Toby Carvery has confirmed whether or not it will open a branch in Oxford, after people living in the city cried out for an opening.

On Saturday afternoon, we asked our readers: “What restaurants would you love to come to Oxford?”

Of the 250 comments our readers left on the post, a huge number of people wanted to see a Toby Carvery open up.

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The brand labels itself the ‘Home of the Roast’ and is a family-friendly carvery restaurant which serves the traditional British fayre all day, every day.

Alongside a roast, Toby Carvery’s do also serve other dishes such as salads, plant-based options and sandwiches.

Despite there being more than 150 locations across the country, there is currently not a single Toby Carvery branch in Oxfordshire with the nearest site nearly 27 miles away in Reading.

Toby Carvery did used to have an outlet in Banbury, however it closed a few years ago.

The Oxford Mail approached Toby Carvery to find out if there are any plans in the works to bring the roast dinner restaurant to the city or wider county.

A spokesperson for Toby Carvery said: “We are thrilled to hear the support for a Toby Carvery in Oxford.

“Unfortunately, we do not currently have plans to open a Toby Carvery in the city but if that changes, Oxford Mail readers will be amongst the first to know!”


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