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The Turf

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18 Oct 2018
“Food disappointing!”
4 Jul 2018
“Lots of outdoor space even in a heatwave!”
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Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

It’s an iconic pub, with a great atmosphere.......but the food is underwhelming....the sandwiches are bland and cardboard-like! Bu, do go there for the limited range of beers.......but there are much better places to go

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank andyjacksonvienna
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

But..all the shaded tables were taken. OK if you want to top up your tan. Ordered Fishfinger Brioche bun, and Haloumi finger Brioche. Very busy time but was told it would take 15 minutes. It took 20 minutes, so was acceptable. The battered deep fried...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

With no queues at the bar the barman was a waste of space and lacking in any knowledge of the beers - further more a pint with 2 centimetres of beer missing isn't what a hostel relying on write ups should be doing - I...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank GaryfromNZ
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This is one of Oxford's historic taverns that is worth seeing for its architecture and atmosphere. It dates as an ale house fro the fourteenth century though the front bar dates from the seventeenth century. It is hidden away from the main streets down a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank profjoypc
Reviewed 29 May 2017

From the surly girls who took our order at the bar to the hideous food (they ensured that each of our party had at least one item of food that was cold) this has got to be one of the most awful experiences of pub...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank KystalK
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Just written a review about nice place and food etc but a visit to the gents was less than impressive. Message to management. Spend a few of the pounds made and a couple of good hours and deep clean the toilets guys as they are...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Always call into the turf when in Oxford. A quirky little pub down a little alleyway. If you're into inspector Morse or Endeavour then this place is a must.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank carlb0161
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Not sure how you could raise a yard-glass in this place unless you're really short or kneel down - but great to come and have a pint in this hallowed place of okker fame!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Terry G
Reviewed 18 June 2016

This used to be a hidden away gem with its own individual character. It is still hidden away and the buildings history makes it a "gem". However the drinks and food menu are the exactly the same as in 100's of other pubs in the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Montyf1
Reviewed 16 May 2016

The Turf is rather a nice pub - if you can find it. The food is fine, the drinks are reasonably priced and there's a large outside dining area. The downsides are that during summer this pub can get very crowded and it can also...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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