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Summary

£52
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3
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3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Sunday roasts are legendary, with care lavished on the ingredients”, say fans of this well-known varsity gastropub – “a busy place” (some would say “too noisy to be enjoyable” when it’s “packed out”: i.e. often), which has just celebrated its 10th anniversary. But while it’s rated consistently well, even so it can seem a case of “much hype about nothing”, and its albeit good ratings are not in the same league as its famous stablemate, London’s Anchor & Hope.

Summary

£49
   ££
3
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2
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3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The oxblood-walled country cousin to the capital’s celebrated Anchor & Hope, turning out pleasingly hearty and creative British gasto fare, which elicits solid marks but little in the way of commentary; the pretty terrace to the rear hosts a flea market every first Saturday of the month.

Summary

£49
   ££
3
Good
2
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3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This country sibling to London’s famous Anchor & Hope is a little out of the town centre and specialises in the gutsy British scoff that’s made the group’s name. Fewer reports this year, but all feedback remains upbeat.

Summary

£44
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4
Very Good
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

It may be “a little bit out of Oxford town centre”, but “it’s worth the walk” to this “comfortable”, if somewhat “dark”, gastroboozer – sibling to London’s Hope & Anchor – specialising in “good British pub food, cooked to a high standard” (not least the “stunning Sunday roast” and steaks).

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
Yes
100

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£7.00 £16.00 £3.80 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £21.50
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
243 Iffley Road, Oxford, OX4 1SJ
Opening hours
Monday5 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday10 am‑11 pm
Wednesday10 am‑11 pm
Thursday10 am‑11 pm
Friday10 am‑11 pm
Saturday10 am‑11 pm
Sunday10 am‑10:30 pm

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