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Open as usual. May close early if quiet. Table service - more tables outside. Booking advised but not essential. Be aware that a 'discretionary' service charge of 12.5% is added to your drinks bill to bring it into line with the restaurant upstairs.

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Plough at 38

(formerly Austin Reed)

38 Cornmarket Street

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - 11.30 pm
Saturday11.00 am - 11.30 pm
Sunday11.00 am - 8.00 pm

Meal Times

12 - 2.45, 5.30 - 9.30 Mon - Sat
12 - 4 Sun

About the Pub

Two tenements were rebuilt as an inn and registered as the Plough Inn in 1656. It closed in 1924 and was changed to a shop but some of the upper stories are still original. It was leased to Austin Reed, a gentleman's outfitters, who were here until 2016 when the firm went into administration. Now reopened as a pub again. 'Green' XT beer is delivered and conditioned in 1,000 litre copper tanks behind the bar before being served under pressure but also has three beers from casks and three local beers from kegs.

Historic Interest

C17 with ground floor modernised. Has stone fireplace on first floor. Forms group with 40 and 42.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • XT Animal
  • XT Four

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Changing beers typically include:

  • XT --varies--

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Plough at 38, Oxford


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Not Sunday.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area


  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • WiFi Wifi

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Plough at 38

38 Cornmarket Street

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51.753509, -1.258774


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