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Tom’s Diner

Tom’s Diner is an American inspired cafe where everyone can eat-  it offers all the comfort food you’d expect, with a twist- Gluten/ nut free and plant based, so everyone can enjoy anything off the menu without feeling left out 🙂

Banbury’s first plant based cafe

Classic American Diner food in the heart of Banbury’s Creative Quarter. Locally sourced & made with love. A place where everyone can eat whether vegetarian, vegan, nf or even a someone looking for a healthy change!

Banbury shoppers, you are cordially invited to the opening of Tom’s Diner, Banbury’s first plant based cafe Saturday 21st 12:00 – 16:00 🙂

They will be sharing a selection from our menu with you, including their wonderful selection of teas and coffees, together with sliders, side dishes and delicious cake! Tickets are £5 per head. See you there!

An ethical diner

Tom’s Diner will be a unique place to eat, in that it will be in essence, a business for good. Suppliers and partners are carefully chosen- either Social Enterprises such as New Ground Coffee, charitable organisations such as Frank Water, or B Corp Businesses who offer a new way of working in which business is a force for good.

Local ethical suppliers

Introducing another of our local drinks suppliers- the beyond delicious kombucha from their micro brewery right here in Oxfordshire.  Because kombucha has a naturally vinegary taste, many brands add fruit for a second round of fermentation and a sweeter end result.  Kombucha Kat does offer flavoured varieties (currently Blueberry and Ginger), but we think it’s nailed it when it comes to the Original. It’s super tasty, with a zing and a fizz in every sip.

Unpasteurised, certified vegan and organic, it has a beautifully crisp, subtle tang with a hint of apple. It appeals as a functional health elixir, grownup alcohol-free tipple or simply a refreshing soft drink.  The brewers have recently switched from hand bottling to aluminium cans to keep up with demand and offer a better price point and increased sustainability.

Getting in contact

Opening Times10am until 3pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 4pm on Saturdays.
Address@ Banbury Museum, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, OX16 2PQ
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Castle Quay shopping centre is just a minute away.  Read our guide here.

4 Ale and Gin

4 Ale and GinCome and enjoy the drinking experience at 4

4 started as a simple dream for a couple who both wanted a drinking experience that catered for different tastes. Initially they set up a small Ale and Gin House in the Cotswolds. Specialising in quality Hook Norton beer and craft ales and an impressive selection of Artisan gins from around the World. Soon they outgrew their environment and realised this dream needed to develop in a town setting. Banbury became that ideal town.

It is always about the drinking experience first and foremost. We want to introduce you to new tastes and ideas both in the craft ale world and the ever expanding gin scene. We will have regular clubs where you can meet like minded individuals to discuss the latest offerings from local breweries and distilleries.

We want to create an environment that encourages people to get off their sofa and visit a bar. A comfortable setting where you can meet friends and colleagues, listen to classic tunes, enjoying fabulous drinks, eating tasty food.

4 Ale and Gin

We offer tasty bar bistro nibbles, pitchers of ales and jugs of gin. Come as a group and enjoy the atmosphere or hideaway in a corner as a couple or individual, read newspapers, listen to music, drink coffee, or wine, ale or gin. We also offer an exceptional selection of other spirits. All meant for your enjoyment.

Open Mic nights and private parties

We hold very popular Open Mic nights fortnightly on Wednesday and have our own inhouse Music Duo called G & T. (Gaz and Tom)

We hold parties and various events from 50 – 100 people. You can even hire the whole building for a private party.

Contact info

Postal address4 Butchers Row, Banbury, OX16 5JH
Opening times

Tuesday 4pm – 11pm, Wednesday 12 – 11pm, Thursday 12 – 11pm, Friday 12 – 12 (doors close at 11pm), Saturday 12 – 12 (doors close at 11pm), Sunday 12 – 5pm (extended during summer months)

Phone01295 256550
Email[email protected]
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Curly’s Jacket Potatoes

The best and tastiest jacket potatoes established since 1997 …

Curly's Jacket Potatoes

The perfect snack or bite to eat to get you through a busy day’s shopping.   Situated in the very centre of Banbury outside the Town Hall, Curly’s is a long established popular food outlet providing the tastiest Jacket Potatoes in Banbury.

 

They make the best jacket potatoes in Banbury, great amount of filling, perfectly cooked and full of flavour, great prices and friendly staff. Well worth the effort going there and you won’t regret it.

Sam Croucher

A wide selections of toppings – you name it!  Straight from the oven from around £2 each.

Short of time?  Text your orders to Curly in advance on 07748156479.

 

Fantastic value for money and very filling. Lots of choices and will even do halves for little ones. Lovely man and great food. Would definitely recommend.

Nicola Anne

Curly’s Jacket Potatoes ... The best and tastiest potatoes. Established since 1997

Contact details

LocationsOutside the town hall.
Opening timesMonday – Saturday: 10am – 4pm
Phone 07748156479
Email[email protected]
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For more places to grab a quick bite whilst shopping or to treat the family to a nice meal at the end of the day visit our restaurant guide.

Little Amsterdam

Dutch pancakes and more

Little AmsterdamLocated by the top of Parsons Street – near st Mary’s church, Little Amsterdam is the region’s ONLY Dutch pancake restaurant, cafe and delicatessen!  Predominantly pancakes we also offer daily specials, imported Dutch treats, tea, coffee and a fully licensed bar.  Menu items include soups, sandwiches, wraps, pancakes, pies, tarts, salads and much, much more!

Reservations at Little Amsterdam

You can call us on 01295 279140, or fill in the contact form to send us an email.

Please inform us of the date and time of your booking, the amount of people in your party and whether you have any special dietary requirements.

We will be in touch to confirm the date and time with you as soon as we can.

Not just lemon, icing sugar and pancakes

And we don’t just do pancakes either! There’s something here for everyone:

Omelettes, sandwiches, gelato, tea, coffee, hot chocolate, cakes, muffins, breakfast, main courses, deserts, daily specials, fully licensed, a Dutch shop and of course our amazing pancakes – sweet, savoury or sweet & savoury

 

Contacting Little Amsterdam

Opening Hours Tuesday-Sunday; 10am-8pm (Tues-Thurs) ; 10am-9pm (Thurs & Fri) and 10am-4pm on Sunday
AddressLittle Amsterdam, 13-14 North Bar Street, Banbury. OX16 0TF
Email[email protected]
Websitehttp://littleamsterdam.co/

For more places to grab a quick bite whilst shopping or to treat the family to a nice meal at the end of the day visit our restaurant guide.

Jaypur Indian restaurant

Jaypur Indian Restaurant

Balti Indian Restaurant

Anur & Taz have been in the business running their own restaurants since 1987 and opened the Jaypur 20 years ago with a view of serving the best fresh quality Balti food to customers in Banbury as well as being the finest Indian restaurant in Banbury.

Jaypur are the yearly award winners from 1997 to 2003 and 2011 for Balti food.  In 1997 we was the runners up for uk chef of the year,in 2003 our chef was nominated for Oxfordshire chef, and finished in second place.  We boast the best indian take away in Banbury, so you can have the assurance of receiving the warmest of welcomes and great service here at the Jaypur.

Jaypur Indian restaurant

The chefs

Our award winning head chef has got the long experience in Indian cuisine.  He won the curry life chef award for the calendar year 2011/12.  Recognising his accomplishment during that year.

  • Perfect for groups or parties
  • Takeaway
  • Delivery

Getting in contact

Opening hoursMon – Thu: 18:00 – 01:00 ; Fri – Sat: 18:00 – 02:00 ; Sun: 18:00 – 01:00
Address39a Parsons Street, OX16 5NA, Banbury, Oxfordshire
Phone01295 275117 or 01295 279737
Websitehttp://jaypurbanbury.co.uk
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For more places to grab a quick bite whilst shopping or to treat the family to a nice meal at the end of the day visit our restaurant guide.

Marks & Spencer

Newly refurbished and extended store with a fantastic selection of Clothing, Food and Home accessories, Marks & Spencer Banbury has something for all the family.  If you’re searching for a whole new outfit, a few key pieces to brighten up your wardrobe this season or simply the latest stylish accessories for your home, Marks & Spencer Banbury has a great range of up-to-the-minute fashion solutions.M&S

The Banbury store also has a comprehensive selection of high quality food and fine wine to tantalize your taste buds! Whether you are planning a dinner party for six or just need to grab lunch on the run, Marks & Spencer Banbury offers perfect culinary treats for every occasion.

Fancy a coffee?

Marks & Spencer Banbury also boasts a Cafe Revive coffee shop serving a delicious selection of hot and cold drinks and an instore bakery offering freshly baked snacks and treats.

The store is open from 8am, Monday to Friday, so now you can call in before work and pick up that all important item!

Getting in contact

Opening hoursMon – Sat 8.30am-6.00pm  ; Sun & Bank holidays 10.30am-4.30pm
Phone01295 267676
Postal address36 Bridge Street, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 5YA
Websitehttps://castlequay.co.uk/shopping/ms/
For information on other shops in Castle Quay read our guide.

The White Horse Pub

White Horse Banbury… is the cask ale pub to visit to try our great selection of real ales.   Regular ales include Everards Tiger and Beacon accompanied by weekly guest ales from all over the UK.

We are a local community pub in town, we hold a regular Wednesday night Quiz and showcase live music as well.

We serve homemade food 6 days a week, including Sunday Roasts and our own pizza menu.  Look out for our special offers on pizzas on a Thursday night and themed food nights.  Join our loyalty card scheme to earn a FREE main course.

We also have a patio area to make the most of the summer days and evenings.

White Horse Banbury

Getting in contact

Opening hoursMonday 2pm-10.30pm); Tuesday – Thursday 12noon to 11.00pm Friday and Saturday 12noon – 12midnight  ; Sunday 12noon to 10.30pm
Phone01295 277484
Address50-52 North Bar Street, Banbury, Oxon, OX16 0TH
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For a list of other eateries and restaurants in Banbury read our guide.

Jenny’s Restaurant

Offering traditional English cuisine and wholesome freshly cooked food served in Banbury’s High Street from 7am daily and 8am on a Sunday.

Whether it’s a quick bite for brunch or a family birthday their comprehensive menus offer a wide variety of foods from a healthy salad to a full English.

With outside tables for a sunny day and two floors to cater for large parties, their staff are friendly and welcoming to guarantee a great enjoyable dining experience.

Getting in contact

Opening hours
Monday – Saturday 7am-6pm ; Sunday 8am-5pm
Phone01295 258594
Email[email protected]
Address87 High St, Town Centre, Banbury OX16 5JE

For more places to grab a quick bite whilst shopping or to treat the family to a nice meal at the end of the day visit our restaurant guide.

The Pinto Lounge

Pinto LoungeThe 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.

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.

Interesting fact

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 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).

Getting in contact

Opening hours
Monday – Sunday 9am – 11pm ; (Food served from 9am – 10pm)
Phone01295 275467
Email[email protected]
Address21 High Street, Banbury, OX16 5EG
wEBSITEhttps://thelounges.co.uk/pinto/
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The Old Auctioneer in Parsons Street

The Old Auctioneer

We’re delighted to announce that the pub and restaurant is open and serving both fine ales and good food.  If you can, pop in after work for a drink, or while shopping and say hi.  They and their staff are very much looking forward to meeting you all.

The Best Ice Cream in Britain

Just in time for summer, we’ve teamed up with Soho’s finest ice cream parlour, Gelupo, to bring you mouth-watering sorbets and real Italian gelati. Gelupo have been featured in Vogue, Financial Times and The Observer, and we’re very proud to introduce their range of quality gelati to Banbury.

Little Lunch Espetadas

For the uninitiated, Portuguese Espetadas are grilled marinated chunks of chicken, pork or lamb, skewered with roasted peppers and served with homemade flatbread and tzatziki. Why should you have to wait till dinner time to enjoy such a delicacy?

2 for 1 Treats

Old Auctioneer Treats The 2 for 1 Treats you know and love are not going anywhere! Mark them in your diary so you don’t forget :-
  • Monday: 2-4-1 on our Incredible Wings
  • Tuesday: 2-4-1 on Pizza and Prosecco
  • Wednesday: 2-4-1 on any of our Steaks (with 2 courses)
  • Thursday: 2-4-1 on Flaming Fajitas (with 2 courses)
  • Friday: 2-4-1 on Champagne, Cava or Prosecco

 

20% Students Discount

Skip the Uni cafeteria and get down to the Old Auctioneer! With a fantastic 20% off across all our menus, make the most of your summer break by indulging in gorgeous food and a great ambiance.

Come in just for a drink and try our great cask ales, unusual wine flutes or our giant classic cocktails. We also do a value All Day menu Monday to Friday with lunch dishes from £5.95 Phone us at 01295 270492 and come and let us take care of you.

 

 

Opening hoursMon-Thu 11:00-23:00 ; Fri-Sat 11:00-midnight ; Sun 12:00-22:00
Websitehttps://oldauctioneerbanbury.com/
Email[email protected]
Phone01295 270492
Address44 Parson’s St, Banbury’s Old Town, OX16 5NA
DirectionsHead from Banbury’s Old Town and we’ll be found on Parsons Street at the Church Lane entrance.
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