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Pinto Lounge

$$ - $$$, Cafe,
21 High Street, Banbury OX16 5EG, England
+44 1295 275467
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (31 reviews)
“tapas” (50 reviews)
“hero burger” (4 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, Cafe, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
21 High Street, Banbury OX16 5EG, England
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

I had the Lounge all day breakfast, it was excellent, not a spot of grease in sight, beautifully cooked. However the place on a bright day was dark and dingy, with ceiling lights on, making little difference. The old paintings and mirrors on the walls...More

Thank AndrewAndDenise
PintoLounge, General Manager at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Hi AndrewAndDenise Thank you very much for taking the time to review Pinto. So glad you had a lovely meal and the service was great. Re decor, unfortunately that is as bright as the lights go! I will forward on to my area manager -...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Came here with my mum on Friday lunch time. Place was packed but managed to find a nice table by the bar. I ordered at the bar and although it was busy the girls were incredible nice and super calm and collected! The service through...More

1  Thank sarahlambo123
PintoLounge, Manager at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Hi Sarahlambo123, Thank you ever so much for your lovely review! I was on duty but hiding in the kitchen .....! Hopefully we'll see you again soon. Many thanks Caroline

Reviewed 14 August 2017

I have been to the Pinto Lounge for lunches, dinner and coffee. Choice is limited and quality of food is average. Nothing to rave about.

1  Thank Tounlon83
PintoLounge, Manager at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Hi Tounlon83, Thank you for taking the time to review Pinto. Could you be a little more specific regarding your experiences here? We are always up for any suggestions to menu changes so please feel free to offer some! Many thanks Caroline

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Four of us called in for brunch earlier this month. As always it's first come first served so it's best not to drag your heels if you want a table. It was busy, as usual, and we were greeted by helpful friendly front of house...More

1  Thank LizzienEric
PintoLounge, Manager at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Hi LizzienEric, Thank you for your review and I must say thanks for not holding your previous trip here against us. Of course we do try to deliver perfection every time but on occasions things can go a little awry. I really appreciate the comments...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

We were visiting Banbury and were looking for a coffee stop this looked great & reviewed well so we went in. The decor was fine, service fine and great coffee. Sadly at 11 that's all we had but noticed the huge menu on the wall...More

Thank Gary W
PintoLounge, Manager at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Hi Gary W, Thank you for your review and hopefully we'll see you in the not too distant future for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Many thanks Caroline

Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is a small chain and one we have enjoyed in Birmingham, and previously at this branch in Banbury. This evening we popped in for an early meal prior to a concert. We ordered burgers, which were a little on the dry side but tasty...More

1  Thank Raynah T
PintoLounge, Manager at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Hi Raynah T, Thank you for your review. I can only apologise for your disappointing experience here at Pinto. I don't want to give you excuses but I would like to somehow make amends for this. As you have been here before, I presume you...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017

Another lovely meal at Pinto's. They have a great vegetarian selection and the food is amazing with great character and a warm and friendly welcome. Highly recommend

1  Thank Tan Tans H
PintoLounge, Manager at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Hi Tan Tans H, Thank you very much for the lovely review and hope to see you again soon! Caroline

Reviewed 26 July 2017

Pinto Lounge is a lovely place to meet up with friends, fabulous staff who couldn't be more helpful and friendly, however the food a little lacking, I ordered the Sour Dough muffin with Hollandaise Sauce, poached eggs and salmon, unfortunately the eggs the were hard...More

Thank Taz1234
PintoLounge, Manager at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Hi Taz1234, Thank you for taking the time to write a review, and we really appreciate your feedback. Apologies that this wasn't picked up on a check back for you and we could have given you a new dish with better eggs. Please give me...More

Reviewed 22 July 2017

Mashed potato was lumpy which is a pet hate of mine and the macaroni cheese was the smallest portion I have seen. Bit of a disappointing visit.

Thank Vicky0774
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Visited with my friend on a Monday evening. They have a Monday offer of either a free glass of wine or a pudding. We both had Lounge Burgers which are served with fab coleslaw. But the salted caramel cheesecake with popcorn is just the best...More

Thank PamLJ
PintoLounge, Manager at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Hi PamLJ, Thank you for the review! So glad you had a good time, you must visit us on a Tuesday for 'Tapas Tuesdays' - 3 tapas dishes plus a glass of red of white wine for £9.95 - Bargain! See you again soon, hopefully....More

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Response from Gregg H | Reviewed this property |
I have only ordered from the Blackboard but I am going in tomorrow for a business Lunch so will ask the Chef who will come and discuss your needs if you want a meal but have allergy issues. I know he de-glutened a Burger for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 High Street, Banbury OX16 5EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1295 275467
  • E-mail
Description
Pinto Lounge is an informal, neighbourhood food led cafe lounge that's open 9am till 11pm everyday. Where families, friends, and locals can enjoy coffee, cocktails and loads in between! A nice big breakfast, something light to eat at lunch time and some tasty tapas in the evening. All in the relaxed comfortable environment of a lounge. We have a heated courtyard and well behaved children and dogs are welcome too!
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