The Mole Inn

The Mole Inn, Toot Baldon, Oxford, United Kingdom, OX44 9NG
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Opening Information

Open from 11am
Food served:
Monday to Thursday
Lunch 12noon - 14:15
Dinner 18.30 - 20:45

Friday & Saturday
Lunch 12noon - 14:15
Dinner 18:30 - 21:15

Sunday
Lunch 12noon - 15:15
Dinner 18:00 - 20:00

Christmas Day & Boxing Day Closed

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About The Mole Inn

The Mole Inn is a family run beautiful country Pub & Restaurant set in the stunning Oxfordshire countryside just 5 miles from the historic and cultural city of Oxford. The Mole Inn's team of dedicated staff, offer a mix of fine food, great wines, real ales and relaxed service. Dine within our beautiful & cosy restaurant or, weather permitting, in our truly stunning gardens.

A warm and friendly welcome awaits all who visit us. We offer a full a la carte menu, lighter lunch options and daily specials on the blackboard. Got a special request? - Just call us for a chat.

Please note that it is our policy to make regular changes to the menus, which can sometimes be at very short notice and that bookings for 10 people or above will require either a pre-order, reduced menu, set menu or a combination depending on numbers. This is to ensure that we can deliver the best possible level of service and quality to our guests.

To avoid disappointment, please call or email the pub for bookings of over 7 people and do not add additional guests in the notes section as they may not be picked up and there may be no availability.

Cuisine: Gastro Pub
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Thursday, 23 January 2020

Lovely atmosphere

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Visited On Thursday, 23 January 2020

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal!

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Visited On Thursday, 23 January 2020

Very friendly and welcoming even with us having wheelchair . Food and service good - atmosphere buzzy - has a good time - thank you

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Visited On Tuesday, 21 January 2020

We had great evening and enjoyed very friendly service.

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Visited On Monday, 20 January 2020

As usual my friends and I had a lovely meal. The service was good, staff always friendly and helpful. We keep coming back!

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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

We went to the Mole Inn forSunday lunch. We have been several times before and as usual we had a delicious meal in lovely surroundings. The food was wonderful, the ambiance delightful and the service excellent. I cannot recommend the Mole highly enough.

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Visited On Sunday, 19 January 2020

We've eaten here many times before although perhaps not for 12 months. It is a beautiful place. I have never been dissapointed with the food before but this visit I wasn't completely happy. The beef was not hand carved which I don't particularly like, very thin and not pink enough for myself and overall the portion size was quite small. Had our kids eaten their share of the vegetables I don't think there would have been enough for all four of us. That said everything was still very yummy.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

Lovely atmosphere for lunch with family. This is the second time we have been for a lunch and I would recommend this restaurant.

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Visited On Thursday, 16 January 2020

Avery pleasant lunch thoroughly enjoyed by my wife and myself.

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Visited On Saturday, 11 January 2020

Expensive but food lovely-service very friendly and helpful. We were not rushed out and you helped with the cake for my father’s birthday-thank you

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Visited On Sunday, 12 January 2020

The Sunday roast we had was very nice would have liked a bit more veg staff were very polite would go again

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Visited On Thursday, 09 January 2020

Food was great, if a little expensive for what it was. Great atmosphere and spot on service received!

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Visited On Sunday, 05 January 2020

Always one of my favourite plaçes around Oxford!

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Visited On Sunday, 05 January 2020

Starters and desserts were good. Main course meats were tough and, by the time were were eating them, almost cold as were the vegetables. We are quite a big family party and have met up at The Mole for lunch bi-annually over the past 5/6 years. Sadly, in view of the above, we are now reconsidering whether to break with that and go somewhere else.

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Visited On Saturday, 04 January 2020

It was our first time to eat at The Mole Inn, and it was very nice. The building, furnishings, ambience were all convivial to a good evening. The menu was thoughtfully compiled with many very tempting dishes. The food was excellently. Cooked and presented. Service was a little slower than expected, but the restaurant was full, and I’d rather wait a few extra minutes and have freshly cooked food, than have food come out in 10 minutes knowing that it was been prepared a while ago. We’d definitely eat here again, and in the area there is very little that can compete with it.

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Visited On Saturday, 04 January 2020

Fantastic!

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Visited On Friday, 03 January 2020

Fabulous as always

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Visited On Wednesday, 01 January 2020

Very friendly and accommodating. Excellent food but expensive for a lunch menu.

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Visited On Wednesday, 01 January 2020

This was our first time at the Mole Inn and we enjoyed it greatly. Food was excellent and service was attentive and friendly - especially considering how busy the pub was on New Year's Day.

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Visited On Wednesday, 01 January 2020

Excellent lunch on New Year’s Day. Terrific atmosphere and very friendly staff.

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

Fabulous food excellent service

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Visited On Sunday, 29 December 2019

Some of our party arrived early and some were delayed. The staff were friendly and accommodating and we were all made to feel welcome while we waited. Food was served later than expected but we were happy with the standard of service apart from delays in taking drinks orders and serving desserts. An apology followed the latter and we appreciated that it was a busy day. The quality of food was generally very good. I personally thought the apple tarte tatin was overly sweetened with too much apricot jam as that overpowered the flavour. I won’t order that again. The quantity of all portions was generous and we all enjoyed the occasion. I like having the service charge included on the bill as one doesn’t have to think of that as an extra. Thank you for providing a lovely venue for our family get together. We’ve been before and we expect to return.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 December 2019

Our table wasn’t ready when we arrived; you had sold out of Guinness and roast beef. Ordered the sharing platter beef but had to ask for horseradish and more gravy. Also roast potatoes very hard. It was ok, but not impressive

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Visited On Saturday, 28 December 2019

I felt our waitress did not have a good grasp of was on the menu

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Visited On Friday, 27 December 2019

Me and my girlfriend had a really enjoyable evening at the Mole. The food was excellent and the service and ambiance were spot on. 10/10. We will definitely book again if we are in Oxfordshire. Thanks,

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