The Cowpers Oak

High Street, Weston Underwood, Olney, United Kingdom, MK46 5JS
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Opening Information

Bar open:
Mon-Fri 12pm-3pm & 5.30pm-11pm
Sat 12pm-12am & Sun 12pm-9pm

Kitchen open:
Mon-Sat 12pm-2.30pm & 6pm-9pm
Sun 12pm-4.30pm

Facilities
  • Easy Access
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Free WiFi
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Children's Menu available
  • Buffets, Business Meetings, Functions catered for

About The Cowpers Oak

We’re a village pub. Not a bar, not a restaurant, not even a gastropub, whatever that is. Just a great village pub – a cosy place where you’ll find roaring log fires, creeping purple wisteria around the lattice windows, muddy boots at the door, and local pub food cooked from scratch by the very brilliant Daniel.

We use the freshest fruit, vegetables (apart from our British frozen peas) and herbs we can get our hands on. Our head chef, Daniel Gibbons, swears by fresh, local produce and makes a mean Scotch egg with eggs produced from our own hens.

Cuisine: British, Locally Sourced, Sunday Lunch
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 30 November 2019

Good choice of freshly cooked food, very tasty and decent value for money. Warm, friendly "proper" pub atmosphere, which is so rarely found these days. And that's why we keep returning! Very nice staff, too.

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Visited On Saturday, 30 November 2019

Always have a good meal and good service here

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Visited On Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Lunch time visit, made very welcome, nice warm fire, venue ideal to meet up with friends for a chat & lunch. Being a Tuesday lunch the pub was quiet so a little difficult to comment regarding atmosphere. This suited us as we hadn't had a meet up for over 6months so were able to chat before and after our excellent lunch. Three of us had white bait starters all commented on the large helpings and nicely presented. Then the same three all had the fish, chips, and mushy peas. Again an excellent choice, good size cod and cooked to perfection. The fourth my wife had a main course white bait, which I was informed was excellent also, but a very large plateful which she struggled to finish. Both the males had two real ales which was tasty and well kept. The ladies had wine for one and water for the other one. Staff were very pleasant and not in anyway pushy. Our bill for both food, and drinks was £89.48 which is about normal & reasonable value for money. This is our 3rd visit to The Cowpers Oak, and there will certainly be a fourth.

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Visited On Sunday, 24 November 2019

The fish and chips were good, unfortunately the vegetarian option my wife selected was terrible. We have recently stopped eating meat and it was not great to see that vegetarian and vegan options would appear to be very much an after thought. In times of growing plant based requirements we feel the offering should include more of a variety of non meat options.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

Amazing food, lovely pub and great service

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Visited On Sunday, 10 November 2019

As always, great food in a great local pub with great service!

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Visited On Monday, 04 November 2019

Missed the venison burger. Quiz always good fun

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Visited On Monday, 14 October 2019

Mitch is always helpful and obliging to me and always has a sunny disposition

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Visited On Sunday, 13 October 2019

This was our first visit here and will not be the last, we had a fantastic meal

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Visited On Sunday, 29 September 2019

Awesome food and you can’t beat unlimited Yorkshire Puds and roast potatoes - yummy!

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Visited On Sunday, 29 September 2019

We had a great experience at the Cowpers Oak, the only thing I would say is that the Sunday lunch says unlimited roast potatoes and Yorkshire puddings but we weren't offered any more which was abit disappointing.

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Visited On Friday, 27 September 2019

Service slightly slow, otherwise perfect

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Visited On Sunday, 22 September 2019

Brilliant food and service. Will be back again.

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Visited On Saturday, 07 September 2019

The soda in my lime and soda was rather flat.

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Visited On Saturday, 31 August 2019

An excellent venue in a fabulous village. Everything about our evening was brilliant. The wine list and selection of drinks at the bar were superb. The food was just right, not too much and not too little.

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Visited On Saturday, 31 August 2019

Staff very nice and welcoming. Nice food. We will def come back

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Visited On Saturday, 10 August 2019

The service was slow. We ordered drinks they took a while to come but it wasn't much of an issue but then the girl only bought one drink out and said the other one was being poured. This I think was forgotten about so my boyfriend had to go to the bar to ask again, the pub wasn't busy. The food was nice though.

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Visited On Saturday, 10 August 2019

Our first visit for a meal and all thoroughly enjoyable.

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Visited On Friday, 09 August 2019

Fantastic cooking. Pan seared prawns were cooked to perfection and both the mozzarella, olive and sun kissed tomato burger and the walnut and Gorgonzola gnocchi were sublime. Thank you

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Visited On Thursday, 08 August 2019

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Visited On Sunday, 04 August 2019

Happiness for me is sitting on the porch of this pub on a warm summer's evening sipping a cold drink with my friends

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Visited On Sunday, 21 July 2019

Marvellous Sunday roast, as always :-)

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Thank you for an absolutely delicious meal on Saturday night - the food was gorgeous and we were looked after beautifully by all the staff! 😊

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Visited On Sunday, 07 July 2019

Great lunch, lovely to be able to sit in the garden.

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Visited On Friday, 05 July 2019

Lovely food. Great to be able to sit in the garden with the dog and have a nice family meal

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