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Reviewed 18 October 2016

A hidden gem in the oxfordshire countryside - Away from the hustle and bustle of Oxford but only 20min drive into the city centre. Stayed for one night in one of the first floor bedrooms (Not to be advised if you struggle with mobility - spiral staircase), had all the amenities and clean throughout - slightly on the small side... More 

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Charlie W, General Manager at The Bat & Ball Inn, responded to this review

Dear James T Many thanks for taking the time to review us, I will be sure to pass your words on to the relevant members of staff. We very much look forward to welcoming you back here at The Bat Kind Regards Charlie More 

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Reviewed 5 May 2016

We visited The Bat and Ball for a Sunday lunch in February. It is local to us and we have visited many times before and it has always been fine. Unfortunately the food and service was so appalling that we will not be returning again. There were only about 5 options actually available (from a sizeable menu), the rest were... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

Here is a little gem - bijou rooms and yummy food accompanied by village ambience and so helpful staff and caring folk for whom one felt nothing was to much trouble. A delightful place altogether. Look out for smallness of room and winding staircase and say please not if not your preference.

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Reviewed 14 April 2016

Stayed in a small double 1st Floor room ("Grace" - all 7 rooms are named after cricketers), with ensuite shower room. Comfortable bed and good shower. Small fairly high window onto the street but not a problem if you'r not staying in the room during the day. Very small car park but free parking on the village street. The pub... More 

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Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Well not the best place to stay, ok for 1 night room was basic so noisy electric heaters in room dry air, staff friendly but food was not nice Cajun burger was well under cooked an was not Cajun,bar area was ok wouldn't be in me top 20 places to stay sorry

Thank Crag3
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Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night - were made to feel very welcome, not just by staff but by customers (regulars?) too. Enjoyed a really nice meal - tasty, hot, nicely presented, attentive waitress. Room was small but comfortable & pleasantly furnished. We had to leave before breakfast time on Saturday morning - so we were offered a tray with cereal, fruit,... More 

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 November 2015

we stayed for a weekend to visit Le Manoir. easy journey down and good parking through narrow entrance. fantastic welcome from Emily the lady in the bar and she showed us to a nice but simple room, well worth the momey we paid. we went down for a drink and had really well looked after beer and great tasty food... More 

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Reviewed 27 September 2015

We booked this Inn whilst at a conference at the Kassam stadium, and wish we hadent!! i booked a twin room for us, as my friend and i were on the same course, and were happy to have a twin rom, ground floor, however when we arrived we were shown to a family room which was accessed by an outside... More 

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Kingston upon Thames
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Reviewed 3 September 2015

The Inn was recommended to us as a dinner option by our hosts at Home Farm House in Holton. The food was great, especially the Bat Burger, which I just about managed to finish. My husband had an excellent chicken and mushroom pie and was very happy with the local ales on offer too!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

I had not been back to this lovely gem of a pub for 15 years but it was still serving great food. Very welcoming staff. The service was not rushed and it was so refreshing to sit and eat and chat without waiting staff making you feel hurried and a nuisance. The lamb, battered fish and sea bass were all... More 

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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about The Bat & Ball Inn

Address: 28 High Street, Cuddesdon OX44 9HJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Cuddesdon
Price Range: $124 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room 'Grace' was ideal - furthest from pub (less noise - not that there was much since it was a village pub)”
 of 5 bubbles , 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“boycott was nice”
 of 5 bubbles Samandann, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Some rooms are above the pub bar, so you might want to avoid those. But really, I would go elsewhere.”
 of 5 bubbles 309lorrainec, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Try to avoid Hobbs”
 of 5 bubbles HansNic, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
“The family room was very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles CarolineWato123, 8 Jun 2015 | Read review
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