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Parsonage Grill, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Parsonage Grill

4.5
4.5
2011 Reviews
£26 to £40
Contemporary British
Parsonage Grill is a Cotswold-esque bolthole located within the 5-star Old Parsonage Hotel in central Oxford on Banbury Road.

Famous for its intimate, bohemian, clubby atmosphere, and beautiful outdoor dining area, the Parsonage Grill displays an amazing collection of eclectic oil paintings; mainly portraits of well-known writers and artists.

Our expert team takes pride in using the best local produce, cooked simply to create classic British dishes with a modern, light touch.

Open every day of the year, enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner and our famous afternoon teas, in the company of Oxford’s academic and literary luminaries...

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2 people

19:00


Booked 29 times today
Experiences are available.

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    £26 to £40
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary British, Afternoon Tea, British
  • Hours of Operation
    Breakfast Daily 07:00–11:00 Lunch Daily 12:00–17:00 Afternoon Tea Mon–Sat 14:30–16:30 Sun 15:00–17:00 Dinner Daily 17:00–23:00
  • Phone number
    01865 292305
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive Chef
    Alessandro Tufansico
  • Catering
    Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea & Dinner; Vegan dishes are options included on our menu
  • Private party facilities
    Our Pike Room is available for parties of up 20 offering breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner. We also have a license for small intimate weddings.
  • Private party contact
    Reservations team : 86531021
  • Area
    Oxford
  • Parking Details
    ‘Accessible’ parking may be reserved in advance by calling reception. Free 2 hour parking on nearby Bevington Road (pass the Parsonage on the left headed towards Summertown, next left turn off Banbury Road).
  • Public Transit
    Nearest bus stop opposite Keble Road
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, High Tea, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Experiences

  • Afternoon Tea at the Parsonage Grill

    Multiple dates available
    A renowned Oxford institution, the Parsonage Grill provides a truly traditional setting in which to take afternoon tea. The stylish dining room retains an intimate and clubby feel, with its stunning original portraits and roaring log fire. The best home-made scones, fruity jam & clotted cream, freshly prepared sandwiches & indulgent little cakes… Choose very high tea, savoury tea or champagne celebration tea.
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What 2,011 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4Value

NoiseEnergetic

Loved For

  • Oxford/Oxfordshire

    Romantic

  • Oxford

    Best Ambience

  • Oxford

    Great for brunch

  • Oxford

    Good for business meals

  • Oxford

    Good for business meals

  • Oxford

    Great for fine wines

  • Oxford

    Good for special occasions

  • Oxford

    Most Booked

2,011 Reviews
  1. KateD

    London

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was very good. The room was really relaxing and the art work was beautiful. We would definitely return.

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  2. Cmsaj

    Oxford

    9 reviews

    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Absolutely delicious food and friendly service. The monkfish was extraordinary, very tasty with a light sauce. Very generous portions. We just found that the restaurant was overheated and the service a little slow.
    Parsonage GrillResponded 3 days ago
    Thank you for your review. I'm happy to hear that you thought the monkfish was extraordinary, I have passed your compliments to our chefs. I'm sorry to hear that you found our service to be on the slow side on this occasion, and that the restaurant felt overheated. Your feedback is appreciated, and we will take this onboard and incorporate it into our continued development. I hope we can welcome you again in the near future. Kind Regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  3. Jam250

    Oxford

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful setting for a quiet birthday celebration, Food was incredible and great service from all the staff. Highly recommended.
    Parsonage GrillResponded 3 days ago
    Thank you for your review. We're so delighted to hear that you had wonderful birthday celebrations here at the Parsonage Grill. Looking forward to welcoming you back very soon. Kind Regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  4. notmycupoft

    Oxford

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 6 April 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    It was very busy when we arrived, at the time we had booked. Greeted by an uninterested, maybe harassed restaurant welcomer, who showed us to a tiny table. Chairs too low to be comfortable. Lots of different staff whizzing about which distracted from any peaceful ambiance. The walls are covered in portraits, large and small, and other interesting art work but no information available about these paintings. Food was very tasty, but over-priced. Lovely toilets!
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 8 April 2024
    Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm so disappointed to hear that on this occasion we fell below our usual high standards. I will be discussing and investigating this further with our team. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed the ambience of the restaurant and the food. I hope we can welcome you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  5. GersonR

    London

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on 5 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Family birthday celebration. Excellent food and attentive service. We enjoyed ourselves very much.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 8 April 2024
    Thank you for your review. I'm so glad to hear that you had a wonderful birthday celebrations with us here at the Parsonage Grill. I have passed your compliments to our team. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  6. MichaelA

    Greater Boston

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on 1 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    One of the best hotel restaurants we have been to in a long time. Particular service. Food prepared perfectly. A wonderful experience
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 4 April 2024
    Thank you for your review. We're so delighted to hear that you had a great time here at the Parsonage Grill. I have passed your compliments to our team. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  7. Kate

    Oxford

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 April 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    We were very much looking forward to a special celebratory tea. We booked on Open Table and left our requirements. However, the service seemed to have no knowledge of this. Staff seemed tired and unhappy. However, tea was as expected in a smart, relaxed environment. Overpriced for what we received and would feel more comfortable if staff looked happier.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 4 April 2024
    Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We inform our team of all upcoming reservations and special requirements prior of our guest arrival, and I'm sorry to hear that on this occasion it felt like the staff were not aware of your requirements. We have taken your feedback on-board for learning, and I do hope that you will give us another chance in the near future. Looking forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind Regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  8. AnthonyM

    East Sussex

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 30 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food in delightful surroundings. The monkfish was sublime
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 1 April 2024
    Thank you for your kind and informative review; we appreciate your constructive feedback. We hope to welcome you back soon for an even more enjoyable and attentive experience. Kind Regards, Roxy Avraamides, Restaurant Manager.

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  9. John

    London

    17 reviews

    4.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on 23 March 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    The meal was very enjoyable and service very good. The restaurant is quirky with come interesting art on the walls. I have eaten here on a number of occasions and would recommend eating outside in the summer when the wisteria is out.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 1 April 2024
    Thank you for your wonderful review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us again and we do hope to welcome you back soon, to enjoy the soon to be fabulously renovated terrace. Kind Regards, Roxy Avraamides, Restaurant Manager.

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  10. Peter

    London

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 23 March 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    We had been given a table in the bar, despite requesting a booth or table in the dining area. They were not apologetic about the mistake, and implied that we must have asked for this, but eventually did arrange a proper table for us. The food was better than expected and was actually quite delicious and well-prepared -- scallops and smoked salmon for our starters, monkfish and risotto as the mains, and cheesecake with rhubarb and ice cream as dessert. These were all nicely seasoned and delicately cooked. White wine from Romania and Chile were both enjoyable. Our cappuccino order was forgotten and when it finally arrived after as we finished our dessert it was not a great coffee (i.e., the kind that would have enhanced our meal), but the biscuit that accompanied it was perfect. The male waiter was professional, but monosyllabic and curt. Rather than making the dinner more pleasurable, we wanted as little contact with him as possible. To summarise, it was a really nice dinner experience, diminished by the less-than-friendly and welcoming attitude of the host and waiter. It also seemed pricey for what it was, but we expected that.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 28 March 2024
    Thank you for leaving us a review about your dining experience. I'm sorry to hear that you felt that your dining experience was diminished by our team members and the issues in regards to your seating arrangements. We have taken your feedback on board, and we will investigate and discuss it further with our team to ensure that it does not happen again. I have passed your compliments to our chefs. We appreciate your feedback, and I hope we can welcome you to the Parsonage Grill in the near future. Kind Regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  11. DavidJ

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 16 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a lovely evening. Food, service and ambience all lovely. Slight confusion over the bill but otherwise fine
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 20 March 2024
    Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I would like to apologise for the confusion in the bill again, but I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your evening. I hope we can welcome you again to our restaurant in the near future. Kind Regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  12. AEG1

    London

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 16 March 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    5-person lunch for a wedding anniversary. Lovely setting, friendly staff. Most of our food and service was very good, although we should have been encouraged to order sides with a rather plain plate of ribeye steak, chips and peppercorn sauce (nothing else on the plate) for £38. A very enjoyable lunch all round.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 20 March 2024
    Thank you for your review. I'm delighted to hear that you had wonderful wedding anniversary celebrations here at the Parsonage Grill. We have taken on board your feedback about encouraging our guests to order sides with their main course dishes. Looking forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Kind Regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  13. foodiefamily

    Philadelphia

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on 14 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    What a charming restaurant. The wait staff were so attentive and just very kind people. We loved everything about our meal!
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 18 March 2024
    Thank you for your feedback. I'm so glad to hear that you had a great time here at Parsonage Grill. I have passed your compliments to our team. I hope we can welcome you to our restaurant again in the near future. Kind Regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  14. claudial

    San Antonio

    50 reviews

    5.0

    50 reviews

    Dined on 12 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    High Tea at the Old Parsonage is just the best. The ambience and elegance of a traditional tea is an experience not to be missed. Thank you to the Old Parsonage for the attention to details that make dining there such a pleasure.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 13 March 2024
    Thank you for your wonderful review. I'm delighted to hear that you had a wonderful time here at the Parsonage Grill, and that you enjoyed your afternoon tea. I have passed your compliments to our team, who I'm sure will be happy to hear what a great time you had with us. Looking forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Kind Regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  15. GM1000

    Oxford

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 10 March 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    This could be an excellent restaurant but they don’t really want customer feedback and hence I’m not sure why I’m bothering to write this. If they want to improve the guest experience 1. They need to take all of their dining chairs build a bomb fire and burn them , then fire the person who choose them then buy proper sized chairs . 2. Ask their chefs not to destroy their excellent food by covering it in excessive salt . We had different meals but they all tasted the same Salty !
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 13 March 2024
    Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We always welcome and value our guest feedback. I'm sorry to hear that you found our dishes to be too salty. I have passed your feedback to our head chef. I hope we can welcome you to our restaurant in the near future. Kind Regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  16. Angrybird

    Oxford

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 March 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 5
    The services were very bad: 1) Strawberry jam and cream were forgotten to come with afternoon tea. 2) The servers disappeared and did not notice the call from the clients. 3) The door for disability has been opened for a long time and the servers did not know it at all.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 13 March 2024
    Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm disappointed to hear that on this occasion the service provided fell below our usual high standards. Our afternoon tea is always served with jam and clotted cream, and I'm sorry that on this occasion we forgot to deliver it together with the afternoon tea. We have discussed your feedback with our team, and I do hope that we can welcome you back to our restaurant in the near future. Kind Regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  17. Maxine

    London

    9 reviews

    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on 9 March 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    We enjoyed the afternoon tea though the fact that tables were still having lunch in the bar area meant that there was a strong smell of fish that permeated the area which was rather unfortunate. The staff were friendly and diligent. The food was great. The additional drinks were very expensive.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 13 March 2024
    Thank you for leaving us a review. I'm so delighted to hear that you had a great time here at the Parsonage Grill. Looking forward to welcome you again to our restaurant in the near future. Kind Regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  18. Cosmobill

    Oxford

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on 3 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A really lovely tea. Food that looked beautifully presented and tasted amazing.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 6 March 2024
    Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed the afternoon tea here at the Parsonage Grill. Looking forward to welcoming you again in the near future. Kind Regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  19. Jon040217

    London

    4 reviews

    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 2 March 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Really disappointing drop in quality of the Parsonage Afternoon Tea. The popular choice of savoury and sweet options is gone. Replaced by generous quantity of underwhelming sandwiches and a range of ‘vanilla’ sweets. The Tea was spared a 1 star rating by the scones. Quality has dropped but of course the price hasn’t. My advice: vote with your ‘sweet’ & just go for a cream tea.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 3 March 2024
    Thank you for your feedback on our afternoon tea. We recently changed our menu, and I'm disappointed to hear that you found our afternoon tea underwhelming. I have passed your feedback about our sweet selection and sandwiches to our chefs. and I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed the scones. I do hope that we can welcome you again in the near future. Kind Regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  20. Valueseeker

    London

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on 1 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    A wonderful meal in delightful surroundings with excellent service. Quite expensive but worth it as a treat.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 3 March 2024
    Thank you for your review. I'm so glad to hear that you had a wonderful time here at the Parsonage Grill, and that you found our service excellent. I have passed your compliments to our team. We hope we can welcome you to our restaurant again in the near future. Kind Regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  21. claudial

    San Antonio

    50 reviews

    5.0

    50 reviews

    Dined on 29 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 5
    Servers are very inattentive, which does not meet the high quality of everything else at the Old Parsonage. It is hard to get their attention and they do not look toward the table to see if you need or want something. One server was also shabbily dressed with his shirt gaping and his zipper open. People at the front desk are all so well groomed and attired, not to mention professional and attentive, making a very impressive initial impression when one enters the Old Parsonage. Whoever manages the Grill could improve a guest's experience a great deal by improving on these points.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 3 March 2024
    Thank you for your review. I'm glad to hear that our front of house reception team made a very good first impression. On this occasion the service provided fell below our usual high standards and my apologies for that. We have noted your feedback about the uniforms, and will be following this up. I hope we can welcome you again in the near future. Kind Regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  22. mannahatta

    New York City

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 25 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Lovely room, lovely starters....an overtaxed waiter (had to ask three times, two different people to get a bottle of sparkling water--took 1/2 hour), mediocre pasta entree. Would've been a fine meal if the prices hadn't suggested a much higher quality of both food & service.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 29 February 2024
    Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm sorry to hear that there were delays in the service when you visited. We will discuss this with our team so it doesn't happen in the future. I hope you give us another chance in the near future. Kind Regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  23. SallyA

    Oxford

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 24 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely place, very good staff, food was very nice, particularly the sandwiches. Only small thing that took it away from perfect was that the scones were hard rather than soft and fluffy.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 26 February 2024
    Thank you for your wonderful review. I have passed your compliments to our team who will be happy to hear that you had a great time. We have taken on board your feedback about the scones, and we will work together with our kitchen team to ensure that this does not happen again. Hope to see you soon here at the Parsonage Grill. Kind regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  24. SamB

    Oxford

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 24 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The Old Parsonage is a lovely location with great ambience. The service and staff were great as always. We were a little disappointed that the savoury afternoon tea was not available, even though it was advertised online and on the menus outside. The scones were a little crunchy but tasted good. The sandwich fillings were tasty, especially the chicken in tarragon mayo and cucumber. Good selection of mini desserts too.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 26 February 2024
    Thank you for your review. I'm so glad to know that you had a wonderful time here at the Parsonage Grill. We changed our menus recently, and my apologies that our website and outside board was not updated to the correct menus when you checked. I have passed your compliments to our front of house and kitchen team. I hope we can welcome you again to our restaurant in the near future. Kind regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  25. LesleyS

    Oxford

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    Let down by the terribly slow and lackadaisical service. Informal is one thing, but we (and our bottle of champagne) were apparently forgotten. Three-and-a-half hours for dinner is taking leisurely a bit too far. The food is good, but all a bit meat heavy (although I do realise this is called a Grill) - and overall, it doesn't quite seem like good enough value for money.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 26 February 2024
    Thank you for your review. I'm very disappointed by the service described as this falls below our usual high standards. We would never want to make any of our guests feel forgotten and I am very sorry that it felt this way on this occasion. I will be investigating this further with our team to ensure that it does not happen again. I would greatly appreciate you reaching our to me through undine.kudrovska@parsonagegrill.co.uk so we can try and make amends for this. I hope we can welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  26. JEANW

    East Sussex

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent welcoming staff and atmosphere- especially the fire!
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 23 February 2024
    Thank you for your review. I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time here at the Parsonage Grill. Our fireplace really does add to the atmosphere. We hope to welcome you again in the near future. Kind regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  27. OpenTable Diner

    Oxford

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Great experience as normal and catered well for our post transplant needs.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 23 February 2024
    Thank you for your great review. I'm delighted to know that you had a great experience and that we were able to meet your requirements. Hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  28. Belmont

    Surrey

    31 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on 20 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent meal and very relaxed surroundings with very good service
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 23 February 2024
    Thank you for your wonderful review. I have passed your compliments to our team. Looking forward to welcoming you to our restaurant. Kind regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  29. SuperKev

    London

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on 18 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Top quality High Tea at top end prices. Great atmosphere on a lazy Sunday for belated Valentines
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 23 February 2024
    Thank you for your review. We're very happy to know that you enjoyed your afternoon tea, and had a great time here at the Parsonage Grill for a belated Valentine's. We really look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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    Manchester

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We were staying at the old Parsonage hotel, so decided to dine at the grill, food and service were on point from start too finish. Service was excellent especially the ham hock, scallops, and the Rib eye. Highly recommend.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 23 February 2024
    Thank you so much for leaving such a wonderful review. I'm so glad to hear that you had a great time here at the Parsonage Grill and that you enjoyed your meal. I hope we can welcome you again in the near future. Kind regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  31. AnnaS

    Gloucestershire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We enjoyed our dinner in every respect - attentive service, good atmosphere, interesting decor, delicious meals.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 23 February 2024
    Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm delighted to know that you enjoyed your dinner. I have passed your compliments to our team. I hope we can welcome you to our restaurant in the near future. Kind regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  32. EmilE

    Oxford

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent service from lovely staff. We really appreciated the surprise plate of birthday desserts with a candle at the end of our breakfast. A really lovely touch. Great experience from start to finish.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 23 February 2024
    Thank you for your wonderful review. I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your breakfast, and surprise birthday desserts. I have passed your compliments to our team who I'm sure will be delighted to know that you enjoyed your birthday celebrations. We do look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  33. PhilipP

    London

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 16 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Staff seemed a bit busy at times. 2 of our table of 4 had the fish & chips and this meal was disappointing. Every other course was really good . Excellent venue and surroundings. If you’re aiming to be a 4/5 star venue possibly overhaul the furniture- my seat was badly stained.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 23 February 2024
    Thank you for your review. We can get quite busy, especially during on Fridays and weekends. I'm sorry to hear that you found our fish and chips disappointing, I have passed this feedback to our chefs, but I'm very glad to hear that you enjoyed rest of the meal. I hope we can welcome you to our restaurant in the near future. Kind regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  34. TerryT

    Oxford

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 16 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    The additional 12.5% service charge was naughty, on top of already overpriced food. The service was mediocre at best, with several items forgotten, minimal attention, and lengthy delays. For £38 per head plus 12.5% service charge, we received 5 very ordinary finger sandwiches. The 5 finger sandwiches amounted the equivalent of 1 normal full sized sandwich. The scones were served nice and warm, but no butter was provided without asking. The scones were fairly ordinary. The clotted cream and jam portions were very small. The small cakes were also pretty uneventful, bar a very nice small tart with chocolate filling, which was excellent. Also served was a small pot of flavoured crème and compote, which was excellent. The highlight was the tea quality. Silver needles was very refreshing, with none of the dry aftertaste of lesser teas. The ambience and atmosphere were good and the setting very comfortable. At £20 per head this would have been good. At £85.50 for 2 including service charge, this was very overpriced.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 23 February 2024
    Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm sorry to hear that on this occasion we fell behind our usual high service standards. We will definitely discuss this with our team to ensure it does not happen again. The afternoon tea is freshly prepared each morning by our chefs, and we use local, quality suppliers to ensure that we provide the best products. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed the cakes, tea and atmosphere. I hope we can welcome you again in the near future. Kind regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  35. EdwardL

    Warwickshire

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 February 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    The ambience was good. Service a little inattentive. Menu really disappointing, with mostly pub style dishes, and not very imaginative or exciting. Have been coming to this establishment for the past 15 years or so, and this is the worst menu I have seen. We'll not be coming back if the food remains at this standard.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 15 February 2024
    Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and thank you for coming to the Parsonage Grill for the last 15 years. I'm really disappointed to hear that on this occasion we fell shot of our usual, high quality and dependable level of service and that you found our new menu not very imaginative. We value your feedback, and I have passed this to rest of our team. I would greatly appreciate you reaching out to me through undine.kudrovska@parsonagegrill.co.uk so we can try and make amends for this. I hope we can welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  36. DamienD

    Orlando

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 February 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Over £100 for eight finger sandwiches four scones, some tiny cakes and two glasses of champagne. Really poor value.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 15 February 2024
    Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm sorry to hear that you thought our afternoon tea is poor value. We get all of our ingredients from quality, local suppliers to ensure we provide our guests with the best quality products. If you would like to discuss this further, please do not hesitate in emailing me directly on undine.kudrovska@parsonagegrill.co.uk We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  37. ClaireM

    Oxford

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Superb service last night! Thank you Sam. His recommendations were perfect. We enjoyed every bite.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 15 February 2024
    Thank you for this delightful review. We're so happy to hear that you had a superb service and enjoyed your meal. We have passed your compliments to Sam and rest of the team. We are looking forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  38. Geraldine

    Surrey

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 10 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
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    Parsonage GrillResponded on 15 February 2024
    Thank you for your review. We are so happy you had an excellent experience here at the Parsonage Grill. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  39. Ffinlo

    Oxford

    32 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on 10 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Service is attentive and generous and the staff make The Old Parsonage a lovely place to dine.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 15 February 2024
    Thank you for your wonderful review. We are beyond pleased to hear that you had a great meal with us here at the Parsonage Grill. We really look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  40. AnneB

    Oxford

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 8 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We would definately visit again, staff very attentive & friendly. Price a little high but food was good.
    Parsonage GrillResponded on 15 February 2024
    Thank you so much for this wonderful review. We are so pleased to hear that that you had a great experience here at the Parsonage Grill. We have passed your compliments to our team. We very much look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Undine Kudrovska | Restaurant Manager | Parsonage Grill | 01865 292305 | 1-3 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN

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  • Area
    Oxford
  • Hours of Operation
    Breakfast Daily 07:00–11:00 Lunch Daily 12:00–17:00 Afternoon Tea Mon–Sat 14:30–16:30 Sun 15:00–17:00 Dinner Daily 17:00–23:00
  • Price
    £26 to £40
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary British, Afternoon Tea, British
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking Details
    ‘Accessible’ parking may be reserved in advance by calling reception. Free 2 hour parking on nearby Bevington Road (pass the Parsonage on the left headed towards Summertown, next left turn off Banbury Road).
  • Public Transit
    Nearest bus stop opposite Keble Road
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    Alessandro Tufansico
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, High Tea, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    01865 292305
  • Catering
    Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea & Dinner; Vegan dishes are options included on our menu
  • Private party facilities
    Our Pike Room is available for parties of up 20 offering breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner. We also have a license for small intimate weddings.
  • Private party contact
    Reservations team : 86531021
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