The Zeitgeist has been captured.
Date visited 24 April 13
No pints, draught served in 2/3 pint glasses (but cost 2/3 price). This may bother some people though.
It's easy to find, just walk down the Cowley Road away from Oxford, from the Plain, takes about 5 mins. Upon entering it strikes you as something very new (and different) for Oxford. The decor has that 'up-cycled' look, with school chairs and scaffolding for tables. The staff seem friendly and have that kind of 'pleased to meet you' vibe. The drinks are served in jam jars and the (absolutely awesome) burgers arrive on metal trays. The fried chicken is worth mentioning, crisp and moist and seasoned beautifully. This is basically American comfort food, but gourmet. It is prepared from scratch, the barman said the burgers are ground everyday day and the buns are specially made for them but the food prices are way below the average prices in Oxford. As you walk in on the left is a ping-pong table. The choice of artwork on the walls is very different, its just another little detail that adds to this whole package of a fun place to be in, but I like it because there is a hint that they don't take themselves too seriously. There is also a nice outside area behind the pub which also has that urban feel to it, (but it was being painted and and having work done). This is yet another string to its bow!! There is nowhere like this. Its logo says:" Music, Drinks, Eats, Hangout", and it definitely does all these very well.