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Antoine and Camille Chretien took over The Plough in 2020, and have opened a French restaurant, named after their son.

survey result

Summary

£95
 ££££
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “very nice old village pub” has been transformed into an “authentic French restaurant” by “fabulous hosts” Antoine & Camille Chretien, who named it after their son. It’s a “lovely venue” that “stands out in the area” for its “superb cuisine” – no mean achievement when the next door village is host to Raymond Blanc’s famous Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons.

Summary

4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Antoine & Camille Chretien have created a “wonderful French atmosphere” at their “excellent and genuine” bistro-pub (named after their son) in an Oxfordshire village – “a wonderful place to take your loved ones and be spoilt by a well-chosen menu and wine list, and great hosts, away from all the hustle and bustle”. It’s a “very welcome – and “good value” – addition to this part of the world” – and exactly a mile away from Raymond Blanc’s Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons (Antoine once worked for his ‘old friend’ Raymond at Brasserie Blanc in Oxford).

Summary

4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A triumph”“delicious food and a cheery French welcome combine for a memorable experience” at Antoine & Camille Chretien’s bistropub (formerly the Plough) in a “lovely little village” near Oxford. It’s all the more commendable given that they had only just moved to their current location after six years at the Swan three miles away in Tetsworth, when lockdown struck. Fun fact: there’s another classic Gallic restaurant virtually next door – Raymond Blanc’s Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons.

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Restaurant details

Highchair
Yes
10, 28
70
Rectory Road, Great Haseley, OX44 7JQ
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
WednesdayCLOSED
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑4 pm

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