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The Old Auctioneer

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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44 Parsons Street, Banbury OX16 5NA, England
+44 1295 270492
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited The Old Auctioneer a few times now usually on a Wednesday when it's the 2 for 1 steak night. Never had a bad steak and the sauce is delicious... Always great staff and it's a nice environment and decor... highly recommend.

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Thank Matchingnailvarnish
Banbury
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As I have not been feeling on top form ,husband has been spoiling me rotten, so hence we went out for Sunday dinner.

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Thank beakyBanbury
Swindon, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious meal at average price. Great welcome, service a bit hit and miss, but it was full to capacity. Interesting decor.

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Thank charmaine_chugg
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for our Christmas night out well it was very bizy probly why we got crAp service food was ok not brilliant probly Go again on a less bizy day to see if ther service any better

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Thank Marie M
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in on the off chance and really pleased we did after ordering a guest ale which I must say was lovely. We were then seated and order's taken which I must recommend the buffalo wings 😁 either as a starter or a main. I followed them with the Ribs. A place everyone should try at least once

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Thank Andy C
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lousy ........... that's all I can say. 10 mins to get served at an empty bar on a Friday afternoon,only for the barman,well boy to throw the entire drink over me as he passed it to me,no sorry or even a tissue to clean it off me,instead just gets another drink and Snaps £6.80 at me.sat down to eat a... More 

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Lincolnshire
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116 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited as a family, the surroundings are a little different and quirky but warm and inviting. Once we ordered the food came quite quickly and was excellent quality and value but it was very busy even at lunch time mid week and we had quite a wait between visits to the table by staff. Maybe they weren't expecting to... More 

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Thank James P
Ascot, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the T Bone steak, for an expensive cut of meat I was expecting big things. Looking at the burgers, wings and pizzas coming out I thought I was in for a good time. The burgers looked meaty and well portioned, the chicken wings plentiful and drowning in sauce. The pizzas big and generous with their toppings. The T Bone,... More 

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Thank J B
Northampton, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A party of 15 visited the Old Auctioneer for our Xmas do. The service and food was excellent quality considering that it was December the 14th and the place was rammed.

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Thank Tracey R
Northampton
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eating at the Old Auctioneer with a group of 15 people, we found the whole experience truly delightful. Upon entering, what was obviously an extremely old building; you’re greeted with a truly warm, inviting and friendly atmosphere. The décor is low key, with all mod cons. Including an impressive “back yard” equipped with a wood burner, just perfect for a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?