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The Gate Inn, Upper Brailes

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Sad Event!

Came across this pub as we were driving out of Brailes, stopped in the hope of lunch or a drink... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Buckingham, United Kingdom
Friendly village pub

I stayed here on Friday night. Ann and Ian were friendly and welcoming, the room had everything I... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
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  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
9 Jun 2018
“Sad Event!”
23 Jul 2017
“Friendly village pub”
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Upper Brailes, Banbury OX15 5AX, England
+44 1608 685212
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

Came across this pub as we were driving out of Brailes, stopped in the hope of lunch or a drink, but sadly it was closed, the poor owner, a nice man came out to say how sorry he was, but its not worth opening during...More

Thank Howlo
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I stayed here on Friday night. Ann and Ian were friendly and welcoming, the room had everything I needed: a comfortable bed, TV, hairdryer, a powerful shower, and I had a good cooked breakfast the following morning. Ian also kindly drove me up the road...More

Thank Poggled
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Lovely place with a roaring log fire, very friendly owners and locals alike with excellent food and beer and a very good selection of spirits. Accommodation excellent too.

Thank Russwolvesfc
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the gate inn this weekend and had a fabulous time, the owners Ian and Anne couldn't do enough, right down to Ian driving us himself to Stratford upon Avon (saving us a fortune in cabs)! The pub is a very old pub...More

Thank DJF135
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Compared to today's modern pubs The Gate is slightly old fashioned. Nevertheless we thoroughly enjoyed our meals on both occasions. The food is well cooked, fresh and plentiful. The hosts are very friendly as were the regulars. We were made very welcome and wouldn't hesitate...More

Thank 02061944
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Booked a stay here in a triple room. The Pub looked nice and the accomodation was comfortable if you don't mind sharing a lounge area. Unfortunately an emergency came up and the owners were nice enough to cut our stay short without any extra nights...More

Thank ellteeMalta
Reviewed 28 January 2016

We spent the weekend at the Gate with our dog, we ate there both nights and we had great food both morning and evening and with the pub having Hook Norton Beers how could it not be good. Our host were very friendly and looked...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Character local pub with large outside garden that welcomes dogs in the bar area too. Some great beers and ciders on offer with tasty home cooked food. Welcoming smile from landlord and landlady and a large book collection if you want to read something while...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed an overnight stay at this welcoming pub. The room was spacious, clean and comfortable and the food excellent. Foods are sourced locally wherever possible. The real ales by Hooky (Hook Norton Brewery) were superb, a wide range of these always available with a guest...More

Thank Sharron C
Reviewed 8 May 2015

We eat here very regularly. If you're looking for posh then this isn't for you but if you're looking for a traditional country pub with the best beer you could wish to find and food to match then this is just the ticket. The atmosphere...More

Thank T5-Andy
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