Welcome to The Castle at Edgehill…

Welcome to the Castle at Edgehill restaurant and country pub located near Banbury, Leamington Spa and Stratford-upon-Avon.

At The Castle at Edgehill restaurant and country pub in Banbury, you will enjoy exceptional dining and service in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere making us the best food pub in Banbury. Perched upon the summit of Edgehill, The Castle enjoys some of the best views across the Warwickshire countryside, and is also within easy drive of both Leamington Spa and Stratford-upon-Avon. With the battlefields of the famous Battle of Edgehill descending below, it is one of the finest locations and views in Warwickshire all year round. Try our Sunday Roast, sample dishes from our seasonal changing menus ‘Eat The Seasons’ menu or simply savour a hand-pulled Hook Norton Brewery cask ale whilst enjoying some of the best views in the county. The Castle at Edgehill is also proud to have a full wedding venue license and we are taking bookings.

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Food & Drink

We believe that some of the finest ingredients in the UK can be sourced from Warwickshire and Oxfordshire and that’s why we only source local ingredients to make our award winning menu. Our expert chefs all local to Banbury, Stratford-upon-Avon or Leamington Spa are regularly changing our menus to reflect the local food that is in season and the latest culinary trends so that you can enjoy both comfort food and fine dining in a beautiful and classic country pub in Banbury. We also offer gift vouchers, and you can get yours here!

If you are planning a special occasion or wedding then The Castle at Edgehill is one of the most beautiful wedding venues in Banbury and can cater for you and your guests and produce a wide range of excellent dishes to ensure whatever your event, it will be unique to you and unforgettable.

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Opening Times


DayOpening Times
Monday to Friday12:00 to 14:30, 18:00 - 20:30
Saturday12:00 to 20:30
Sunday12:00 to 16:00


DayOpening Times
Monday to Saturday11:00 to Close
Sunday11:00 to 18:00

Afternoon Tea: Monday to Friday – 15:00 to 17:00 (24hrs booking notice required)


You will be hard pushed to find a more relaxing atmosphere in Banbury, Stratford-upon-Avon or Leamington Spa to hang your hat and unwind. There is something for everyone at The Castle at Edgehill, you can grab a paper and relax at the bar where you will be met by our friendly staff who will be happy to tell you about the history of our beautiful country pub in Banbury. Or if you are visiting with friends and family, then why not take your drink and warm your feet by one of our two open fires.

In the summer we have a beautiful Victorian landscaped garden with a variety of covered outside seating areas so you can take in the breath-taking views over the historic battle of Edgehill. Our restaurant boasts an impressive dining area that sits alongside a large open balcony that rivals any other country pub in Banbury.

Awarded 4 stars from the AA,The Castle at Edgehill restaurant and country pub in Banbury offers four en-suite letting rooms. Our Rupert and King’s rooms are situated in the main tower with an en-suite shower room and stunning views of the Warwickshire countryside below.

Cromwell Superior Suite

Family Style Suite

Occupancy: upto 4 Persons

Please note there are steps to gain access to this floor.

Large Double Room, Walk in Shower, Connecting Lounge with Double Sofa Bed, Games and 52 inch Flat Screen TV

Additional Campbeds / Cot £20


Double bedroom
Occupancy: 2 person

Located on the first floor in the tower with en-suite bathroom (shower only).

Prince Rupert

Large Double Bedroom
Four Poster
Occupancy: 2 person

Located on the 2nd floor in the tower with en-suite bathroom (shower only).
Please note there is a narrow staircase to gain access to this room.

2 additional small camp beds available at £20 per bed – please note the access around the room will be restricted.

Sir Jacob Astley

Family Style Bedroom
Occupancy: 3 person

Please note there is a small set of steps to gain access to this room.

This room has one double bed and a single bed with en-suite bathroom (shower only).

£20 per night per dog surplus charge – max 2 dogs.

Sir Edmund Verney

1 Small Double Bedroom
Occupancy: 2 person

Despite being one of our smaller rooms, this room has lots of character with original stone features and wet room facilities.

£20 per night per dog surplus charge – max 2 dogs.

Our Family