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Church House Bar and Restaurant

House Bar and Restaurant 2 North Bar Street | Banbury, Banbury OX16 0TB, England
+44 1295 262292
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (22 reviews)
“lemon sorbet” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
House Bar and Restaurant 2 North Bar Street | Banbury, Banbury OX16 0TB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went last Friday evening and had a lovely meal. The food was great and the service was excellent. The only down side is that there is no warning that in order to access the building you have to go up a flight of steps....More

Thank annvic60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very enjoyable evening here - serving “koko Kanu” rum which I like and struggle to find elsewhere in the area Friendly staff, great atmosphere in a great building. A lovely evening, thank you - thoroughly recommend.

Thank MrsPBanbury
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here in the past and found it to be average at the very best however credit where credit is due the food is much improved. Had a steak that was cooked very well and as I asked for it. All in all...More

Thank _marcwood44
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Came to stay with a friend and we revisited this place after having a great meal a couple of years ago and we weren't disappointed. The fish cake and the prawn in coconut starter were extremely tasty and the the Rib Eye steaks were really...More

Thank Lewis R
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, good food, lovely atmosphere, great bubbles! Would recommend this place to anyone and everyone.

Thank Hilary C
Reviewed 23 August 2017

It was a quiet Sunday evening when we called in for a drink. The place is large and had a decent hand-pulled beer. Service was good and the prices competitive. The building needs some work doing on it and although we did not eat, the...More

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

When I went there I had a lovely mushroom risotto and the service was cheerful and most obliging. It is also to be recommended for it's convenient situation near to hotels, for example The Whately Hall.

Thank katherine_rawlings1
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Visited last Sunday evening and pleasantly surprised at the unusual building and décor ; looks like an old Church or Chapel inside and has a beergarden . Had a couple of pints of Doombar which were excellent . Think meals being served at top end...More

Thank Huwbutt
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We stopped in for a quick look around town, on a whim, and decided to get a late lunch while in Banbury. The interior of this place is quite different, with a combination of very old looking bar shelves/wine racks in the style of a...More

Thank Casper8867
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Popped in on our way back from London. We had left home early to visit a relative, missing breakfast. Reached Banbury around 2:30 so turned off of the M40 to seek some lunch. Went into the town and, as luck would have it, parked outside...More

Thank Michael P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: House Bar and Restaurant 2 North Bar Street | Banbury, Banbury OX16 0TB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 262292
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