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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, 22 March

Treat your mum to a delicious two or three courses festive Sunday lunch. Menu sample can be found here: any two courses for £27 or any three courses for £32.

Due to a very high demand we’ll be operating two sittings on that day: the first sitting is available starting from 12 noon or 12:30 pm until 2:15pm and the second sitting is at 2.30pm.

To avoid disappointment and have your favourite table we recommend to book well in advance.



Cream of watercress soup

Vine tomatoes, Buffalo mozzarella, grilled Mediterranean vegetables and basil

Classic crevette and prawn cocktail

Wye Valley smoked mackerel with pickled heritage beetroot and crème fraiche

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

Posh pate with toast and homemade chutney


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

Salmon and prawn fishcakes with sweet chilli sauce and mixed leaves (starter or main)

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


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

Saffron, broad bean and asparagus risotto

Fillets of red gurnard with chicory and anchovies

Breast of Lable Anglais special reserve chicken with wild garlic and pappardelle

Roast leg of Oxfordshire new season lamb, duck fat roasted potatoes and French-style peas


Vegetables of the day*

Tomato and red onion salad*

Mixed leaf salad*

New potatoes*

Courses marked with an ‘*’ are available with a £3 surcharge


Flourless clementine and almond cake with marmalade ice cream

Chocolate and Rum mousse with berries

Warm treacle tart with vanilla ice cream

Oxford Arms bread-and-butter pudding with cream

Cognac prunes with vanilla ice cream

A selection of award-winning Dorset ice creams and sorbets

Cheese plate with homemade chutney, oatcakes and apple

Homemade dark chocolate truffles (4 truffles)


Complimentary homemade chocolate truffles for all Mums attending.


Any two courses for £27 || Any three courses for £32

(Minimum spend per person £27)

*Menu can be subject to slight change.


  • 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 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:

You are always welcome at the Oxford Arms...

During lockdown we have been welcoming customers old and new through our "Eat Out at Home" service and this will continue for the time being. Many people have enjoyed being able to order from our menu and have said they want us to keep it up - so we are doing just that!

While we want nothing more than to open the doors and have a busy pub once again, we also value the health and safety of our customers and staff. For this reason, we do not plan to reopen this week, but  will keep the situation under review and will let you know when the big day is on the horizon!

In the meantime, we would love to see and speak to you in person (give us a call and try out the take away menu) and also on social media. If you've not been following us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram you will need to catch up - we have been on BBC TV and national radio!

Thank you for your phenomenal support!


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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