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The Sow & Pigs Poundon

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Main Street | Poundon, Bicester OX27 9BA, England
+44 1869 277728
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (7 reviews)
“steak” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
Main Street | Poundon, Bicester OX27 9BA, England
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1 - 10 of 132 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went here for evening dinner, very basic place and bar, friendly staff, food ok chicken and the cod was good but was let down by frozen fries

Thank poppyshan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Sow and Pigs was choosen as a halfway venue, the group wanted a small quiet place with nice food. Everyone enjoyed themselves. We were well looked after by the Landlady, even the Landlord gave us some banter. A truly lovely meal was had by...More

1  Thank Philip H
210alisong, Owner at The Sow & Pigs Poundon, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for your very kind review. We are pleased that you & your friends enjoyed your evening. We would all like to wish you a happy retirement.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We call as we were on the area after a neighbour suggested it was good. This is a good pub, where the landlord makes you feel welcome the beer, Breakspear bitter was excellent. The best part was the food absolutely brilliant. The chef really knows...More

Thank Trevor T
210alisong, Owner at The Sow & Pigs Poundon, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind review. James does do a superb job in the kitchen. We do hope that we will see you again soon.

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

My daughter her boyfriend and I had food here last night. I saw the review about not feeling welcome and we didn’t experience this. We had booked a table (always a good idea in my opinion) we sat at the bar for a few drinks...More

Thank Ealingcommon
210alisong, Owner at The Sow & Pigs Poundon, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Sorry I have taken so long to reply to your review. I am pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us & hope you will visit us again in the near future.

Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Visited today, went in for a few pints and potentially some food. Walked into the pub and the owners of the pubs gave us the dirtiest looks, they actually looks annoyed that we had arrived..(we are giving you are money FYI)...anyways we asked if we...More

2  Thank James S
James21010, Chef at The Sow & Pigs Poundon, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

From James the chef: Thank you for your feedback and I am sorry you weren’t able to try my food. I am independent from the pub side and am very proud of the high feedback I have received. I can assure you none of these...More

Reviewed 30 June 2018

My wife and I dined with friends at this great pub last night. The owners were welcoming and the there is a lovely atmosphere in the bar. Having all chosen different items from the varied menu, we were all agreed on one thing, the food...More

Thank Paul H
210alisong, Owner at The Sow & Pigs Poundon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so pleased you, your wife & friends enjoyed your evening with us. James does an incredible job in the kitchen. We look forward to seeing you both again soon.

Reviewed 24 June 2018

I found this pub on tripAdvisor, so thought we would give it a try so we went as a family the food was excellent well worth the wait great value for money, definitely would go again.

Thank Judith L
210alisong, Owner at The Sow & Pigs Poundon, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you so much for your kind comments. We are pleased you & your family enjoyed their Sunday lunch & we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 18 June 2018

I had Pork & Crackling, my wife had Beef. All very good thank you and plenty of veggies. The owners and locals are very pleasant too. We will return here.

Thank Mike S
210alisong, Owner at The Sow & Pigs Poundon, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you very much for your kind comments. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 7 June 2018

Wow, haven't been in this pub for years and boy have we been missing out! Walked in to a friendly welcome, very clean, bright and homely country pub which you immediately felt comfortable in. Having been disappointed by some of the other local pubs in...More

Thank josB3496SN
210alisong, Owner at The Sow & Pigs Poundon, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you so much for you lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and meal, hopefully we will see you both again soon.

Reviewed 9 April 2018

This is a great family and country pub. Its very friendly and relaxed. The food was ample and good. We will defiantly go back

Thank Katevtg
210alisong, Owner at The Sow & Pigs Poundon, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

First of all I must apologies for the oversight of not replying to your very kind review sooner. I don't know how this got overlooked. I do hope that it will not deter you from visiting us again soon. Apologies once again.

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KHUk
26 August 2018|
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Response from James21010 | Property representative |
Smaller portions are available on all main courses excluding steaks (unless sharing)
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Anne G
23 September 2015|
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Response from 210alisong | Property representative |
There is a small step up to the back door of the pub,from the car park. The inside of the bar is all on one level & suitable for wheelchairs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 18
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Monday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Poundon, Bicester OX27 9BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Bicester
  • Phone Number: +44 1869 277728
Description
Typical English country pub.
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