Eating Out in Oxford: Daily Info’s Guide

Oxford Restaurants and Cafés

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66a Banbury Road
OX2 6JP

Restaurant within the Cotswold Lodge Hotel, open to both guests and the public.

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25 Walton Crescent
Oxford
OX1 2JG

Jericho's long-standing Lebanese restaurant, with a hotel upstairs should you over-indulge.

Went to Al Shami on Saturday evening for a friend's birthday with high hopes for a delicious meal. As predicted, the food was... read more

124 High Street
Oxford
OX1 4DF

Stylish in a clean, chain bar kind of way. Large enough to mean there is nearly always somewhere to sit down. Former premises of Russell Acott - instruments and sheet music sales, 1894-1999 - as the tiled mosaic on the doorway floor testifies.

Having only ever glanced into All Bar One through their huge glass windows, I didn't realise quite how large the place is! It... read more

89 Covered Market
Avenue 3
Oxford

Take-away sandwich and salad bar serving natural and organic foods. Very busy at lunchtime, especially in the summer.

This salad and hot food bar at the back of the covered market is in my experience pretty reliable. I went to get a takeaway staff... read more

2 Hayfield Road
Oxford
OX2 6TT

Recently refurbished by the folks who run The Duke of Cambridge and The House.

Good house burgers, and nice lager. Ale apparently also well kept (my co-consumer informs me). Nice location and a lovely place... read more

74 Cowley Road
Oxford
OX4 1JB

My friend is so excited about this little tapas restaurant on Cowley Road that she recently visited twice in one day (can you... read more

Beaumont Street
Oxford
OX1 2PH

Good, reasonably-priced, upmarket hot and cold food in the museum's attractively vaulted basement. The Ashmolean Dining Room is open on Saturday and Friday evenings.

After a morning visiting the excellent Titian to Canelletto exhibition today, I went to the busy and very noisy basement caf... read more

Aston Pottery
The Stables
Kingsway Farm
Aston
Oxfordshire
OX18 2BT

Award-winning café with locally-sourced home-made food, including main meals, sandwiches, cakes and coffee.

129 High St (upstairs)
Oxford
OX1 4DH

Thai food upstairs on Oxford's High Street.

Not the worst place in the world, However service was pretty bad. We had to ask three times where the rest of our drinks order... read more

92 Cowley Road
Oxford
OX4 1JE

East Oxford culinary comic book chain, associated with Atomic Pizza and Big Ron's Burrito Shack.

Burgers!The eagerly awaited (at least in this office...) new menu from Atomic Burger is now live, so we were forced to test a... read more
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28 High Street
Cuddesdon
Oxford
OX44 9HJ

Lovely village pub with a cricketing theme, 7 rooms and a cracking restaurant. Oxford less than 10 miles.



Excellent Sunday roasts (this weekend it was pork or beef), and many meaty mains. The lamb shank looked like about a quarter of... read more

28 Appleton Road
Cumnor
Oxford
OX2 9QH

16th century pub / restaurant with oak beams and log fires. Oliver Cromwell once resided here and there's supposed to be a ghost. Specialises in welcoming all ages.

The Bear and Ragged Staff has all the comfort of a classic olde worlde English pub while providing an above average menu... read more

Park Street
Woodstock
Oxfordshire
OX20 1SZ

13th century coaching inn once used as a romantic hideaway by Liz Taylor & Richard Burton. One room has wheelchair access. Oxford 7 miles. The restaurant serves an ultra-smart dining menu, but a more gastropub style all-day selection if you're just in need of a nice pub lunch.


Church Street
Charlbury
Oxfordshire
OX7 3PP

18th century Cotswold stone hotel 12 mins train journey from Oxford. 13 rooms. Restaurant serves fine food, locally sourced.

14/16 George Street
Oxford
OX1 2AF

Central branch of the Italian chain restaurant.

Bella Italia doesn't have the celebrity appeal or faux-rustic props of a newcomer like Jamie's, or the modernist sheen... read more

108-109 The Covered Market
Oxford
OX1 3DZ

The original, and best! :)

The Daily Info Team took it upon ourselves to do a team review of Ben's Cookies (it's a hard life). Here's our half-baked opinions... read more

11-13 Linton Road
Oxford
OX2 6UJ



70 rooms in quiet suburb 1 mile from Oxford centre.

Excellent hotel with very high quality cuisine. Staff very friendly and helpful, the newly refurbished rooms are very comfortable... read more

91 Old High St
Headington
Oxford
OX3 9HT

Large, popular pub with gorgeous rear garden. Opened in gastropub incarnation in 2008 (by Chris and Abi, Raymond Blanc-trained and formerly of The High Table on the High Street). Live music and events (see website). Click here for a complete history of the pub. And check out their Christmas Day menu!

Visited for Sunday Lunch on a beautiful sunny day. There were 4 adults and one baby - I called ahead to book and check if they... read more

28 Market Square
Witney
Oxfordshire
OX28 6BH

Former Georgian coaching inn with 23 en suite rooms, bar and restaurant. Oxford 13 miles.



The room seemed ok at first but it was on the second floor with no lift - oldies beware. The bathroom was out of the ark with... read more

242 Cowley Road
Oxford
OX4 1UH

Authentic Turkish food including Turkish pizzas, kebabs, burgers, baked potatoes, casseroles & more. Telephone orders welcome, but no delivery.

Undoubtedly the best kebab I've ever tasted! Mixed kebab with chips, came with a well dressed salad. The lamb and shish kebab... read more

111 Walton Street
Oxford
OX2 6AJ

Next door is the Branca Deli, formerly Gluttons. Delivery available through Deliveroo.

I love the charming look of Branca with its wood floors, welcoming bar, olive trees, retro wall mirrors and Italian posters. But... read more

1-2 Chapel Way
Botley
Oxford
OX2 9LS

Chic Indian brasserie on the former site of Bilash.

Having had takeaways a couple of times from Brasserie B, last night was my turn for the inhouse experience, and very pleasant... read more

71-72 Walton Street
Oxford
OX2 6AG

The concept of Oxfordshire-based French culinary wizard Raymond Blanc.
Lunch/dinner deals £10/£15; a la carte £25-£30.

Well, just read a very mixed bag of comments! We arranged to meet friends for lunch, and took up the offer of £25 off... read more

London Road, Wheatley
OX33 1JH

Kids, garden and expansive menu of cheap grub. Vegetarian and vegan choices clearly marked on the menu (no mention of gluten-free on main menu though there may be a separate one).

1 Lime Walk
Headington
Oxford
OX3 7AH

Traditional pub. Mon - Fri set menu: two courses for £6.50 lunch and £8.50 dinner

I had a delicious meal yesterday early evening in The Britannia. Alex behind the bar was lovely and friendly, and the blonde woman... read more

Avenue 3, Covered Market
Oxford

Popular café with seating indoors or in the avenue itself. Tasty sandwiches, cakes and hot drinks to take away or eat in.

Great Café but pretty unfriendly service. ... read more

Avenue 4
(Market St entrance)
Covered Market
Oxford
OX1 3DZ

Classic greasy spoon, and none the worse for that.

Brown's is an Oxford institution, no question. When I arrived here from the North East thirteen years ago I was dismayed... read more

11-12 Broad Street
Oxford
OX1 3AP

Cafe downstairs from The Buttery Hotel. Sandwiches, jacket potatoes, salads, breakfasts and afternoon teas. In nice weather a cordon of tables outside mean you can survey the hubbub of Broad St from the comfort of a cup of coffee.

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45 Oxford Castle
Tidmarsh Lane
OX1 1AY

Sandwiches, paninis, jacket potatoes, soups and homemade cakes. Free wifi.

Named after the year in which Robert D'Oilly built Oxford's original motte-and-bailey castle, this lovely café attached to... read more

11 The Square
Botley
Oxford
OX2 9LH

Open for breakfast and lunch. Bar and eatery in the evening. Free wifi.

I just held a cupcake party for my 8 year old daughter at Café Aloha and I was very impressed. 12 girls had great fun decorating... read more

23 Cowley Road
Oxford
OX4 1HP

Crazy décor includes man in bath. They offer drinks of all kinds and snack foods including pizza. Delivery available through Deliveroo.

I'd forgotten how tasty the food was! Such a lovely setting, especially when the doors are opened out and a miniature courtyard... read more

The Old Palace,
85 - 87 St Aldates
Oxford
OX1 1RA

Views over Christ Church meadow in this European café - baguettes, salads, cream teas, cakes and proper beer.

This is definitely my favourite cafe in Oxford! I love their fruit tarts, which are beautifully and artistically made. Each is... read more

11 Little Clarendon Street
Oxford
OX1 2HP

Chain 'French' restaurant and cafe.

It had been a while since I last visited that Cafe Rouge, and the meal then had been fine. As others have noted, things have changed... read more

98/98a The Parade
Rose Hill
Oxford
OX4 4HX

Newly refurbished restaurant 2007; outdoor catering service available. Free delivery if your order is over £8; 5 mile radius. 10% discount if you collect your order.

I have ordered take-away from Cafe Spice over the past 2 years and have eaten inside on about 4 occassions. Except for perhaps... read more

Oxford University Sports Complex
Jackdaw Lane
Iffley Road
Oxford
OX4 1EQ

Café inside the Oxford University Sports Complex serving breakfasts, coffee, flapjacks etc. & daily meals. 2 computers with internet free to use. Follow signs from Iffley Road entrance, it's near main reception.

135 High Street (via enclosed alleyway)
Oxford
OX1 4DN

Fish and chips, scarily large sausages and other battered & non-battered items. Oxford's last (and longstanding) fixed abode and central chippy.

Recommended! Happened to fancy fish & chips tonight, after a film. Haven't visited for at least 5 years, so wasn'... read more

17A Beaumont Road
Headington Quarry
Oxford
OX3 8JN

Pleasant Headington Quarry pub with a large back garden. Serves Indian and Bangladeshi food.

Have recently visited The Chequers Inn as heard it was now under new management. As a local I used to enjoy visiting but over... read more

107 Cowley Road
Oxford
OX4 1HU

Like KFC, only different, and (we're assured) better! Whatever strange images the name conjures up, this is a palace for all things chickeny. There are discounts for students and local businesses, free home delivery if you're feeling lazy, and free wifi if you make it in to the shop.

The chicken wings here are usually very fresh and delicious (tasting as good as the KFC wings as described below in some reviews... read more

131 Oxford Rd
Cowley
Oxford
OX4 2ES

China Kitchen offer over 100 Chinese dishes to take away. Delivery service available to Temple Cowley, Slade, Town Furze, Wood Farm, Littlemore, Rose Hill, Donnington, Blackbird Leys, Greater Leys, Kings Copse, Garsington, Horspath. They've been serving chinese food for 40 years.
Sadly a recent revamp means you can no longer read the fabulous FAQ about Chinese food nor an explanation of 'Wok Hey' and general good humour. But the new one retains the helpfulness at least.

I am very fed up with China Kitchen. When I had my order delivered, I realised that the size of the chicken fried rice was small... read more

28 Friars Entry
Oxford
OX1 2BY

Cafe by day, shisha and cocktail bar by night. Covered pavement seating area. 10% student discount Mon-Thu. 2-4-1 cocktails during daily happy hour, 5-7pm. Free wifi.

Nuneham Courtenay
Oxfordshire
OX44 9NX

Thai/asian gourmet restaurant. Ample parking, all major credit and debit cards accepted.

If stylishly presented (expect a crispy adornment to some of your dishes) pan-Asian food within a smart, yet amenable, setting... read more

77a London Road
Oxford
OX3 9AA

Luxury chocolatier (everything handmade in Brussels). Also hot drinks (traditional Belgian hot chocolates, coffee & tea) and desserts.

A great independent shop in Headington. The coffee is excellent - good and strong macchiato, as it should be. The ice-cream is... read more

Gloucester Green
Oxford
OX1 2BU

Family run café with wifi access, extensive breakfast menu, customer loyalty voucher schemes and 10% student discount, serving drinks sourced from fair trade, ethical and family-owned businesses.

Completely agree with the previous reviewer: it's a fantastic coffee shop, lively, friendly, great food and drink&hellip... read more

Unit 11
The Clarendon Centre
Queen Street
Oxford
OX1 3JD

Pasties, hot drinks and other fayre from a hatch on Queen Street, temptingly adjacent to Clarendon Shopping Centre entrance. The hefty pizza slices are particularly good value.

41-47 George Street
Oxford
OX1 2BE

Oxford's branch of a national franchise, offering simple, freshly prepared French food at value for money prices.

I have to be honest & say that this is an establishment/location I never would have considered before - but how wrong I... read more

12 New Road
Oxford
OX1 1LT

Formerly the Bell and Compass. It's still a Marstons pubstaurant with bulk cocktail deals, pub food and an enthusiastic weekend DJ. The menu contains such delights as a burger with pb and raspberry jam, or sweet potato fries with toffee sauce. Plus tons of MacNCheese!

Bear Lane
Stadhampton
Oxfordshire
OX44 7UR

Fabulous restaurant(s - one Thai brasserie, one British bar) in insanely luxurious boutique hotel (branches also in London & Beaconsfield). Also has farm shop attached.

The Crazy Bear at Stadhampton is part of a small chain of hotels, bars and a farm shop – the latter of which is located... read more

Old Fire Sation
40 George Street / Gloucester Green
Oxford
OX1 2AQ

An inspirational social enterprise providing accredited on the job training and routes to employment for homeless people. The Café is open to the public and there is space inside to showcase artwork from the Skylight Centre.
Delicious food photos by Helen Ward.

Lovely place. Delicious food in light, airy decor and fanatastic value. The best range of jacket potato fillings in town... read more

39 - 40 St Clements
Oxford
OX4 1AB

'Italian kitchen'-style trattoria & pizzeria. Delivery available through Deliveroo.

La Cucina has only shut once before for a private function, but yesterday, as a special favour, they closed for the evening... read more
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283 Banbury Road
Oxford
OX2 7JF

Cheap and cheerful eat-as-much-as-you-like Chinese buffet restaurant. All major debit & credit cards accepted (min. £10); no cheques. 10% service charge applies to all meals. Entertainment & karaoke on request. Also takeaway & outside catering. Children under 120cm pay half price.

Been here about 4 times. Its a bit café tacky inside but friendly staff. Food is cheap and of good quality, only gripe is that... read more

South Green
Heyford Road
Kirtlington
OX5 3JH

Grade II listed building with 12 rooms furnished with a sleek contemporary chic. Restaurant serves high quality contemporary British food made from local ingredients. 20 mins from Oxford.



Excellent service, fabulous food and lovely surroundings. Can one really ask for much more ? We were pleasantly surprised by the... read more

20 Little Clarendon Street
Oxford
OX1 2HP

Delicious and unusual fruit liqueurs and the occasional whisky, plus high-end oils and vinegars. Taste your preferences, choose your bottle and take away your liquid jewels.

Review - Demi John tasting. 26/11/15Oxford English Dictionary: Demijohn: 'A large bottle with bulging body and narrow neck, holding... read more

92 Sheep Street
Bicester
OX26 6LP

Superb quality food in well decorated, relaxed atmosphere. Excellent flavours with great quality of service. Party arrangements available, fully licensed.

Have eaten at Denis a few times, and have enjoyed every meal! A wonderful atmosphere, pleasant service and flavours that remind... read more

Faringdon Road
Frilford Heath
Abingdon
Oxfordshire
OX13 6QJ

Situated in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside, 15 minutes from the centre of Oxford. Excellent access to both Redbridge and Seacourt Park & Ride. Available for weddings, birthdays and anniversaries, meetings and corporate functions. Part of Greene King's 'Old English Inns' group.



Have visited The Dog House Frilford Heath twice recently for lunch with a group of friends and both times enjoyed really good... read more

57 Between Towns Road
Cowley
Oxford
OX4 3LR

Now with online ordering. Your pizza should be with you in 20 - 25 minutes.

I love dominos. I dont understand how people can complain. Lush pizzas. ... read more

126 London Road
Headington
Oxford
OX3 9HZ

Order your pizza online and have it delivered in about half an hour.

I always try to give this branch of Dominoes another chance, but it never fails to disappoint. Pizzas very dry and I have had... read more

18-19 Park End Street
Oxford
OX1 1HU

I ordered a home delivery for a party of 10. The food arrived on time, it was hot, it was tasty, and was 50% off (because of promotional... read more

1 The Parade
Windmill Road
Headington
Oxford
OX3 7BL

Dong Dong has been my favourite, for its cheap prices and generous portions. However, on my last visit 2 days ago, I was disappointed... read more

25 Park End Street
Oxford
OX1 1HU

Refurbished autumn 2013. Formerly Ruchi. South Indian food including dosa, idly and thali - alongside the usual fast food offerings of chicken, burgers & kebabs. Free home delivery within 5 miles.

This place is still the best curry house in Oxford by a country mile. The food is authentic south Indian and the quality is superb... read more

260 Abingdon Road
Oxford
OX1 4TA

Saturday live music, garden at front with benches. Sky Sports and ESPN.

Would thouroughly recommend a visit. Extremely good value food and drink. The staff are efficient and incredibly friendly. We... read more
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49 St Giles
Oxford
OX1 3LU

This long, narrow pub is where Tolkien, C.S Lewis and other Inklings used to drink for 30 years or so. You will occasionally hear it referred to as the Bird and Baby. There has been a pub on this site since 1650. Small conservatory at rear is available for private functions (though avoid the undersides of the tables, or you will discover what 360 years of sticky beer residue does to your trousers).

Ate here in December. Best service we've encountered. Young staff, knowledgeable, personable and efficient. Beer was good... read more

61a Woodstock Road
Oxford
OX2 6HJ

Posh groceries (staples including dry goods, fresh bread, fruit & veg) and unusual deli items (including fresh ground coffee to takeaway) in tardis-like store established in the 1930s. Off license; several delivery services.

This shop stocks the stuff you can't get in supermarkets - for example, some really nicely backed farmhouse biscuits, cakes, chocolate... read more

North Leigh
Witney
Oxfordshire
OX29 6PN

Hotel located inside a beautiful 18th-century Georgian manor house, set in 3,000 acres of park land. Also available for conferences, weddings and other functions.



Twelve miles from Oxford, Eynsham Hall Hotel has an instant impact.No visitor can fail to be impressed by its magnificent symmetrical... read more
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16-20 Market Street
Woodstock
Oxfordshire
OX20 1SX

20-room luxury 17th-century town hotel by the gates of Blenheim Palace. Beauty spa; horse-riding; fishing; award-winning gastropub. Oxford 8 miles.



Carfax Gardens
1 Queen Street (at Carfax tower)
Oxford
OX1 1EP

Hot drinks and all sorts of food to takeaway or sit and eat at their covered outdoor tables.

Personally I really like Fernando´s. It´s a very nice restaurant located in the centre of Oxford, next to the Carfax tower.... read more

North Hinksey Village
Oxford
OX2 0NA

Large, busy gastropubstaurant in semi-rural location. Outdoor seating on terrace and amongst pine trees; picnic hampers available in summer. Salsa evenings and other events (see website).

We came to The Fishes to celebrate my birthday last Monday. It was a hot day, and the terrace was full, but otherwise the restaurant... read more

11 Church Street
Witney
Oxfordshire
OX28 4AZ



10 rooms in award-winning gastropub with excellent ethical food sourcing policy. Good facilities for disabled guests. Oxford 13 miles.

Ssshhhh... The Fleece is a hidden gem! Fantastic food, superb selection of wines, excellent coffee and, even better, the service... read more

1 Folly Bridge
Oxford
OX1 4LB

Riverside cafe & brasserie restaurant 5 minutes' walk from Oxford city centre & new in 2011. Food & drinks served indoors or outdoors on the floating pontoon. Also embarkation point for Oxford River Cruises (sightseeing & picnic trips).

Had a fantastic meal here. The food is on the better side of fine dining, seasonal and fresh. Great service with even better views... read more

13 Shirburn Street
Pyrton
Watlington
OX49 5BU



Traditional inn with 9 simple en suite rooms in separate barn conversion. Oxford 22 miles.

Fox Lane
Boars Hill
Oxford
OX1 5DR

Lovely country pub 4 miles south west of the city. Sunday roasts, good disabled access, unusual terraced garden.

The service was mixed - a couple of members being really polite, but also a couple being uncommunicative or acting as if we were... read more

Fox Lane
Boars Hill
Oxford
OX1 5DR

Lovely country pub 4 miles south west of the city. Sunday roasts, good disabled access, unusual terraced garden. Private dining area available for up to 12. Dog-friendly. Part of the Heroic Pubs chain from September 2017. Exceptionally well-labelled menu showing gluten-free and dairy-free options.

Ozone Leisure Park (Vue Cinema Complex)
Grenoble Rd
Oxford
OX4 4XP

Impersonal New York Italian good for hot chocolate after a cold car boot sale. Often full of children having birthday parties.

I've been here a few times in 2011, as it is 5 minutes away from our house. We normally go for a late breakfast. There is a deal... read more
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94 St Aldate's
Oxford
OX1 1BT

Cow-themed café serving bagels and freshly-made ice-cream in many interesting flavours (customers can suggest new ones). The raspberry yoghurt ice-cream is to be recommended. Has siblings in Jericho and the Cowley Road.

I first came upon G and D in 1992 when I was walking to the St Margarets Centre in Jericho. Never before had I been... read more

55 Little Clarendon Street
Oxford
OX1 2HS

Cow-themed café serving bagels and freshly-made ice-cream in many interesting flavours (customers can suggest new ones). Possibly the best coffee ice cream in Oxford. A bit noisy and crowded, especially after the pubs close, but there's a tiny garden out the back, and you can read Daily Info there too. Has siblings in St Aldates and the Cowley Road.

I went there alone on a Wednesday around 2pm and practically had the whole place to myself. I'm devoted to ice cream so my visit... read more

104 Cowley Road
Oxford
OX4 1JE

Cowley Road outlet of Oxford's cow-themed ice cream café empire. Bagels, cakes and drinks too. Ongoing customer flavour suggestion competition. Sibling outlets on St Aldates and Little Clarendon St.

The eastern outpost of a modern Oxford institution, Cowley Road’s George and Delila always seems half full. Offering WiFi... read more

209 Banbury Road
Oxford
OX2 7HQ

Upmarket French patisserie.

How to win over the Daily Info team? By sending us lovely baked goods on a Tuesday morning, which Gatineau did this past week... read more

29-31 George Street
Oxford
OX1 2AY

Upscale burger joint in the same vein as Byron.

Delivery available through Deliveroo.

This place has potential but does not deliver. As a foodie that really knows a good burger this was not good. It was okay but... read more

at The Squire Bassett
174 Oxford Road
Kidlington
OX5 1EA

Nepalese restaurant which opened in February 2012, on the outskirts of Kidlington in an old pub. Spacious venue with parking for over 50 cars. Has the classic Nepali dishes (momo et al) plus more mainstream Indian curries (jalfreizi) and an interesting vegetarian selection. Free delivery within a five mile radius.

Fantastic food and excellent service! It the best asian restaurant I've ever been to. They recently have won 2nd best restaurant... read more
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Stert Street
Abingdon
Oxfordshire
OX14 3JF

Popular, tiny Vietnamese café/restaurant in former tea shop. No alcohol is served; small corkage charge for BYO wine.

oh noooooooooo, what a shame. my boyfriend and I used to come all the way from Brighton for their delicious food, it's a real... read more

Church Way
Iffley Village
Oxford
OX4 4DZ

66 rooms set in 3 acres of grounds 2 miles from Oxford centre. The Iffley Blue Restaurant is attached.



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Oxford Hawkwell Hotel
Church Way
Iffley Village
Oxford
OX4 4DZ

British-Italian restaurant (under new management March 2014) within the Hawkwell House Hotel, open to non-residents.

Under new management as of March 2014! The new management state 'Iffley Blue is a new, exciting addition to Hawkwell... read more

82 Cowley Road
Oxford
OX4 1JB

Authentic Italian deli with hot and cold takeaway options.

After reading so many excellent reviews and having enjoyed my visits to the deli I was really excited to try the takeaway service... read more
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15 Old High Street
Headington
Oxford
OX3 9HP

'Grocer...deli...coffee house' with a Waitrose-customer-friendly range of local & ethical meats/fish/cheese/fresh groceries/sandwiches/bread and many other specialities. Also external catering (inc. hamper) service.

I have a great emotional attachment to Jacobs and Field. On arriving in Oxford this was the first restaurant I 'discovered' (searching... read more

27 Park End Street
Oxford
OX1 1HU

Modern, open-plan restaurant, bar & arts centre at rear of former marmalade factory building. Local, organic food alongside selling exhibitions by local artists. Acoustic gigs, talks, films, workshops, etc.

Having eaten, drunk and enjoyed many evenings at the Jam Factory, I thought it was about time I submitted a review. First of all... read more

24-26 George Street
Oxford
OX1 2AE

Simple Italian food venture from Jamie Oliver. NB: bookings taken for parties of 6 - 14; smaller groups just turn up.

My friends and I went to Jamie's in Oxford today for lunch. We all thoroughly enjoyed the meals. I had a mishap with... read more

112 Walton Street
Oxford
OX2 6AJ

Excellent breakfast menu; lots of fattening things made with vaguely whole-food ingredients so you can pretend that they're good for you. Strange artworks downstairs.

One of the few cafes in Oxford that goes beyond the standard coffee-and-panini arrangement; you can get either food or a sweet... read more

Jericho Community Centre
33a Canal Street
Oxford
OX2 6BQ

Cooked breakfasts and homemade cakes.

19 Magdalen St,
Oxford
OX1 3AE

Fancy new sandwich bar, where Rainbow Café used to be. Offering a 10% discount if you pay in Bitcoin, Litecoin or Dogecoin! Now they do ice cream, too.

"Probably the best thing I've eaten in Oxford," a friend recently said of Jimbob's. She has just moved here from Paris, so... read more

260 Banbury Road
Oxford
OX2 7DX

Barstaurant, with emphasis on the bar. Lots of big comfy brown-leather-upholstered crannies to sit in.

I was working in Summertown and decided to try Joe's Bar & Grill. Upon arrival the façade is rather underwhelming and... read more
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27 Cowley Road
Oxford
OX4 1HP

Kazbar has several attractive features, including its sangria, tasty tapas (regular lunchtime '1 drink & a couple of tapas' offers), Moroccan/Spanish feel, guitar on a string weighing the door closed, amazing loos & lovely staff. You can't book, veggies are well catered for and there is disabled access. If it's full you may be able to squeeze into its tiny sister bar, BaBa, further up the Cowley Road.

I cannot for the life of me work out how this place has so many positive reviews, perhaps it has something to do with the fact... read more

Church Road
Sandford on Thames
Oxford
OX4 4YB

Large pub at Sandford lock. Big patio seating area with picturesque views and a children's play area.

This was our second visit, but the first try of the menu. We very pleased with the service and the quality of the food. Food prices... read more

117 Bicester Road, Gosford, Kidlington
OX5 2PX

Sort of the same as the one in Wheatley.

The Green
Bledington
Idbury
Oxfordshire
OX7 6XQ

Former 16th century cider house converted into a 3* free house with 13 rooms. Set in the heart of the Cotswolds, midway between Oxford and Stratford Upon Avon (both 20 miles away). Organic and local food served.



68-69 Mill Street
Oxford
OX2 0AL

Friendly backstreet local with good cheap pub grub. Sunday roast choices are pork, lamb and beef. Big screens show National Geographic channel when not sporting. There's a pool table & a rack of ships' clocks showing the time in various Antipodean towns and the red kite above the bar are worth noting, as are the photos comparing the local area in 1914 and 1993.

In the 2000s, The Kite was one of the very best pubs in Oxford, but neglect and bad management have led to the situation we find... read more
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3-5 Old High Street
Headington
Oxford
OX3 9HP

Sandwiches, patisserie, drinks etc. to eat in or take away.

Give yourself a treat if you are in Headington - great food, coffee and environment, and with friendly, smiling, efficient service... read more

180 Cowley Road
Oxford
OX4 1UE

Lebanese & Moroccan fusion cuisine, plus shisha. Big tagines to share, or lots of smaller dishes.

Welcoming and friendly restaurant on the Cowley Road - delicious Lebanese food, all very reasonably priced, and if you want... read more

55 Walton Street
Oxford
OX2 6AE

Despite the fact Oxford is probably the most landlocked town in Britian... there flourishes Loch Fyne fish restaurant. Sustainability is obviously a concern when choosing fish. Loch Fyne say on their website "we will not serve fish from endangered stocks and we ensure that the products used in the restaurants derive from a sustainable resource, either wild or farmed responsibly".

It was lovely to meet a friend for supper at Loch Fyne earlier this week.   After hugs and kisses on the doorstep we were... read more
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243 Iffley Road
Oxford
OX4 1SJ

The management describe their aim as "Just good food and good drink". See the Guardian's favourable review of March 2010 here. NO CUSTOMER PARKING. Wheelchair lift behind building. Takeaway cake and coffee. Open for coffee and toasties in the mornings.

I'm a huge fan of the Magdalen Arms, both for its relaxed, scrubbed-wooden ambiance and for its hearty-but-interesting line in... read more

110 Magdalen Road
Oxford
OX4 1RQ

Vegan/veggie café with family (and hippy)-friendly vibe. Regular exhibitions and massive free local noticeboard. Free wifi.

My studenthood is betrayed in this first statement: The Magic Café is cheap in price and generous in portions. It was... read more

110 Cowley Road
Oxford
OX4 1JE

New addition to Oxford's Curry Mile, March 09.

I don't think I'm the only person who would score Majliss highly for food and a complete shambles on the organisational front... read more

218 Cowley Road
Oxford
OX4 1UR

Indian restaurant opposite Manzil Way, noted for its friendly service. Does takeaway with a 15% discount on collection. Also delivery service throughout lunch time. You can order directly through facebook.

Excellent food, well presented, large portions. A nice, modern atmosphere with very efficient, friendly service. What's... read more

Oxford Castle
3 New Road
Oxford
OX1 1AY

Stylish luxury conversion of the former old Oxford Prison, in the city's most recently refurbished old quarter. All mod cons plus excellent restaurant. 94 rooms.



Average food, appalling service, massively overpriced. Nothing else needs to be said.... read more

8 South Parade
Oxford
OX2 7JL

Excellent independent Pizzeria. Winner of the Platinum independent pizza award 2016. Offers gluten-free pizza bases, and gluten-free pasta on request. A cosy setting, with a bustling feel. Parking spaces available to Mamma Mia customers.

Food great and child friendly, though we left grandchildren at home this time. Staff excellent - always a warm welcome. Relaxing... read more

Church Road
Great Milton
Oxfordshire
OX44 7PD

It was our 30th Wedding Aniversary, so off we went.The booking was easy: we opted for luncheon, our credit-card details were taken... read more

51a Cowley Road
Oxford
OX4 1HP

Clean and friendly Greek deli & cafe stacked with delicious, authentic Greek products.

Méli is my family's favourite café on the Cowley Road. Agnes is consistently friendly and serves up wonderful coffee and fresh... read more

Stow Road
Fifield
Idbury
Oxfordshire
OX7 6HR

13th century stone Cotswold free house (inn) with 9 rooms in converted stable block. 23 miles from Oxford.



Mill House Hotel
Station Road
Kingham
Oxfordshire
OX7 6UH

Converted stone mill (dating back as far as 1086) set in 10 acres of lawn gardens (including trout stream) in what Country Life Magazine names as England's favourite village. 23 luxury bedrooms (refurbished 2008). Mill Brook Room Restaurant has two AA Rosettes; menu features local and organic produce. 75 mins train journey from London; chauffeur driven Mercedes courtesy car available to and from Kingham Station. Oxford 24 miles.



Ladder Hill
Wheatley
Oxford
OX33 1HY

Full English breakfast (and vegetarian options) served Mon - Sat 9-11.30am and Sun 10am-11.30am. After that there is a lunch menu (chips and things, jacket potatoes, sandwiches). Plenty of cakes and a very good selection of herbal teas. Works as a destination for tea or a spot of lunch in nice surroundings, or a pitstop while shopping.

In a light and lofty building, Mill View Garden Centre Coffee Shop is a very straightforward place to come for lunch. The food... read more

High Street
Goring on Thames
Oxfordshire
RG8 9AW

Grade II listed coaching inn minutes' walk from Goring station (20 mins train journey from Oxford, 15 from Reading, 45 from Paddington). 15 luxury en suite rooms.



70 London Road
Headington
Oxford
OX3 7PD

Friendly people, nice atmosphere. Offer takeaway and home delivery (5 mile radius), which can be ordered via their website. Student and NHS discounts available. Menu includes allergen info for gluten, milk, nuts, mustard, fish and crustaceans. Lots of vegetarian options: specials, vegetable versions of main dishes, and sides.

Had a disappointing experience at the Mirabai. We used a Groupon voucher and found the management to be completely inflexible... read more

137-139 Cowley Road
Oxford
OX4 1HU

Closed in March 2015
90 seater restaurant (hireable for private parties). Bring your own wine Monday to Saturday.

Mirch Masala is my favourite restaurant in Oxford, and my first port of call at the start of term and a good send off at the end... read more

14 Turl Street
Oxford
OX1 3DQ

Set up in Autumn 2009, The Missing Bean in an independently owned and run espresso bar, set up to bring the artisan Antipodean style coffee and laid back atmosphere to the heart of Oxford.
In 2014 we set up the Roastery just down in East Oxford, where we roast coffee for the cafe and our many customers around Oxford.

The atmosphere of Missing Bean could be described as frantic, but really it reflects its popularity. The shop is buzzing, full... read more

123 London Road
Headington
Oxford
OX3 9HZ

Selection of sandwich fillings & bread, hot and cold drinks, panini, baguettes, cakes, jacket potatoes etc. Eat in or takeaway.

St Ebbe's Street
Oxford

In the pitch formerly occupied by Tasty Kebabs as of spring 2010.

Having noticed that this van has reappeared down St. Ebbe's, and equally that it's not had a review for over four years, I decided... read more

34/35 Covered Market
Oxford
OX1 3DX

Quirky and rather excellent milkshake-and-smoothie bar, located just inside the Covered Market. Over 200 flavours and counting! A pink cow paintjob and a willingness to accept loyalty cards from competing milkshake bars make Moo-Moo's stand out. Expect longish queues at lunchtimes, weekends and after school.

32 Little Clarendon Street
Oxford
OX1 2HU

Tasty baguettes! Other branches on Cornmarket, New Inn Hall Street and in the Covered Market. Everything reduced to £1.75 fifteen minutes before closing.

101 Cowley Road
Oxford
OX4 1HU

Inventive, friendly coffee purveyors based in Truck Store. Supplied by UE Coffee Roasters.

Any new coffee-purveyor on Cowley Road isn't short of competition, but Mostro Coffee has certain factors in its favour. Being... read more

The Fox Inn
Oxford Road
Tiddington
Thame
OX9 2LH

Free home delivery, lunchtime 2 for £8 offer.

On first appearance it looks like a shabby old pub, though there are signs of some work, but once you walk inside you find yourself... read more

97 St Clements
Oxford
OX4 1AR

Great, friendly cocktail bar (happy hour: 5.30-8pm - 30% off) & Oxford's only Slovakian restaurant (reviewed favourably by both the Guardian & Daily Info).
Delightful all round. Well-thought-out, delicious food; splendid cocktails; excellent service; nice atmosphere. Menu pleasantly reliable but also has interesting specials board.

I've only ever heard very favourable things about Moya, and here are a few more. Oxford’s only Slovakian restaurant offers... read more

22 Little Clarendon Street
OX1 2HU

Italian gelato, authentic Italian coffee (Hausbrandt), Italian pizza, desert parlour with sundaes, waffles. Italian sandwiches (ciabatta and panini). Smart, open-plan layout.

A really nice, unpretentious café - excellent coffee, ice creams, and good value pizzas.... read more

The Old School
Gloucester Green
Oxford
OX1 2DF

Wide range of authentic Sichuan treats including pigs' ears, fried bullfrog, preserved eggs, jellyfish (and many other less adventurous dishes) - plus Karaoke.

Truly very good Chinese food that's as close to authentic as you'll get in Oxford. Very much worth a visit -- try some... read more
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St Giles (outside St John's College)
Oxford
OX1

Friendliest food outlet and best home-made falafel in Oxford apparently! Najar and Masood are likely to remember your favourite order. Also outside catering with the wonderfully named Mezopotamia Foods.

I've lived in Oxford for 5 years now and only just discovered this place - I'm kicking myself. This is so much more than just... read more

5 Girdlestone Road
Headington
Oxford
OX3 7NU

Classic Bangladeshi and Indian cuisine, free home delivery

I've been using them for years and highly recommend them...Food is always delicious, service is polite and delivery is fast.... read more

Burford Road
Minster Lovell
Witney
OX29 0RZ

It is a very nice and ambient venue. I have eaten here once. I had the wild boar sausages with bubble and squeak and it was... read more
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37 George Street
Oxford
OX1 2AY

Somewhat cheesy & generic Irish-themed pub/bar. Pub grub served. Live music - every Friday there's a band and every Saturday a solo artist.

Pretty good burger fare and chips, for half the price of the other 'gourmet' burger joint on this street. Honest, no difference... read more

2 Botley Road
Oxford
OX2 0AB

Formerly The White House pub, now a fusion restaurant and bar offering Chinese and Thai food, with a good dim sum selection. Open late on Friday and Saturday nights.

32 Marston Street
Oxford
OX4 1JU

Speciality meat, much slow-cooked and with a heavy BBQ slant, Oxford Blue Smokehouse is the latest addition to Oxford's burgeoning American food scene. Sister to the Chequers Smokehouse in Witney, this new palace of meat (and to a certain extent, cheese, and to a distinctly less certain extent, vegetables) promises patient expertise alongside enormous wood-smokers. Get it while it's hot!

American-style BBQ is about dedication. It is about the right cut of meat and the hours of preparation that goes into it before... read more

287A Iffley Road
Oxford
OX4 4AQ

Usual chippie fayre plus some veggie fodder. Good thick chips and friendly owner!

Wonderful little place! The staff are always really friendly and helpful, the food is surprisingly cheap for Oxford but great... read more

(Based out of East West Provisions)
61a Woodstock Road
Oxford
OX2 6HJ

Varied and flexible business lunch delivery service. Free delivery on orders for 10+ diners. Vegetarians & the gluten-intolerant catered for. The gallery on their website comes with a timely warning - don't look at these pictures if you're hungry!

Wow - if you want to business lunch in style, call these chaps! Beautifully presented platters are cheerfully delivered right... read more

1-2 Hythe Bridge Street
Oxford
OX1 2EW

Gastropub occupying the space formerly home to the Antiquity Hall.

Another great meal at the Retreat. Steak was cooked exactly as I like it, rare. Lovely relaxed atmosphere. Thanks Webster and... read more

50 Covered Market
Avenue 2
Oxford
OX1 3DX

I remember this as possibly the first sandwich shop I ever went to in Oxford. Thirty years ago, in any case, and I still use it... read more

38 South Parade
Summertown
Oxford
OX2 7JN

Formerly the much-loved Summertown Wine Café - reopened in April 2013 under new name and management after a 4 month absence. Specialist wine bar. Sample wines or buy bottles that take your fancy. Food served to complement a large selection of wines, coffees and teas. Ideal. Informal wine tastings and jazz on Sundays.

I've never been to a wine tasting before. It seemed a bit intimidating - terminology I don't understand, etiquette I don't know... read more

Unit 6
Ozone Leisure Park (Vue Cinema Complex)
Grenoble Rd
Oxford
OX4 4XP

Eat As Much As You Like. Oriental / Sushi / Tepanyaki / Brazilian Roast. Seats 180. Fully licensed. No smoking. Free car park.

Can't believe some people are dissing the Oxy. The food is more than adequate and they do have duck during the day which is under... read more
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Magdalen Road
Oxford
OX4 1RE

East Oxford's vibrant community theatre, newly refurbished in 2010. Check out the fabulous bike rack - probably the best example of a functional art installation in Oxford. Pegasus is a venue with a range of rooms suitable for meetings and presentations as well as social events and birthday parties. Can cater for multiple purposes within various locations around the building, including an auditorium seating 133 and purpose built sprung floor dance studio.

The newly redeveloped Pegasus is a joy to inhabit (though, performers: please be aware that the steeply raked seating's sightlines... read more

Binsey Lane
Binsey
Oxford
OX2 0NG

Popular thatch-roofed 17th-century riverside pub and restaurant accessible from Port Meadow as well as by road from west Oxford; very popular in summer. Serving British pub food. While you're in Binsey, why not visit the original treacle well in Binsey churchyard? Outside bar in summer.

Miraculously this was my first time coming to The Perch, drawn out to Binsey by the Irregular Folk Summer Sessions Weekender... read more

Windmill Street
Brill
Nr. Aylesbury
Bucks
HP18 9TG

Gastropub next to the windmill and quarry. An evening's cycle ride from Oxford, or the end of a good walk. Real ale, home cooked food, and soon rooms as well. Views of 7 counties from the beer garden...

9 Little Clarendon Street
Oxford
OX1 2HP

Established in 1996, privately owned, lively and informal with candlelight for intimate teta-a-tetes. Authentic French head chef. 6 menus for different price ranges at different times of day. See menus for details.

Awful experience after 12+ years of using and recommending people to this bistro I will not do so again. Hassled from table, wrong... read more

68 St Clements
Oxford
OX4 1AH

Small, reliable fast food joint with some seating and a wider menu than its name suggests.

In this day and age of impersonal service and internet alienation, it is a great experience to have very good food served by great... read more

St Aldates
outside Christ Church
OX1 1DP

Wood-fired pizza van. Amazing silver bubble, like a 50's camper van that's been too close to Area 51. It contains on board a real wood-fired pizza oven and sells a range of vegetarian and meat pizzas. It doesn't do kebabs and suchlike.

Possibly THE GREATEST pizza in Oxford. Delicious and made right in front of you - super fresh, and the option at the end to 'personalise... read more

8 Golden Cross
Cornmarket Street
Oxford
OX1 3EU

Pizza in a grade II listed building

In response to the previous message - if someone took me for a romantic meal at pizza express that would probably be the last... read more

61/63 George Street
Oxford
OX1 2BQ

George St branch of the pizza chain

248 Cowley Road
Oxford
OX4 1UH

Pizza outlet stating use of organic ingredients. Chicken wings, halloumi cheese etc. also available. Pizzas from £6 - £12.

Cheerful and endearing service, freshly made pizzas and always enough deals to keep it competitively priced with other pizza stores... read more

11-12 Beaumont Street,
Oxford
OX1 2LW

A nice place to grab a drink before your play, or a coffee at any time. Choose between the Foyer Bar to the right of the main entrance or the quieter Circle Bar upstairs.

This fine piece of architecture, designed by Sir Edward Brantwood Maufe in 1938, houses the recently refurbished (in shades of... read more

The Green
Upper Wolvercote
Oxford
OX2 8BD

Greene King. Traditional friendly village pub. Buzzing even on a Wednesday lunchtime. Looks out onto Wolvercote Green, the canal and Port Meadow beyond. Heated covered outdoor area for smoking or just braving the wintery elements. Serves standard Greene King ales with regular guests, imported lagers being Staropramen and Becks Vier.

Thank you to The Plough for making my gran's 99th birthday one to remember! There were 18 of us for a lunchtime meal and they... read more

7 South Parade
Oxford
OX2 7LJ

Delivery available through Deliveroo.

Nestled in Summertown is Portabello restaurant, 'serving a range of British and Mediterranean-inspired dishes'. It seemed the... read more

17 Bridge Street
Abingdon
OX14 3HN

Abingdon kebab van.

I am an American student studying here for a while and I had a kebab from Posh Nosh last night. It was by far the best I've had... read more

Queen Street
nr. Carfax Tower
Oxford

My friend and I went to the cinema on Saturday evening. On the way back to the bus, we stopped at this van. I have not had... read more

2 Cornmarket,
Oxford

Fresh sandwiches, cakes, breakfast foodstuffs and salads.

Excellent quality fare that couldn't be fresher! Their sandwiches really are delicious and the staff are professional and efficient... read more

26-27 Cornmarket Street,
Oxford
OX1 3EY

One of two cornmarket branches of the ubiquitous sandwich shop.

2 Oxford Castle
Oxford
OX1 1AY

Upmarket Italian café-bar.

Went to this place one sunny Sunday evening. I was impressed by the décor - the white tablecloths give it a clean, fresh... read more

73 Church Way
Iffley Village
Oxford
OX4 4EF

Traditional Wadworth real ale pub with Casque Marque-awarded licensee and home-cooked food. Loads of other regular community-related fun events - see our Pub Events section for details.

Oh dear our village pub has been given a makeover, resulting in an atmosphere that has all the charm of the household section... read more
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76 Cowley Road
Oxford
OX4 1JB

Independent coffee shop, regularly hosting talks, book readings and coffee tasters.

With coffee, as with so many things, you get what you pay for. The coffee here is really excellent. The price reflects this... read more

3 Windmill Road
Headington
Oxford
OX3 7BL

Open 7.30am-5.30pm Mon-Sat 8.30am-2.30pm Sun.

I loved this place when I was England for uni. Its been about 10 years since I was there but I still remember the manageress and... read more

40 High Street
Oxford
OX1 4AP

Vies with the considerably posher Grand Cafe on the opposite side of the road for the title of England's oldest coffee shop.

Tried this place again recently having used it on and off 6 months prior. The paninis are still good but the coffee was nothing... read more

86 St Clements
Oxford
OX4 1AR

My friend and I enjoyed two different main course dishes and thought the service was great.Well worth a visit. ... read more
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Beaumont Street
Oxford
OX1 2LN

5* hotel, possibly the grandest in Oxford. Parking, for residents only, must be pre-booked. £20 per 24 hours. Spa in the basement, featuring Thermal Suite: rock sauna, bio sauna, aroma steam therapy room, steam room, ice room, and hydrotherapy. Plus 4 treatment rooms.




We stayed at the Randolph overnight. I felt for the price the Randolph did not deliver that extra special something (say compared... read more

14 Gloucester Street
Oxford
OX1 2BN

Formerly The Goose. Now recently undergone refurbishment and re-opened as a gastro-pub.

There are some amazingly rave reviews here for the new Red Lion. Our experience was different, at least in some respects. Admittedly... read more

187 Cowley Road
Oxford
OX4 1UT

Excellent canteen-style Japanese/Asian restaurant specialising in speedy home-cooked food and quick service. It's cosy, you may end up sharing your table with some strangers, but the food will be delicious and authentic. Good help and advice for gluten-free diners, and lots of dishes with tofu in. They are happy to swap out ingredients. Do ask for a loyalty card as they offer free food for every 10 or so visits. Lunch: 12.00pm - 2.30pm. Dinner: 6.00pm-11.00pm. Open 7 days a week including bank holidays.

I really like Red Star. It's fast, efficient, good-value and most of all tasty! They are quick to provide take-aways... read more

Witney Lakes Resort
Downs Road
Witney
OX29 0SY

All food freshly prepared on site, even the chutneys! Local products where possible. Function room available, and large functions can be catered for. The resort which the restaurant is attached to has various sports facilities including golf and spa.

Covered Market
Market Street
Oxford
OX1 3DX

Baguettes, cakes, burgers, carvery etc. Outside tables.

Best Baguette in Oxford. Friendly service too . ... read more

13 St Ebbes Street
Oxford
OX1 1PT

The White Horse Brewery's first pub is now in the Good Pub Guide for its selection of consistently good ales, and serves food with good Veggie choice and largely made from locally sourced ingredients, mostly from the Covered Market. Live TV sport is mainly rugby, with the pub being very busy during international rugby tournaments. The Wednesday quiz starts at 8.30pm and has a couple of music rounds and a cheese raffle.

When me and a few colleagues decided to go there for lunch we had a nice time. The place is like a hidden gem in Oxford. It looks... read more

78 London Road
Headington
Oxford
OX3 9AJ

Busy London Road pub. Holds live music nights every Saturday.

Shame that this time last year (2007) there was some great live music but recently the music has gone downhill when it is on.... read more

28 Magdalen Road
Oxford
OX4 1RB

Smallish pub with charm, refurbished & reinvented in 2009. Sandwiches served all day. The bicycle hanging up outside is disappointingly free of rust, but perhaps this is the landlord's declaration that he intends the pub to be around for a while. Delivery available through Deliveroo.

The Rusty Bicycle sits in pride of place on the corner of the best two streets in Oxford (Magdalen and Hurst). It holds claim... read more
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204-206 Banbury Road
Summertown
Oxford
OX2 7BY

I've never eaten in the actual restaurant at Saffron, but I can heartily recommend their takeaways. The service has always been... read more

Somerton
(J10 of the M40 - between Bicester and Banbury)
Oxon
OX25

Supper club held in farmhouse home overlooking the Cherwell Valley. Supper clubs are a cross between private dinner parties and pop-up restaurants, but this one is in a home setting - guests can play the host's LPs, for instance! Check out Supper Club etiquette on the Secret Supper Society website.
5 course gourmet fixed menu is usually around £35. Guests bring their own drinks (soft / alcoholic) and there is no corkage charge. This is a destination restaurant for intrepid foodies, and guests come from all over the country. They can recommend local B&B's.
Plenty of nearby off-road parking. For wheelchair users there is an accessible loo in that it has plenty of room, but it does not have specialist handholds etc. The kitchens have been inspected by Cherwell and given a 5 star hygiene rating. Special diets require prior notice!

435 Cowley Road
Oxford
OX4 2DL

Tasty chippie fayre served by charming Chinese couple (who will insist on giving you salt unless you're very careful). Parking at front.

Like the others here, I have sampled the delights of Simon's Fish and Chips and must say the chips are hugely tasty. However,... read more

70 Mill St
Kidlington
Oxford
OX5 2EF

Woodburning stove and 2 real ales: Young's Best Bitter and Adnams Broadside. Will do cocktails and shots on request. Dogs are very welcome - must be kept on a lead. Children welcome (should be kept on a lead). Big garden with massive children's play area.

We stayed in a B+B up the road, and so we tried this pub for food the Friday evening. It was so good we returned again... read more

1 Oxford Castle
New Road
Oxford
OX1 1AY

Replacing The Living Room in May 2014, The Oxford Slug & Lettuce is one of 70 that the chain runs throughout the country.

They serve a large and varied food menu with daily promotions, along with draught and bottled lagers, wines, cocktails and more.

We went there Sunday lunchtime, and found it pretty empty. We were pleased to find the children's menu was only £1, which was... read more

108 St Aldate's
Oxford
OX1 1BU

Open again Autumn 2012! Small, partly covered external courtyard at rear. Their Blue Room is available for venue hire.

A group of 10 of us went early on Monday. This is the first time I had been in for several years and the decor has completely... read more

31-32 St Clements (Angel Pavement)
and Cowley Road, Oxford
OX4 1AG

East Oxford outlets of the American sandwich giant. There are various others around town (including on Brookes University campus).

94 Cowley Road
OX4 1JE

New sushi restaurant on the premises of AK City.

There are many overlooked gems on the Cowley Road and Sushi Corner is definitely one of them. A bit scruffy and unremarkable... read more

Swinbrook
Burford
Oxfordshire
OX18 4DY

Owned by the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire (Deborah Mitford) and situated in picturesque Cotswold village. Locally sourced real ales, cider and food. Sister venue to King's Head Inn, Bledington. Oxford 18 miles.

Nestling in a perfectly lovely location complete with cricket pitch and babbling brook and benefiting from sympathetic renovation... read more

Baker Street
Aston Tirrold
Oxfordshire
OX11 9DD

Excellent restaurant and gastropub just outside Didcot run by French chefs. Booking by phone ONLY.

Very disappointed, after much anticipation and recommendation we joined friends for a birthday celebration. Crab salad starter... read more
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Wheatley Road
Stanton St John
Oxford
OX33 1EX

Pub owned by Fullers Brewery, with 4 en suite ground floor double rooms in converted stable block. Oxford 9 miles.Functions, weddings and large groups catered for. Guest ales available.



We had our wedding reception at the Talkhouse. Of all the venues we considered, the Talkhouse was the only one that had no extra... read more

193 Kennington Road
Kennington
Oxford
OX1 5PG

Family-friendly pub, part of the Hungry Horse chain. Not far from the Thames footpath and may serve as a convenient watering hole for walkers.

34 The Green
Horspath
Oxford
OX33 1RP

Indian and Bangladeshi restaurant & takeaway based in village pub. £8.50 min. order for delivery; delivery free if over £14.50; 10% discount on collection. Corkage applies to BYO.

Room A, B Block,
East Oxford Community Centre
44B Princes Street
(off Cowley Road)
Oxford
OX4 1HU

The African & African-Caribbean Kultural Heritage Initiative promotes the cultural heritage of peoples of African and African Diasporic heritage and descent. A delicious part of this project is their Wednesday lunchtime community pop-up restaurant at the East Oxford community centre. The menu changes weekly; there are usually 3 meat options, 1 fish and 1 veggie, and everything comes with deliciously garlicky rice and peas. Service is friendly but you may have quite a wait for your food - don't try to eat here if you have to rush off somewhere soon. If you have time for a luxuriously lazy lunch, however, the food is substantial and tasty, the atmosphere is vibrant and cheerful and it's well worth a visit.

We used to have delicious vegan meals there and not expensive, but is it still going?... read more

19 High Street
Oxford
OX1 4AH

Oxford's sandwich, deli and pasta empire.

89 Gloucester Green
Oxford
OX1 2BU

Branch of Oxford's sandwich, deli and pasta empire, by the bus station.

58 High Street
Oxford
OX1 4AS

Oxford's sandwich, deli and pasta empire.

Been there only once for a quick late lunch,, was pleased to find a sitting area at the back. The choices are pretty much the... read more

1 Woodstock Road
Oxford
OX1

Oxford's sandwich, deli and pasta empire.

Wow! I normally visit a well-known high street chain, but decided to go here after everyone has been raving about it in the office... read more

10 Elms Parade
Oxford
OX2 9LG

Oxford's sandwich, deli and pasta empire.

31 St Giles
Oxford
OX1 3LD

Oxford's sandwich, deli and pasta empire.

OMG - I was amazed at the queues here. However, a fast and Very efficient service. My baguette was made in front of me from an... read more

239a Banbury Rd
Oxford
OX2 7HN

Oxford's sandwich, deli and pasta empire.

Nice food but it is the most frustrating place! It's just taken over 20 minutes to get two bacon sandwiches and two coffees and... read more

58a St Clements
Oxford
OX4 1AH

On Valentines Day 2012, my partner and I visited the Thai Orchid for the first time with high hopes. When we walked in... read more

7 George Street
Oxford
OX1 2AT

The Grapes is a traditional pub that has been the purveyor of good times for over 100 years.

Northampton Road
Weston-on-the-Green
Oxfordshire
OX6 8QL

35 rooms in baronial seat dating back to the 11th century. 12 acres of gardens (inc. croquet lawn and outdoor heated pool, May-Sep). Oxford 7 miles.



Westway
Botley
Oxford
OX2 0JB

Community local.

Really brilliant pub - love the ambience - great staff - and fantastic live music every month too!... read more

3-5 Cowley Road
Oxford
OX4 1HP

Time-themed cafe doing breakfasts, sandwiches and the rest.

Tick Tock Cafe is tiny, yet it almost always has room to sit down, which shouldn't be physically possible! It's a really good... read more

4-5 Bath Place
Oxford
OX1 3SU

Old pub with two busy bars and 3 outdoor courtyards (with braziers in winter). Once numbered among Dylan Thomas' Oxford haunts. Real ales and friendly staff.

The Turf hasn't been reviewed for a long time. Admittedly it's a tourist trap, but nonetheless: I went in, for lunch... read more
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263 Banbury Road
Oxford
OX2 7HN

Pottery and craft café, paint-your-own pottery and craft makery. Large range of biscuit-fired mugs, plates, tiles and so on. Open for childrens' parties (1-25 and in the evening (more than 10 people) with advanced booking.

Recently I went in a group of women to put our babies' footprints on some pottery. It's a great idea and a very lovely shop, the... read more
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212 Cowley Road
Oxford
OX4 1UQ

Italian-style venue offering handmade, authentic pizza and pasta.

We have visited Verde 5 times in the last 3 months and have eaten there again this evening. The food is always really fresh and... read more

90 Walton Street
Oxford
OX2 6EB

Self described "Anti-gastropub". Beautifully refurbished in Feb 2008. Heated terrace with umbrellas at front.

This cosy little pub, right down the end of Walton Street, is just the sort of place that Jericho needs to keep hold of as everything... read more
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Ozone Leisure Park, Grenoble Road, Oxford
OX4 4XP

Great tasting original Indian dishes with a difference. For every meal you buy they feed a child living in poverty.

After the cinema you can't go home and have salmon and veggies, no matter how good your intentions are. We'd just been to a preview... read more

3-5 Hythe Bridge Street
Oxford
OX1 2EW

American style sports bar, ruled over by the omniscient Dr Wahoo. Home to the infamous club nights, Propaganda, Fuzzy Ducks, RETOX & PROJ3CT X as well as sports, slow-dating, salsa and more!

Available to hire for a conference, awards ceremony, birthday party or large scale nightclub event. Catering available, with conference facilities. Available during term time Sunday-Tuesday and outside term time Sunday-Wednesday. Standing: maximum 300. Seating: dependent on event (maximum 80 banquet/maximum 200 theatre-style).

67 Walton Street
Oxford
OX2 6AG

Sandwich shop & café with some street-front seating.

One of the best places in Oxford for a cup of coffee, great breakfast buns and always a warm welcome - highly recommended, even... read more

Oxford Station
Park End Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 1HS

Substantial pasties purveyed by one of the UK's most successful pasty-makers.

7 Turl St
Oxford
OX1 3DQ

Just what it says on the tin - many many different varieties of whisky, including four huge barrels of unusual brands (£7 - £10 for a taster bottle of about 3-4 glasses-worth). We think they are a chain but it's a nice idea and they have a friendly Scottish bloke behind the counter, which always lends atmosphere.

12 St Andrew’s Road
Headington
Oxford
OX3 9DL

Old, rambling traditional pub with an impressive range of free-range pies. Often frequented by medics from the nearby hospitals, yet retaining very 'local' feel.

Not been for a while and hardly ever before during the warmer months but had a great time here recently. Had an excellent burger... read more

126 Godstow Rd
Wolvercote
Oxford
OX2 8PQ

Community-owned Free House which has a good range of well kept local ales. Regular live music events and sessions including the Oxford Jazz Kitchen Jazz Jam. BT sports as well as Pool, Darts and Aunt Sally. It hosts the local Farmers Market every Sunday Morning. Food served from 10am - 9pm on Sundays.

Beautiful place, a nice beer garden, a conservatory when it's cold, good beer, superb front-of-house staff and grossly let down... read more

15 Woodstock Road
Oxford
OX2 6HA

Run by the same people as the mighty Alpha Bar and The Vaults and Gardens, Oxford's Cooking (formerly the Woodstock Rd Deli) provides the full range of Alpha bar organic salads alongside soups, an extensive array of cheeses from the Oxford Cheese Company and other top quality deli fare.

My friends and I visited Oxford's Cooking after we heard that it had been undergoing a bit of a re-furb and we couldn'... read more

West Oxford Community Centre
Botley Road
Oxford
OX2 0BT

Community centre cafe serving tea, coffee and homemade food including cakes and lunches. Focus on local and organic suppliers. Vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options. Also private event catering.

I work nearby and go to this cafe for lunch nearly every week. It's wonderful! Such good value for money, and absolutely... read more

4-6 Woodstock Road
Oxford
OX2 6HT

Simple Chinese restaurant and takeaway. Min order £10 with an additional £1 delivery charge.

I ordered a meal over phone for collection at set time that evening - communication could be hard at times, but the order was... read more
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197 Banbury Road
Oxford
OX2 7AR

Good quality Chinese in ornate surroundings. Conservatory for private hire.

Very poor. The food is deeply unimaginative and rather ungenerous in terms of meat and all round quality. If you dare call there... read more
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73-75 George Street
Oxford
OX1 2BQ

Famous Japanese raw fish chain restaurant, opened in Oxford May 2008.

I was delighted with Yo! Sushi. Go on a Monday night and there is a wide range of dishes costing £2.20 each, including... read more
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74 St Clements Street
Oxford
OX4 1AH

Takeaway wraps, sandwiches, baguettes, hot drinks, cakes & more from small eastern-orientated supermarket. Some outdoor seating on St Clements in summer.

I recently discovered this shop after years of shopping at the Cowley Road for my eastern ingredients and I love it! Its... read more

59 George Street
Oxford
OX1 2BE

Chain Italian on the George Street restaurant strip.

Saturday night, in a party of seven, not having booked, looking to eat in the George St area. I have to admit to feeling slightly... read more
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