By The Fire
Calthorpe Manor Gatehouse, Calthorpe Street, Banbury, OX16 5EX
Located on Calthorpe Street in the heart of Banbury, By The Fire is a cosy, traditional tearoom and restaurant with a beautiful outside seating area and a loyal following of returning locals. Pop in for breakfast or afternoon tea and you’re sure to be delighted by the treats on offer. By The Fire’s latest addition is a popular tapas night every Thursday and Friday evening from 4pm. You’ll receive a complimentary shot of sherry on arrival, along with smoked-paprika almonds to nibble as you peruse the menu. Guests might choose from delicious tapas dishes such as patatas bravas, chorizo in red wine, tuna steak with salsa, and Camembert with garlic and rosemary for only £12. Add a glass of Prosecco for £3.50 or a bottle for £12 and you’re in for a truly memorable evening.