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Plaice for Piffle

Advantages: Food adequate enough to fill a gap
Disadvantages: Full of students

40 Holywell Street, Oxford, Oxon OX1 3SP - - - By name alone, it is just like any other monarchy titled public house; at first sight it appears ordinary. Thinking it is an ordinary is due to whether you are in fact 'ordinary' - nothing wrong wit ...

1st2thebar 20.12.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Kings Arms, Oxford

Go Drinking with the King

Advantages: Traditional and Historic
Disadvantages: Can be very busy in the evening

This King's Arms is the one at 40 Holywell Street and if you've not been before you are in for a treat. This pub has been here since 1607 and the king's arms in question are those of James I. The King's Arms is easy to find. It's on the corner of Holyw ...

tyger 05.06.2001 · Read full review
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King of the Pubs

Advantages: Caters for all the family all year round
Disadvantages: None

The Kings Arms at Sandford has to be one of the best family pubs in Oxford, if not THE best. Situated at the side of Sandford Lock on the Thames, it can be accessed via footpath from along the river or by car. It is a very picturesque pub, and frequ ...

carolinesite 25.02.2001 · Read full review
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The King Should Open His Eyes

Advantages: centrally located, old-style pub atmosphere, good prices
Disadvantages: mediocre food, dirty washrooms

I went to the King's Arms on the recommendation of a couple of reviews on this site. Two people gave it 5 stars. I really can't see why. LOCATION On Holywell St., in downtown Oxford, the King's Arms is nicely situated. It is easy to find amid the b ...

robinwhybrow 06.12.2005 · Read full review
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The KA

Advantages: Good beer
Disadvantages: Solid but unspectacular

The Kings Arms, or KA to aficionados, is one of the more well-established pubs in Oxford. It is frequented by students and fellows alike, though the absence of locals at busy times tells its own story - more on that later. The KA is a pub in the mould of ...

lleppaj 06.08.2006 · Read full review
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