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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

Local Attractions

‘A 1,100 years-old the Church of St. Mary The Virgin, Kirtlington – 200 yards

Kirtlington Polo Club – within a mile

Kirtlington Golf Club – within a mile

Bicester Golf & SPA hotel – 3 mins (within 5 miles)

Rousham House and Gardens (‘a hidden gem’ – a magnificent house built in 1635 by Sir Robert Dormer, is still in the ownership of the same family; its landscape garden should be a place of pilgrimage for students of the work of William Kent (1685-1748) – 10 mins

Blenheim Palace (the principle residence of the dukes of Marlborough and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill) – 10 mins

Bicester Village (chic outlet shop) – 10 mins

Oxford city – 20 mins to the city center by car or 30 mins by bus (a bus #25 or #25a stops at the Oxford Arms every hour at 25 mins past)

Waddesdon Manor (a National Trust magnificent house and grounds in the style of a 16th-century French chateau, the Rothschild’s manor near Aylesbury) – 25 mins.

Monday - Tuesday
Lunch (12 noon to 1:45 pm)

Dinner (6:30 pm to 8:30 pm)

Thursday - Saturday
Lunch (12 noon to 1:45 pm)

Dinner (6:30 pm to 8:45 pm)

Lunch (12 noon to 1:45 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.

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

Opening Hours Update:

Due to the announcement made by the Government on Friday, 20th March, we, along with every other Pub and Restaurant in the country, have temporarily closed until further notice. Thank you for your messages of support and we hope to see you soon when we re-open.


COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS AT THE OXFORD ARMS: Please read a message from Bryn Jones 


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 and maximum flavour.

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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