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The Exchange

) #84 of 158 Restaurants in Banbury , British,
49-50 High Street, Banbury OX16 5LA, England
+44 1295 259035
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible14%
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Open Now
08:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
49-50 High Street, Banbury OX16 5LA, England
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Reviews (158)
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Reviewed yesterday

Called in for coffee (the machine was not working so we decided as we were in to have a breakfast anyway. They do a whole gluten free option which was g okay. You know what you are getting.

Thank helstravels
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here on a Tuesday night and the food was well cooked and there was a good choice of mostly English traditional meals. There were plenty of tables and the bar service was friendly and efficient. It was located near Banbury Cross and the...More

Thank Colin D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are on a small budget even for week-ends away so found this very good value for evening meals. Where else could you get two good main courses, one with a pint and the other with a glass of wine and still get change from...More

1  Thank sherae2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, great wine, friendly staff! Only possible grumble is that the fried eggs came with hard yolks.

Thank DaveTrump
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been a few weeks since I lasted visited this pub in Banbury, fully appreciated it was under new management since the refurbishment and as we know a 'New Broom' sweeps clean for the first couple of weeks. Certainly not disappointed that the standards are still...More

Thank paulpueschel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the exchange for food and I ordered the state dog. It was supposed to come with bacon on but it didn't so I asked, they brought it back out with stone cold bacon threw on top, the bun for the hotdog was stale and...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Chelsea L, Manager at The Exchange, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback! Its comments like these which help us improve. I have spoken to the kitchen team and they are recapping the spec cards to ensure this wont happen. If there is anything else we can do for you then please come...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Usual Wetherspoons fayre, had a makeover in April 2017, looks a lot brighter and fresher now. Cheap pub food, cheap drinks

Thank Steve_Roberts_1965
Chelsea L, Manager at The Exchange, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Steve Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit here and we hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 15 May 2017

Called in for drinks and was served quickly even though it was quite busy. Nice building in good location on the main street. Usual good choice of drinks and reasonable prices. Would recommend.

Thank 2010mustang
Chelsea L, Manager at The Exchange, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback, we're happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit, we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 15 May 2017

We were staying in Banbury for the night so though we would call in at the exchange for breakfast as we had enjoyed our last visit to a Wetherspoons in Huntingdon. Sadly this time it was a disaster. My breakfast came and was cold so...More

Thank djmedia2016
Chelsea L, Manager at The Exchange, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, I'm sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your visit and I hope that next time we will do better.

Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

This is uk food and having that in mind is not half bad. But compared to European standards it's bad+. I had a steak and it was a bit chewy the accessories was simply eras an French fries. Not as suffocated as they who'd do...More

Thank Innino1
Chelsea L, Manager at The Exchange, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Hi thank you for your review and we hope to see you again soon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 13
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49-50 High Street, Banbury OX16 5LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 259035
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