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The Butchers Arms

Closed Now: 12:30 - 15:30, 20:00 - 23:00
Open today: 12:30 - 15:30, 20:00 - 23:00
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Nice Pub

Came across this very pleasant country pub after being in Banbury. Its so good to find a pub in the... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Buckingham, United Kingdom
Great little find

First time to the Butcher's Arms today - had a lovely Sunday Lunch. There were 11 of us and yet... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
Oxford, United Kingdom
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  • Very good37%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
24 Feb 2018
“Nice Pub”
11 Feb 2018
“Great little find”
The Butchers Arms in Balscote is a North Oxfordshire’s hidden gem it is a very unique pub and boasts being one of the areas last "Parlour" style pubs with a cosy "at home" atmosphere, and with our award winning garden, this is the place to relax and...more
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Shutford Road | Balscote, Wroxton, Banbury OX15 6JQ, England
+44 1295 730750
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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Exploring the area, we stopped off at this pub whilst waiting to view a property in area. So glad we popped in, the landlord and landlady were very friendly, as were the locals. The food was just what we were after, with a lovely fresh...More

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Butchers A, Owner at The Butchers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you for your lovely review , we are glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again . Paul & Fen

Reviewed 24 February 2018

Came across this very pleasant country pub after being in Banbury. Its so good to find a pub in the country doing well, and this one appears to be the heart of the village, Nice selection of real ale, so I was happy! They are...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

First time to the Butcher's Arms today - had a lovely Sunday Lunch. There were 11 of us and yet all the food came out of the kitchen hot, more importantly it was very tasty, great "home cooking". The beef was really tender, thinly sliced...More

1  Thank fraserandsharon
Reviewed 30 October 2017

There were two large slices of dry cold beef that looked like shoe leather. My wife and I complained that the meat was cold and it was taken away heated up it the microwave and returned hot but was still dry. However with copious amounts...More

3  Thank Ba8ydriver
Butchers A, Owner at The Butchers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Dear Ba8driver, I was so sorry to hear that you felt that you had an "awful sunday roast beef", My husband came to see your table to see if everything was ok and you actually said everything was fine, this was your opportunity to advise...More

Reviewed 16 September 2017

From the moment we arrived we were made to feel like a local and very welcome. They had some great Hooky Ales, my new favourite 'Playing Hooky'. Food was very tasty, excellent pub classics. I had the homemade stake and ale pie, it was delicious!...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2017

A must do if you are passing through Wroxton after a visit to Wroxton College - a Jacobean mansion dating back to the the early 17th century 4 real ales on tap <try them all if you have time> Friendly service, nice bar conversation and...More

1  Thank Benjamindrfranklin
Reviewed 10 August 2016

If your looking for a cosy warm friendly atmosphere and old style village pub then i highly recommend this pub located in a beautiful village in Balscote, I have been many times and the warm friendly staff and beautiful pub garden makes it just as...More

3  Thank Passport663348
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Found this pub by chance on a Sunday drive out. Set in a village in North Oxfordshire. It is a little quirky with lots of eclectic ornaments. The real ale selection is good and well kept. It has been serving beer since 1878 which is...More

Thank 1968ajs
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