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Eagle & Child

49 St Giles
Oxford
OX1 3LU

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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 - 11.30 pm
Friday11.00 am - 12.30 am
Saturday10.00 am - 12.30 am
Sunday10.00 am - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

11 - 10
10 - 10 Sat & Sun

Owner

Nicholson's (Mitchells & Butlers)

About the Pub

Owned by St John’s College; proposed lease to Youngs seems to have fallen through. Often full of tourists who come here to sit where Tolkien drank - a writers group, The Inklings, which included Tolkien and C.S.Lewis amongst others met here for lunch in the 1950s until the lounge they used (the Rabbit Room) was 'improved' out of existence and they decamped across the road. There are two small front snugs, which could be as they would have been in 1684 when a beerhouse is first recorded, then a small bar which leads to a narrow room and a conservatory. Plans to extend the ground floor and create letting bedrooms above in this Grade ll listed building have not found favour with the authorities.

Historic Interest

Listed Grade ll. Forms group with 31 to 46 and 49 to 56.

Regular Beers

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Sharp's Doom Bar
  • St Austell Nicholson's Ale

Changing Beers

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Brakspear Oxford Gold
  • Hook Norton Hooky
  • From Nicholson's.

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Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited
  • Quiet Quiet Pub

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • WiFi Wifi

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Eagle & Child

49 St Giles
Oxford
OX1 3LU

Sat Nav Reference

51.7569, -1.2603

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (300)

Nearby Station (900m)

Oxford

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