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Town pub with interesting history

At a glance

Bar menu
Beer festival
Garden

Cotswold-brewed beers from the renowned Hook Norton Brewery draw in a lively local clientele to this historic pub right at the core of old Banbury, just a stone’s throw from the Cross of nursery-rhyme fame. Its origins go back to Tudor times, and during the Civil War, Oliver Cromwell himself is believed to have directed his commanders in the richly panelled Globe Room. Weekly events include live music, steak nights and quizzes. Enjoy good, solid pub grub in the traditional, time-worn, classic interior or indulge in a game of Aunt Sally in the flower-decked courtyard. A sampling of dishes includes venison pie, fish and chips, bangers and mash, and sticky toffee pudding and custard.

Opening hours

  • Closed: 25 December
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Opening times: Monday to Thursday 11-11 (Friday to Saturday 11am to midnight Sunday 12-10.30)
  • Lunch: all week 12-3
  • Dinner: Monday to Saturday 6-9

Food and drink

  • Real ales available: Hooky Bitter, Old Hooky, Hooky Lion, Hooky Mild
  • Real ciders: Westons Stowford Press

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted

Events

  • Beer festival, Easter, Summer bank holiday
  • Cider festival, Summer bank holiday

Facilities

  • Parking available
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • Family room available

Dogs

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

Getting here

1 mile from M40 junction 11, in town centre just off market square. Car park access via Bolton Road

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