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The Talbot Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Oxford Road, Eynsham, England
+44 1865 881348
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having previously visited about 2 years ago; we were pleasantly surprised at the new look Talbot! Looks so much better! Friendly staff and good food. A real pub experience with real ales in wooden barrels behind the bar - not something you see every day! Food was good, 'pub grub' and they had a good choice of children's food too.

Thank NSJ812
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Talbot for dinner recently and were not disappointed. All the staff were welcoming and friendly and the place had a warm and cosy atmosphere. The food was excellent, very tasty and good portions, special mention for the chocolate cheesecake! We will definitely be back, shame we can't make it to the sausage festival next week!

Thank oxfordgirl58
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Friendly and helpful welcome. Really enjoyable food and fast service too which is what we needed. Good wifi too!

Thank kudu_59
Fleet, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Eaten here twice in the last few months - once for the carvery which was good value and very filling and more recently a few weeks before Christmas for a large family get together. As it was a weekend just before Christmas it seemed rather quiet compared to when we visited for the Carvery. There was quite a large menu... More 

Thank Barnstones
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Went for a Meal with friends and had the festive menu. I had the tiger prawn starter which was disappointing as it consisted of 4 small prawns some tasteless salad and a bread roll. Evidently the soup some of my other friends had was very tasty. Main course was steak which was very good but the chips were only okay.... More 

1 Thank Terry C
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Friendly, helpful service, good variety of beers served from barrels behind the bar. Full menu of pub and restaurant dishes plus specials. Food was good, and quick to arrive (but not too quick!).

Thank Graham W
Cassington, United Kingdom
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195 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We visited for lunch. The menu had a good range of choice, mostly mainstream pub fayre but some interesting dishes: my wife particularly enjoyed the goat's cheese tart. My lasagne was full of taste and more than I could eat. Prices were very reasonable. No frills or pretensions but good value for money pub food.

Thank Nigel A
Oxford, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

In recent weeks some of my reviews have been quite critical of places in the Oxford area - mainly on the basis of their shift to "gastroitis" - which is an euphemism for sometimes very pricy, small portion, average food (some of which is trendily and annoyingly "deconstructed") all served in a pub environment. Thank goodness the Talbot has maintained... More 

Thank Maurice J
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Having spent a week on a narrowboat travelling up and down the Oxford Canal and Thames we chose to have our last meal at the Talbot. After a short walk from Eynsham Lock (check out the road toll) we arrived at the inn. Warm welcome and lovely choice of beers. Menu not massive but enough choice for each of us... More 

Thank Helen E
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Stdff couldn't be more welcoming ,enthusiastic and helpful. An extensive but not OTT menu. Very generous portions and spot on with pricing. Recently refurbished it's very styish clean and refreshing. Definitely one to revisit soon . Slight confusion over burger offerings , but rectified without fuss. If you haven't been lately , you must try !

Thank Kate H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oxford Road, Eynsham, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Eynsham
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 881348
they also do B+B

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?