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The Rusty Bicycle

28 Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RB, England
+44 1865 435298
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (65 reviews)
“truffle” (4 reviews)
“fries” (10 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, Pizza, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
28 Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RB, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've visited a few times now and it has a great friendly atmosphere. The food is lovely and they seem to try really hard to get a high quality menu together. Well recommended.

Thank Anne D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with a few friends in order to ease a very lousy hangover. Positives: friendly staff, good brunch menu (vegetarian options also good), ample amount of room as well, clean bathrooms which are disability accessible. Negatives : the juice is expensive considering that the...More

Thank HDismorr
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Came here with a few friends for just chilled food and drinks before going out! With no reservation yet the staff here were extremely friendly and just overall superb! We all had burgers and they were juice and incredible ( also our friend was lactose...More

Thank Zachary H
Sam T, Manager at The Rusty Bicycle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the praise dude! glad you guys enjoyed your evening with us! we'll keep the burgs coming

Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Got a tip from a friend about this place and it didn’t disappoint. We went early on a Monday night and were treated to a delicious inexpensive meal. We ordered the mushroom burger and the Dodo with sea salt fries, beet and kale salad, a...More

Thank bdaygirl
Sam T, Manager at The Rusty Bicycle, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Thank you for your kind review, I will pass on your compliments to the guys! We'll see you next Monday...

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Although I have had many really nice burgers around the city, this remains my number 1! It is both mine, and friends of mine's go-to for a meal out. Food is consistently amazing, staff are friendly and there is a nice family atmosphere; what more...More

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Rob S, Manager at The Rusty Bicycle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you so much for your review! It's always a pleasure to hear people are enjoying our little pub. I will pass on your kind words to the staff and we cannot wait to have you back! all the best, Team Rusty

Reviewed 21 February 2018

I have recently discovered The Rusty Bicycle and have been back many times for lunch as they do great deals. The food here is great, pizza is of a decent size and well made. The atmosphere here is nice and relaxing. It is great to...More

Thank hobb1028
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Love this pub, go in there all the time but I'm very unsatisfied that they say they have gluten free food when they haven't. 'Gluten free' should mean 'gluten free', not 'gluten free with a bit of gluten'. I'm a coeliac, which means I have...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Rob S, General Manager at The Rusty Bicycle, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

hi trip advisor reviewer, unfortunately you don't seem to have a name .while we appreciate all feedback sometimes we have to stand our ground. we are very proud of the food we serve here and our quite taken aback when some feel's they need to...More

Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

The best pizzas in Oxford without a doubt. Maybe even the best I’ve ever had. Since discovering The Rusty Bicycle, my husband and I never go anywhere else for takeaway pizza. So much better than the processed rubbish you’ll find at the big chain pizza...More

Thank stickywicks
Rob S, General Manager at The Rusty Bicycle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

wow stickywicks, what can we say other than thank you .hopefully the legend of our pizza will continue to spead

Reviewed 28 January 2018

My first time at the Rusty Bicycle. Much bigger than I thought when I went inside. The interior has a bit of a rustic feel to it, and you can eat both inside and out. The staff were very friendly and the service good. We...More

Thank Cas A
Rob S, General Manager at The Rusty Bicycle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

hi cas a ,like any good tardis we our bigger on the inside .thank you for taking the time to review us on tripadvisor we reall appreciate it and look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 17 January 2018

This pub and Rickety Press (same pub but on the other side of oxford) is better than any pub I have been to in oxford or even London. The burgers can not be overstated, they are far far better than any burger I have ever...More

Thank Steven P
Rob S, General Manager at The Rusty Bicycle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

hi steven p were so glad you enjoy our little pub and thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your review it means a lot to herar you enjoy what we do here

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$19
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
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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