10 Best Pubs in Oxford

We are very fortunate, because of our history, to have a variety of old English pubs that you can visit to get an insight of history and culture. To determine the top best pubs in Oxford was really tough and challenging as there are so many wonderful outlets. Some of the Landlords have been working in the outlets for generations.  Some of the pubs that are near our apartments which we recommend, are as follows:

  1. The Turf Tavern https://www.greeneking-pubs.co.uk/pubs/oxfordshire/turf-tavern/ Turf Tavern has opened its doors to serve ales and appetisers to England’s ford Serviced Apartments Opened its doors in 1831 and has a resident ghost!
  2. The White Hart of Wytham – https://whitehartwytham.com/

The White Hart of Wytham – a country mile from Oxford city centre – has been under new management since January 2015. In the past 3 months we’re extremely proud and grateful to have received three awards & nominations for our food from The Oxford Times, Bitten Oxford and Wadworth Brewery.  We are family and dog friendly, and boast two dining rooms, large bar area, conservatory, a beautiful secluded courtyard, outdoor bar, a renovated Georgian stable party room and one of the largest of car parks!

  1. The Lighthouse – https://www.thelighthouseoxford.com/
  • tapas restaurant, cocktail bar and private function venue in Oxford City Centre
  1. The Bear Inn – https://www.bearoxford.co.uk/

A small pub with big appeal!

  1. The Eagle & Child – https://www.nicholsonspubs.co.uk

A unique centre pub, with rich history. Famous for serving CS Lewis and JRR Tolkien.

  1. St Aldates Tavern – https://www.staldatestavernoxford.co.uk/

Perfectly located just a stone’s throw away from the high street in the heart of Oxford.

  1. The Kings Arms – https://kingsarmsoxford.co.uk/

The famous Kings Arms is the oldest pub in Oxford built in 1607 and still standing in its original position.

  1. The Mole Inn – http://oldbookbinders.co.uk/

The Old Bookbinders is a family-run pub sitting deep in the heart of Jericho shying away from the hustle and bustle of Walton Street. Just a short walk away from the city centre, the historic suburb of Jericho is one of Oxford’s finest with a strong community feel and a reputation for its quirky nature. One of Jericho’s few remaining pubs The Bookies manages to hold on to the charm and quirkiness of public houses from yesteryear.

  1. The Head of the River – https://www.headoftheriveroxford.co.uk/

Riverside pub in the heart of Oxford.

  1. The Grapes – https://grapesoxford.co.uk/

First built in 1820, The Grapes is one of Oxford’s landmark pubs. Steeped in history and recently taken on by West Berkshire Brewery, we’ve taken the best of the 1800’s and brought it freshly up to date with a cosy interior and a broad range of beers from 13 keg taps and 7 cask lines, alongside a delicious, yet simple food offering and a selection of wines, artisan spirits and soft drinks.

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