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The Bell Inn

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Shenington, Banbury OX15 6NQ, England
+44 1295 670274
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (5 reviews)
“asian salad” (2 reviews)
“steak” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Shenington, Banbury OX15 6NQ, England
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

We have eaten there before and were very happy with menu and food . Slightly diferant and very tasty . This was about 8 months ago . Unfortunately things have drastically changed . The menu was very ordinary .A choice to start of soup ,...More

1  Thank Bloxha
Reviewed 17 December 2017

The Bell at Shenington, on the rim of the famous Edge Hill battlefields is a gem that we have missed despite living three miles away for the past four years. We tried once to have a meal just under two years ago as a halfway...More

2  Thank bobjo2015
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Had lunch for a belated birthday celebration. The food was excellent and I have not tasted such wonderful fish for many a long day. Nice restaurant with good service and everything we had was cooked beautifully. Good 2 or 3 course set lunch menu. Will...More

Thank Cricketfan16
Reviewed 1 November 2017

As a supper club coordinator, I can fully recommend The Bell Inn Shenington, as a great venue for events! Mike as his team served us well in a recent visit. The ribs, and other dishes, were first class.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 13 October 2017

An excellent village pub with great food, well cooked and nice atmosphere. The best ribs I have ever had.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 30 August 2017

The Bell in shenington is a great pub in a beautiful village. Full stop. The service was absolutely fine, this is a local pub which tries hard to do everything and the owners are really welcoming. How it should be. On to the food. Really...More

1  Thank travelspanner
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Great food - truly. However our little party didn't start eating their mains until we'd been there an hour and twenty minutes. Things that really let it down - bread and butter arriving a long time after we arrived. The water and plates for the...More

3  Thank 983grace
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The pub was very welcoming and a wonderful place to have lunch. The food was excellent. Four of us had different dishes ( including a vegetarian dish) and all could not rate it highly enough. The burgers were huge, the fish excellent and the vegetarian...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We returned to the Bell, this time for lunch, and found the food and service to be, once again, outstanding. Our friends enjoyed the beautifully cooked traditional fish and chips and I had the ribs which were superb. The sauce was very flavourful and the...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We visited the pub on a walk from Upton House, but it is definitely worth making a detour to eat here. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. The food was very high quality and very well presented.

Thank lindagill2016
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shenington, Banbury OX15 6NQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 670274
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