The Gate Hangs High


Whichford Road, Hook Norton,, Banbury, OX15 5DF

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About the hotel

Situated in Hook Norton near Banbury and Chipping Norton, we have four spacious letting rooms which are ideal for couples after a quiet getaway, touring the brewery, walkers and cyclist. Tourists to the area are most welcome. With superb panoramic views of the surrounding Oxfordshire countryside and the many wonderful walks that can be enjoyed, the Gate Hangs High is the perfect spot to just Stop, Look, Listen & Indulge! At The Gate Hangs High, we take great care in providing the most memorable experience whatever the occasion, which is why when you have tried us once you will want to return again and again.

The overall feel is rather homely, it is a popular spot for couples and families to enjoy both privacy or get involved with the locals. With tastefully restrained polished brasses hanging around the walls complementing the simply decorated plaster work and the beamed ceilings, lit by candles, pretty wall lights and the roaring log fire in the feature inglenook fire place, the bar is just how you would imagine, idyllic. Outside a wonderful spacious garden which in summer is the perfect place to be, forget all your troubles and just sit, relax, and enjoy.

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Showing Saturday 28 November 2015 to Sunday 29 November 2015

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Car parking available onsite
Restaurant , Bar
Wi-Fi Available In Public Areas

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From 14:00 hours
Until 11:00 hours
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Pets are not allowed

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Very Good

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92% would recommend it to a friend


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  • Dean Elliott

  • November 2015

The Gate Hangs High-Review

Terrific staff.

Made us feel very welcome from the outset. The room was very comfortable and both food and pub atmosphere was first class. Excellent value for money.

  • Kevin C

  • October 2015

1st stay and not the last.

I had a short notice appointment near Banbury and found this place via late rooms.

The cost of the room was not high, which does make you wonder what type of place it was going to be. However I found the room clean, and warm after a long drive there. I had my evening meal in the restaurant and was impressed with the linguini. The breakfast was good however the only downside was it started at 8.30. Maybe I could have asked for it to be earlier but didn't as my appointment was not till 9 so thought I had plenty of time.

The only downside of my stay was the mattress was a little old, or well used and had a ridge down the middle where people don't normally sleep. But if you stayed to one side it was OK. The room was fitted out for a disabled person which was OK, apart from in the bathroom. The room is a wet room and the drain for the sink flows across the floor to use the shower drain. Albeit only a short journey from exit to drain hole. Not the best really to stand in your used mouth wash as you shower.

However I would use the pub again I would just ask for a different room.

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