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The Rusty Bicycle

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Pizza, British, Pub
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28 Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RB, England
+44 1865 435298
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Today
09:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri 12:00 - 01:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely burgers - Amazing fries and great puzza - cooked to order.Can book by email otherwise it is first come first served - we sat down at 8.15 after only 15 minutes wait - great service - worth a visit - five people with drinks - around £70.

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2 Thank Julie O
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chose to go for lunch and they do certain pizzas half price - a margarita is four pounds and it was delicious. They also do really yummy burgers and chips and an amazing mac n cheese as well as their own 'Dodo' lager. Nice atmosphere, relatively good value and great food.

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2 Thank 649mintyb
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting the Pegasus Theatre over the road so popped in here first for a bite to eat. Food was lovely, atmosphere fab .... will definitely return!

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1 Thank Netty E
Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This pub was lovely. The staff were really friendly and the place has a great vibe. All food tasted great and wasn't too pricey. I had pizza and chips with pesto mayo and it was amazing. Highly recommended.

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1 Thank amba_bamba4
Oxford, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's a nice and quite popular pub in the Cowley area of Oxford. Quite good for a night out thanks to its nice atmosphere inside, although on weekends it's better to get there fairly early as it is not very big, so after a certain time grabbing a seat is not easy. The food is quite nice, although I have... More 

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Thank Unemigrato
Oxford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I've just come back home from a visit to The Rusty Bicycle with my family and have had the best pizza I have ever tasted! I can't remember the name but it was the one with peppered salami and rocket. It was really big, I couldn't manage all of it but my brother helped me finish it. Absolutely gorgeous!! Lovely... More 

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Thank Jeanmarie1971
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Rather good burger and outstanding chips, and a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. I enjoyed this slightly quirky pub as much as any I've been to in Oxford. Good beer, as well.

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1 Thank Matthewjhd
Accra
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

As always, good service and nice atmosphere but the burger I had was nowhere near as good as previous ones. Bun was a bit on the dry side and overall was just a bit average. Where have all the pulled meat burgers gone? They were totally amazing. The pizza was good and I'd recommend this place, but was disappointed it... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

The pub is nice not too busy and with big table for big group.waitress doesn t really care about customers but they re not rude either.cake stand is looking really creepy and the pizza are incredibly expensive if you think that with £14 you can have a steak somewhere else

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Always rammed, lots of buzz. Burgers and pizzas are decent. Nice cafe vibe. They just need a much cooler cellar, the beer really lets the place down.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$19
Cuisine
Bar, Pizza, British, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 435298

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?