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The Bear & Ragged Staff

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The Bear and Ragged Staff in Cumnor is only 5 miles from Oxford. The heart of the pub with Ancient chimneys, flagstone floors and mullioned windows with cut lintels make the bar one of the best places to be. The restaurant, center and South-confronting porch give spaces to every mood, winding stairs lead to comfortable rooms with old oak entryways and beamed roofs.

What makes a stay at The Bear & Ragged Staff unique?

The Bear & Ragged Staff is a lively, classic English Inn, where you are welcome to sit and watch the world go by or read the paper while village life goes on around you. Rooms offer comfy king size beds with tea/coffee making facilities, high spec TV's and are quirky and delightful. You can guarantee a warm welcome. 

What style cuisine is on offer at The Bear & Ragged Staff?

A menu of freshly prepared seasonal food, achieved the 1 Rosette accolade following a recent anonymous visit by an AA Hotel & Restaurant Inspector. Demonstrating great cooking, serving food prepared with care, understanding and skill alongside good quality ingredients,showing standout food in the local area.They take huge pride in serving the best ingredients, from ethical producers,freshly prepared by the chefs.

What is the signature dish at The Bear & Ragged Staff?

They always serve the good stuff. It's one of their most dearly-held values.Only serving what they would want to eat and drink themselves. Sourcing out the very best food and drink suppliers –ones far more used to supplying Michelin-starred restaurants(and HM The Queen)Aubrey Allen 28 day dry aged British Steak served with Red Wine, Shallot & Bone Marrow Sauce, Watercress.

What are the rooms and facilities on offer at The Bear & Ragged Staff?

There are nine bedrooms – four in the converted Old Cottages (including one Twin) and five Ancient above the pub (including A Family Suite sleeping four, two Connecting Kings and two further Doubles). Due to the great age and Grade II* listing of the building for its historic significance, the rooms over the pub are quirky and delightful.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Cumnor area?

Cumnor is a village and civil parish 3.5 miles (5.6 km) west of the centre of Oxford. Offering peace and tranquility but within easy reach of many tourist attractions such as the Botanical gardens, Oxford Tours, distilleries and brewery visits, Bicester shopping village. With local team working at the pub they are on hand to offer ideas to try

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Free WiFi

Facilities & information


Child friendly

Dog/Pet friendly


Free broadband access (wifi)

Bathroom & Laundry


Extra info

Closed Times: Christmas Day

Nearest Airport: London Heathrow

Nearest Train Station: Oxford

Vendor Accreditation: AA Culinary Rossette

Amex: Yes

Delta: Yes

Mastercard: Yes

MaestroSwitch: Yes

Visa: Yes

Number of rooms: 9

Single room price from: £100.00

Single room price to: £160.00

Double twin room price from: £110.00

Double twin room price to: £180.00

Arrival information and directions

Address: 28 Appleton Road, Cumnor, Oxfordshire, CumnorOX2 9QH, United Kingdom

Leave the A420 at the exit towards Abingdon/Cumnor/Wootton, then turn right onto Cumnor Hill. Turn right at the T junction onto the B4017, follow this through the village, and then take the first exit at the mini roundabout, just past the village shop. The pub will be on the right, just after the garage.

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