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The Old Auctioneer

44 Parsons Street, Banbury OX16 5NA, England
+44 1295 270492
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“wings” (31 reviews)
“pizza” (51 reviews)
“steak” (46 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44 Parsons Street, Banbury OX16 5NA, England
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1 - 10 of 463 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I hadn't been into this pub for at least 4 years. The transformation was unreal! It's gone from a dark, rough looking pub, to a beautiful, classy, bright restaurant. The atmosphere was was lovely and relaxing and the young, bubbly staff made it very fresh...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

From the menu you think this is quite pricey at first, but, it's great value. The burgers are enormous and beautifully cooked, the steaks are out of this world, and every day, something is 2-4-1. Fajitas last week - prawn, and steak. Mouthwatering and disappeared...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Terrible service on more than one occasion. Undercooked chicken, rude service from most staff. Myself and many others I know have been short changed by £1 each visit by many staff!

Thank Hilary C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We reserved for 11 people, we were seated and served promptly. Two for one steak night, cooked as requested. All meals ordered were enjoyed, this was our best meal out this trip over to England this year. It was a little warm as we were...More

Thank Riehlly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined here on a Saturday lunchtime with my family. We have dined here before but we're horrified of our experiences. The tea cups were filthy as was the tea spoons and tray that it was served on, on closer inspection of the milk there...More

2  Thank Bobby G
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Have visited several times with family and friends, have always had lovely food and the staff have always been extremely friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend.

Thank JLThompson88
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This is a nice pub do get a good pint of beer. The food is also good. Service by staff is good worth a visit.

Thank 123taz
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Hello all, I just want to write a little piece about our night out - the food was amazing, the lovely waitress "Deanne" was charming and professional - the only downside was the bunch of rude americans on the table behind us who chose to...More

1  Thank Michael O
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We were family of 3 We had the great wings on 2-4-1 and there were amble between 3 of us. Two had burgers I had rotisserie chicken all well presented and lovely food

Thank Glendaharper00000
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Had meal here for seven people, the service was superb esp as restaurant was completely full. The food was truly excellent.

Thank Quentin B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Parsons Street, Banbury OX16 5NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 270492
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