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XIX-century English Pub and Eating House

“Civilised and friendly stripped-stone pub with enjoyable food and good wine choice.” by The Good Pub Guide

Sunday Lunch Menu

85% of the ingredients we use are local produce, a further 12% are from rest of the UK and 3% are from other European countries:

9 December 2018


French onion soup with cheese croute

Vine tomatoes, grilled Mediterranean vegetables and Buffalo mozzarella

Natural smoked haddock and leek tart* with mixed leaves

*This recipe by Chef Patron Bryn Jones is featured in The Oxfordshire Cook Book, available at the bar @£9.99

Baked fig with Blue Perl Las cheese and Kelmscott air-dried ham

Wye Valley smoked mackerel with pickled Kirtlington beetroot and crème fraiche

Posh pate with toast and Made by the Chef” Kirtlington apple chutney


Belgian endive & walnut salad with Roquefort (starter or main)

Plate of smoked salmon with home-pickled cucumbers and lemon (starter or main)

Salmon and prawn fishcake with sweet chili sauce and mixed leaves (starter or main)


28-day aged roast Oxfordshire rib of beef with duck fat roasted potatoes, Yorkshire puddings and vegetables of the day

Wild mushroom tagliatelle with white truffle oil

Fillet of wild Salcombe sea bass with new potatoes, green beans and lemon oil

Slow cooked Kelmscott pork belly with Ramsey black pudding and Puy lentils

Deviled veal kidney on toasted sourdough with mixed leaves


Mixed leaf salad

Vegetables of the day

New potatoes

Tomato and onion salad

Side dishes are available at £3 surcharge


Oxford Arms sticky toffee pudding with butterscotch sauce and vanilla ice cream

Blueberry and banana crème brûlée

Oxford Arms bread-and-butter pudding with cream

Cognac prunes with vanilla ice cream

A selection of award-winning Dorset ice creams and sorbets (1 -2 scoops)

Champagne, English strawberry and passion fruit homemade sorbet (1-2 scoops)

Cheese plate with oatcakes, apple and ‘Made by the Chef’ plum and tomato chutney


Any 2 courses for £25 or any 3 courses for £29

(Sunday lunch minimum spend £25 per person)


  • We use herbs, fruits, vegetables, salads from our organic Kitchen Garden and local  Oxfordshire and UK produce:
  • We have gluten-free toast available.
  • All our food is prepared in a kitchen where nuts, cereals, containing gluten and other allergens are present. Our menu descriptions do not include all ingredients. Full allergen information is available on request; please ask your server.
  • Please allow time for preparation as all our meals are cooked to order. Dishes may take at least 30 minutes to prepare.
  • A 10% service charge will be added to tables of six or more.
  • Please note that this menu is a guide only and is subject to substitution or change dependant on availability of produce
  • The Oxford Arms is suitable for over 12 y.o. only.

Monday - Tuesday
Lunch (12 noon to 2 pm)

Dinner (on Monday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm; on Tuesday 6:30 pm to 8:45 pm)

Thursday - Saturday
Lunch (12 noon to 2 pm)

Dinner (6:30 pm to 8:45 pm)

Lunch (12 noon to 2:30 pm)
Dinner closed

Closed Wednesdays, Sunday evenings, bank holiday evenings, Christmas Day evening and Boxing Day.

If you would like to book the Oxford Arms for a group of 20 or more for a private dining on a Wednesday, please give us a call to specify all the details.

Opening Hours Update: 

Christmas period opening times please see here.

Closed from Monday, 7th January until Thursday, 10th January to recharge our batteries. We'll reopen on Friday, 11th January.

NB! The Oxford Arms is suitable for over 12 y.o. only.


The Oxford Arms is an award-winning XIX century dining pub in Oxfordshire run by chef patron Bryn Jones since 2003.

We serve good, honest food with a minimum of fuss.

The menu changes seasonably with daily specials to use even more local produce (some of the ingredients are from our organic Kitchen Garden and Kirtlington village itself).

Our real log fire will keep you warm in winter and our beautiful garden patio will keep you cool during hot summer days.

You will be looked after from the moment you arrive to the moment you leave.


The Oxford Arms
Troy Lane

Phone : +44(0)1869 350208

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