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At a glance

Bar menu
Garden
Dog friendly

You can't miss the hanging sign for this quirky suburban pub – look for a 1950s grocer's bike swinging high above Magdalen Road's pavement. Inside the design is decidedly eccentric and Edwardian. This is a community pub in a very cosmopolitan part of the city, with the ambition of catering for all-comers. The plan appears to work well, with grand beers from owners Arkell's Brewery and carefully chosen guests coupled with a menu that is both traditional and eclectic. Look for burgers (including cod, pulled pork and black bean and mushroom varieties); sourdough pizzas (meat-eaters, vegetarian and vegans catered for), snacks and salads. Bareboard floors, amusing signage, real fires and eclectic furnishing, this is one to discover and savour at length.

Opening hours

  • Closed: 25-26 Dec
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Lunch opening: Mon-Fri 12-2.30, Sat-Sun 10-3
  • Dinner opening: all wk 6-9.30

Food and drink

  • Real ales: 3B, Moonlight & Wiltshire Gold, Hoperation IPA
  • Real ciders: Westons Old Rosie & Stowford Press

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu

Dogs

  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in restaurant
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

From Oxford ring road (A4142) take A4158 (Iffley Rd) towards city centre. Right into Magdalen Rd

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