RestaurantsOxfordshireStadhamptonOX44

survey result

Summary

£67
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This lavish and wackily decorated converted country pub has been a feature of the area south of Oxford for over 25 years, and offers the option of either English or Thai dining (in separate dining rooms). Reports were quite limited in number last year, but praise “brilliant” results in either location, and also the bar and casual restaurant attached to their farm shop.

Summary

£67
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This lavish and wackily decorated converted country pub has been a feature of the area south of Oxford for over 25 years, and offers the option of either English or Thai dining (in separate dining rooms). Reports were quite limited in number this year, but praise “brilliant” results in either location, and also the bar and casual restaurant attached to their farm shop.

Summary

£66
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Funky decor is part of the offbeat package that originally won a name for this rural inn of over 25 years’ standing, which has both English and Thai restaurants under the same roof. Feedback was much more consistent this year regarding the cooking and also the “very friendly service”.

Summary

£65
  £££
2
Average
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Reports have been perennially up-and-down in recent years at this rural Anglo-Thai (each cuisine gets a dining room) and it continues to split opinion; fans hail its “reliably delicious” cooking, and the respectively “wonderfully over-the-top” (restaurant) or “quirky” (bar) decor, while critics feel the “OK but not spectacular” food comes at a cost that’s “rather steep”.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
Yes
18, 22, 120
No dress code
40
12+ at Fri & Sat D

The Crazy Bear Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Crazy Bear Restaurant in OX44, Stadhampton by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Crazy Bear restaurant.
Paul F
A meal with family. We arrived at this int...
Reviewed 3 months,

"A meal with family. We arrived at this interesting venue, were surprised at how hard it was to find the restaurant. We arrived early enough to sit in the garden for a pre meal drink, sadly the uninterested waiter ignored us, more fixated upon clearing non existent glasses on the mainly empty tables. On entering the reprovided Thai restaurant, as the original one is too small for social distancing we were greeted by a very engaged waiter who provided a very attentive but not intrusive service. We had the classic twelve dish sharing menu, a superb selection of traditional dishes, well presented and flavoured.the service was timely without being rushed and the food reflected the cuisine, one I am very used to, without being “touristy”. Well worth the trip to experience the restaurant The venue is clean and beautifully presented. Toilets small but functional"

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£10.95 £17.50 £4.00 £11.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £26.00
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 13.50%
Bear Ln, Stadhampton, OX44 7UR
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Opening hours
Monday7 am‑10 pm
Tuesday7 am‑10 pm
Wednesday7 am‑10 pm
Thursday7 am‑10 pm
Friday7 am‑10 pm
Saturday7 am‑10 pm
Sunday7 am‑10 pm

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