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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” (26 reviews)
“tapas” (46 reviews)
“hero burger” (4 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll 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 23 March 2017 via mobile

I have had many a meal in Loungers restaurants over the past 5 years. From Banbury to Bristol, Portishead, Brighton and Reading to name a few. In fact I had breakfast in my local North St, Bristol restaurant this last Saturday and it was perfect....More

1  Thank Marvin T
PintoLounge, FOH Supervisor at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Dear Marvin T, We truly appreciate your feedback and I cannot apologize enough for what must have been such a disappointing experience for you and your mother. Of course we do have to keep our portion sizes controlled but, looking at your pictures, this is...More

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I can only say that it was the most unwelcomed my friends and I have ever been. Went there last night for a few drinks after dinner and the girl at the bar was apparently in some sort of bad mood as you could tell...More

Thank Desiree P
PintoLounge, FOH Supervisor at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2017

Hi Desiree P, I am truly sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your visit on Saturday evening. It's our mission to hire every member of staff based on their welcoming nature and hospitable personality so it's truly disappointing to hear you felt let down on...More

Reviewed 12 March 2017

The staff are very friendly. You never feel pressured to hurry your drink or meal. If you are looking for a light meal at a reasonable cost with a nice pleasant atmosphere this is ideal. If you go in on your own though and get...More

Thank David B
PintoLounge, FOH Supervisor at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2017

Hi David B, What a lovely review! We're so glad you find us a relaxing place to be - we do aim to make all of our customers feel like they're in their own lounge, just kicking back with a coffee or some food. We're...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We wanted a quick meal after going to the cinema. Warm atmosphere, very hospitable staff. Very good burger and all day breakfast, just hit the spot. Have often visited at lunch time, even better in the evening.

Thank Jane J
PintoLounge, FOH Supervisor at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2017

Hi Jane J, Thank you for such a lovely review. Glad you were able to make the most of us in the evening - particularly our all day brunch! We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best wishes, Helen FOH Supervisor

Reviewed 3 March 2017

Visited as part of a group for breakfast. My Eggs Benedict was fine and tasty. However several people in the group experienced issues. All were ordered at the same time and two peoples food came out almost half an hour after the others. One had...More

Thank James C
PintoLounge, FOH Supervisor at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Hi James C, I cannot apologise enough to your party for the inadequate food you received. As you've said, our food is usually very nice and on this occasion I'm very disappointed to hear you were let down. As you ordered together you're quite right...More

Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

You will definitely enjoy this place.I felt relaxed sitting there and having drink.Friendly staff.Easy to access

Thank Terencejose1
PintoLounge, FOH Supervisor at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Hi Terencejose1, Thank you for your review. We're glad to hear you've enjoyed your experience with us and we look forward to welcoming you again! All the best, Jess Assistant Manager

Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Met up with family here for dinner, driving an hour each to meet in the middle. I'm sure we will be doing this again. Between us we had hero burgers (thumbs up from the guys) a regular cheese burger with sweet potato fries and I...More

Thank 1710charlie
PintoLounge, Manager at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Hi 1710charlie, What a wonderful review. It's great to get a 5* rating from a customer but it's so rewarding to hear that Helen made you all feel so welcome - we'll be sure to pass your comments on to her and I'm sure she'll...More

Reviewed 21 February 2017

Offering exceptional tapas and an interesting decor, I would fully recommend the Pinto Lounge to anyone.

Thank Tim J
PintoLounge, Supervisor at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Hi Tim J, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We always welcome feedback and are happy that you enjoyed your experience. We hope you'll visit us again soon! Helen FOH Supervisor

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

My family enjoyed there meals and while mine wasn't the worst thing I've eaten, the butternut squash curry was a little on the bland side. Could of done with more spices as appossed to pieces of chilli. Enjoyed the dessert though and the restaurant itself...More

Thank LizG186
PintoLounge, Supervisor at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Hi LizG186, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed your experience but will be sure to inform our chefs of how you felt about the Butternut Squash Curry- we strive to make flavoursome food and don't like to feel like...More

Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Supper and catch up with my friend, so much to choose from in Banbury, glad we came here. Great atmosphere, friendly attentive staff, huge portion sizes, yummy tapas, great cocktails! The mac and cheese is out of this world, love the twist with the veg,...More

Thank naz h
PintoLounge, Director of Sales at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Hi Naz h, Thank you for such a wonderful review. We aim to provide enough meal options to suit anyone at any time of day so we are so glad you found something you liked! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Helen

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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
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
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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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