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Beer Delivery Service available:
If you live within a 10 mile radius of The Apothecary Tap, we are now delivering to you.
Place your order on Thursday morning for a Friday PM delivery.
If you are in Banbury, delivery will now be on a Wednesday only, orders placed on Tuesday.
Saturday remains a click and collect, orders placed on Friday.
Further details are on the website.

NEW SERVICE: 2pm -4pm on Saturday will be a drop-by service. You will not be able to enter the store but you can place your order at the door and we will pick and pack it for you. If we are busy, or it is a large order, you may be asked to return in a few minutes to avoid queuing. We would ask that while waiting, you observe the social distancing guidelines and are respectful of others.

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Apothecary Tap

(formerly Old Town Ale & Cider House)

4a Church Lane
OX16 5LR

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Opening Times

Wednesday2.00 pm - 9.30 pm
ThursdayMidday - 9.30 pm
Friday10.00 am - 10.30 pm
Saturday10.00 am - 10.30 pm
SundayMidday - 9.30 pm



About the Pub

In the heart of the Old Town, this craft beer bar and bottle shop has six craft keg lines.

Regular cask ales

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Apothecary Tap, Banbury


  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • Parking Parking

    Market Square and North Bar carparks 3 minutes walk.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Dog treats and water bowl.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Children allowed until 7pm.

  • Events Events
  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Dominoes. cribbage.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Apothecary Tap

4a Church Lane
OX16 5LR

Sat Nav Reference

52.0616, -1.33722


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

Nearby Bus Routes (100m)

Nearby Station (650m)



Church Lane is a narrow pedestrian street between High Street and Parsons Street.

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