Dining out

Welcome to the section that’s all about your recommendations for eating out in the area and also local hotels.   All the establishments below have been visited and enjoyed by a NN villager and family.  So please leave a comment about your favourite establishment.

E mail northnewingtonweb@gmail.com

Please collect leaflets or send us the link for menus from the various establishments so they can go on the Website. Thanks all.




THE BLINKING OWL PUB – Main street, North Newington   

David and Sylvia Pursey:- Welcome you to real ales, log fires and good ‘pub grub’. Including darts nights, dominos, ‘ shoot’ meets, and just meeting your friends. Car parking available and B and B rooms. Telephone is 01295 730650.

Castle in Edgehill

What’s On at the Castle?
We will be open for Sunday lunch from 12pm – 4.30pm – booking advisable please call..

The Castle is part of the Indievictual Group

Whether you wish to dine for a special occasion with family, perhaps a romantic meal watching the sun go down, or a bite to eat whilst walking the centenary or Macmillan way that passes the pub, we are sure to cater for all your requirements with a warm and friendly welcome from our team.

Contact Details
enquiries (@) castleatedgehill.co.uk
+44 (0)1295 670 255
The Castle at Edgehill
Nr Banbury
OX15 6DJ 


01295 780153

Sibford Road Epwell OX15 6LH, United Kingdom


Come for the food, stay for the atmosphere and enjoy the locally sourced beers.

Chandlers Arms Epwell is situated in Oxfordshire a short drive from Banbury Chipping Norton Brailes Shipston-On-Stour Moreton-In-Marsh and Stratford-Upon-Avon



TEL: 01295 788660

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The Owners welcome you to the The Stags Head which is situated in the village of Swalcliffe, a small village in the North of Oxfordshire, England on the edge of the Cotswolds. It is one of several small villages (including Tadmarton, Broughton and Sibford) on the B4035 road between Banbury and Shipston-on-Stour. The village has a parish church dedicated to St. Peter and St. Paul, several cottages and houses, and a large area of woodland and fields.


The George and Dragon in Shutford…

Click on this to go to their website…,.




The Elephant & Castle
Humber Street, Bloxham, OX15 4LZ.    Click here to find on the map
Telephone: 01295 720383
An original 16th century coaching inn, the pub straddles the old A361 Banbury to Chipping Norton road. This classic ale house boasts lots of history & bags of character. We have two beautiful, light and airy en-suite rooms. One is a Double room, the other a Twin. Both are furnished to a high standard with lovely views over the village and the church.
Email:   bloxhamelephant1@btconnect.com
Website:   www.bloxhampub.co.uk

The Lampet Arms Hotel
Main Street, Tadmarton, OX15 5TB.   Click here to find on the map
Telephone: 01295 780070
The Lampet Arms is a free house serving traditional cask ales, a selection of fine wines and home cooked food, with guest Bed & Breakfast accommodation in 4 spacious rooms.Tadmarton is a peaceful and relaxing place to stay and The Lampet Arms has 4 guest rooms to let in a beautifully converted coach house to the rear of the main building. The spacious rooms all have en suite facilities, direct dial telephone, TV, tea/coffee making and private access. Our B&B accommodation has been awarded 3 diamonds by the AA. Rooms are available for single, double and family occupancy and all enjoy separate, external access allowing guests’ privacy combined with convenient access to the dining and bar facilities.
Email:         lampet1@btinternet.com
Website:   www.lampetarms.com

Welcome to The Roebuck Inn

About The Roebuck Inn, Drayton

The Roebuck Inn, Drayton is a quality traditional village pub situated on the outskirts of Banbury which is 400 years old and bursting with character.
The location is ideal for walkers and ramblers with many beautiful walks all around the area.
Hook Norton beers are always available on tap and we are Cask Marque accredited so you can be guaranteed a perfect pint every time.
All of the food at The Roebuck Inn is always cooked to order and we only use fresh produce and we try to source it locally when ever possible.
The Roebuck Inn is family friendly and have highchairs available as well as wheel chair access.
We are open 7 days a week
11am – 3pm and 6pm – 11pm
Food is served everyday between to hours of 11am – 2.30pm and again from 6pm – 9pm

We are able to cater for weddings, birthday parties, christenings, private buffet’s, small conferences as well as wakes.
We are happy to work with you to create your perfect menu for any event.

About the person behind the business

Nick Saul started his catering career aged 16 and has continued in the trade ever since. His experience is vast having worked in hotels, restaurants and public house’s.
The Roebuck Inn, Drayton has been the first sole venture for Nick and he has been the chef patron for the past six years.
Nick is assisted by two of his lovely daughters at various times so the Roebuck Inn remains very much a family business.


The George and Dragon, 1 Silver Street, Chacombe, Nr Banbury, Oxon OX17 2JR

This is a 17th century timbered Inn on the edge of the viilage of Chacombe, a mile from junction 11 of the M40. Large car park, open all day – all year round. Local produce, corporate catering and great sitting out area. Telephone 10295 711500, Email georgeanddragonchacombe@googlemail.com


The Saye & Sele Arms, Main road, Broughton, Banbury Ox15 5ED

Danny and Liz McGeehan, welcome you to a great dining experience and  excellent service and a lovely friendly atmosphere. Telephone 01295 263348, or mail@sayeandselearms.co.uk or http://www.sayeandselearms.co.uk

‘Bread and Milk’, Deli and cafe. Church Street, Bloxham

Donna and Paul invite you to taste their fine cheeses, wines, pies and unusual Christmas Hampers and other presents. Come in and have a naughty cake and a coffee.


The Inn at Farnborough, near Banbury, ox17 1DZ

Great offers and seating outside if its sunny. Visit the National Trust property Gardens, in the same village. Telephone 01295 690615

The Black Boy, Milton, Nr Banbury, Ox15 4HH


The Moon and Sixpence, Main St, Hanwel, Ox17 1HW

http://www.moonandsixpence.com or 01295 730544. Great Sunday roasts but can be on the expensive side.

The Kings Head, The Green, Bledington, Ox7 6XQ

A former 16th C Cider House, it is now a privately owned free house. The Sunday Times said,” The Classic English country pub, that one always hopes to find but seldom does”. Telephone 01608 658365 0r info@Kingsheadinn.net

Chequers at Churchill, on the A361 to Burford. 01608 659393

The Greedy Goose, Moreton in Marsh.( Located on the cross roads past the Rollright Stones on A44) Salford Hill, Chastleton, Moreton, Glos. GL56 0SP

Modern surroundings, very good food and service, pretty lively and well worth a visit. 01608 641299

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