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The Old Bookbinders Arms

17 Victor Street Oxford OX2 6BT 01865 553 549

We say

While the authentic pubs in the city centre are ‘gown’, this place is most definitely ‘town’ – very much a locals’ pub, but one which won CAMRA best pub in 2008 and thus attracts proper beer drinkers in droves. The pub quiz on a Tuesday night is nonetheless at University standards, and there are board games for the less intellectual. Thursday night offers a special 'buy 5 pints, get 1 free deal' should you happen to be in possession of their collector's card, and Friday is Moules Frites Friday- the meal plus garlic bread for only £10. Usual pub grub on offer.

You say Average Rating ★★★★★

Great Pub! ★★★★★

This pub has recently been taken over (July 2011 so I've been told) and boy what a change! Being away from Jericho for a year or so I have only just seen the transformation. With the previous tenants this pub was starting to become quite run down, there was never a great selection of beer and the kitchen was permanently closed. But with these new guys there are always 6 ales on (along with draught lagers and such), and the food is amazing! French style restaurant food but at pub prices. Amazing! Definitely a place to check out. They have loads of board games and also free monkey nuts in a barrel for you to help yourself to. Fantastic!

The Old Bookbinders Arms reviewed by on March 30th, 2012

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Facilities

  • Open Fire
  • Pub Lunch
  • Real Ale

When?

Mon Closed, Tues–Thurs 4pm–midnight, Fri–Sat noon-midnight, Sun noon–11pm

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