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The Turnpike

2 Woodstock Road, Yarnton, Kidlington, OX5 1PJ +44 1865680698

((((* British
Average
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

Very good, very courteous staff

Chris Bate 07 January 2017
from Yarnton Oxford

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Trading since 1784, The Turnpike proudly uses Cotswold Stone for its eye-catching slate roof, and serves traditional British pub cuisine in the Oxfordshire countryside. It boasts comfortable seating in the al fresco beer garden or by the classic hearth, and other rustic features include oak beams, old tankards and cosy candles.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Turnpike Yarnton menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Turnpike ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

While in the pretty countryside, The Turnpike, in Kidlington, is just 12 minutes' drive from Oxford.

The Turnpike

2 Woodstock Road, Yarnton, Kidlington, OX5 1PJ

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Customer reviews for The Turnpike

4.2 ((((* (based on 48 reviews)
93% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (35)
  • lunch (31)
  • value (22)
  • large parties (10)
  • child friendly (9)
  • private dining (9)
  • romantic (6)
  • al fresco (5)
  • trendy (5)
  • afternoon tea (4)
  • luxury (4)
  • business (3)
  • entertainment (3)
  • views (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • ((((( 7 January 2017 by Chris Bate from Yarnton Oxford

    Very good, very courteous staff

  • ((((* 21 December 2016 by Doria Walton from Oxford

    Nice food
    Just the right amount of attention from the waiter

  • ((((( 20 December 2016 by Jennifer Meadham from bicester

    Very good meal was huge so no problems every one went home full. Good deal for the money .

  • ((((( 20 December 2016 by Michael Goringe from Oxford

    Overall very good, but perhaps slightly slow.

  • ((((* 12 December 2016 by Diane Wolverson from Verwood

    It was a very enjoyable experience thank you. Our table was booked for 12 noon and it would have been nice if we could have got in just a few minutes before to have a pre meal drink, however, the table we were given was ideal.

  • ((((( 21 November 2016 by Paul O'brien from Chadlington

    Excellent

  • (((** 29 October 2016 by Doreen Rose from Oxford

    A number of menu options not available and a personal dislike of mine is when the waiting staff do not know what the soup of the day is a very basic requirement

  • ((((* 9 October 2016 by Sue Kafke from Oxford

    Had sold out of my 1st choice (duck) at 7.45.
    Wouldn't want to be in a hurry very slow although they were very busy

  • ((((* 5 October 2016 by Sally Williams from Oxford

    Excellent selection of roasts

  • ((((* 13 September 2016 by Kenneth Fuller from Oxford

    yes went for sunday lunch with other member of my family which all three of us had Sunday roast which was very good

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