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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 12 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped off for coffee here during a quick visit to Banbury town centre. The service was friendly and quick. The atmosphere was noisy with chatter from other customers and we really enjoy the quirky decor. Our food arrived reasonably soon after ordering and was...More

Thank Sherb3
PintoLounge, FOH Supervisor at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Hi Sherb3, Thank you for your lovely review! Our staff work super hard to make sure each customer enjoys their visit and are especially hired for the friendly and conversational natures, so I am glad you felt so welcome. I'm so pleased to hear you...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great selection of tapas and the whole menu is to die for. Not had one bad experience! Service is also always so friendlyMore

Thank Gulinda B
PintoLounge, FOH Supervisor at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Hi Gulinda B, We're so glad you enjoy our tapas! You must come in on a Tuesday evening after 5pm where you can have tapas and a glass of house wine for £9.95 (we do love a bargain!) Thank you for your wonderful feedback, I'll...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Looking for somewhere to have lunch during a shopping trip this looked like a popular venue with an enticing menu. After locating a table, we placed our orders at the bar. The happy friendly staff soon delivered our food which was very tasty and nicely...More

Thank Nigel R
PintoLounge, FOH Supervisor at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Hi Nigel R, We're so glad you felt welcome when you visited Pinto. We try and make everyone's experience a memorable one for all the right reasons, so thank you for your lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you again soon! Helen FOH Supervisor

Reviewed 7 April 2017

What an absolute gem of a place. The brunch menu is unusual and creative with some classics and some items I've never seen before. The drinks menu alone is to die for! It was worth the visit for the 'Berry Delight' alone. The staff were...More

Thank Naomi S
PintoLounge, FOH Supervisor at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Hi Naomi S, Thank you very much for your wonderful review! We aim to make every meal of the day as exciting as we can which is why out menu's are so exciting. Our menu changes seasonally so we hope you'll be back soon to...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017

The service was one the best I have experienced in a very long time. Food was amazing I would love to recommend the superhero burger which was just exquisite. I felt very welcomed the moment I walked in the lounge and found the staff very...More

Thank Dan A
PintoLounge, FOH Supervisor at Pinto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Dear Dan A, Thank you for such a wonderful review! Our aim is to create a home from home for everyone who walks through our doors, and we're thrilled to hear our staff made you feel so welcome. The Superhero Burger is definitely a popular...More

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

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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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
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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