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Otters Restaurant

37 Market Place | Deddington, Banbury OX15 0SA, England
+44 1869 338813
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (6 reviews)
“fish stew” (2 reviews)
“crab” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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37 Market Place | Deddington, Banbury OX15 0SA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An altogether great restaurant, serving delicious freshly prepared food with great attention to detail in every way. Presentation and the quality of the food is absolutely top, the surroundings and atmosphere are very relaxing. The staff are very welcoming and attentive, we love visiting Otters...More

Thank chrindab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my husband and 4 other friends to Otters to celebrate his Birthday back in July this year. The food was absolutely delicious and the service was great - attentive without being intrusive. We had a wonderful evening and I was really impressed at...More

Thank familystaples222
Reviewed 16 September 2017

It makes such a change in this area to be able to find a restaurant rather than a pub serving such delicious food. Attentive unobtrusive staff make the evening run smoothly and the food is beautifully prepared and presented. How he provides such a varied...More

Thank tremendoustrish
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Otters is in a wonderful market town in Oxfordshire and looks like it should be a great place to eat. Unfortunately the food is terrible. The starter of pate was almost certainly bought from a supermarket and the main course of fish was as rubbery...More

Thank scaliatti
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We regularly meet friends and family in Deddington as it's half way between where we live and Milton Keynes where our friends and family live. We have tried most places there and they've all been pretty good. Then we discovered Otters (thinking it was just...More

Thank Jacqui W
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We went for a last minute Sunday lunch. The decor, cleanliness, welcome and ambience is superb ans the food matches it. The menu is admirably brief which is always a good sign. It is carefully chosen to give choice to most palates and diets. Be...More

Thank JillLyon
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Otters was recommended by a friend. We have lived in the area since '83 and have missed visiting this exceptional eatery. My wife and I popped in for lunch today. Friendly, welcoming and attentive staff. The food was superb and the portions were just right...More

Thank Rod723
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We visited as a party of 4 for an evening meal and received a very warm welcome. Starters, mains and sweets were thoroughly enjoyable. All of us opted for the fish stew as a main and agreed that it was the best we had experienced...More

1  Thank Loggo
Reviewed 16 May 2017

A group of us who were at school together many years ago regularly meet for lunch every 2-3 months. Michael now books us in as "The Possett Ladies!!" as some of our ladies love it and are disappointed if it's not on the menu. Set...More

Thank CarolBanbury
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We eat at Otters perhaps every 2-3 months, and visited again this weekend. The food is always excellent, and perfectly cooked whatever the choice. The dishes exceed expectations, even as regulars. Portion sizes are generous, and the variety of gluten free options is much wider...More

Thank OxfordAardvark
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Jacqui W
4 March 2017|
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Response from JTZ | Reviewed this property |
We had a mixture of fish and chicken between us - but it will depend on the day - just call ahead, I am sure they will accommodate your preferences.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Market Place | Deddington, Banbury OX15 0SA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1869 338813
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