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The Old Post Office, Wallingford Town, Wallingford

Pub added by Nick Davies
12 St Martin's Street
Wallingford
OX10 0AD
Phone: 01491836068
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Quinno _ left this review about The Old Post Office

As the name implies, this is a conversion from an attractive old Post Office building. Sports a large modern interior which nonetheless has a number of characterful touches and alcoves. The front has a large modern bar area, with a restaurant to the rear. Décor is the ubiquitous stripped wood floor, large comfy chairs and sofas etc though the use of dark wood adds some charm. The place seemed overrun by mums and sprogs which isn’t my bag really, and the terrible piped music was even more off-putting. Three ales on – Doom Bar, Loddon Ferryman’s and Hobgoblin. The quality wasn’t that great and one had to go back. There’s a lot of potential here but my visit wouldn’t prompt me to return without a hefty recommendation further down the line.

On 17th July 2011 - rating: 5
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Nick Davies left this review about The Old Post Office

Since the Post Office decided to stop running post offices a number of attempts have been made at making a go of this 30s building. The original plan seems to have been for a Slug and Lettuce, but the locals weren't keen so its been a series of vaguely Italian/Spanish restaurants with a bit of a bar at the front.

It still is. The bar at the front is really a waiting area for those eating or a place for a quick break from the shops. There is usually a nice pint of something fairly local, though the staff never seem all that clued up. We once asked for a glass of manzanilla expecting it to be stock item given the (then) Spanish theme. Having explained what it was we found they had no dry sherry at all. Though they very possibly didn't know what dry sherry is.

The food is OK though, apparently.

On 22nd January 2010 - rating: 6
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Pub Details

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 24 August 2013 by Nick Davies
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 24 August 2013 by Nick Davies
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 24 August 2013 by Nick Davies
  • Beer Garden : Yes - Terrace - last updated 24 August 2013 by Nick Davies
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 24 August 2013 by Nick Davies
  • Car Park : No last updated 24 August 2013 by Nick Davies
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 27 December 2015 by Nick Davies
  • Darts : No last updated 24 August 2013 by Nick Davies
  • Function Room : No last updated 27 December 2015 by Nick Davies
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
  • Jukebox : No last updated 24 August 2013 by Nick Davies
  • Karaoke : No last updated 24 August 2013 by Nick Davies
  • Live Music : No last updated 24 August 2013 by Nick Davies
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 24 August 2013 by Nick Davies
  • Micropub : No last updated 27 December 2015 by Nick Davies
  • Pinball : No last updated 24 August 2013 by Nick Davies
  • Pool Table : No last updated 24 August 2013 by Nick Davies
  • Quiz Night : No last updated 24 August 2013 by Nick Davies
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
  • Real Cider : No last updated 24 August 2013 by Nick Davies
Opening Hours
Sunday9am - 11pm
Monday8am - 11pm
Tuesday8am - 11pm
Wednesday8am - 11pm
Thursday8am - 11pm
Friday8am - 1am
Saturday8am - 1am
Hours according to Facebook page, please check before making a special visit
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