The Cotswold Arms

Burford's favourite for Real Ale fans - The World Famous Cotswold Arms

Enjoy excellent food and drink at this great pub in Burford

Take a step into this beautiful 18th Century traditional English pub and enjoy some of the best food and drink to be found in Burford.
You'll find the Cotswold Arms an easy place to spot on the High Street with our stunning baskets and tubs display that regularly receive plaudits from our visitors.

Traditional homecooked pub food

Whether it's for lunchtime or a full evening meal you'll really enjoy the dishes we have on offer. You'll find no fast food here - only freshly prepared locally sourced produce that's cooked to your liking.


Burford's favourite for Real Ale fans
If you enjoy a pint of real ale then make sure you pop in. We strive to ensure the best quality ales are served, in fact you will find all our beers and wines are well chosen and looked after so you can enjoy your favourite tipple.
The Cotswold Arms is a popular location for ramblers and tourists. We're a friendly place and always try to make your time with us both relaxing and enjoyable. If you are with us in the evening then we have occassional live bands playing supporting some great local and regional talent.
Beautiful Sun-Trapped Patio Garden
Complete with stunning roses, waterfall, pond, colourful flowers and a newly installed outside bar with ice-creams.

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Coming up this week

Today 29/5


MAY MUSIC WEEK - James Morgan (9pm) Tonight accompanied by a Saxophone player!!17 year old James Morgan from Witney has been making his way in the Oxfordshire Music Scene in a big way. Its easy to see why he is so busy and why his audiences adore him with his natural charisma, sensational covers and energetic original performance. James definitely commands your attention

Tomorrow 30/5


MAY MUSIC WEEK - The Summits (9PM) (9pm)Rounding off MAY MUSIC WEEK with a bang is popular covers duo The Summits. Playing all the hits with all the energy, this should be a great night of entertainment

next Wednesday 3/6


Rory KirkpatrickRory is one half of the fantastic duo Shake. The other half being popular pub favorutie Josh Catling. Rory is a great talent who plays guitar and sings. Always a brilliant chilled out gig. Worth checking out

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Neil H on TripAdvisor

Great Village Pub

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Lovely pub, food excellent

PhilipKSmith on Trip Advisor

justifiably world famous

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You need to go here

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new1986 on TripAdvisor

Superb service, superb food. A must if you are in Burford.

purpleronnie81 on Trip Advisor

Busy restaurant but nothing too much trouble for the staff

Brian M on TripAdvisor

A must if in the area!

eldan2310 on TripAdvisor

The best steam I have eaten since arriving in the UK 4 weeks ago.

Ozchickinuk on TripAdvisor

Staff are very friendly and welcoming.

Madjacknam on TripAdvisor

even the cat seemed to purr a welcome!

Mark H on TripAdvisor

Thank you for the lovely warm welcome

Wilson168 on TripAdvisor

Not sure which beer we had such was the variety on offer - was either Artful Dodger or Village Idiot

Deltablade on TripAdvisor

We always eat here when visiting Burford

Michael H on TripAdvisor

Travelling that way with dogs? a must

L-PS030655 on Trip Advisor

The service was excellent. All good. Go there. Now.

OxfordDecapo on TripAdvisor

All through our stay the staff were both friendly and attentive

LadysmithJack on TripAdvisor

genuinely good pub grub.

Brian Puddephat on TripAdvisor

I'd recommend for any steak lover.

Sam D on TripAdvisor

Claims about best steaks could not be challenged.

Dick P on TripAdvisor

I would certainly go for a meal if you are near Burford

691Holdenby on TripAdvisor

Staff were really helpful and polite

Wayne310 on TripAdvisor

nothing was a problem to the young guy serving

Jinty478 on TripAdvisor

The service was good- with a smile.Food was done to perfection

Dandini on TripAdvisor

good food good service and an excellent atmosphere

wetdogish on TripAdvisor

it is one of the best places in Burford

nikkiboy180 on TripAdvisor

First time we have experienced this much consideration given to children.

Andrewgwood on TripAdvisor

was a proper English pub.

Oli09 on TripAdvisor

Good service and range of beers.

peterdent on TripAdvisor

The food was excellent, steaks from a local farm cooked to perfection.

mazH190764 on TripAdvisor

We got up and sang and danced and had a OUSTANDING time

teemurphy on TripAdvisor

Their food was absolutely gorgeous and the staff was kind and very attentive, which is a bit rare in pubs usually.

niks2402 on TripAdvisor

we had a great meal, wonderful food and good value!

Julia G on TripAdvisor

The deserts are MUST TRIES.

Natfrank on TripAdvisor

There's a nice log fire in the bar section and a general cosy feeling.

fruitylemon on TripAdvisor

Thankyou Kizzy and all of your staff for a wonderful New Years Eve.

Jean and Michael

it was fantastic pub grub, for a reasonable price served with the warmth and welcome we wanted

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The pub is easy to spot at the bottom of the High Street because of its beautiful collection of hanging baskets and tubs.

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Very friendly welcome and efficient and friendly service

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In our Witney team's top 5 places to eat in the area,

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lovely patio garden at rear of pub

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relaxed atmosphere and lovely staff

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'A typical Cotswold style inn, which offers both food and real ales. '

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