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The Coach and Horses

Certificate of Excellence
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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4 Butchers Row, Banbury OX16 5JH, England
+44 1295 256550
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Having decided to meet in Banbury midway between our residences we then had to find a place for lunch. After consulting Trip Advisor the Coach and Horses was chosen. Although not easy to find the search was rewarded with an excellent venue for a mid day meal. It was half price wine on Wednesday, a feature we took advantage of... More 

Thank edco2013
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Always have a great meal in here. Staff are friendly and the food is just fabulous. Thanks Gemma, Ian and team, starting the weekend with you on a Friday - nothing better

Thank Sue B
Cullompton, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a Monday evening for a meal. Very quiet but the staff were very friendly and welcoming. The beer was local and very good. The menu looked interesting but had fish and chips. Price was good and the food was excellent. Portions were generous. I went in due to the high TripAdvisor rating and it is definitely well earned.... More 

Thank Andrew_howitt
Epping, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Warm welcome and great food. The garlic prawns were delicious. For mains we had sausage and mash, good quality sausages and the fish and chips were very tasty and a good size portion.

Thank Ladyeve12
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had Sunday lunch at the Coach and Horses in Banbury on Sunday - our second visit since we last came in February. And it was just as fantastic as before - brilliant service, well kept real ale and absolutely delicious, reasonably priced food - thanks!!

Thank TimK_Swindon
Petersfield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Fabulous welcome from the staff and terrific food. Especially pleased to meet the pub boxer called Dexter. It was an unexpected find and we will being visiting them again next time we are in Banbury.

Thank anitatopp
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We booked a table for an evening meal with friends and as always were greeted by the friendly team at The Coach & Horses, Banbury with smiles and efficiency. The four of us chose to have mains and puddings and between us we tried the lamb dish and the hake - all of which were polished off with great satisfaction.... More 

Thank LizzienEric
Aylesbury, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

After coming to Banbury to shop, we were recommended to try The Coach and Horses for lunch. What a lovely pub restaurant , warm, clean and friendly. We chose the two course option and treated to a delicious homemade broccoli and Stilton soup served with doorsteps of bread, my husband had the Mac an cheese, with salad, I enjoyed the... More 

Thank Lorraine C
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I was on a coach party stopping in Banbury for lunch on our way to Thenford Arboretum. My friend and I had booked a table but our coach was caught up in a traffic jam on the M40 so we arrived at the Coach & Horses later than expected. The staff were great, advising us which dishes we should avoid... More 

Thank marmite18
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We were looking for an evening meal without pre-booking on a Saturday evening in Banbury, & happened upon this pub. We'd already checked out the local Wetherspoons & Pizza Express, both of which were noisy & uninspiring. This little pub/restaurant was welcoming, & had a good menu to select from including gluten - free & vegetarian options. I had what... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 23
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Butchers Row, Banbury OX16 5JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 256550
A friendly and contemporary Gastropub serving a wide range of freshly cooked, locally sourced meals, ranging from Soup of the day, slow roasted belly pork, gooey chocolate brownies or our beautiful rare roast beef Sunday lunch. We have an extensive wine menu, great beers from Hook Norton Brewery and are currently the only place in Banbury serving Estrella Galicia. We have a beautiful courtyard that can be a real sun trap and spacious bar and restaurant areas to cater for all occasions.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?