Oxfordshire Hospitality Guide 2021

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Oxfordshire Hospitality Hospitality Guide Guide 2021



























Your guide on great places to eat and drink across Oxford and Oxfordshire



Welcome to the brand new Oxfordshire Hospitality Guide Looking for a great place to meet family and friends for a bite to eat or drink in Oxfordshire? With a wide variety of settings from Michelin Star restaurants, roof top terraces, cosy cafes and rural pubs to riverside views, Oxfordshire has it all. Use this guide to explore Oxfordshire’s culinary delights for every occasion. Discover local food markets across Oxfordshire’s towns, visit one of Oxfordshire’s famous breweries or local distilleries or treat yourself to an afternoon tea. Look out for the ‘We’re Good to Go’ mark.

Many hospitality businesses are operating under reduced opening hours or require pre-booking. Please check with individual businesses before your visit and adhere to all Government guidelines and safety measures to keep you safe.


CONTENTS Oxford City


Afternoon Tea


Banbury, Bicester & Surrounding Areas Banbury Bicester Hook Norton Weston on the Green


Cullinary Walks


Woodstock, Witney & Surrounding Areas Burford Chipping Norton Enstone Lechlade Minster Lovell Witney Woodstock


Brewery and Distillery Tours


Wantage, Faringdon, Milton & Surrounding Areas 88-89 Faringdon Milton Wantage Didcot, Henley, Thame & Surrounding Areas Benson Didcot Great Milton Henley on Thames Thame Wallingford Wheatley


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Visit Oxford and Oxfordshire Just a short trip from London, and on the edge of the Cotswold the stunning county of Oxfordshire has so much to offer. The combination of accessible countryside, large outdoor spaces and a compact city centre where everything is within walking distance, makes it the perfect destination for visitors that wish to spend their time away from the crowds and enjoy the wide variety of outdoor activities, sightseeing and hospitality options that are available. Take an Official Walking Tour of Oxford, the city of the Dreaming Spires and home to the university and its 38 colleges, explore the city’s museums or go back in time at the ancient Castle & Prison. If shopping is your favourite pastime then Oxford has it all from local shops at the historic Covered Market to your favourite high street brands. If you want to enjoy more of the countryside then take a walk along the canal or explore the River Thames with a cruise or hire a punt; a classic Oxford experience not to be missed. Outside of Oxford city you can visit the magnificent Blenheim Palace in Woodstock, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, meet crocodiles at Crocodiles of the World or friendly farm animals at Cogges Farm. Take a hike or follow the steps of your favourite movies and TV characters by visiting the filming locations of Inspector Morse, Harry Potter, His Dark Materials and more. If you wish to relax, treat yourself with a spa day in the countryside or an afternoon of shopping at Bicester Village, Oxfordshire’s luxury shopping destination. Whatever you decide to do, our warm welcome and hospitality will make you never want to leave. Find out more at www.experienceoxfordshire.org


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OXFORD CITY Ashmolean Museum Rooftop Restaurant & Terrace Afternoon tea is a speciality, often themed to tie-in with whatever exhibition is showing. Where possible locally sourced produce is used and there’s always choices available for different dietary needs. Ashmolean Cafe can be found in the vaulted basement and is a great spot to relax and recharge with a great coffee, homemade cake or a light lunch. They also cater for friend and family gatherings and events – get in touch today E: Ashmolean@benugo.com Oxford City


01865 553823

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Bannister’s Cafe Bannister’s is a family run Iffley Road cafe & eatery serving breakfasts, brunch & lunch using scratch cooked food and in house baked produce. Freshly ground coffee to enjoy sitting in or to takeaway.

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Barefoot Oxford Delicious selection of beautifully handmade cakes. All natural and beautifully decorated. A must visit destination in Oxford.


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Blackwell’s Bookshop Cafe Blackwell’s Bookshop on Broad Street was opened by Benjamin Blackwell in 1879. From one small room, Blackwell’s has grown to become Oxford’s largest and best-loved bookshop. With five miles of books spread over four floors, including the cavernous underground Norrington Room, no trip to Oxford is complete without a visit to Blackwell’s. Nestled between Poetry Corner and Classic Fiction on the first floor, Caffè Nero serves delicious cakes, snacks and, of course, great coffee. Relax in the comfortable surroundings of the cafe, overlooking the Sheldonian Theatre. A place to meet friends or read the first chapter of the book you’ve just bought at Blackwell’s. You can also sit outside on the seating on Broad Street and watch the world go by in the heart of Oxford. Oxford City


01865 792792

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Raymond’s first brasserie opened 25 years ago. Classic French food is joined on the menu by some wonderful dishes inspired by Raymond Blanc’s travels to North Africa, Asia and even the Americas. There is something for everyone so if you don’t have a ‘taste for adventure’ then tuck into great steaks, burgers and awesome desserts. The food is sourced with care from some of the best producers and farmers in the country, the dishes are freshly prepared by their very own wonderful chefs and brought to you by knowledgeable teams who are there to make your visit as perfect as it can be. C








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OXFORD CITY Benugo Cafebar Find a Cafe by Benugo on the ground floor of John Lewis Oxford where they serve a range of daily specials full of fresh and colourful ingredients, from salads and oven baked dishes to toasted or grilled sandwiches. Cakes, scones and a selection of speciality teas are available while trained baristas will be serving their renowned certified Benugo blend coffee. Oxford City


01865 268300

Castle Yard Cafe Enjoy a cup of tea and a slice of cake whilst soaking up the atmosphere of the beautiful, historic Castleyard. The Castleyard Cafe also has a fantastic selection of sandwiches, with bread courtesy of a local craft bakery. Castleyard Cafe is open to the general public and can be accessed via the Castleyard. Free Wi-Fi available. Oxford City


01865 205034

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Cherwell Boathouse The Cherwell Boathouse is an iconic Oxford punt station and restaurant on the banks of the river Cherwell, close to the centre of Oxford. The restaurant serves seasonal modern English food with an award-winning wine list and friendly service throughout the year. Al fresco dining available throughout the summer. A marquee overlooking the river is available for private parties and events.


Oxford City


01865 552746

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Christ Church Longhorn Cafe Visit Christ Church’s temporary take-away coffee shop, open until 30 September 2021, and enjoy a wide range of food and beverages, many of which are produced in Christ Church’s kitchen, including freshly made baguettes and cakes, as well as coffees, teas, hot chocolate, soft drinks and wine. The barista-style quality coffee is supplied by a local family-owned business ‘The Oxford Coffee Company’, which uses ethically sourced beans from around the world. Named after the beautiful, rare cattle which live in the Christ Church Meadow, the Longhorn Cafe is set within the Visitor Centre which also houses their shop. Oxford City


Conference Oxford It’s easier than you think to hold your event in the world-renowned surroundings of the University of Oxford. Conference Oxford are the first point of contact if you’re looking for a venue for any type of event – conference, meeting, dinner, wedding, party, summer school or B&B - the list is endless! The 68 University and College venues offer over 500 meeting and exhibition spaces, 7,000 student bedrooms and a wonderful selection of dining spaces; whether you’re looking for a private dining room for an intimate dinner or a traditional hall to embrace the ‘Harry Potter-esque’ side to Oxford, the venues can seat up to 380, offering your guests a unique dining experience. The Conference Oxford service is free for everyone, and the venues offer outstanding facilities with staff fully committed to making your event a success whilst doing everything possible to ensure visitors have a safe and enjoyable stay. Oxford City


01865 276190

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OXFORD CITY Courtyard by Marriott Oxford City Centre Courtyard Oxford City Centre is nestled in the leafy surrounds of Paradise Street in the centre of Oxford. A stone’s throw away from Oxford train station and the Westgate Shopping Centre. there are 151 modern and contemporary bedrooms featuring king size beds and air conditioning. The hotel welcomes the local community to come and enjoy their roof top terrace, where you can enjoy the summer sunshine and admire the breath-taking views of Oxford Castle while you relax, unwind and enjoy light bites and beverages. Oxford City


01865 306900

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Dirty Bones Situated atop the Westgate roof terrace, Dirty Bones Oxford hits the spot for dinner with friends, after-work cocktails, late night drinking and everything in between. Signature NYC-inspired dishes include comfort food classics such as chicken & waffles and flat iron steak. Open for lunch, dinner and drinks, seven days a week. There is a large feature bar and drinks lounge, open kitchen and outdoor dining. Oxford City


01865 808040

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Edamame Edamame has been serving truly authentic homecooked style Japanese food and sushi for more than 20 years. During this time it has built up a loyal following of regular guests who enjoy the warm and personal service offered by a small independently run restaurant. Popular amongst students and non-students it is also a home from home for Japanese visitors and residents. Edamame is cosy and their delicious food is cooked to order using the freshest ingredients served on beautiful Japanese tableware to enhance its presentation. Oxford City



01865 246916

Gatineau Artisan Patisserie & Bakery Gatineau, nestled in the heart of Summertown, offers the finest artisan produce in the French/European patisserie and boulangerie tradition. With premium cakes, chocolates, pastries, savouries and breads all made in house with the highest quality, ingredients, creative flair, taste combinations and attention to detail. A selection of French/European cheeses, meats, yoghurts, wines and other deli items as well as great coffee, tea and hot chocolate to enjoy on their terrace are also available. Oxford City


01865 311779

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Gees Restaurant & Bar

Gees Restaurant offers locals and visitors a uniquely rustic, Mediterranean dining experience set in a unique Victorian glasshouse. Enjoy expertly made house cocktails, dine in the light-filled conservatory amidst olive trees and plants, choose from a daily evolving seasonal menu inspired by the regional dishes of Spain and Italy, cooked on the wood fire oven and charcoal grill. Originally a greengrocer’s and florist’s, built in 1898 this famous Grade II listed Victorian conservatory now hosts Oxford’s best-loved neighbourhood restaurant. Open all day, every day for morning coffee, brunch, express lunch menu, and dishes for sharing. Expect a warm welcome and great food served by knowledgeable and friendly staff. Oxford City

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OXFORD CITY iScream iScream is open in Oxford’s foody heaven, the Covered Market, with chosen suppliers who have the same inherent ethical standards and dedication to perfection as its owners Graham and Jen. Using machinery from the finest, innovative and longest standing Italian gelato engineering company – Carpigiani – “the Ferraris of gelato making”. “If it is worth doing, it is worth doing well,” is a Grahamism that he and Jen live by. So they enthusiastically threw themselves into taste testing trips, burned the midnight oil researching the logistics of opening a gelateria and sourcing the best local ingredients from organic farms with impeccable provenance and consistent, intense, flavour and quality. Oxford City


01865 247084

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Junkyard Golf Club Junkyard Golf Club is home to crazy golf, mad cocktails & bad puns! Groups can putt their way through bizarre holes across 3 crazy golf courses: Gary, Pablo & Bozo. Each course has its own unique & weird theme, think jungle bathtubs, trippy UV rooms and scrapyard slides. With themed bars across the venue, putters can sip and enjoy a wide variety of cocktails, beers, wine and more. Please note, Under 18’s are only permitted Sunday – Thursday before 6pm! Oxford City


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Keepers Kitchen & Bar Located at the Eastgate Hotel, in the hive of activity at their urban location, Keepers is your welcome retreat – a place to meet, talk, relax, and unwind in the frenetic world of business and travel. Whether you spend a quick half hour for a morning coffee and pastry, or share a whole evening catching up with friends, you’ll feel restored, refreshed and ready to meet the world head on.


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01865 248 695

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Malmaison Hotel It’s never a hard day’s night at Oxford Malmaison Hotel, which is surely one of the most unique buildings around. Located in a converted prison, this hotel is situated in the Oxford Castle Quarter, one of the oldest, busiest and trendiest spots in the city. You can enjoy meals passionately prepared by chefs in a unique space at the Malmaison Brasserie - once the heart of the prison, and now a place that everyone fights to get into. Oxford City


01865 268400

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Jurys Inn Oxford is a modern hotel on the outskirts of the city centre with plenty of parking available. Relax and enjoy a range of international and classic cuisine, complemented by a wide selection of wines from the hotel cellar in the superb setting of the Marco Pierre White Steakhouse. The welcoming Costa Coffee lobby lounge provides the perfect place to enjoy a leisurely drink and snack. Finally, unwind in the comfortable Mini-inspired bar ‘Coopers’ for a pre or post-dinner drink or a more informal bite to eat. Oxford City

01865 489988


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OXFORD CITY Mercure Oxford Hawkwell House Hotel The newly refurbished Mercure Oxford Hawkwell House Hotel is located in the picturesque village of Iffley inspired by Oxford style vintage fashion which is illustrated throughout the hotel. The hotel’s brand-new restaurant and bar offers a locally inspired menu with signature dishes such as Baked Alaska, the Head Chef has infused his creations with a focus on local ingredients. The hotel is surrounded by landscaped gardens with a terrace perfect for al fresco dining, BBQs, social gatherings and weddings. Refurbished meetings and events facilities in the Thames Suite offer a tranquil setting. Oxford City


01865 749988

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Modern Art Oxford Cafe Modern Art Oxford is Oxford’s only free public space dedicated to contemporary art and culture. Discover bold and exciting exhibitions, and get creative with family-friendly workshops and activities for all ages. Enjoy some moments of peace in the heart of the city, browse unique gifts in the shop and take a break in their much-loved Cafe, serving hot drinks, local beers, delicious home-made lunches, cakes and more. They are reopening the Cafe with an exciting new menu of seasonal meals, local and ethically sourced treats, and a brand new special children’s menu. Oxford City


01865 722733

Museum Cafe - Museum of Natural History Enjoy delicious refreshments during your visit, at one of the Museum’s cafes! The Horsebox Coffee Company on the Museum lawn serves hot drinks and tasty treats. For hot lunches, salads, sandwiches, cakes and drinks, why not try the Museum’s Eat The Future cafe on the upper gallery? Run by Oxford’s Vaults and Garden Cafe this special pop-up is designed to complement the Meat the Future exhibition. Oxford City



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Old Fire Station The Old Fire Station is a centre for creativity where everyone is welcome. They encourage people from all backgrounds to understand and shape the world in which they live through stories, creativity and the arts, and by connecting with others. The theatre is full of comedy, dance and more, and a gallery full of beautiful exhibitions. Their cafe and shop is open 10am - 2pm, Wednesday - Saturday for a full range of delicious coffee, tea, pastries and cakes. See you soon! Oxford City


01865 263990

Organic Deli Cafe & Groceries

Let us create spectacular occasions with a magical sense of the unexpected, with exquisite taste and exacting attention to detail. We will work closely with you to create cool, confident and considered menus that will perfectly complement your event. The Rooftop Restaurant is available for exclusive hire. We can create delicious themed menus for private dining both in here and in the Director’s Boardroom, inspired by Museum exhibitions.

The Organic Deli Cafe is a homegrown oasis in the heart of Oxford. The Deli serves breakfast and lunch, slow-pressed juices and confections, as well as sporting a unique grocery range. It specialises in gluten-free options, as well as a diverse selection for all dietary needs. Indoor and outdoor catering packages serve Oxford’s businesses and centres of learning.


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07963 998982

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OXFORD CITY Oxford Brunch Bar A local business delivering high quality, locally sourced ingredients and dishes showcasing the true taste of Oxford, from BeanBags coffee beans to local independent fruit and vegetable supplier, Arlington White eggs, DeGustibus Artisan bread and many more! The food is simple, wholesome and delicious. They believe that the food we eat makes a difference in our health, so everything sold, is carefully sourced from local suppliers to maintain freshness and to ensure quality. They source their bread from a supplier that believes in making good old fashioned, artisan bread where the sourdough is made using a 3 days fermentation. That is why it tastes so delicious! All of their suppliers are passionate about their produce, and so are the team when they put together a plate of food for you. Oxford City


01865 250552

Parsonage Grill Famous for its intimate, bohemian, clubby atmosphere, the Parsonage Grill displays an amazing collection of eclectic oil paintings; mainly portraits of well-known writers and artists. The Head Chef takes pride in using the best produce, cooked simply to create classic British dishes with a modern, light touch. The state of the art kitchen uses the best local produce to create classic, simple yet innovative British dishes. Open every day of the year, enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner and their famous afternoon teas, in the company of Oxford’s academic and literary luminaries. The Pike Room, features an original stone fireplace, leaded light windows with a carefully curated selection of oil paintings and retains the same Bloomsbury Club ambience as the Parsonage Grill. Available to book exclusively for private events throughout the year, the Pike Room provides the perfect intimate, sumptuous and unique setting whatever the occasion. Oxford City


01865 292305

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Pho Pho, the healthy Vietnamese restaurant, is located on the roof terrace of The Westgate in the centre of town, with amazing views of the city below. Pho specialises in pho, the Vietnamese noodle soup, which they cook for hours in their kitchen. Aside from their pho noodle soups, Pho’s menu is full of amazing starters that are perfect for sharing, spicy salads, decadent curries, and wok-fried rice dishes. You can enjoy freshly squeezed juices, Vietnamese beers and amazing cocktails to wash down your meal. If you’re on the move, you can find Pho on Deliveroo or ‘click and collect’ your takeaway. Over a third of Pho’s menu is vegan and they are also accredited by Coeliac UK, so they’re a perfect destination for people following a vegan or gluten-free diet. They also have fantastic alcohol-free drinks options, too – there really is something for everyone at Pho. Oxford City


01865 980 209

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Pizza Pilgrims

Nestled in the rooftop of the Westgate, Pizza Pilgrims Oxford brings Neapolitan pizza vibes with retro games, cold beers, cocktails and cult favourites like the Nutella pizza ring and deep fried mac n cheese. Perfect for when you need a pit stop or a place to book a party, a date or a family day out. They have got pizza for everyone and more! Oxford City

01865 808030

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FUN, FOOD AND FASHION Over 100 shops restaurants and entertainment. Fun food and fashion in the heart of oxford. Just a 5 minute walk.

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OXFORD CITY Platform 5 - Royal Oxford Hotel Platform 5 Oxford is a fabulous, friendly, independent cafe and wine bar adjacent to the Royal Oxford Hotel. Situated in part of the old Railway Hotel (built in 1934 by Great Western Railways), Platform 5 Oxford evokes the glamour, style and service levels of the 1930s, yet serves food with a modern international flair. Warm, comfortable, and with good WiFi, the cafe and wine bar is the perfect place to relax, unwind and experience local hospitality. Oxford City


01865 248432

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Prezzo Prezzo brings a touch of class to Italian casual dining. Setting the scene for your get-togethers, gossip, romance and reunions, fuelling the conversation with incredible food and impeccable service to make you feel at home.

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01865 791748

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Quod Restaurant & Bar On Oxford’s bustling high street, peering out onto St Mary’s Church and the iconic Radcliffe Camera, Quod Restaurant with its unrivalled location forms the lively hub of the Old Bank Hotel. Regulars and visitors alike flock to Quod for its broad menu of European classics with an emphasis on British produce. The Head Chef and his team produce daily blackboard specials and a superb value weekday set lunch menu. Quod’s heated Italian garden terrace, provides a uniquely Mediterranean setting, where diners can enjoy a morning coffee, quick two course lunch or long celebratory suppers in the hidden heart of the city.


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01865 202505

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Sandy’s Piano & Wine Bar Sandy’s Piano Bar is reopening its doors for live music 6 days a week. With amazing cocktails and a long wine and beer list available again, they will be open right up until 3am. With new decor and a lot of care gone into the bar over the closed period they are excited to show you all their updates!

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Shoryu Ramen Come and discover Oxford’s hidden treasure at theCourtyard Oxford C ty Centre – Our stunning roof top terrace - Soak up the Summer sun while taking in amazing views of Oxford Castle. he terrace is the perfect place to unwind, relax and re-charge! En oy light ites and drinks on the rooftop- ood and drink can e purchased etween 12pm and 8pm seven days a week. We look forward to welcoming you.

Shoryu Ramen specialises in Hakata tonkotsu ramen from the Fukuoka city on the southern island of Kyushu, Japan. Hakata tonkotsu ramen is a style of ramen made with a thick, rich, white pork soup and thin, straight ramen noodles. Shoryu’s Hakata tonkotsu ramen recipe has been specially created by Executive Chef, Kanji Furukawa who was born and raised in Hakata, to provide the UK with highly crafted, genuine tonkotsu rarely found outside Japan. But it’s more than just ramen, at Shoryu you can find a rich and varied menu with high quality ingredients; Shoryu steamed buns famed for their pillowy softness, freshly cooked tempura, Takoyaki, karaage chicken and gyoza dumplings. Oxford City


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OXFORD CITY Spiced Roots Two things held dear at Spiced Roots are the quality and authenticity of their offering. Their expertly crafted food menu showcases a bold take on classic dishes from across the Caribbean region, whilst introducing new and innovative plates. These are put together in an authentic Caribbean style, using the highest quality, fresh, locally and responsibly sourced ingredients. Their cocktails reflect the best in Rum, taking influence from long held West Indian drinking traditions. For the discerning rum drinker, their constantly evolving Sipping Rum selection highlights the best the Caribbean has to offer. The wine list consists entirely of New World wines, perfectly pairing with their menu. Oxford City


01865 249888

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Swoon Gelato

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Swoon is an authentic national award winning gelato bar with a dash of Italian swagger and style. The gelato is all handmade with the finest ingredients. The pistachio is from Bronte in Sicily. Their hazelnuts come from a farm which has been in the same family for four generations. Their handmade treats include dairy-free sorbetti, which is great for vegans, vegetarians and is gluten free. Stecchi (gelato sticks dipped in chocolate) monoporzioni (small but perfectly formed puddings) and Gelato cakes make up a wonderful display of deliciousness! Oxford City

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Taylors Established in 1991, Taylors operates from 7 sites in Oxford. Taylors began with the objective of producing fresh, great quality food from their on-site kitchens, served in a relaxed but professional environment and have stuck by those principles. Under the same, independent ownership, they are still going strong 30 years later! From distinctive blue facades, they produce and sell a high quality range of fresh, healthy foods and drinks for both takeaway and eat in. Delicious made to order sandwiches, baguettes, wraps, flatbreads, panini, hot pasta, soups, stews, salads, breakfasts, cakes and hot and cold drinks, provide their hungry customers with plenty of choice. Taylors are one of the leading food retailers taking a stance with environmentalism and animal welfare and are making credible efforts to reduce waste, use sustainable packaging and to constantly monitor ways in which they can improve.

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OXFORD CITY The Alchemist Oxford The Alchemist are masters in the dark arts of molecular mixology and demons in the kitchen. Their mixologists create every cocktail with an obsessive eye for detail, presented in vessels orchestrated to add a devilish dash of theatre, they bedazzle, bewitch and set the scene for everything they do. Enjoy a flaming atmosphere, creative cocktails and devilishly delicious all-day dining that’s become the Alchemist trademark – Theatre Served. Oxford City


01865 792072

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The Artisan Cafe A speciality cafe in Jericho where you can have a cup of coffee, or tea, a sandwich or a slice of cake. The Artisan Cafe want you to walk in and feel good and accepted, because they are all connected – these days have certainly made that more than clear. We are trees blooming as we grow and the artisans of our own lives. The Artisan Cafe are here to help you make it taste good. Oxford City


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The Bodleian Cafe - Benugo Situated in the atrium of the Western Library at the University of Oxford. Offering a wide selection of soups, sandwiches, salads, hot dishes, cakes and pastries and hot drinks.

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The Coconut Tree Experience an explosion of flavours in The Coconut Tree’s vegetables, meats and fish dishes along with sweet and fiery cocktails this is a naturally abundant cuisine with plenty of options for vegan and vegetarian diners. The Coconut Tree’s dishes are rich in Ceylon spices with recipes going back generations from their very own parents kitchens. Oxford City


01865 421865

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The Jam Factory The Jam Factory is a family run restaurant, bar & art gallery in the city centre, moments from Oxford’s train station. In its 15th year of trading this much loved venue is not only a place to get locally sourced food, a great selection of beers and ales, it is also a creative hub playing host to various artist groups, art exhibitions, live music, comedy and classes. Behind the discrete brick frontage is an exciting venue that hosts weddings, parties, business meetings and much more. Oxford City


01865 244613

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The Junction Restaurant Tuck into British classics, like fish and chips or a steak-andale pie, at the inviting Junction Restaurant. Relax with a Starbucks coffee in the comfortable lounge bar or sunny patio. The Junction Restaurant serves the award winning Holiday Inn breakfast. In the evening it provides a relaxed, formal setting and in addition to the main restaurant menu you can choose something from their specials menu. Oxford City



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OXFORD CITY The Mad Hatter Welcome to The Mad Hatter’s Speakeasy Cocktail Bar. Serving unique cocktails since 2013, New World wines, European brews and The Hatters own molecular creations as well as Italian culinary inspirations. The Hatter promises the maddest of the tea parties with live music, karaoke booths, stand up comedy, drag shows and entertainment into the early hours. Leave your troubles outside, here a show awaits you!! Oxford City


01865 604959

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The Market Cellar Door

Visit the smallest (and newest) wine shop in the Oxford, located in the historic Covered Market. We offer the greatest wine quality to floor space ratio in the universe, whether you want to take your bottles home or ‘drink in’. Perhaps you may wish to embark on a ‘covered market food safari’, grabbing the freshest produce from their lovely foodie neighbours, whilst enjoying some wine. Now wouldn’t that be a nice way to spend your afternoon? Open 11am - 5.30pm Tuesday to Saturday. Find them next to the Teardrop Bar, and just near Bonners fruit stall and the fishmongers. Oxford City

01865 244407

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The Nosebag One of Oxford’s longest established independent restaurants. Specialities include casseroles, lasagne, patés and soup, extensive range of salads, and a scrumptious selection of cakes. All food is made on the premises and half the menu is vegetarian. Vegan, gluten free and dairy free options. Oxford City


01865 721033

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The Oxford Artisan Distillery Based at the top of Oxford’s South Park in leafy Headington, The Oxford Artisan Distillery is all about working with the best British organic and regenerative farming partners to grow ancient heritage grains and then bringing out the best possible flavour profiles of those grains using innovative stills and distilling skills. They like to say they are farming a new approach to spirits, and the proof is in the drinking. Producing award-winning Oxford Rye vodka, gin and whisky on site, this is sustainable artisan production at its best; regenerating the land, supporting biodiversity and managing every stage from seed to still and into the bottle. Oxford City


01865 767918

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The Place To Eat - John Lewis & Partners The Place to Eat is a perfect place to take a break during your shopping trip, serving a selection of soups, salads, sandwiches and light meals, together with snacks, cakes and hot and cold drinks to enjoy. The Place to Eat is also licensed, and serves a range of wines. They also offer a takeaway drinks service, so you can enjoy your drink on the move. Oxford City


01865 268313

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OXFORD CITY The Plough at 38 Boasting outdoor dining areas on Cornmarket and St. Michael Street which is heated, guests of The Plough at 38 can indulge in their full gastropub menu while enjoying the sunshine on their backs and the tower of St Michael’s watching over. The Plough at 38 offers up top quality gastropub food, with the best local and fresh ingredients, lovingly prepared and presented by first-class chefs. While indoors they impress with award winning real ales, craft beers and a vast history, as Oxford’s longest serving pub. Oxford City


01865 587159

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The Slug and Lettuce If you don’t know the Slug and Lettuce, then in a nutshell… it’s a bar that serves great quality food, fabulous cocktails and delicious wines, world lagers and beers in a comfy, safe, welcoming environment. From a relaxed daytime the Slug & Lettuce transforms into a lively night time venue perfect to meet friends, dance, hold parties and listen to great music. Each Slug & Lettuce venue is different and offers entertainment loved by customers. Oxford City


01865 260210

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The Alice Located inside The Randolph Hotel by Graduate Hotels, The Alice is a bold, all-day dining restaurant and bar serving unique interpretations of classic British dishes, helmed by Executive Chef, Chris Emery. The menu is seasonally driven and largely supported by local farmers and suppliers offering breakfast, lunch, dinner, and afternoon tea. Within The Alice, The Alice Bar offers a broad selection of wines, craft beers and spirits. Speciality house cocktails include a Randolph Gimlet.


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The Story Museum Cafe Give your appetite the happy ending it deserves by visiting The Story Museum cafe. Their cafe is open for both museum visitors and passers-by. They offer a take away service for those who wish to eat outside in their courtyard. Entry to the cafe is via the main gates to the museum on Pembroke Street. With a delicious menu of freshly-prepared, homemade dishes, their independent cafe serves food to suit all ages and appetites, with gluten-free and vegan options always available. Oxford City


01865 807600

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The Swan and Castle Nestling in a corner of Oxford Castle Quarter is the vibrant hub of one of the UK’s old favourites, a JD Wetherspoon owned pub, The Swan & Castle. The pub’s name refers to an inn by the same name that was built in 1896, and stood adjacent to the site of the new outlet on Castle Street. The Swan & Castle boasts a great value menu offering traditional and fusion food, and specialises in real ales, whilst also serving a wide range of craft and world beers, including those from local and regional brewers. Oxford City


01865 260 690

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The White Hart of Wytham The White Hart of Wytham is a 17th-century country pub and restaurant on the outskirts of central Oxford, in the ancient village of Wytham. Dine in the media-acclaimed dining pods beneath the courtyard observatory, where all-weather dining is available year round and an evening beneath the stars beckons. Head Chef, Andrew Carr, enlivens the freshest ingredients to present a menu of varied, inclusive and delectable dishes for all. Oxford City


01865 244372

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Vietnamese Vietnamese street food food street . . GLU TEN FREE VEGAN DELICIOUS Find us on the Roof of the Westgate 305 The Westgate, Queen Street, Oxford, OX1 1PG

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Opening June 9th. 10am-2pm Wed-Sat Bar open for evening events only. 40 George Street, Oxford 0X1 2AQ oldfirestation.org.uk

The Old Fire Station is a centre for creativity where everyone is welcome. We encourage people from all backgrounds to understand and shape the world in which we live through stories, creativity and the arts, and by connecting with others. From June 9th, our café and shop will be open. Join us for a range of delicious coffee, tea, pastries and cakes, and shop from our selection of hand made gifts.

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OXFORD CITY The White Horse Welcome to The White Horse in Oxford city centre. A Grade Two listed building. One of only two remaining bars in town that have been ‘untouched’. No juke box, no games machines, just good home cooked food and traditional British ales with great service. Famous for their fish and chips. The White Horse also featured in the filming of Inspector Morse ‘The Dead of Jericho’ in 1987. They have also been featured in an episode of Lewis and more recently, ‘Endeavour ‘Oxford Murders with Elijah Wood and John Hurt and Discovery of Witches, a British fantasy television series based on the All Souls Trilogy by Deborah Harkness, named after the first book in the trilogy. Open for food and drink every day. Coffee and cake deal. Oxford City


01865 204801

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The White Rabbit

CHRIST CHURCH The White Rabbit is an independent pub in the centre of Oxford. They are passionate about beer, pizza and great service. Inside, the pub is full of character traditional cast-iron tables in 3 small, wood-panelled areas. Outside the large, pretty garden has 6 booths, each seating up to 8 people on heated benches, and a further 10 tables with heated seats. Pizza and a pint is what they believe in. All of their ingredients are carefully selected by their Italian Head Chef, with the best ingredients imported from Italy every week. They make their dough fresh every day and their toppings are simple and authentic. Gluten-free options are also available. Oxford City

01865 241177

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Open daily until 30 September 2021. Takeaway baguettes, cakes, hot & cold drinks, ice cream. Find us in Christ Church Meadow.

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Thirsty Meeples - The Board Game Cafe With a library of over 2,000 board games, Thirsty Meeples is a fully licenced cafe open until late every day of the week. Their Game Gurus will welcome you to the cafe, recommend games to play and teach you the rules. To keep you refreshed whilst you play they sell a range of snacks, hot and cold drinks, together with a range of craft beers, wines, gins and cocktails. To avoid disappointment, it is recommended to book in advance as they do get full quick. They sell games too. Eat, Drink, Play! Oxford City


01865 244247

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Victors Beautiful, vibrant, upscale yet informal, Victors is the perfect neighbourhood restaurant. Offering a modern American menu of small and larger plates - perfect to share in a casually elegant setting, with service to match. Victors is the perfect spot to while away a few hours over coffee, lunch, cocktails and dinner or a spot of brunch at the weekend. Oxford City


01865 689064

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Voco Oxford Spires The hotel offers modern and historic rooms with indoor and outside dining, a gym and 19 meeting rooms in a variety of sizes. Sitting adjacent to the River Thames and surrounded by parkland, the hotel is less than a mile walk along the river from Oxford city centre. There is also a bus service to the city which is a 1-minute walk from the property. All rooms offer free Wi-Fi, TV, tea and coffee making facilities and en suite bathrooms. Some are in a 16th-century house and retain period features such as exposed beams. Select rooms add balconies or 4-poster beds, while suites add separate living areas. Oxford City


01865 324324

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OXFORD CITY Voco Oxford Thames Set on 30 acres of Thameside parkland, this elegant hotel offers modern rooms in a sprawling medieval building is 3.6 miles drive south of Oxford. The refined, modern rooms all include en-suite bathrooms, flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi, as well as tea and coffee making facilities. Upgraded rooms include designer toiletries and patios or balconies. There’s an airy restaurant with river views, a beamed lounge bar, and a conservatory dining room. Other amenities include a Roman bath-inspired indoor pool, sauna and a steam room, as well as a gym and an all-weather tennis court. Spa treatments are also available at an extra cost. Oxford City


01865 334444

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Westgate is home to more than 20 restaurants, bars, cafes plus food on the go. Spread over 3 floors including the stunning Roof Terrace with al fresco dining and an eclectic mix of fine and contemporary casual restaurants and bars, Westgate offers an extensive range of food and drink to delight even the fussiest eater. Proud to be home to over 100 brand new stores featuring the best of the British high street as well as prestigious global brands. If you’re looking for somewhere to shop ‘til you drop in Oxford, then Westgate can’t wait to welcome you. Oxford City

01865 263601

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Weston Library cafe The cafe in the Weston Library serves a delicious selection of hot and cold drinks and snacks from Benugo. Grab a takeaway or stay and enjoy the beautiful atrium of Blackwell Hall or the views from their colonnade.

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Wicked Chocolate Welcome to Wicked – Oxford’s only independent, dedicated, gourmet chocolate counter – a treasure trove c h o c o l a t e for the chocnoscenti. Wicked is a pure, indulgent, luxurious, decadent chocolate experience. Whether you want to make up your own box of handmade milk, white, dark, fruity, nutty, creamy or boozy beautiful Belgian truffles, have a craving for a luxurious box of mixed chocolates, looking for very special gifts, hankering after a bar of artisan-made chocolate or feel like some traditional British confectionery, they offer you pure perfection. Oxford City


01865 277247

Yellow Submarine Over 70,000 customers each year visit Yellow Submarine because of the quality of the coffee & food. It just so happens that they may leave with a different perception of disability too: the two social enterprise cafes are co-staffed by trainees with learning disabilities. At Yellow Submarine they believe people with Learning Disabilities and Autism deserve to live life to the full and their cafe traineeships are one way they deliver their ambition. They serve delicious ‘Life Changing Bakes’ made on site by their team of trainee bakers, as well as fresh sandwiches, toasties, soup and salads – and of course great coffee and tea. Conveniently situated on Park End Street, between Oxford’s train station and the city centre, and also in Witney’s leisure centre. Oxford City


07814 495001

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Afternoon Tea in Oxfordshire

It’s time for afternoon tea! From local cafes in the countryside to rooftop restaurants with skyline views, Oxfordshire offers something for every taste!


In the countryside … If you are looking for something classic, treat yourself with a luxury traditional afternoon tea at The Macdonald Bear Hotel a 13th century coaching inn located in Woodstock, which comes with dainty finger sandwiches, homemade scones fresh from the oven, an irresistible selection of cakes and tea of course! Or why not indulge yourself with a Winston Churchil afternoon tea at The Orangery Restaurant at Blenheim Palace? Book a table on the terrace and enjoy the Churchill Afternoon Tea, complete with Pol Roger Brut Réserve – his favourite Champagne, Welsh rarebit, Smoked salmon and caviar muffin, and sweet treats including fruit cake. If you are travelling with small children then head to Cogges Kitchen Cafe, located at Cogges Manor Farm in Witney, a popular family attraction, which serves simple lunch boxes for kids, afternoon teas and cakes. The interior of the cafe is characterised by a rustic charm and there is additional seating outside, along with a playground.

In the city … If you are in Oxford and you are looking for something different, try an afternoon tea with a view at the Ashmolean Museum Rooftop Restaurant and indulge yourself with asparagus and parmesan tarts, crayfish and creme fraiche sandwiches, macaroons and delicious orange cakes with almonds and pistachios. What’s more, they also offer a vegan option. If you are feeling hungry while sightseeing, pay a visit to The Nosebag on St. Michael’s Street, which has been serving indulgent cream teas, cakes, breakfast and an all-day menu since 1971 or relax with cakes, tea or coffee on the go at the Christ Church Longhorn Cafe and enjoy the beautiful river views. Looking to impress someone? You won’t be disappointed by the stylish Old Parsonage, a truly traditional setting in which to take afternoon tea. Enjoy their home-made scones with fruity jam & clotted cream, freshly prepared sandwiches & indulgent little cakes and why not add some bubbles?

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BANBURY, BICESTER & SURROUN A Little Bit of Pie A Little Bit of Pie is a small deli in Lock29 stocking a range of pies, cheeses, meats and other savoury delights.



Also Known As A quirky lounge bar and live music venue, in the heart of Parsons Street, Banbury with friendly, welcoming staff and funky décor.



Antep Kebab

Atic Banbury LTD

Only the best ingredients are picked to prepare food each day in order to give only the best to their customers. They use McCains chips, Heinz mayonnaise, extra virgin olive oil and Red Tractor British farm products to maintain the highest possible quality. Antep Kebab House only use the best local products to ensure high standards. Banbury

01295 258877

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A relaxed late night bar with industrial stripped back decor. Atic Banbury pride themselves on making every customers experience as effortless as possible. Their entertainment calendar is always packed with a variety of live music, alternative DJ sets, comedy shows & fun stuff to get you out the house. To complement their variety of premium spirits, they have plenty of great cocktails to try, especially their signature Espresso Martini, ask their staff about the delicious variations they offer. Banbury


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Baguette 81 LTD Baguette 81 is a small baguette shop in Banbury. Providing the best lunch baguettes using the freshest ingredients in town. A family run business for 20 years, they have a high level of catering experience and customer service. Their baguettes are baked on the premises every ten minutes. Delivering the best service with the freshest, tastiest, most indulging quick food in town. Banbury

01295 275588

Bakers and Baristas UK LTD

Behind the counters you’ll see their bakers mixing batter, filling cake tins, loading ovens and hand decorating all their bakery goods fresh every day. Banbury bakersbaristas.com

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A family run takeaway and restaurant in Banbury town centre providing traditional fish and chips and more to their customers. As well as delicious food cooked fresh and available over the counter they are now also offering ‘click and collect’ and delivery options. Their fully air-conditioned restaurant is open and ready to welcome you. They have implemented a socially distanced seating plan inside and also front and rear open-air dining spaces. Banbury

01295 263083

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BANBURY, BICESTER & SURROUN Banbury Pizza House Order food online in Banbury! It’s so easy to use, fast and convenient. Try their new online website which contains their entire takeaway menu. Banbury Pizza House is located in Banbury Town Centre. You can now order online, all your favourite dishes and many more delicious options, and have them delivered straight to your door in no time at all. At Banbury Pizza House they are constantly striving to improve their service and quality in order to give their customers the very best experience. As a result, they are are finally proud to unveil and introduce their latest improvement, their new online ordering website! Banbury


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Awarded a Michelin Bib-Gourmand in 2019, Berenjak specialises in charcoal grilled kebabs and mazeh-style dips to be mopped up with taftoon bread, freshly baked in the tanoor. Seasonal pop up at Bicester Village. Bicester

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We have an extensive and impressive portfolio of weddings, corporate events and private dining experiences catering throughout Oxfordshire and the Cotswolds. Our chefs use innovation and creativity tailored to you to ensure deliciously different menus on your most special occasion.

Banbury Kebab 01865 728240 • enquiries@oxfordfinedining.co.uk

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NDING AREAS Bicester Hotel, Golf and Spa Bicester Hotel and Spa is a four-star resort set among beautiful acres of Oxfordshire countryside. With 52 spacious rooms and suites, decorated in four various contemporary styles this family owned estate is surrounded by quaint gardens and a glorious 18-hole golf course offering a backdrop of the most magnificent sweeping rural views. The resort is the perfect location for both business and leisure stays, close to Junction 9 on the M40 with direct train links to both Oxford and London. The world famous shopping destination, Bicester Village is just a five minute drive away. The resort’s main dining venue, Grays Restaurant, with its idyllic lakeside views, offers a formal à la carte menu, while the Portrait Lounge is perfect for a more casual dining experience and the upbeat Bar Nineteen for a lively sports feel. Both of which are open to residents and non-residents. Bicester Hotel and Spa has brought a high-end, sports performance gym to Oxfordshire. As well as the Bicester Performance Gym, there is a 200m open-waters swimming lake, outdoor grass running circuit and assault course for team building in oxford. Bicester


01869 241204

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Bicester Village This summer, enjoy a relaxing day out at Bicester Village and discover new arrivals in more than 160 world-leading fashion and lifestyle boutiques, all offering year-round savings on the recommended retail price. Savour summer dishes on the Village’s outdoor terraces at Cafe Wolseley, farmshop restaurant & cafe, Shan Shui and the new Pizza Terrace x farmshop. For a seasonal treat, enjoy exquisite luxury gelato at Snowflake, indulgent ice-cream sandwiches at Oliphant’s or flavour-packed charcoal-grilled kebabs at Berenjak. The Village’s restaurants and cafes accept walk-ins for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For table bookings, please contact the restaurants directly. Plus, enjoy 10% off the Village price* with participating boutiques. To redeem your saving, simply download this VIP Pass prior to your visit and present its QR code before making a purchase in the boutique or via Virtual Shopping. Visit BicesterVillage.com or download their app to find out more. *Terms and conditions apply. Bicester


01869 366266

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BANBURY, BICESTER & SURROUN Broughton Castle Historic Broughton Castle is the family home of Lord and Lady Saye and Sele, and their family. The original medieval manor house, of which much remains today, was built around 1300 by Sir John de Broughton. The tearoom is situated in the old stables, opposite the main entrance to the castle. Seating up to 56 people inside with a further 24 seats outside. On fine days visitors often sit out on the front lawn to enjoy their tea and cake whilst soaking up the beautiful surroundings. Banbury


01295 276070

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Cafe Veneto Cafe Vento in the heart of Banbury old town serving full English breakfast, crepes, omelettes, antipasti, salads, pizza, panini’s, baguettes, jacket potatoes etc.



01869 220676

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Cafe Wolseley - Bicester Village Cafe Wolseley at Bicester Village is Corbin & King’s first venture outside London. Taking reference from their London flagship, The Wolseley, Cafe Wolseley combines a classic all-day grand cafe-restaurant offer, terrace dining and a retail shop. Open 7 days a week and serving food throughout the day, the menus include breakfast, lunch, cream team and dinner. Enjoy classic Wolseley favourites – from homemade patisseries to eggs benedict, prawn & avocado cocktail and chicken schnitzel – together with new additions, such as seared fillet of sea bass, shepherd’s pie and seasonal salads.




01869 220 676

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NDING AREAS Caffe Nero - Banbury Caffe Nero have you covered for breakfast, lunch and afternoon cravings, whether for coffee, tea, sweet or savoury. Fresh everyday.



01295 273879

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Carnitas Carnitas restaurant bar & lounge is the place where great cooking and fantastic vibes meet. Their food is nutritious, delicious, and affordable, and they welcome diners young and old.



01295 367410

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Caprinos Pizza

Chen’s Cottage Chinese restaurant and takeaway. Banbury

01295 264675

Delicious pizzas made with care and love using fresh ingredients and fresh dough. Their aim is to delight their customers. Banbury 01295 255100

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BANBURY, BICESTER & SURROUN The Church House The Church House, Banbury, has lots of space in their dining areas, and outdoor seating area to make you feel safe while dining or drinking with them.



01295 262292

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Coffee #1 LIMITED Opening their doors in 2001 and inspired by the prospect of giving customers a more complete experience, Coffee #1 has remained true to the values they established on day one and that’s to make it locally loved - serving great coffee made by talented baristas, in a relaxed and welcoming environment where your time is your own.



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Costa Coffee - Banbury As the nation’s favourite coffee shop, they are committed to supporting their customers, communities and people. Following the latest Government guidance, they’ve made changes to how they serve their coffee, introducing social distancing and enhancing their hygiene procedures to keep their store teams and customers safe.




01295 701285

NDING AREAS Crêperie Angélie Crêperie Angélie has become an icon for delicious traditional crêpes with a modern twist. Using artisan techniques that stretch back generations, it’s all about fresh & natural ingredients and keeping it local wherever possible. Enter the world of Crêperie Angélie and in amongst the copper pots and pans, whisks and steamy atmosphere of the open kitchen, watch your crêpe being made to order in front of your eyes. Every crêpe is lovingly hand-made to order using the finest Cotswold-milled organic flour and local farm free range eggs and filled with your choice of delicious sweet or savoury ingredients. Bicester


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Disco Bowl Banbury

GREAT FOR BOWLING: Healthy competition between friends, day out with the family, or even a team building event, Banbury Bowl offers a great time whatever the occasion. GREAT FOR FOOD: From pizzas to cookie dough, and everything in-between their menu has something to suit everyone. Banbury

01295 251222

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BANBURY, BICESTER & SURROUN Dog and Gun Welcome to The Dog & Gun - your cheery local based in Banbury. They show live sports every day, so you can watch the big game with a cold, refreshing pint of your favourite lager. Drop on in, pets welcome too!



07985 151683

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Eat Well Offering you a vast variety of Chinese food. You’re only a few clicks away from a takeaway being delivered directly to your door, leaving you with only the washing up to think about. Take your time to look through their menu and fill your order basket, it really is that simple.



01295 264904

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Elite 8 Ball Ltd Five high quality pool tables, fully licenced bar and HD streaming.




07412 519695

NDING AREAS Elly’s Cakes Cake and coffee shop situated in White Lion Walk, Banbury.



Eslend Go Huo Order food online from Eslend Go Huo! It’s so easy to use, fast and convenient. Try their new, online website which contains their entire takeaway menu. Eslend Go Huo is located in High Street and is proud to serve the surrounding areas. Their takeaway serves some of the best Chinese food in noodles, soup, duck, curry dishes. You can now browse their website to see their wide range of authentic and traditional Chinese dishes that are available. Their chefs are well known for their excellent Chinese cuisine, when it comes to food they are experts in choosing the colour, aroma, flavour, and taste. Banbury


01295 263664

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BANBURY, BICESTER & SURROUN Farmshop Restaurant & Cafe Farmshop Restaurant and Cafe serves local British and seasonal food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu has been devised to use locally sourced produce, with offerings including beetroot, walnut and feta cheese salad; king prawns, chilli and garlic; and the classic farmshop burger.



01865 686400

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Fast Eddie’s Welcome to the one and only Fast Eddies, situated in the heart of Banbury, just along from the Banbury Cross. Banbury’s premier pool and snooker club, where all ages and abilities are welcome.



01295 264982

Fever Banbury Whether it’s getting together with a friend, celebrating something special or a missed occasion, book now! Fever is Banbury’s number one club destination. With glitter balls, a colour changing dancefloor and great tunes, the venue is like no other!




01295 275057

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NDING AREAS Foosian Foosian at Lock29 is all about creating true South East Asian flavours with a western twist!



Fried City Situated in Church Lane, serving churros, mini doughnuts, doughnuts, and more sweet things as well as sandwiches, corndogs, paella, empanadas, chips... everything has a Spanish influence.



07884 315009

Greggs Castle Quay Behind the freshly made sandwiches and golden puff pastry sausage rolls, Greggs have always been committed to doing the right thing. Serving food that’s free of the nasty stuff (they don’t use artificial colours, flavours, added trans fats or MSG), keeping their 20,000 staff happy (They’ve been named one of the happiest places to work) and making sure their customers have a great experience. Banbury


01295 256517

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BANBURY, BICESTER & SURROUN Hook Norton Brewery Hook Norton Brewery have been brewing beer in their 5-Storey Victorian Tower Brewery since 1849. Why not pop in for a visit. Take a seat at the Malthouse Kitchen Cafe and enjoy locally sourced and lovingly prepared tasty food served up for breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea. Don’t forget to pay a visit to their shop where you can find a selection of beers and ciders, alongside a great range of wines, spirits, food, merchandise and gifts. Hook Norton


01608 737210

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Jammin Pizza Jammin Pizza at Lock29 gives you the very best pizzas in Banbury and beyond - creativity, flavour and great taste.



Jane Elizabeth Confectionery Since 1989 Jane Elizabeth Confectionery has been making and supplying hand-made fudge and toffee which they now proudly sell at Lock29.





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NDING AREAS Jaypur The Jaypur Restaurant is a fully licensed authentic Bangladeshi restaurant. Their speciality is authentic Bengali cuisine, quality tandoori, balti, biryani and curry dishes accompanied by cool Indian beers. They also offer innovative fusion dishes incorporating delicate Indian spices with their unique Jaypur style flavours. The Jaypur Restaurant, home of genuine authentic food since 1993. Banbury


01295 275117

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Jenny’s Cafe Cafe in the heart of Banbury’s High Street. Servicing a wide variety of food from all day breakfasts, hot dinners and sandwiches to desserts.



01295 258594

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Kosmos Greek Grill Kosmos Greek Grill located on the marketplace in Banbury is shaking up the Banbury fast food market with their delicious Souvlaki wraps, mouth watering burgers, gut busting box meals and all the traditional Greek street food you could wish for.



01295 256237

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BANBURY, BICESTER & SURROUN Koukouvagia Koukouvagia are a cafe - restaurant in Banbury serving Greek food and delicious coffee. The menu offers a range of food from from handmade fresh Greek and English snacks and cakes as well as traditional Greek kitchen.



07745 851676

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La Foglia Banbury’s new Italian restaurant taking you through an unique journey of fine Italian dining.



01295 250507

Lebanese Wrap House Order food online from one of the finest takeaways in town. Lebanese Wrap House in Banbury are proud to serve the surrounding area. They serve a variety of food such as burgers, wraps and more. You can find their menu on their website, filled with mouth-watering dishes and catering for all kinds of different tastes! Banbury



01295 252510

NDING AREAS Lenny’s Cafe Bar Whether it’s a bacon sarnie in the morning, a lunchtime toastie or an evening steak they’ve got all the essentials to fill & satisfy your cravings. To drink they have premium draught beers & wines, alongside unique classic cocktails garnished with something a little different. A dog friendly and cosy space, Lenny’s is the place to be. Banbury


01295 574329

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BANBURY, BICESTER & SURROUN Lock 29 A unique destination that brings Banbury’s history into an exciting new venue, offering an experience like no other.



Maitre Choux Maitre Choux is the first and only choux pastry specialist patisserie in the world, all of its creations are unique, seasonal, delicate and delicious. Every day, with rigorous precision, its three-Michelinstar experienced chef and talented team bake delicious eclairs, choux and chouquettes. Why not pay a visit and try them for yourself? Seasonal pop up at Bicester Village. Bicester


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Master Kebab House Order food online from one of the finest takeaways in town. They are proud to serve the surrounding area. Master Kebab House serve a variety of food such as pizzas, burgers, wraps, kebabs and more.




01295 257254

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NDING AREAS Mercure Banbury Whately Hall Dating back to 1677, this historic inn boasts many original features such as stone passages, priest holes and a fine wooden staircase.



01295 253261

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Mill Art Centre Trust



The Mill Arts Centre is the cultural hub for Banbury and the surrounding area. As the only dedicated arts provision in the area, their vision is to inspire creativity and enrich the lives of our communities by providing a high quality, varied artistic, education and participatory programme. Banbury

01295 227178

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Experience first hand the sights, sounds and smells of brewing beer the Hooky way. TO BOOK A TOUR - Call: 01608 730384 Online: www.hooky.co.uk/book


Come and enjoy homemade, locally sourced hot and cold dishes as well as tea, coffee, soft drinks and of course beer! Hook Norton Brewery, Brewery Lane, Hook Norton, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 5NY

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BANBURY, BICESTER & SURROUN Mr. Souvlaki Enjoy fantastic greek cuisine in the restaurant. Contact them today for more details! A Greek restaurant created for you. Order online.



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Muffin Break At Muffin Break, Banbury they believe the more good going in, the more good coming out. It is their mission to add a little goodness to people’s every day. They do this by making deliciously good food, baked fresh every day in their kitchen. Muffin Break are passionate about sourcing only the best Arabica beans, to deliver the perfect coffee for their thriving local community. Banbury


01295 368002

Odeon LTD Banbury’s local 2 screen cinema. Turn your trip to ODEON into a cheerful dining experience with their wide selection of made-for-cinema hot meals. Treat yourself to nachos, hot dogs or chicken strips or share popcorn and chocolate-covered treats. You can now order your favourite cinema treats ahead via the my ODEON app. Browse their delicious menu, save time and order online.




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NDING AREAS Old Town Cafe and Gallery A warm, homely and stylish place to meet and eat over freshly-ground Italian coffee or specialty teas. A community hub incorporating a cafe, tattoo & piercing studio, gallery, art supplies & classes and a crystal/healing shop all in the heart of Parsons Street, Banbury.



07877 030315

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Oliphant’s Oliphant & Pomeroy serve their all-natural, great-taste award-winning, dairy ice creams and sorbets hand-made locally just seven miles away throughout the summer months. In the winter, the Oliphant’s Kiosk transforms into a bakery. You may catch the aroma of cinnamon buns, baked throughout the day and straight from the oven. Bicester


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BANBURY, BICESTER & SURROUN Oxford Fine Dining Over the last 14 years, Oxford Fine Dining has gained a truly formidable reputation catering throughout several of Oxfordshire and the Cotswolds most prestigious venues. During which time, they have built an extensive and impressive portfolio of weddings, corporate events and private dining experiences. Oxford Fine Dining are the approved caterers to a number of Oxford and Oxford University venues including: Bodleian Libraries, Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Pitt Rivers Museum, Kirtlington House and Blenheim Palace. Their brand is based on knowledgeable and passionate people, who bring unrivalled, knowledge and skill so whatever the size or venue, Oxford Fine Dining has the know-how to put together the perfect catering and event package. From creative seasonal menus developed by their team of chefs to their experienced wedding planners, event managers and wait staff they will ensure your guests are served only the finest food with impeccable service. Weston on the Green


01865 728240

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Pawpaw Pawpaw has looked closely at every aspect of Chinese cuisine and has formulated a menu, which as well as offering well known dishes, gives their customers the chance to try dishes perhaps not so well known, but once tried become instant favourites.




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NDING AREAS Pequeno Gringo Pequeno Gringo is a family run, authentic Mexican street food experience within Lock29.



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Pinto Lounge

Pinto Lounge sits on the corner of the High Street right in the heart of Banbury. They have lovely big full width windows that open right up at the front, and doors opening onto a great little courtyard space at the back, so they have plenty of space to suit whatever the weather. Offering a fantastic range of food and drinks (including kids, gluten free and vegan menus) served in a really relaxed, welcoming atmosphere. Banbury

This summer, enjoy a relaxing day out at Bicester Village and discover new arrivals in more than 160 world-leading fashion and lifestyle boutiques, all offering year-round savings on the recommended retail price. Savour summer dishes on the Village’s outdoor terraces at Café Wolseley, farmshop restaurant & cafe, Shan Shui and the new Pizza Terrace x farmshop. For a seasonal treat, enjoy exquisite luxury gelato at Snowflake, indulgent ice-cream sandwiches at Oliphant’s or flavour-packed charcoal-grilled kebabs at Berenjak. The Village’s restaurants and cafés accept walk-ins during breakfast, lunch and dinner. For table bookings, please contact the restaurants directly. Plus, enjoy 10% off the Village price* with participating boutiques. To redeem your saving, simply download this VIP Pass prior to your visit and present its QR code before making a purchase in the boutique or via Virtual Shopping. Visit BicesterVillage.com or download our app to find out more.

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BANBURY, BICESTER & SURROUN Pizza Calzone Multi-award-winning Pizza Calzone offer meals of excellent quality and invite you to try their delicious food. Whether you come for their mouth-watering Italian dishes prepared by their chefs or for the creative cocktails, Pizza Calzone has something delicious for you! Pizza Calzone Italian Restaurant is the perfect destination for a quiet meal, family gatherings, events, and business meetings. Good food. Good drink. Good atmosphere. Banbury


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Pizza Express Find them in an historic building close to Banbury Cross. They offer contemporary, open plan dining for all the family.



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Pizza Terrace x Farmshop Pizza Terrace x Farmshop serves wood-oven pizzas with a mixture of Italian beer, wines and soft drinks for lunch and dinner. Join them on the terrace for a burrata and a selection of their classic pizzas, including buffalo mozzarella and their favourite four cheese with black truffle. Or, drop in for a glass of Pinot Grigio or Aperol Spritz. Seasonal pop up at Bicester Village.




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NDING AREAS Rococo Chocolates - Bicester Village Take a break with Rococo Chocolates, they’ve got an array of delectable treats to revive you while you shop at Bicester Village. Why not stop by for a warming luxury hot chocolate, revitalising coffee or even a refreshing glass of sparkling wine. And of course, they’ve got delicious indulgences including gooey Rococo chocolate brownies, sweet and creamy ice cream and quintessentially British strawberries and cream. Bringing 36 years of expertise, heritage and British style to the world of chocolate, Rococo Chocolates combines exceptional flavours with original, design-led packaging to produce its unique and delicious products. Seasonal pop up at Bicester Village. Bicester

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Roses of Bloxham

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Incredible crepes, milkshakes and ice cream at Lock29. Banbury


Royal Kebab and Pizza Royal Kebab in Banbury will always be offering great food at affordable prices. Feel free to browse their new website and place your order online. Check their new online ordering site to get up to date prices and exclusive special offers, limited to their online customers only! Banbury 01295 252177

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Shan Shui pays homage to the best of Asian cuisine with the kitchen following time-honoured recipes and working only with the freshest ingredients sourced locally. Inspired by 1920s Shanghai, the restaurant’s décor features a myriad of textures, colours and textiles, which is a nod to the city’s most glamorous era. The menu features a selection of Chinese culinary wonders along with popular South-East Asian favourites. It also boasts a range of bite-sized dim sum that are steamed fresh daily. Their dumplings and bao buns are presented in piping hot bamboo steamer baskets and are perfect for sharing. Bicester 01869 321526

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BANBURY & BICESTER Siam House A cosy family run restaurant offering the true taste of Thailand. They have been training their team in new procedures, and have checked and double-checked that they have considered every aspect of serving their customers safely during these strange times. Banbury


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Smash Cow Burgers Smash Cow Burgers at Lock29 was born out of a passion for street food, great burgers and the desire to bring something new and exciting to Banbury. Their ‘smash’ burgers are pressed into the grill for maximum flavour. Banbury


Sky Wave Gin Sky Wave Gin, based in Oxfordshire, distils a collection of exceptional ultra-premium gins crafted entirely by hand, in small batches, from the finest ingredients. In 2021, their Master Distiller, Andrew Parsons was shortlisted for the coveted title of Master Distiller of the Year, in the prestigious Icons of Gin, World Gin Awards for his attention to detail and innovative creation of perfectly balanced, reassuringly delicious gins. This is the pinnacle of craft distilling, created with devotion, by hand and with proud provenance. their botanicals include foraged blackberries gathered from Oxfordshire hedgerows. Local growers provide their apples and rhubarb and all Sky Wave Gin is cut with natural mineral water from nearby Blenheim Palace. Only fresh fruit and citrus is used in their gins, never essences or flavourings. They avoid stabilisers, preservatives or colourings preferring natural ingredients. All their gins are vegan friendly and gluten free and entirely created, distilled, bottled, labelled and shipped from their boutique distillery. Bicester


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BANBURY, BICESTER & SURROUN Spiceball Leisure Centre Located in the heart of Banbury, Spiceball Leisure Centre is a modern facility offering an impressive 25m swimming pool, 150 station gym, sports hall, specialist spin studio, soft play area, spa, and a friendly onsite cafe.



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Swan Pub Banbury A fine local pub situated close to the historic landmark of Banbury Cross. Outdoor seating available.



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Tap Social Movement Tap Social Movement operates the bar at Lock29. Alongside their award winning craft beers, this social enterprise has a great range of drinks for everyone.




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NDING AREAS TAQUERO A fast pace burrito and taco bar in the heart of Banbury.



01295 279140

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Thai Orchid They create delicious memories. Their philosophy is to create a unique experience that embraces all of one’s senses. They have captured the enchanting and warm atmosphere of Thailand and recreated it here in Banbury.



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The Apothecary Tap They encourage you to place orders via email (apothecaryrob@gmail.com putting ‘Beer Order’ in the subject line) stating the day you would like to collect your order. They will then give you a collection slot so that they are avoiding creating a bottle-neck in Church Lane.



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BANBURY, BICESTER & SURROUN The Banbury Cross Dog friendly, traditional town centre pub hosting all main sporting events, the best Saturday night.



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The Banbury Museum They are a family friendly museum located in Banbury’s town centre, next to the idyllic canal side, and opposite Tooley’s historic boatyard. The Civil War, plush manufacturing, the Victorian market town, costumes from the 17th century to the present day and the Oxford Canal: these are just some of the stories illustrated in the museum’s galleries. There are also regularly changing exhibitions and activities to ensure that there is always something new to see and do. Plan your visit, find out what’s on, and search the Banbury Historical Society archive, which offers over 50 years of research online. Banbury


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The Cake Shop Ltd The Cake Shop specialises in exquisitely hand-crafted, premium celebration cakes for any occasion. They have a team of highly skilled cake designers and decorators who can create a truly personalised and memorable cake which is bound to delight at your special occasion. They have been trading since 1986 and have two shops in Oxford and Banbury. The Oxford Cake Shop is located within the historic Covered Market and is a focal point for locals and tourists to watch their skilled cake artists at work.


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NDING AREAS The Cherwell With a great family atmosphere and thoughtful staff, The Cherwell is the place to come to for good food, sports and music on weekend nights.



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The Coach and Horses Bob and his team would like to welcome you to come along to their pub and enjoy a large range of drinks and cocktails plus delicious food. Home of Josh’s Cocktail Club. He is a wizard with the shaker. they also have Fizz Fridays - with bottles of Prosecco half price until 10pm. Kitchen - Amber their head chef prepares delicious food made from all fresh ingredients. they have vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options available. Banbury


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The Exchange (J D Wetherspoon) A town centre pub serving a great range of food and drinks including real ales, craft beers, spirits, wines and soft drinks Banbury’s former head post office, these premises were rebuilt in 1936, when the telephone exchange was added, giving the building its present name. Banbury


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BANBURY & BICESTER The Moon & Sixpence Situated on the outskirts of Banbury in the beautiful north Oxfordshire village of Hanwell, The Moon & Sixpence is a very popular destination.



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The New Mogul At the New Mogul Indian Cuisine in Banbury, they are proud to serve the surrounding area. They serve a variety of food such as biryani, balti, tandoori, rice and more. You can find their whole menu on their website, filled with mouth-watering dishes and catering for all kinds of different tastes! Banbury


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The Old Auctioneer The Old Auctioneer is the third oldest building in Banbury, built in 1596 and surviving the great fire of 1628. If you are looking for somewhere to eat out in Banbury, whether it’s for pizza, pasta, burgers, steaks, or fajitas; they have something for everyone here at the Old Auctioneer. All food at the Old Auctioneer is made using locally sourced, or speciality imported ingredients. Taking years to perfect, their signature dishes are the ones that they have become known for not just locally, but far and wide.




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BANBURY, BICESTER & SURROUN The Rustic Bean Juiced Smoothie & juice bar in Lock 29.



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The Three Conies Set amongst the rolling hillsides of rural Northamptonshire, The Three Conies is the perfect family pub with something for everyone. Located in the picturesque village of Thorpe Mandeville, just six miles north-east of the town of Banbury. A warm welcome and friendly atmosphere awaits as you enter through the traditional beamed bar with open log fires leading to an eccentric piano lounge with vaulted ceiling. The lounge opens out to a heated decking area with a separate bar/grill overlooking the gardens and surrounding Oxfordshire countryside. Serving hearty pub grub tailored to suit all dietary requirements. Proud to serve award-winning Hooky Ales, and a selection of 60 premium gins. Booking is recommended. Thorpe Mandeville


01295 71043

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The Wheatsheaf A Grade 2 listed building with a bar that contains two fruit machines, dart board, amazing jukebox with over 2 million songs, a function room and stage which hosts global bands, a pool table and a traditional cobblestone courtyard. Banbury



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NDING AREAS The White Horse Kings Sutton A family run pub and restaurant. Serving seasonal and local menus by one man kitchen team and joint partner Hendrik Dutson. Since 2020 the White Horse is now completely championing a sustainable menu with their support local tasting menu. Using only local farmers or growing their own at the allotments. The restaurant is open Thursday to Sunday and the bar and garden menu is served Wednesday to Sunday. The Gin Tin outdoor bar and the ‘shop’ are the newest additions. Selling homemade goods, treats like fudge and chocolate granola, and eggs. Banbury


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The Wine Vaults By day they offer amazing fresh home cooked food and by night they host the best of local live acts. They love live music at the Wine Vaults. So much that they have become Banbury’s favourite live music venue hosting the best local talent.



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Tom’s Diner / The Banbury Museium & Gallery Canal side cafe situated within Banbury Museum has outdoor seating available. Toms Diner is Banbury’s first 100% plant based cafe, serving a range of dishes and offering family friendly and allergy suitable options.



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BANBURY, BICESTER & SURROUN Tooley’s Boatyard Tooley’s Boatyard is situated in the heart of Banbury on the south Oxford canal and has one of the oldest working dry docks on the inland waterways, working continuously since 1778. The site also includes a blacksmith’s forge and carpenter’s workshop used for building traditional wooden boats. Guided tours of the boatyard and forge. Boat trips are also available and a wide range of unique gifts, souvenirs, canal maps and books are available from the shop. Banbury


Van Jordans Coffee House Their aim is simple: To provide a range of the best worldwide coffee beans fresh to grinder and to your lips with only the best equipment fully trained and enthusiastic baristas and more importantly the theatre of the perfect coffee. They spare no expense in their team, and their standards are never negotiable to make a quick profit. They are a rustic homely and friendly brand who only want to give you the best the world has to offer in terms of variety, quality and passion for their craft. Banbury


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Voujon At Voujon they aim to make your visit a pleasant experience with a difference. Whether you are a connoisseur of traditional eastern cuisine or seeking new adventurous flavours to challenge your taste buds, they have something to satisfy every appetite.




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NDING AREAS White Horse Since 2015, the current owners have endeavoured to transform it into a community pub used by Banbury locals and visitors alike. They began with developing a team of committed, like-minded staff who believe in the value of a warm welcome, a comfortable environment and a really good product. They have a shared approach to high standards of customer service and everyone works hard to achieve this. Banbury


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Ye Olde Reindeer Inn The Reindeer Inn, Banbury with its heavy, wooden doors leading through to the yard at the rear bearing the inscription Anno Din 1570 was used by Oliver Cromwell, while laying siege to the now destroyed Banbury Castle. It is said Oliver Cromwell planned the Battle of Edgehill in the pub’s fine wood-panelled Globe Room, which was also used as a courtroom to try many Royalists. Banbury


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Zushi Zushi are all about fresh, flavoursome, authentic Japanese food whilst providing outstanding customer service! With their extensive menu their staff are always ready to help give their advice on the best way to experience Japanese cuisine and the types of dishes that compliment each other! All of their produce is 100% fresh and all of their dishes are cooked to order, never pre-prepared. Banbury


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Culinary Walks

Discover new places, immerse yourself in nature and enjoy the culinary delights that our county has to offer, there’s something for everyone and for all levels of fitness!


Oxfordshire walks - Woodstock & Blenheim Park (6 1/2 Miles) The starting point for this walk is the historic village of Woodstock, where you can find the Oxfordshire Museum, a great place to visit and grab a coffee and a snack to recharge your energies before setting off. Then head towards the grounds of Blenheim Palace, walking past Woodstock old town and the River Glyme, and be enchanted by the lovely fields, the wonderful parkland and the towering old oak trees. At this point you might feel hungry so why not stop for lunch at the Orangery Restaurant and dine at the home of the 12th Duke of Marlborough and his family and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill? You might also want to pay a visit to the Palace, a must see! After lunch carry on the walk and explore the Palace’s magnificent gardens or relax in the park, a nap is going to be really tempting but you’d better start walking back to Woodstock, it’s time for afternoon tea and the Macdonald Bear Hotel is definitely the best place to indulge yourself with this typical English tradition! Home-made scones with clotted cream, cakes, fine teas and bubbles. www.localwalks.co.uk/local-walks-blog/oxfordshire-walks-blenheim-park

Oxfordshire walks - Henley-on-Thames (8 miles) Start your day by strolling around the beautiful market town and enjoy breakfast in one of the town’s cafes such as Drifters Coffee House. Then head towards the bridge and start your walk along the river, you will enjoy easy paths, wonderful views and a variety of wildlife including geese, ducks, swans and cormorants. On the way back head towards the tiny village of Aston where you’ll be able to stop for a break at the Flower Pot, a traditional pub. As you approach the Henley bridge why not stop for dinner at The Angel on the Bridge? The venue has been Henley’s only riverside pub since 1728 and serves all your favourite pub classics and great draught beers! After such a long day you deserve a good night’s sleep, treat yourself with a stay at Hotel du Vin Henley, and enjoy a glass of wine from their cellar before bedtime. www.localwalks.co.uk/local-walks-blog/oxfordshirewalks-henley-on-thames A service provided by Experience Oxfordshire www.experienceoxfordshire.org


WOODSTOCK, WITNEY & SURRO Cambodian Cuisine Ltd They are the only Cambodian Restaurant in Oxfordshire, they offer dining and take away. They make their food fresh with lots of herbs and spice.



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Cogges Kitchen Cafe Housed in the beautiful old milking parlour at Cogges Manor Farm, Cogges Kitchen is open every day from mid-March to early November, from 9am – 4pm. Whether you want breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea and cake, there’s plenty on the menu for you to choose from plus simpler lunchbox options for the kids. Cogges Kitchen has a daily-changing menu using carefully-sourced local and seasonal produce inspired by the Cogges walled garden and orchard. The interior of Cogges Kitchen cafe retains its rustic charm and looks out onto a large courtyard area which provides additional seating and overlooks a play area for small children. Witney


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Eden Cafe A friendly and welcoming vegan café where you can meet friends, bring your dog, your kids, your gran, your boss or come on your own to enjoy a top-notch coffee and a slice of one of their delicious cakes in a sunny spot. They have weekly specials, a seasonal menu and offer a range of milkshakes, smoothies, loose-leaf tea and their fabulous Allpress coffee. They have an excellent range of plant milks to choose from and their knowledgeable staff can make a recommendation based on your drink choice. Outdoor seating and highchairs are available and the cafe is fully accessible to prams and wheelchairs.




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OUNDING AREAS Fairytale Farm The Beanstalk Cafe offers light lunches and snacks at reasonable prices, much of which is sourced from local suppliers. Delicious home made cakes is a favourite, and they sell locally-baked gluten and dairy free cakes. Enjoy morning coffee, a light lunch or afternoon tea. Why not also visit their shop, situated in the cafe, where you can buy a selection of Fairytale Farm souvenirs and fairytale toys and gifts. Chipping Norton


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Heythrop Park

Set amid stunning scenery on the edge of the Cotswolds, Heythrop Park Resort is one of the most impressive hotels around Oxford with both age-old decadence and contemporary style – incorporating an 18th-century manor house and a stylish, contemporary part of the estate, creating limitless opportunities for business or pleasure. Enjoy a Heythrop Park afternoon tea experience in their stylish bar or their stunning Wedgwood Lounge overlooking their perfectly manicured croquet lawns. Enstone


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WOODSTOCK, WITNEY & SURRO Old Swan Pub & Restaurant The Old Swan’s dining rooms and bars are a myriad of beamed, cosy quarters with roaring log fires and rugged flag-stone floors. There are a choice of dining rooms depending on your numbers, occasion and preference or enjoy the outdoor terrace and picturesque gardens throughout the summer months. Expect fresh local ingredients crafted into hearty dishes; this is the perfect place to enjoy a pie and a pint by the fireside, or a salad on the terrace in the summer. The menu is seasonal and the food is simple, hearty and flavoursome with delicious items available all day. Dogs are permitted, with their owners, into the bar area only of the Old Swan where a snack menu is on offer. Minster Lovell


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Oxfordshire Museum Garden & Cafe The museum café will be serving sandwiches and light lunches and offering their usual delicious cakes, scones, and other treats. There’s also plenty of seating outside from which you can enjoy the garden.


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OUNDING AREAS Pit Kitchen Pit Kitchen, is a new alfresco dining hub offering an inspired take on the best of East London’s street food scene and located in a beautiful rural hilltop setting on the Cornwell Estate just outside Chipping Norton. Serving takeaways and a dine-in service, the Pit Kitchen will showcase the finest fresh, local ingredients on its menus featuring delicious artisan sandwiches, soups, salads, snacks and first class coffee and sweet treats at breakfast, brunch and lunch. On Friday and Saturday evenings, the menu will be inspired by Hackney’s rich Middle Eastern heritage with meat and veg cooked on open air wood fire pits and served from a hatch in its converted shipping container kitchen. Long, communal tables positioned to make the most of the views will be warmed by open fire pits and sheltered by awnings. Chipping Norton


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Salon Privé For a week each year in early September, Salon Privé ignites the county of Oxfordshire for a festival of supercars, classic cars, concept cars, hypercars and flying cars, all coming together on the South Lawn of Blenheim Palace. Taking place over five days, the event attracts guests from around the UK and beyond with its unique blend of automotive excellence and luxury brands. Wednesday 1st - Friday 3rd September are full hospitality, followed by a Club Day on Saturday 4th, offering exclusive access to supercar owners and members of the UK’s most prestigious single marque car clubs. The grand finale, an exhilarating family day, comes on Sunday 5th September, with a show-stopping display in excess of 500 privately-owned supercars. This, together with the astonishing array of exhibiting brands on the South Lawn and a full timetable of dynamic features promises an experience to remember. Woodstock


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WOODSTOCK, WITNEY & SURRO The Angel at Burford The Angel at Burford is an award winning gastropub located in the Cotswolds town of Burford. Winner of ‘Best Pub in The Cotswolds’ for four years in a row, and holder of an AA rosette, you can enjoy their cosy restaurant, wonderful peaceful walled garden, or stay overnight in one of three four star guest bedrooms. You will find an extensive and delicious seasonal menu, a mouth watering Sunday roast, real ales on the bar, and an eclectic and varied wine list. Burford


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The Brasserie at the Oxford Witney Hotel Just a short walk from the historic centre of Witney. The Oxford Witney Hotel offers great accommodation at great value. While their elegant en-suite bedrooms are perfect for a tranquil night’s rest at the end of the day, enjoy a delicious meal in the contemporary Brasserie or maybe a light snack and refreshing drink in their bar and lounge. They feature a wide range of leisure facilities including a heated swimming pool, spa bath, steam room, and sauna — making Oxford Witney Hotel the right choice for all. Witney


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The Bull Inn The Pack Taverns story began in 2015 when Charlie and Willow Crossley bought the 16th century Bull Inn in Charlbury. Their vision was to create a pub that was a ‘home away from home’ and, as instinctive homemakers themselves with an innate eye for design, style and comfort, that original vision has definitely been realised. The Bull has become a place where guests can instantly relax into the homely unpretentious atmosphere - like being at home, but rather better as it offers the understated luxury and comfort of a top quality hotel.




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Their aim is to bring country fine dining to the Cotswolds. The menu revolves around the best seasonal produce locally sourced from British farmers with occasional indulgences as well as virtuous everyday fare. They hope to create a warm, charming and informal atmosphere where they can build a strong following of regular, happy guests and new ones too! Chipping Norton

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Open daily from 9am – 4pm (mid-March to early-November) Menu uses carefully-sourced local and seasonal produce Lunchbox options for kids Home-made cakes and snacks with locally roasted coffee Additional outside seating in the café courtyard with toddler play area

• Dogs are welcome on a lead • No farm ticket required to access the café Cogges Manor Farm Church Lane, Witney OX28 3LA (free car park OX28 3FR) cogges.org.uk

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A beautiful café located in the old milking parlour at Cogges Manor Farm in Witney.

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The Macdonald Bear Hotel, Woodstock The Macdonald Bear Hotel is one of the finest 4-star hotels in Oxfordshire and offers a beautiful slice of luxury in the heart of the countryside. Set in Woodstock, in what was once a 13th century coaching inn, their hotel combines history and culture with exceptional facilities. With direct access to the historic city of Oxford, their hotel is a popular choice for leisure breaks, business and weddings. Their hotel is a perfect venue for celebrations, events and conferences; we boast peaceful views over the courtyard and stunning period features. Woodstock

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WOODSTOCK, WITNEY & SURRO The Mason Arms Serving a menu of hearty pub classics and lighter seasonal dishes with an inventive menu of seasonal produce served in an intimate setting. A casual menu is also served in their cosy pub – best enjoyed with a pint. Their drinks range from local ales to unusual wines and classic cocktails and the pub consists of 6 beautiful rooms. Tucked away upstairs they have six bedrooms by Artist Residence – a nice short walk upstairs to bed after an evening of indulging! The Mason Arms has been included in the Michelin Eating Out in Pubs Guide 2017, has been awarded 2AA Rosettes for culinary excellence, as well as being rated as a 5* inn. South Leigh, Witney


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The Maytime Inn Since the 17th Century, The Maytime Inn has welcomed guests with hospitality and comfort, a tradition, which continues today as their guests enjoy their intimate setting in the Cotswolds. The Maytime Inn seamlessly blends historic elegance with luxurious amenities. Boasting six individually decorated bedrooms, The Maytime is the perfect place to enjoy an indulgent break in one of England’s most beautiful locations. Their restaurant is popular with both guests and locals. Diners of all ages can enjoy their seasonally changing menu, which offers everything from a la carte dishes to pub classics and lunchtime sandwiches. Their food is sourced locally and made fresh in house by their award-winning chefs. They offer over 100 different gins, fine wines by the glass, real ale, craft beers on draught and in bottles as well as locally sourced soft drinks. Their award-winning garden features an outdoor gin bar, boules pitch and stunning views over the rolling Oxfordshire countryside. It’s the perfect spot to enjoy al fresco dining, live music, conversation and good company.




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OUNDING AREAS The Orangery at Blenheim Palace

Located within the 18th century baroque building and set to the backdrop of the stunning Palace and the Italian Gardens, sits The Orangery at Blenheim Palace. Light and airy, dine in luxury from one of the restaurant’s seasonal menus, running from brunch, lunch, afternoon tea and supper. Specialising in local British produce, menus include a crowd-pleasing brunch menu with unlimited tea or coffee, and a three-course supper, served with a welcome drink on arrival. For the summer months, head to the alfresco terrace, complete with marquee pods, and sip the afternoon away overlooking the Italian Garden. Woodstock

01993 810518

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WOODSTOCK, WITNEY & SURRO The Oxfordshire Yeoman A family run free-house serving great pub grub in the heart of Freeland, Oxfordshire. The Oxfordshire Yeoman is a proper traditional watering hole where you’ll find a warm welcome from them and the local Freelanders. They have a changing range of local and well recognised cask ales, lagers and spirits plus a carefully curated wine list in partnership with Oxford based Grape Minds. Food wise, expect hearty pub grub made with local produce and cooked fresh. They truly believe pubs should be the focus of village community life. Witney


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The Plough, Witney


THE BEAR HOTEL Experience 800 years of history in our fantastic dining and event spaces PARK STREET, WOODSTOCK OX20 1SZ

The Plough Inn, Witneys oldest pub, sits in the heart of town with a gorgeous garden stretching down to the river, perfect for those sunny afternoons or balmy summer evenings. For those chillier days, the cosy pub offers a home-from-home escape for a pint of ale and a seat by the fire. The covered outdoor dining area and new garden courtyard offers the perfect mix of outdoor-indoor for those days when the great British weather can’t decide. A fab space to meet friends for drinks - it’s rather pretty! Witney

01993 899164

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OUNDING AREAS The Tea Rooms - Kelmscott Manor Enjoy a morning coffee or delicious home cooked food in their licensed tearoom, including hot and cold light meals, soups, cakes and cream teas. The tearoom is in an attractive old stable barn adjacent to a tranquil tea lawn with plenty of seating. Lechlade


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The Tite Inn A traditional country pub in the Cotswolds. A warm welcome awaits at The Tite Inn, their country pub and restaurant in the village of Chadlington. Full of character with exposed beams and stonework, flagstone and oak boarded flooring and a lovely roaring open fire. They pride themselves in always offering great ale, great food and a warm welcome. Chipping Norton


01608 676910

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Wychwood Brewery Tucked away behind the main street in Witney, Wychwood Brewery is home to the legendary Hobgoblin and Wychwood beers. The brewery store offers a wide range of the UK’s freshest and award winning beers in both bottle and can. At weekends fresh cask takeaways are also available. Witney


01993 890800

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Breweries and Distilleries

Are you a fan of beer, wine or other spirits? Take a guided tour to learn everything about how to make the finest spirits or head to one of the many breweries in Oxfordshire to taste the greatest craft beers!


Breweries and Distilleries Taste the art of artisan gin making and local craft brewing, whether you prefer spirits or great craft beer, you won’t be disappointed by what Oxfordshire has to offer! Take a tour of Sky Wave Gin in Bicester, who distil a collection of exceptional ultra-premium gins crafted entirely by hand, in small batches, from the finest ingredients and winner of the 2021 World Gin Awards. The raw ingredients, such as apples and rhubarb are sourced from local suppliers and the gin is cut with natural mineral water from nearby Blenheim Palace, a true zero-kilometre product! On the other hand, if you are in Oxford, pay a visit to the town’s most ancient distillery, The Oxford Artisan Distillery. Based at the top of Oxford’s South Park in leafy Headington. The Oxford Artisan Distillery is all about working with the best British organic and regenerative farming partners to grow their ancient heritage grains and then bringing out the best possible flavour profiles of those grains using their innovative stills and distilling skills. Take a stop at the bar or go on a guided tour of the distillery where you will learn how their award-winning vodka, gin, and rye whisky are made following every step of the journey from seed to still and into the bottle, tastings included! Are you more of a beer type? Oxfordshire’s breweries are waiting for you! Hook Norton Brewery has been brewing great craft beer since 1849. Take a tour to learn about its history, explore the 5-storey Victorian tower, see their original steam engine and most importantly how their beers are made. After your tour why not stop at the on-site Malthouse Kitchen Cafe, for a tasty lunch or afternoon tea? If, on the other hand you are looking for a brewery closer to Oxford, the Wychwood Brewery is your top choice! Take a tour to discover the brewing process of their award-winning beers, including the Hobgoblin IPA – voted the ‘World’s Best IPA’ at The World Beer Awards 2018. After the tour, stop at their newly opened Brewery Tap, which hosts regular events such as beer and food pairing, quiz nights and live music, it’s the perfect place to socialise with friends and family. A service provided by Experience Oxfordshire www.experienceoxfordshire.org


WANTAGE, FARINGDON, MILTON The King & Queen Situated in the Vale of the White Horse, South Oxfordshire, Danielle and Markus would love to welcome you to The King & Queen in Longcot. The King & Queen is in a tranquil location, a freehouse and inn, boasting seven lovely bed & breakfast rooms, available for long and short stays alike. As well as a sun-filled beer garden where you can enjoy a local ale with stunning local views of the White Horse. They offer a diverse range of food, with a Mediterranean twist along with the sunday roasts too. The pub is positioned in Longcot, a village of 500 or so residents and lies to the south of the A420 between Faringdon and Watchfield. Due to their fantastic position there is plenty of things to do in and around the area. Longcot


01793 784348

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The Oxen Bar & Grill Take sanctuary from the street-level bustle and dive into the flavours of local British cuisine at Oxen Bar & Grill, the all-day neighbourhood brasserie nestled in the Courtyard Oxford South Hotel. With leather snugs, Oxfordshire inspired details, exposed bricks, soft handwoven textures, this intimate Oxfordshire restaurant and bar is a perfect antidote to busy life. The Oxen Bar & Grill features an open kitchen with fired stone pizza oven, alfresco terrace dining, and an urban lounge bar. The Oxen offers a super cool casual dining spot, for local inspired food, craft beers, wines, gins and cocktails. Their menus feature great local produce from Oxfordshire and the Cotswolds, with award winning rare breed longhorn steaks, freshly made pizzas, and seasonally inspired cuisine. Farm to plate at its best. Located just off the A34 Milton Interchange, with free ample parking, free Wi-Fi and Starbucks daytime coffee lounge, The Oxen is the place to meet no matter the time of day.




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N & SURROUNDING AREAS The Woodman Inn A charming, family run 17th century village country pub 7 restaurant is just 2 miles from Faringdon, close to White Horse Hill. Seasonal menus, cask ales, wines and cocktails. Dog friendly. Function room. Courtesy minibus transport for larger groups.



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Tikka and Tadka

Tikka and Tadka is a bespoke event caterer. Providing curry nights locally in Wantage and 5 day curry boxes throughout Oxfordshire, they offer authentic Indian cuisine and change menus every week to allow variety and provide flavours from various parts of India. Wantage tikkaandtadka.com Book Online

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DIDCOT, HENLEY, THAME & SUR Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons Restaurant Chef Raymond Blanc’s restaurant is not only one of the best places to dine in Oxford, but one of the best places to dine in the country. Relish in an unforgettable culinary experience prepared with fresh ingredients from the 2-acre kitchen garden and treat yourself to one of the 600 specially selected wines from around the world.

Great Milton

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Cartshed Cafe An independent cafe housed in a listed barn in South Oxfordshire. They serve delicious breakfasts, brunches & lunches, with great coffee, freshly baked cakes, wine and local craft beer. A few minutes walk from the Thames Path and National Cycling routes, they welcome dogs, cyclists, hikers, families & business meet ups. Wallingford


07984 861130

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d:two d:two Community Cafe, Market Place (just above the town hall) is open weekdays Monday to Friday 10am to 2pm. They provide a wide range of delicious food and drinks suitable for the whole family – everything from breakfasts, real coffee and homemade cake, to healthy lunches and snacks. Their aim is to serve the local community by providing a warm and friendly space where people can connect and relax. Henley on Thames



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RROUNDING AREAS Didcot Railway Centre Travel back in time to the golden age of the Great Western Railway. Savour the sights, sounds and smells of steam as you explore this 21-acre living museum with trains dating from Victorian times to the 1960s. Take unlimited rides on steam days, explore the original 1932 engine shed and see magnificently preserved locomotives – you can even climb onto the footplates of some! See surviving track from Brunel’s broad gauge, discover painstakingly restored buildings, carriages and wagons and learn more about the development of railways and how they changed everyday lives. You can relax over lunch or enjoy a snack in the refreshment rooms – eat indoors or at one of the many outdoor tables and benches and soak up the atmosphere and watch the trains steam by. Didcot


01235 817200

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Dolce Lusso Cakes

For the love of taste and beauty: Dolce Lusso specialises in bespoke, luxury wedding cakes and favours. They only use ingredients of the highest quality that embrace the sophistication, seasonality, flavours and regions of Italian cuisine. There’s cake, and there’s cake. Taste is everything. Sensation matters. Experience counts. Style is baked in. Wallingford dolcelussocakes.com

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The Oxen Bar & Grill features an open kitchen with fired stone pizza oven, alfresco terrace dining, and an urban lounge bar. Super cool casual dining spot, for local inspired food, craft beers, wines, gins and cocktails. COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT OXFORD SOUTH, 6 MILTON GATE, ABINGDON, OX14 4FP E: THEOXEN@COURTARTOXFORDSOUTH.COM T: 01865 671480 W: THEOXEN.CO.UK

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DIDCOT, HENLEY, THAME & SUR Drifters Coffee House Drifters is the independent coffee house for all! Their eco-friendly ethos shines through and for a small place, they make a considerable effort to keep their community clean whilst taking steps to save their planet. Their “urban sanctuary” is split over two levels and offers locally roasted coffee, a range of homemade bakes, food and more. Vegan or GF? They are the place for you! Henley on Thames

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Flower Pot The Flowerpot Hotel offers traditional pub fayre and a large selection of specials. In the public bar and restaurant you will find an eclectic collection of taxidermy. With an open log fire and a picturesque garden, the Flowerpot is a pub for all seasons. Central to the Thames Path and only 5 minutes walk to the river.

Henley on Thames


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Hotel du Vin Henley The inspired re-incarnation of this cluster of historic listed buildings has created one of the most striking hotels in Henley-on-Thames. A former brewery for 300 years, they’ve enhanced its charming, original period detail while adding their own contemporary sparkle. Escape to the sanctuary of one of their 43 beautifully furnished rooms and suites, where you’ll find a custom-made bed, hand-sprung mattress, soft Egyptian cotton bed linen, fluffy towels and robes, monsoon shower or roll top bath.


Henley on Thames


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RROUNDING AREAS Manor Cafe at Howbery The Manor Cafe at Howbery has a spacious outdoor seating area with views over the park’s beautiful landscaped grounds, along with indoor seating and a takeaway service. It provides relaxed and informal dining with a varied menu to cater for all tastes at reasonable prices. The cafe serves breakfast baps, hot and cold lunches, beverages, confectionery and homemade cakes. Open on business days, typically Monday-Friday, 9-4pm, orders can be placed online or at the service counter. Visitors are welcome to stroll round Howbery Business Park grounds with its rich wildlife. Wallingford


01491 822 411

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Pachangas Mexican Restaurant

Pachangas is a family run business that remains committed to creating the best experience for all their diners. They aim to produce not only the best Mexican cuisine for customers but create an ambient atmosphere and memorable experience for all. Henley on Thames

01491 413000

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DIDCOT, HENLEY, THAME & SUR Rumsey’s Chocolaterie Experience for yourself the delicious smell of hot chocolate and freshly ground coffee at Rumsey’s Chocolaterie. Close your eyes and you could almost be in Paris! Inspired by the film ‘Chocolat’, the chocolaterie has a theatre where you can often see the handmade chocolates being produced in front of your eyes. Rumsey’s offers a wonderful range of cakes, pastries, handmade chocolates and ice cream, all made in house - to eat in or takeaway. Or enjoy their speciality House Hot Chocolate and savour the offering of pure dark chocolate that accompanies every hot drink. Thame


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Stonor Park Stonor Park is one of the oldest stately homes in the UK and has been home to the Stonor family for 850 years – it has a huge deer park, spectacular grounds and gardens, with an ancient stone circle from the Neolithic age. Close to Henley-on-Thames in Oxfordshire, the main house in Stonor Park is open to the public on selected days this summer, whilst children can let loose on the new Tumblestone Hollow playground. With multiple food and drink outlets over the estate, The Visitors Centre provides Illy coffee, delicious hot chocolate, tea, soft drinks, beer, cider and wine as well as a variety of snacks and ice creams and on selected days sandwiches and hot soup to takeaway. The Pantry offers a cosier sit-down meal experience and is suitable for all visitors, with a menu including light hot lunches and traditional afternoon tea. Open at selected times during the year.


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RROUNDING AREAS Tea Shop - Waterperry Gardens Established by Beatrix Havergal in the 1930’s, the 8-acre ornamental gardens at Waterperry are home to one of the country’s most beautiful herbaceous border. Also don’t miss the formal knot and rose gardens, spectacular white and lavender wisteria arch, water lily canal, alpine garden and riverside walk. The plant centre, housed within the ancient walled garden offers plant connoisseurs and budding amateurs alike the chance to buy unusual varieties of shrubs and herbaceous plants. The five acres of historic orchards at Waterperry Gardens grow fifty different varieties of apple, many heritage, from which their delicious apple juices and ciders are produced and sold in both the garden shop and the teashop. Their apples are harvested by hand and juiced onsite using time-honoured methods. Don’t miss the chance for a spot of retail therapy – with a gift barn, art gallery and delightful teashop offering homemade chutneys, light lunches and cakes, all made onsite using the finest ingredients - Waterperry Gardens makes for a perfect day out. Wheatley


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The Angel on the Bridge The Angel on the Bridge has been Henley’s only riverside pub since 1728. Nestled by the bridge in Henley, they offer all day dining with 24 tables inside which can be reserved online, their 34 outside riverside terrace tables operate on a first come, first served basis as they are not adequately covered if it rains. They are dog friendly throughout. Their team of chefs prepare all their dishes fresh daily and they have a range of pub classics, sandwiches, fabulous Sunday roasts and desserts. They pride themselves in their Brakspear Ales with a wide range of draught lagers, wines, spirits and soft drinks all served by their friendly and helpful team. Henley on Thames


01491 410678

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DIDCOT, HENLEY, THAME & SUR The Bull Great Milton The Bull in Great Milton is a warm, friendly country pub in Oxfordshire which was established in 1684. It is located just two miles from junction 7 of the M40 and features two bars, a restaurant and a large child-friendly beer garden, as well as a few tables in the front garden. Food is served in the restaurant and the beer garden. Dogs on a lead, are welcome in the bar and in the beer garden and Wi-Fi is available free of charge. There is also a car park. Great Milton


01844 279 726

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The Black Horse Pub Brasserie

This beautiful pub is located in the heart of the historic market town of Thame. Full of character, with cosy nooks for a quiet drink, beautiful private dining spaces, along with a beautiful conservatory and terrace for al fresco dining. Serving a menu that celebrates every season, they are open from breakfast through to dinner and everything in between. Thame

01844 219 050

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RROUNDING AREAS The Chocolate Cafe at the River & Rowing Museum Escape to The Chocolate Cafe at the River & Rowing Museum in its beautiful riverside location in Henley on Thames, a stone’s throw from Henley on Thames Railway station. The doors of the Museum’s award-winning building designed by David Chipperfield open onto the art and stories of the river. The Chocolate Cafe’s stunning terrace overlooks the weeping willows of Mill Meadows and serves breakfasts all day. Henley on Thames


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The Maltsters Arms Bistro-Pub A pub that serves good fresh French influenced bistro food, that has goats, chickens, ducks, quail, a reading library, a boutique hotel room and a kids rock school in the barn. Wednesday nights is astronomy night so bring your telescope. Their food will never get so fancy that you can’t come in for a pint or a coffee and a good read. Henley on Thames


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Waterfront Cafe Waterfront Cafe is an independent eatery with a casual vibe serving simple, uncomplicated food on the banks of the River Thames in Benson, South Oxfordshire. Open for breakfast through to supper and everything in between – their counter is bursting with freshly baked pastries, homemade cakes and light snacks. The setting is second to none; they’re just a stone’s throw from the River Thames which makes for the perfect spot to soak up the sunset with a bite to eat and a glass of wine. Benson


01491 833732

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Food Markets

Oxfordshire is home to a large variety of traditional food markets. If you’re looking for local, ethical and good food and products from farmers, small producers and communities, you’re spoilt for choice!




Abingdon Farmers’ Market

Charlbury farmers’ markets

When: Third Friday of each month Time: 8.30 am - 1.30 pm Address: Market Place, Abingdon OX14 3HF

When: 2nd Saturday – Mar /Jun /Sep/ Dec Time: 09:00 am – 13:00 pm Address: The Playing Close, Charlbury, OX7 3RJ

Local Excellence Market When: Saturdays Time: 9 am-2 pm Address: Market Place, Abingdon OX14 3HF

Monday Charter Market When: Mondays Time: 8 am - 3 pm Address: Market Place, Abingdon OX14 3HF

Banbury Banbury Charter Market When: Every Thursday & Saturday Time: 9 am - 4.30 pm Address: Market Place, Banbury, OX16 5LG

Banbury Farmers’ Market When: First Friday of the month Time: 8 am - 3 pm Address: Market Place, Banbury, OX16 5LG

Bicester Bicester Market When: Every Friday Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm Address: Sheep St, Bicester OX26 6JJ

Chipping Norton Chipping Norton farmers’ markets When: 3rd Saturday of the month Time: 08:30 am – 13:30 pm Address: Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 5NA

Deddington Deddington Farmers’ Market When: 26 Jun, 24 Jul, 28 Aug, 25 Sept, 23 Oct, 27 Nov. 18 Dec Time: 9.30 am - 12.30 pm Address: Market Place OX15 0SE Deddington

Didcot Farmers’ market Didcot Farmers’ market When: 2nd Saturday of the month Time: 08:30 am – 13:30 pm Address: The Orchard Centre, Didcot, OX11 7LL

Faringdon Saturday Market When: Saturdays Time: 10 am - 1 pm Address: Market Place, Abingdon OX14 3HF

Traditional Tuesday weekly Market


When: Tuesdays Time: 8.30 am - 1.00 pm Address: Market Place, Faringdon SN7 7HP

Henley on Thames Charter Market When: Thursdays Time: 8.30 am - 4.30 pm Address: Market Place, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2AQ

Farmers’ Market When: 2nd Saturday and 4th Thursday of the Month Time: 8 am - 3 pm Address: Market Place, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2AQ

Oxford Gloucester Green Marketket When: Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays. Time: 9am - 4pm (5pm on Saturdays) Address: Gloucester Green, Oxford OX1 2BU

Charter Market When: Fridays Time: All day Address: Market Place, Wallingford OX10 0EH

Independent Market When: Every third Tuesday and first and fifth Saturday Time: 8.30am - 1pm Address: Market Place, Wallingford OX10 0EH

Country Market When: Fridays Time: 9.30am- 12 pm Address: St Mary le More Church, Market Place, Wallingford OX10 0EG

Wantage Town Market When: Wednesdays and Saturdays Time: 8 am - 3 pm Address: Market Place, Wantage OX12 8AB

Thame Tuesday Charter Market When: Tuesdays Time: 9am – 3pm Address: Upper High St, Thame OX9 2DW

Tuesday Farmer’s Market When: 2nd Tuesday of each month Time: 9am – 3pm Address: Upper High St, Thame OX9 2DW

Wallingford Wallingford Local Producers Market When: Saturdays Time: 10 am - 12 pm Address: The, Centre 70, Kinecroft, Wallingford, OX10 0DT

Witney Witney Farmers’ Market When: 4th Friday in the month Time: 8.30 am - 1.30 pm Address: Market Place, Witney, OX28 6AG

Woodstock Woodstock Farmers’ market When: 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month Time: 08:30 pm – 13:00 pm Address: Outside the Town Hall, Woodstock, OX20 1SL

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