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The Turnpike

) #1 of 26 Restaurants in Kidlington $$ - $$$ , British,
2 Woodstock Road | Yarnton, Kidlington OX5 1PJ, England
+44 1865 847666
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“chicken pie” (9 reviews)
“pudding” (23 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2 Woodstock Road | Yarnton, Kidlington OX5 1PJ, England
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1 - 10 of 531 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

In a party of eight, we all enjoyed our food and the service was very good. Our foreign visitors were impressed by the building, with its old beams.

Thank bsplosh
Reviewed 1 week ago

The four of us had lunch here. Two of us had the pork roast Sunday lunch . One had fish and chips and the other one had a beef burger and chip . We were all very pleased with the choices we had made.Excellent service,...More

Thank 464robin
General Manager A, Manager at The Turnpike, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your lovely feedback! We are glad that you gave us another chance and we will look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards from Sam and the team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very disappointing on last visit compared to previous experience. Much reduced menu, poorer quality food, not as described on menu!More

Thank gblmb
General Manager A, Manager at The Turnpike, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your thoughts gblmb. We would like to sincerely apologise for the issues with your experience with us. If you would like to talk about your visit please do not hesitate to call us on 01865847666 and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Welcomed from minute arrived nothing was to much trouble for staff. Food was excellent came out quite quickly. Would come again no trouble.

Thank 377Perry
General Manager A, Manager at The Turnpike, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your feedback! We are glad that you enjoyed your time with us and we will look forward to seeing you in the near future. Kind regards from Sam and the team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped off for lunch today after viewing a house in Yarnton and we could not of been more happier. Ashlee was very friendly and gave excellent customer service throughout our visit. Now on to the food I can't give anything less than 10/10 our food...More

Thank Aziz S
General Manager A, Manager at The Turnpike, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your lovely review. I will forward this review on to Ashlee and congratulate her. We are glad that you had a good experience with us and we will look forward to seeing you in the near future. Kind regards from...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Turned up without a booking after a shocking experience at the Kings Arms at Sandford on Thames. After explaining we had been waiting for over an hour for food at the last place the staff couldn't do enough. Food arrived quickly and it was delicious,...More

Thank M8912BTmark
General Manager A, Manager at The Turnpike, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are extremely glad that you had a good experience with us and we will definitely look forward to seeing you soon! Kind regards from Samantha and the team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great menu choice & plenty of different beers on tap make this a good choice for a night out. The portion sizes are fairly large and the prices are pretty reasonable, would recommend booking as they can get fairly busy.

Thank Expatinozz
General Manager A, Manager at The Turnpike, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. We will look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards from Sam and the team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for dinner this evening after being at the Country File Live show all day, which was just up the road. Food was fantastic- I had the chicken pie and my partner had the roast chicken, my two children ate the children's pasta which...More

Thank Nina7944
General Manager A, Manager at The Turnpike, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! We are glad that you had a good meal with us and we will look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards from Sam and team.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came in here today with my mum and dad for a roast dinner our lovely waitress was very nice and polirte and could not do enough for you. There was a nice atmosphere and everybody very friendly. I ordered the vegetarian roast dinner I...More

Thank Cat198113
General Manager A, Manager at The Turnpike, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! We are glad that you enjoyed your experience with us! We will address the issue with the cauliflower and thank you for raising it to our attention Kind regards from Samantha and the team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a family we've been coming to the turnpike for many years. sometimes just a few but twice a year a large party. We arrived today to be greeted with the table combination that could of come from a comedy sketch of a Christmas dinner...More

2  Thank duchessbunny1954
General Manager A, Manager at The Turnpike, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Help Duchessbunny. Thank you for your feed back. It's such a shame that your visit this time was not up to our usual standard and I will make sure this doesn't happen again . I really hope you accept my apology and will return when...More

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Stevethebarber1011
19 September 2016|
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Response from General Manager A | Property representative |
Hello Steve. Your 4 legged friend is more than welcome in the garden . Regards Sam
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$39
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Woodstock Road | Yarnton, Kidlington OX5 1PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Kidlington
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 847666
Description
The Turnpike in Yarnton is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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