The Pinto Lounge in Banbury’s High Street
‘The Lounges’ are informal, neighbourhood food led cafe/bars open all day, every day, where families, friends, and locals can come for a coffee, a drink, or something to eat in a relaxed, comfortable environment.
The Lounge menu is available all day and offers a wide range of dishes including an extensive brunch menu, a selection of proper-job burgers, a great selection of tapas and more restaurant style monthly specials. There is an extensive selection of coffee, tea, cakes and pastries, smoothies and fresh juice, and a small selection of wines, draught beers & cocktails.
— Pinto-Lounge (@PintoLounge) May 22, 2015
What to expect other than great food …
Pinto opened in November 2010 in what had previously been a photography studio, which meant that internally the space was subdivided into lots of small rooms, and at first it was bloomin’ difficult to appreciate its size and scale. However, following some good old Loungers sledgehammer action we’ve been able to reveal a very spacious and quirky space. Pinto comprises a typical Victorian shop unit to the front and a surprisingly large room with very high ceilings to the rear. With eighty covers internally and a further thirty in the courtyard terrace to the rear she’s a bit of a tardis is this one.
Having a party? We’d love to play host …
You can book a large party and we never disappoint. From a quiet table for two or something a little larger to an office catchup or a quick meet up before going on for the evening, we can cater for any occasion.
Whilst stripping out the unit we uncovered some old Victorian tiles on the wall which is now in our back bar. Suffice to say we opted to keep the tiles and after some good old fashioned elbow grease and general TLC they came up a right treat. On the opening night a chap came in and told us that his father used to work in the building when it was a butchers many moons ago (hence the tiles).
A sneak preview … yummy!
What’s your poison?
Getting in contact
Monday – Sunday 9am – 11pm ; (Food served from 9am – 10pm)
|Address||21 High Street, Banbury, OX16 5EG|
|Menus||View or download in PDF their latest Food menu|
Don’t forget the specials? Tapas anyone?
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