Christmas tastes better at Beefeater and it's time to start thinking about your festive celebrations. Our chefs have been really busy crafting this year's festive menus. From turkey with all the trimmings (or a vegan option) to desserts featuring the best-loved confectionery, there will be something for everyone at Beefeater this Christmas. Book now and join us for your Christmas celebrations this year.
Sustainably sourced using the freshest ingredients, we’re proud of each and every dish on our Beefeater menu. Paired with inviting, warm décor and unbeatable service, a trip to The Applecart Beefeater is always an outing to remember – whatever the occasion. From pub classics to an array of juicy cuts of steak cooked just how you like, we can’t wait to invite you to your table!
Our staff members are at the core of our successful teamwork and the reason why we’re recognised as one of the best steak restaurants in Oxfordshire. From our chefs to our front of house team, our experienced staff will always go above and beyond to ensure you enjoy a culinary masterclass. Expertly prepared and presented with passion, every time.
The Applecart in Didcot is conveniently located south of Abingdon and Oxford, just off the A34.
Our inviting restaurant offers space and comfort in an open setting. Enjoy hassle-free accessibility with on-site parking and the choice to dine inside or outside – ideal for those warmer summer months. Whether you’re on short breaks in Oxford or local to the general area, expect first-rate service with a smile for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
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Less than a 10-minute drive from us, Abingdon is a country gem, filled with interesting history, breath-taking landscapes and winding rivers. Travel just over 20 minutes by car and you’ll discover the popular walking trails of the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to the east. Head west for a similar distance and you’ll stumble across the iconic Cotswolds and its charming chocolate-box villages. And if you’re lucky enough to be in Abingdon during a major royal occasion, check out the curious tradition of Bun Throwing from the town’s rooftops!
History buffs will love the Abingdon County Hall Museum and the old Abingdon Abbey, said to have been founded in 675 A.D. Plus, the town’s riverside parks and walks along the River Thames are a great way to top off a meal out at The Applecart Beefeater.
Oxford, the city of dreaming spires, is about a 15-minute drive by car from our restaurant. Brimming with inspiring architecture, world-famous colleges and some of the best museums in the UK, the vibrant cosmopolitan streets of this historic city are truly worth a visit.
Our steaks are always popular! Our 10oz ribeye steaks are one of our tastiest cuts and, like all our steaks, they’re aged for a minimum of 30 days, grilled to perfection, packed with flavour and served with chunky triple-cooked chips, crispy flat mushrooms, juicy grilled tomatoes and peppercorn sauce.
You can’t beat our Sunday lunches here at The Applecart Beefeater. With our Sunday roasts you can choose from our specialty roast sirloin of beef, rump of lamb, half-roast chicken or butternut squash and ale pie, served with all the trimmings and our signature red wine gravy. You also get unlimited roast potatoes and other delicious extras.
It’s got to be our Premier Inn Breakfast, which we serve at The Applecart Beefeater – featuring a diverse selection of options that truly showcases the best of an English breakfast. That’s bacon, eggs cooked just how you like them, hash browns, black pudding, tea and coffee, toast and more.
We’re totally family friendly and we can make your next meal out hassle-free. Our kids’ menu is full of dishes your children will love and our team are great with kids. Best of all, up to two kids can eat breakfast for free when an adult orders a Premier Inn Breakfast!
From mid-week meals to special occasions, we welcome all kinds of group bookings at The Applecart Beefeater. You can book tables for up to 16 people online through our website, or call us on 01235 835168 to find out more about Beefeater group bookings in Abingdon. If you’re booking for a group larger than 16, just give us a call or select ‘other’ as the number of guests you want to book for on our booking page to let us know.
If we have space, we’ll always try and find a table for you. But we recommend booking ahead, especially at the weekend when we’re at our busiest.
Yes, we have a pub garden and outdoor dining, ideal for al fresco meals or simply a cool, refreshing drink in the sunshine!
Explore our Beefeater allergy and dietary information to find out everything about our menus before your visit.
If you’ve ever wondered what makes our food so delicious and where it comes from, go behind-the-scenes to learn all about our chefs and carefully selected producers. We’re passionate about our food at Beefeater, which is why we ensure only the best ingredients and care go into each and every recipe.
Most of our Beefeater restaurants are accessible. As layouts and facilities can vary between restaurants, please contact our site directly if you have any specific questions about visiting this location – we’ll be happy to help.
Yes, we offer convenient parking facilities for our customers at The Applecart Beefeater. Subject to location, pricing and parking durations may vary – so please check with us before arrival.
Wi-Fi is easy to access at most of our Beefeater restaurants. Connection speeds can vary, dependent on your chosen location.