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The Blue Boar

1 Goddards Lane, Chipping Norton OX7 5NP, England
+44 1608 643108
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Goddards Lane, Chipping Norton OX7 5NP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a lovely early dinner with our 9 month old- the food was great and Christian was fab! Would highly recommend.

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blueboar2018, Manager at The Blue Boar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Guys, Thanks you so much for your lovely words, your beautiful baby girl is possibly the cutest human I have ever met. Hope to see you all again Christian

Reviewed 2 days ago

We were staying at Heythrop Park but did not want to eat in the hotel. A party of 8 so we booked at the Blue Boar. We were greeted by the owner and shown to our table where once seated the waitress came and took...More

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blueboar2018, Manager at The Blue Boar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi guys, Many thanks for review us and amazing to hear you enjoyed your experience at the Blue. I will certainly pass on your comments to the chefs and it was a pleasure to look after you guys. Hope to see you again soon. regards...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Having read the excellent reviews of this pub we decided to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary here.The food was fantastic and the waitress Kirsty kindly brought to our table a complimentary glass of prosecco each for us to enjoy and that very kind gesture added...More

1  Thank John O
blueboar2018, Manager at The Blue Boar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi John, Firstly Happy Anniversary to you both. Wow 30 years. Glad you chose to celebrate with us and so happy we came up to expectation with the quality of food and the friendliness of all our staff.I will be sure to pass on your...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a great Sunday roast with all the trimmings. The food was tasty, well prepared and beautifully served. One thing that was very apparent was the very high morale of the serving team and their excellent team work. They were all fully committed to ensuring...More

1  Thank CeeArBee
blueboar2018, Manager at The Blue Boar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there, Wow what an amazing review to read first thing this morning as I arrived at work, a great start to the day. Lovely to hear you enjoyed our tasty Sunday roasts and so rewarding to hear that the hard work and overall care...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to eat on our return journey from Oxford and saw some really good reviews on tripadvisor including one from 25 fellow Mancunians so thought could cope with 3 more! Didn’t disappoint .. friendly service, fab food.. Christian and Toby made...More

1  Thank AnnieS58
blueboar2018, Manager at The Blue Boar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Evening Ladies, It was our pleasure to look after the three of you this afternoon. I hope it was the perfect way to end the birthday celebrations. I will be sure to pass your lovely comments onto Toby and the rest of the team. All...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have been here twice during our week long holiday. Sunday Lunch was great, my wife said it was the best roast dinner she has had! The service was also great, the food was excellent and the kids loved the ice cream, very welcoming, all...More

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blueboar2018, Manager at The Blue Boar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hey guys, It was so nice meeting you all and getting to sit and chat, Your daughters are just the best kids ever so nice and polite at all times and Amber the doggy was a delight too. Enjoy the rest of your break in...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

OK. So where do you take a party of 25 Mancunians in Chipping Norton for a wedding for a good night out? The Blue Boar. After finding The Blue Boar on a research trip, my wife and I organised a menu with the very helpful...More

1  Thank Martin A
blueboar2018, Manager at The Blue Boar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Martin, Thank you for the glowing review, it was great night and an absolute pleasure to look after you all from start to finish. Hope the wedding party went off with a bang, I am sure it did after meeting such a lively lovely...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Have visited this bar/restaurant several times but never for a meal,on Saturday we had a table booked together with family,I had the steak meal and can honestly say it was wonderful,perfectly cooked,my wife had fish and chips,this was huge,service was great and all staff very...More

1  Thank JohnM503790
blueboar2018, Manager at The Blue Boar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi John, What a lovely review. Glad you decided to join us for dinner and will pass on your amazing comments to the chefs. Great to hear you were looked after and thanks again for recommending us. Gary

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service and friendly staff. Food was amazing and as always a great environment, lunch portions where huge and delicious. The only negative would be that on this particular visit the chocolate brownie was on the dry side.More

1  Thank Sylvia L
blueboar2018, Manager at The Blue Boar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sylvia, Thanks for the kind words. Great to hear you loved the ambience yet again. We do apologise if you felt the brownie was a little dry. Being a Vegan recipe it is very hard to get the correct amount of moisture without the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a local we are spoilt for choice for a good Sunday lunch but convenience brought us to The Blue Boar today and so glad it did! Excellent roast, good alternative options for the kids and very attentive service from Manager Christian and the rest...More

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blueboar2018, Manager at The Blue Boar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for leaving us a review, It was an absolute pleasure looking after you and your lovely family this afternoon. Look forward to seeing you all again soon. Christian and the team

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19 February 2018|
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Response from blueboar2018 | Property representative |
Hey Garry, We don't have sky sports unfortunately. Christian
14 July 2016|
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Response from SaintWiz |
It's closed till November for refurb as its been bought by Youngs brewery.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Goddards Lane, Chipping Norton OX7 5NP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Chipping Norton
  • Phone Number: +44 1608 643108
  • E-mail
A 17th century pub brought back to life with contempary lighting and soft furnishings that bring out the beauty of the original Oxford stone. The front bar holds the key to your welcome with a fully functional wood burner,the stable room restaurant, an original stable with its wooden rafters help you relax and enjoy the Great British menu on offer alongside the fine ales and extensive wine list. The warm welcome by the staff make this a perfect destination for drinks, a quick meal or an excuse to sit and dine in the cosy atmosphere with friends and family
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