you enter this traditional pub. Only ever had a drink here but have heard good reports about the food.

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1 Thank Nathan A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2014 via mobile

Came across the Blinking Owl last Saturday ! Really glad we did , A real pub , no fruit machines , pool tables, loud music ! Just a great pub . Hopefully get there again .

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3 Thank gary s
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for one night. Very warm welcome from Dave and Sylvia. Enjoyed a drink and snack in the beautiful garden before setting out on a circular walk from the pub. Ate in the lovely cosy bar in the evening. The food was very good. Afterwards chatted with some friendly locals. The room was nice and we had a comfortable... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2014

Visited the Blinking Owl over the New Year whilst staying in the village. We found this traditional pub extremely welcoming and full of history and character. Thank you Sylvia for the delicious meal and enjoyed our chats Dave you made us very welcome and warm with such lovely open fires on the cold evenings. We also enjoyed the quiz and... More 

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3 Thank Anthony3055
Banbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2013

The Blinking Owl is a traditional English pub, Dave the landlord always welcomes visitors in his own inimitable way. The pub dates back to 1645 and if its a classic pub you are looking for; look no further. Don't expect loud music, TV or pokey machines, you won't find them here. One tip bring cash as there are no card... More 

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