Oxfordshire has an abundance of great places to get delicious food and drink. Indeed, one of the many perks of living in Oxford is the great village pubs that surround the city. If you’re looking for the cosy comfort of a traditional English pub, combined with a top-quality dining experience, Oxfordshire’s gastropubs may be ideal, offering fine-dining experiences in a homely setting. From The Swan Inn in Swinbrook to the Nut Tree Inn in Murcott, here are some of our favourite gastropubs in Oxfordshire.
The Bell Inn is a modern country pub with eight newly renovated rooms, a cosy bar area with lots of seating to have a quiet drink, a separate restaurant with an open fire and pizza oven offering a seasonal British menu, and a beer garden overlooking the open countryside.
An idyllic Cotswold pub situated by the attractive Windrush River in the Oxfordshire village of Swinbrook, near Burford.
An idyllic Cotswold pub in a 16th-century cider house in the picturesque Oxfordshire village of Bledington near Chipping Norton.
With great food, great company and great hospitality, The White Hart is an award-winning restaurant, offering seasonal modern British dining with charming service, whether it’s indulging your passion for fine food and wine, or simply relaxing and unwinding.
Opened in 2006, The Nut Tree Inn is a Michelin pub in Murcott serving refined seasonal modern British food in a 15th-century thatched building beside a village pond, with heavy stone walls and lots of exposed woodwork, as well as a productive kitchen garden.
The handsome 17th-century Killingworth Castle in Wootton near Woodstock is as much a local pub as it is a dining destination. Concise menus have a British heart, with everything from jams and chutneys to ice cream, bread and sausages made from scratch on-site.
Located near Chipping Norton in Oxfordshire, The Kingham Plough is a ‘proper’ pub with an exceptional dining room, and 6 bedrooms.