Restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in City Centre

Vaults & Garden

Hidden in the vaulted 14th-century Old Congregation House of the University Church, this buzzy local favourite serves a wholesome seasonal selection of soups, salads, pastas, curries, sandwiches and cakes, including…
Top Choice Japanese in City Centre

Edamamé

The queue out the door speaks volumes about this tiny, deliciously authentic place. All light wood, dainty trays and friendly bustle, this is Oxford’s top spot for gracefully simple, flavour-packed Japanese cuisine.…
Cafe in City Centre

Society Café

If you want a really good cup of coffee in a relaxed environment in which you can read, doodle or chat, Society Café is the place to go. All the baristas are highly trained and passionate about hot drinks, so you al…
Modern French in Oxfordshire

Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons

As Oxford itself has no Michelin-starred restaurants, local food lovers make the 10-mile pilgrimage east to this impressive stone manor house. Chef Raymond Blanc has been working his magic here for over 30 years, pr…
Modern British in City Centre

Turl St Kitchen

A twice-daily-changing menu transforms meals into exquisite surprises at this lively, super-central multi-level cafe-restaurant. Fresh, organic, sustainable and locally sourced produce is thrown into creative contem…
Cafe in City Centre

Handle Bar Cafe & Kitchen

Hot on Oxford’s simmering coffee-culture scene, this bubbly bike-themed cafe gets packed with students, professionals and a few lucky tourists. They’re here for luscious, health-focused bites, such as spiced avocado…
Pub Food in Oxford

Fishes

In a delightful country setting, 1.5 miles west of central Oxford, this buzzy gastropub draws a regular local crowd with its excellent menu of classy modern-British offerings like crunchy ricotta-filled pastry, dry-…
Mediterranean in Cowley Road & Southeast Oxford

Café Coco

This Cowley Rd institution is a hugely popular brunching destination, decorated with classic posters, warm yellow walls, chunky mirrors and a plaster-cast clown in an ice bath. The global menu ranges from cooked and…
Cafe in City Centre

Missing Bean

Inspired by Australia’s independent cafe scene, the Missing Bean serves up Oxford’s finest coffee, fuelled by its East Oxford roastery – which has its own branch. There are loose-leaf teas and smoothies for those le…
Cafe in City Centre

Queen's Lane Coffee House

Proudly labeled as the oldest continually working coffee house in Europe, this eatery dates back to the 1650s and has many of its original features still in situ. Family-run, it's very popular with students and tour…