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The City Arms

288 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UR, England
+44 1865 725299
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Aggressive security and managers

I went to have a drink at this pub a couple of days ago and overall had a pretty good evening while... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
reviewer414
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Oxford, United Kingdom
via mobile
Nice beer place

Been there on a not particularly busy evening. Enjoyed the nice interior and a good choice of beers... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Leo Š
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30 Oct 2017
“Aggressive security and managers ”
1 May 2017
“Nice beer place”
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288 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UR, England
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+44 1865 725299
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

I went to have a drink at this pub a couple of days ago and overall had a pretty good evening while in the pub. It was a nice atmosphere and the bar staff were all lovely. However when it came to leaving the pub...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Been there on a not particularly busy evening. Enjoyed the nice interior and a good choice of beers and ales.

Thank Leo Š
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Management response:Responded 15 May 2017

thank you for the kind comments, we always try to give our customers a great experience and it is always nice to hear. many thanks The City Arms

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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We called in on a busy Friday night on the Cowley Road and had a more than satisfactory experience. Good prices, engaging and helpful staff, clean toilets even after a crowded evening in the pub and a more than pleasant atmosphere. Recommended. We'll be back!!

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Reviewed 3 December 2016

Turned up to watch the 'big' football game of the day which they advertised on their website, spoke to the barman upon arrival who confirmed that they would be showing this massive game. After asking a further 2 times the game was not put on....More

3  Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I have come a few times for simple breakfast or food hoping that its more organised but no. Each time they are very slow with orders or give burgers over cooked/dry like its been left for days. I ordered a banoffee sundae and they gave...More

Thank Sophie F
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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We went there for a refreshing drink as this couple of days havr been very hot. We order 2 drinks one of them being a mojito. I guess that it is not a mojito but dirty lemon juice. It was impossible to drink... I would...More

Thank Ana C
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Reviewed 19 December 2015

A group of 18 of us booked a Christmas Meal here, it was good value at £9.95 for 2 courses, and £11.95 for 3. The food was nice and the portion sizes were average. Staff were quite friendly and there was a good pub atmosphere.

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Reviewed 11 November 2015

Visited on a Sunday 2 couples, had a nice time. We all ordered burgers and shared a plate of wings. The food was plenty and very fulfilling. The atmosphere was fun, they had a quiz night. I really liked how thay refurbished the place. Another...More

Thank Anita K
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Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

£3 craft beer on Thursdays and cocktails, food was yummy. I love that they don't overprice things like side orders £1.00-£1.50, have to try the deep fried pickles 😋

Thank SlinkyC C
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Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

Thursday night visit was well timed with £3 craft beers & cocktails all evening! What a bargain! Got to try a few - fave craft beer was the Revisionist, nice session beer. Fave cocktail was the Cherry Bakewell.

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