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Welcome This is our 17th Annual Oxfordshire Restaurant Guide and we are delighted to once again welcome Laurent-Perrier, one of the leading champagne names in the world, as sponsor of the guide. This year’s guide includes some ever presents and some welcome additions. It’s a pleasure to have you all on board and thank you for taking your place amongst Oxfordshire’s elite. So, whether you’re looking for a romantic evening out for two, a family celebration or a business lunch, The Oxfordshire Restaurant Guide provides you with the best possible selection to suit your requirements. Enjoy eating your way through this year’s guide! Richard Rosser Editor, The Laurent-Perrier Oxfordshire Restaurant Guide

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Contents 10. Acanthus 11. Ashmolean Rooftop Restaurant 12. Cherwell Boathouse 13. COSMO 14. Cuttlefish 15. Jamal’s 16. La Cucina 17. Magnolia Brasserie 18. Marco’s New York Italian 19. Pierre Victoire 20. Pint Shop 21. Qumins

22. Restaurant 56 23. The Anchor 24. The Baskerville 25. The Crown 26. The Duke of Cambridge 27. The House 28. The Oxford Kitchen 29. The Snooty Mehmaan 30. Al-Andalus 30. Mezzeto 31. Bear & Ragged Staff 31. Oaks Restaurant

Laurent-Perrier Champagne Laurent-Perrier was founded in 1812 but the story is really one of modern renaissance. In 1939 Eugenie Laurent sold the House to the de Nonancourt family and in 1948 Madame de Nonancourt passed control of the House to her son Bernard. Full of energy and ideas, Bernard was unafraid to challenge convention and had a modern vision of a champagne style that was cleaner on the palate and could be enjoyed any time. He brought innovation and a pioneering spirit to the House, and so the LaurentPerrier style of elegance and freshness was born. His legacy lives on through his daughters who manage the House today.

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As a recognition of quality and environmental responsibility, Laurent-Perrier was awarded the Royal Warrant of HRH The Prince of Wales in 1998 and has proudly carried it ever since. LaurentPerrier is the only champagne house to bear his Warrant. Laurent-Perrier are proud to be a part of this year’s Oxfordshire Restaurant Guide. David Green Regional Account Manager, Champagne Laurent-Perrier

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Oxford City Centre 1. Ashmolean 2. Acanthus 3. Cuttlefish / La Cucina 4. Cosmo 5. Jamal’s 6. Marco’s 7. Pierre Victoire 8. Qumins

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Acanthus  @RandolphHotel Acanthus at Macdonald Randolph Hotel is the new fabulous all day dining concept in the heart of the historic city of Oxford. Boasting an extensive menu to suit all occasions whether it be an informal lunch or a celebratory dinner Acanthus caters for all occasions. Our acclaimed chefs prepare the finest dishes from our à la carte menu, complemented with our handpicked selection of fine wine. We serve only the finest Scottish beef and the best British lamb and pork, will all of our ingredients prepared daily by skilled chefs. Enjoy a pre-dinner drink in the new Cartoon Bar boasting an unrivalled selection of gins and champagnes with excellent cocktails. Acanthus is a great destination for visitors to the city as well as locals.

Highlights • Relaxed all day dining with the warmest of welcomes • Excellent food and service • In the heart of the city

Address: Beaumont St, Oxford, OX1 2LN Open: Mon - Sat: 7am - 10am, 12pm - 10pm. Sun: 8am - 10.30am, 12pm - 10pm Web: macdonaldhotels.co.uk/randolph Tel: 01865 256410 Cusine: Contemporary, British

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Ashmolean Rooftop Restaurant  @ashmolerooftop Rooftop Restaurant at Ashmolean is bright, airy and contemporary, where the best of European cuisine meets the best of British tradition. The ethos and ambience reflects the museum itself, fine art in a classical English setting. Make the most of your experience and take in the stunning views of the spires of Oxford from our rooftop terrace, even if it is only while enjoying a coffee after sampling our dishes, all created using fresh, seasonal ingredients from local Oxfordshire suppliers. You can dine on the roof terrace in the summer months. Depending on how good your eyesight is, there is a good chance you will be able to see the fields where some of the ingredients on your plate came from. Of course, no visit to Oxford would be complete without afternoon tea. The Rooftop Restaurant does this great British tradition proud from 3pm every afternoon. We are open for lunch from Tuesday to Sunday and on Thursday, Friday & Saturday evenings until 10pm, for dinner or just a glass of wine or cocktails ( just look for the entrance via St. Giles).

Highlights • Rooftop terrace dining overlooking Oxford’s spires • Afternoon tea in the world’s oldest museum • Pre-theatre set menus, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening

Address: Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2PH Open: Tue, Wed, Sun & Bank Holidays: 10am - 4.30pm. Thu - Sat: 10am - 9pm Email: Ashmolean@benugo.com Tel: 01865 553823 Web: www.ashmoleanrooftop.com Cusine: Contemporary British

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Cherwell Boathouse  @Cherwell_Boat  /CherwellBoathouse The Cherwell Boathouse restaurant is a well known iconic Oxford eaterie situated on the banks of the river Cherwell in the heart of North Oxford. The restaurant is housed in an old Victorian Boathouse with dreamy riverside views. The alfresco terrace is a very pleasant place to have lunch in the sun or dinner under the stars. It is also covered and heated in case of less temperate climes. The restaurant serves fresh, seasonal, British food, creatively cooked, with a lot of local meat and fresh fish from Brixham Harbour. The restaurant has also won an award for “Fine Wine List of the Year” with IMBIBE magazine for two years in a row and is famous for its interesting and good value wine. Vegans, Vegetarians, gluten free and other dietary requirements are also well managed by the team. Alongside the restaurant is Oxford’s biggest punting station with over 80 traditional punts built on the premises. Punting is a truly timeless, slightly eccentric, quintessentially Oxford, idyllic pleasure.

Highlights • Certificate of Excellence 2014 on TripAdvisor • Stunning riverside setting and beautiful interior décor • A ‘must see’ for visitors to Oxford

Address: Bardwell Road, Oxford, OX2 6ST Open: Mon - Sun: 12pm - 2.30pm, 6pm - 9.30pm Email: info@cherwellboathouse.co.uk Tel: 01865 552746 Web: www.cherwellboathouse.co.uk Cusine: Contemporary

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COSMO  /CosmoOxford With more than 150 dishes from around the world and various live cooking stations, COSMO Oxford will deliver seasonal menus from a global kitchen - even the fussiest eater will be challenged to find something they don’t like. Whether you are looking for Japanese, Chinese, Italian, Indian, Thai, Mexican or Continental food, you’ll be spoilt for choice. It will be a perfect venue for families and parties. There will be a huge selection of vegetable dishes, noodle dishes, pasta dishes just to name a few, plus an impressive dessert zone with a vast array of fresh fruit, cakes, bite-size mousses and trifles, ice-cream, even a chocolate fountain. Best of all, you will be able to eat all you like for one set price (prices vary depending on days and time, lunch from £8.50 and dinner from £14.99 - please check the website for updated times and prices). Children under 150cm in height will be charged half price. COSMO is about a total experience, not just the food. In the 2015 CGA Peach’s BrandTrack survey, the COSMO Group is voted as one of the Top Three restaurant brands in the UK for customer satisfaction. Cosmo prides itself on offering excellent choice and value in luxurious surroundings.

Highlights • An incredible range of freshly prepared dishes from around the world • Highly skilled chefs that provide entertainment at various live cooking stations • A casual dining experience, offering exceptional value for money

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Unit 9 Northgate Quarter, Magdalen Street, Oxford, OX1 3AD Mon - Thu: 12pm - 3pm, 5pm - 10.30pm. Fri: 12pm - 3.30pm, 5pm 11pm. Sat: 12pm - 4pm, 5pm - 11pm. Sun & Bank Holidays: 12pm - 10pm oxford@cosmo-restaurants.co.uk Tel: 01865 297575 www.cosmo-restaurants.co.uk Cusine: International

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Cuttlefish  @CuttlefishOx  /CuttlefishOxford Cuttlefish is the new fish restaurant on the block, bringing the best seasonal, sustainable fish to Oxford from the shore at the fairest of prices. The Cuttlefish chefs deliver seasonal daily specials such “Seared Scallops with local English asparagus, Grilled tuna steak, sea-spinach with Mediterranean Salsa, Cod tongue with chilli and lime salsa – the list goes on. There are mussels three ways, Colchester oysters and great meat and vegetarian options too.   The extensive menu includes the Cuttlefish seafood platter, mixed fish grill and possibly Oxford’s best fish and chips. Non fish eaters and vegetarians have an eclectic choice too. Many locals also pop in for the weekly fixed price menu offering great variety for a 1, 2 or 3 course meal whilst on a budget. Others join for the week night evening promotions, such as homemade fish pie night during winter months, Paella and Estrella, Mussels and Belgian beer, all available from 12pm! Such a steal.

Highlights • Fresh fish daily & a great sunday meat roast option every weekend! • Cool sophisticated interior design • A VERY WARM WELCOME! Friendly team

Address: 37 St Clement’s Street, Oxford, OX4 1AB Open: Mon - Sun: 11am - 10.30pm. Email: cuttlefishoxford@gmail.com Tel: 01865 243003 Web: www.cuttlefishoxford.co.uk Cusine: Seafood

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Jamal’s  @JamalsOxford  /jamalsoxford We invite you to sample the most fascinating and superbly flavoured dishes of the East. Our Indian Cuisine encompasses a wide range of delicacies from many parts of the country. Mild curries that are rich and creamy, or with tangy fruits, others hot with abundant chillies. Succulent vegetables and subtly flavoured pulses. Our speciality is traditional tandoori cooking. Meat that has been marinated is cooked in seconds in the searing heat of the clay tandoor ovens. The real secrets of our cuisine are the spices and herbs which enhance the flavour and also possess medicinal qualities. Only our chef’s years of experience can create that subtle blend. Indian food is an adventure, one which you can savour. If you’re staying home or perhaps at work late, don’t forget you can order our delicious food online for delivery.

Highlights • Wide range of Indian dishes to suit all palates • Traditional cooking to ensure an authentic experience • Special discount offers on home deliveries

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107-108 Walton St, Oxford, OX2 6AJ Sun - Thu: 12pm - 2pm, 6-11pm. Fri: 6pm - 11.30pm. Sat: 12pm - 2pm, 6pm - 11.30pm info@jamalsoxford.com Tel: 01865 554905 www.jamalsoxford.com Cusine: Indian

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La Cucina  @LaCucina_Oxford  /lacucinaoxford Alberto and his team at La Cucina bring a true taste of Italy to Oxford. From the open kitchen in summer months you could enjoy specials such as black linguine and spicy crab sauce to lobster and courgette ravioli. During winter you’ll see specials like “osso bucco,” pigs trotter and lentils or venison “tagliata” and polenta to name a few. The La Cucina shelves are plentiful with the finest Italian deli products: Gluten free pasta, balsamic onions, mustard fruits and Italian cheeses etc. can be bought from the kitchen. Many local La Cucina followers drop in for an espresso one day, an aperitivo e assaggi the next, then arrange a family birthday treat on another. Whatever the occasion, La Cucina really is a home from home. Some people like the food so much they utilise the outside catering team and delivery service too! LA CUCINA a casa tua… leave it to them to make all arrangements - office parties, family gatherings at home, any occasion. St Clements car park is just behind the restaurant for easy access too.

Highlights • Real Italian home-cooking • Huge range of genuine Italian deli products • Buzzing and welcoming atmosphere

Address: 39 - 40 St Clements, Oxford, OX4 1AB Open: Mon - Sun: 11am - 10.30pm Email: lacucinaoxford@hotmail.co.uk Tel: 01865 793811 Web: www.lacucinaoxford.co.uk Cusine: Italian

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Magnolia Brasserie  @TheSudburyHouse  /sudburyhotel The 2 AA rosette Magnolia Brasserie provides a relaxed dining experience with its feature kitchen and wood burning stove. This creates an exciting theatre as you watch the talented Chefs prepare your meal in front of your very eyes. During the summer months you can dine Al Fresco as the restaurant opens on to the terrace with views over the landscaped gardens. An ideal venue for large weddings and celebration events. Our seasonal menus are available from breakfast through to dinner, including morning coffee with cakes. With a wide selection of reasonably priced dishes from Small Bites to the De Tour Menu, there is something to suit every appetite. Sunday lunch, with selection of favourites and traditional Sunday roasts is available from 12 midday until 2pm. With fresh and locally sourced ingredients, be ready for a dining experience with no limitations.

Highlights • Feature kitchen and wood burning stove • Terrace with views over the landscaped gardens • 2 AA rosette

Address: Sudbury House Hotel, 56 London Street, Faringdon, SN7 7AA Open: Mon - Fri: 7am - 9am, 12pm - 2pm, 6pm - 9pm. Sat - Sun: 8am - 10am, 12pm - 2pm, 6pm - 9.30pm. Web: www.sudburyhouse.co.uk Tel: 01367 241272 Cusine: British

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Marco’s New York Italian Marco’s New York Italian is set in the heart of Oxford City Centre, and serves up a stunning array of New York Italian cuisine designed by the Godfather of British Cooking, Marco Pierre White. The restaurant is located in the Mercure Eastgate Hotel, within close proximity to Blenheim Palace, the University of Oxford and the Mini Factory. The restaurant offers a perfect setting for business and leisure, in a cosy but chic restaurant setting. Diners will find impeccable service, a relaxed atmosphere alongside stunning New York Italian cuisine at Marco’s. From hearty pizza’s and ribs, to delicate desserts and pasta dishes, there is something for everyone and every occasion at Marco’s New York Italian Oxford, by Marco Pierre White.

Highlights • Fabulous food designed by Marco Pierre White, the Michelin starred chef • A fantastic kids menu that is fun, affordable and a winner at the weekends • Marco’s boasts a fine collection of crisp and refreshing cocktails, all shaken or stirred to perfection.

Address: 73 High Street, Oxford, OX1 4BE Open: Mon - Fri: 8am - 11am, 5pm - 10pm. Sat: 12pm - 10pm. Sun: 12pm - 9pm Email: info@marcosoxford.com Tel: 01865 248695 Web: www.mpwrestaurants.co.uk Cusine: New York Italian

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Pierre Victoire  @PierreVictoire  /PierreVictoire When we opened Pierre Victoire in 1996 we wanted to create somewhere for people to enjoy authentically cooked, traditional dishes in an informal environment at reasonable prices, the way the French do… 21 years on, and we’re still doing just that – and we’re busier than ever! Our team of chefs have earned high praise for their signature dishes such as Duck Confit, escargot, moules-frites, tartiflette and fondue savoyarde. And the restaurant itself is certainly informal with its rustic furniture and candles, but our customers love it, and most are regulars. Eat from £8.50 at lunch time, or in the evening choose from either our a la carte menu or one of our prix fixe menus, such as three courses for £25.00 or our pre-theatre menu which offers two courses plus coffee for £12.50. For groups and parties of up to 60, for any celebration, we offer a three course party menu from £24.50.

Highlights • A restaurant with real character • Fantastic menu • Excellent location in Jericho

Address: 9 Little Clarendon St, Jericho, Oxford, OX1 2HP Open: Lunch: Mon - Sat 12pm - 2.30pm, Sun 12pm - 4.30pm. Dinner: Mon - Sat 6pm - 11pm, Sun 4.30pm - 10pm. Web: www.pierrevictoire.co.uk Tel: 01865 316616 Cusine: French / Mediterranean

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Pint Shop  @PintShop  /pintshopoxford Meat. Bread. Beer (and 100 odd gins) Pint Shop based on the busy George Street is all about creating a place that embraces eating and drinking in equal measures. A place where you feel equally at home having a few beers, a light lunch or a full-blown feast. With a large downstairs dining room, including various private dining options there is certainly more to Pint Shop that meets the eye. Pint Shop takes the spirit of original beer houses – namely craft beer, gin, intimacy and fun – and throws in some killer food cooked on the coals, just as it was in 1830 and has it all delivered in the heart of the city by an amazing people.

Highlights • Great seasonal food, relaxed dining experience • 21 different lines of Craft Beer • Over 100 Gins on offer

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27 - 29 George Street, Oxford, OX1 2AU Mon - Thu: 12pm - 11pm. Fri: 12pm - 12am. Sat: 11am - 12am. Sun: 11am - 11pm oxford@pintshop.co.uk Tel: 01865 251194 www.pintshop.co.uk Cusine: British

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Qumins  @quminsoxford  /qumins For visitors seeking an alternative to the bland uniformity of many a modern town centre restaurant, Qumins offers an appealing individuality - chic décor, display of bold modern works of art set the scene for a relaxing experience on arrival. Why not sample some of our mouth watering sizzling seafood dishes from the north and, less explored, southern Indian cuisine, making your visit to Qumins a memorable experience. The menu provides a great selection of vegetarian dishes too – many more than the usual meagre offerings of other Indian restaurants. With an emphasis on refined yet creative Indian cuisine, the menu incorporates both traditional classic favourites and original new dishes that apply Eastern flavours with a Western twist. An excellent selection of wines for both dining in and take-out and a comprehensive dessert menu means every aspect of your dining experience is catered for.

Highlights • Great range of tasty vegetarian dishes • Eastern flavours with a Western twist • Staff will help you decide which dish would suit your tastes

Address: 86 St Clements, Oxford, OX4 1AR Open: Mon - Sun: 11am - 2.30pm, 5.30pm - 11.30pm Email: info@qumins.co.uk Tel: 01865 247093 Web: www.qumins.co.uk Cusine: Indian

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Restaurant 56  @56_restaurant  /restaurant56 Located in the stunning Grade II ‘Old Building’ our 3 AA rosette Restaurant 56 offers a truly unique dining experience from beginning to end. Executive Head Chef Andrew Scott and his team have created an 8 course Prime or Progressive Menu or select from our A La Carté Choice Menu with 2 or 3 courses. Wine journeys are available, as well as an eclectic wine list. The core focus of Restaurant 56 is Flavour. Our modern British dishes with hints of nostalgia combine new and classic techniques, creating truly memorable dishes. Private dining is available and young guests over 12 years old are welcome. An ideal venue for small weddings and celebration events. We also offer our guests a Traditional Restaurant 56 Afternoon Tea served in our Lounge or Terrace, available Monday to Sunday from 12pm to 4.00 pm. Lunch is only available in our private dining room for parties of 8 or more guest between 12pm - 1.30pm. Pre-booking is essential for both dining & afternoon tea.

Highlights • 3 AA rosette • 2 different seasonal Tasting Menus or 2/3 course A la carte • Ideal venue for small weddings and celebration events

Address: Sudbury House Hotel, 56 London Street, Faringdon, SN7 7AA Open: Wed - Sat: 12pm - 1.30pm, 6.30pm - 9 pm Email: restaurant56@sudburyhouse.co.uk Tel: 01367 245389 Web: www.restaurant56.co.uk Cusine: British

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The Anchor  @theanchorinn  /theanchoroxford The Anchor is a pub and dining room in the heart of Oxford’s Jericho serving simple, honest food including a Josper Grill, Steaks, Burgers and Salads. We have daily changing seasonal specials, Wadworth beers and a great wine selection. The menu is vast, catering to all palates. Dishes include such delights as: Cheese and confit onion tart, flat iron chicken with garlic butter, soft herb gnocchi with mushroom and truffle, Chateaubriand steak and much more. Desserts include mouth-watering options like baked yoghurt, homemade profiteroles, and lemon custard with raspberries and honeycomb. We also have private rooms for parties and a beautiful conservatory and outdoor terrace.

Highlights • Wide variety of delicious dishes and desserts • Two great private rooms for hire • Great breakfasts and Sunday Roasts at the weekend

Address: 2 Hayfield Rd, Oxford, OX2 6TT Open: Mon - Fri: 9am - 11pm. Sat - Sun: 8am - 11pm Email: info@theanchoroxford.com Tel: Web: www.theanchoroxford.com Cusine:

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The Baskerville  @thebaskie  /Thebaskerville This AA-rosette-awarded restaurant, run under the guidance of manager Kevin Hannah and head chef Jamie Herridge, offers modern British cuisine based on a fresh interpretation of classic recipes. The menus and daily changing specials evolve with the seasons to reflect the locally and organically sourced produce, which is cooked to perfection that taste every bit as good as they look. The relaxed atmosphere is complemented by informal yet efficient service from the knowledgeable and friendly front of house team. You can expect the best hospitality whether you want a drink and bar snack or a full three-course feast. During summer, fish dishes such as home-cured organic smoked salmon and Isle of Man scallops are served alongside the normal seasonal dishes. The beautiful garden is ideal for al fresco dining when the sun shines. In winter, sit by one of the roaring log fires and enjoy hearty fare like 30-day-aged Aberdeen Angus steak, venison & rabbit pie and roast Chiltern pheasant. Homemade desserts are an inviting alternative to your usual fare and are irresistible. The extensive wine list features 15 wines by the glass and there are four cask beers on offer, three of which are local, plus a selection of over 40 malt whiskies.

Highlights • 2016 Oxfordshire Restaurant of the Year • AA Rosette • Tourism Pub of the Year Silver 2015 & 2016 Address: 7 Station Road, Lower Shiplake, Henley on Thames, Oxon, RG9 3NY Open: Mon - Thu: 12pm – 3pm, 6pm - 9pm. Fri & Sat: 12pm – 9.30pm. Sun 12pm – 3.30pm. Email: enquiries@thebaskerville.com Tel: 01189 403332 Web: www.thebaskerville.com Cusine: Modern British

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The Crown  @crownwoodstock  /thecrownwoodstock The Crown Inn is a grade 2 listed 18th century boutique hotel b&b and restaurant set in the heart of historic Woodstock, Oxfordshire. We have 5 ensuite bedrooms with free wifi, bose sound docks, and luxury toiletries. The Crown serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks and coffee. The cuisine is Modern British, with delicious dishes such as hand-made wood-fired pizzetta, braised short rib of beef with watercress and creamed horseradish, pan fried Pollock with braised fennel, mussels and clams and more, all with a variety of tasty side options. Swing by on a Sunday for their exquisite Sunday Roasts. Desserts include such classics as panna cotta with poached rhubarb, freshly made ice cream, cheese platters and more.

Highlights • Delicious Sunday Roasts • Great for groups and kids • Beautiful outdoor area

Address: 31 High St, Woodstock, OX20 1TE Open: Mon - Sat: 8am - 11pm. Sun: 8am - 10pm Email: info@thecrownwoodstock.com Tel: Web: www.thecrownwoodstock.com Cusine:

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The Duke of Cambridge  @dukebars

The Duke of Cambridge has been mixing great drinks in Oxford since 1981. Located in the bohemian district of Jericho, the bar is always bursting with atmosphere at the weekends with a more chilled vibe during the week. Fresh ingredients, cool interiors and friendly staff give The Duke genuine character and style. We only use the finest spirits and source the freshest ingredients to make our contemporary and classic cocktails. The main bar area is also available for private hire for parties or meetings.

Highlights • Astounding variety of cocktails and other beverages • Beautiful and intimate décor • Wide array of tasty bar snacks to keep you upright!

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5-6 Little Clarendon Street, Oxford, OX1 2HP Sun - Wed: 4pm - 12am. Thu - Sat: 4pm - 1am drink@dukebar.com Tel: www.dukebar.com Cusine:

01865 558173 Cocktails & Bar Snacks

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The House  @dukebars

A buzzing young bar in central Oxford with its own games room, private terrace with Philippe Starck sofas and a seriously well thought out cocktail list. The House is an intimate yet lively venue. We only use the finest spirits and source the freshest ingredients to make our contemporary and classic cocktails. The bar has attracted plenty of attention since it opened in early 2009, gracing the pages of Vogue, as a fashion shoot location and featuring in Elle magazine’s Top 25 Bars 2010. Our Games Room is available for exclusive use for up to 70 guests.

Highlights • Eclectic and beautiful décor • Unique Games Room for parties / private hire • Wide array of cocktails handcrafted by skilled bartenders

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Wheatsheaf Yard, 11 Blue Boar St, Oxford, OX1 4EE Sun - Wed: 5pm - 12am. Thu - Sat: 5pm - 1am info@housebar.co.uk Tel: 01865 724433 www.housebar.co.uk Cusine: Cocktails & Bar Snacks

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The Oxford Kitchen  @Kitchenoxford  /theoxfordkitchen The Oxford Kitchen is the new boy in town, but they decided when they opened not to arrive with a fanfare, instead opting to let their food do the talking; since then business has steadily grown as word spreads that there are talented creative young British chefs working in Summertown! The restaurant is beautifully presented with steel and wood fittings, an exposed brick wall, a number of intimate booths, and pop-art decoration, all contributing to a contemporary chic atmosphere in which it’s hard not to lean back and forget the day job. Relaxed fine dining is what The Oxford Kitchen delivers from morning through to night. There are no airs or graces here, but there is a confidence that what they are offering is what the town wants - somewhere to go as a family for lunch and where you don’t have to dress up for dinner, but with a menu and quality that will suit, and impress, everyone.

Highlights • Relaxed fine dining in a cosy atmosphere • Beautiful décor • Passionate and friendly chefs and staff

Address: 215 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford, OX2 7HQ Open: Mon - Thu: 12pm - 3pm, 6pm - 11pm. Fri: 12pm - 3pm, 6pm - 1am. Sat: 9.30am - 3pm, 6pm - 1am. Sun: 9.30am - 4pm. Email: hello@theoxfordkitchen.co.uk Tel: 01865 511149 Web: www.theoxfordkitchen.co.uk Cusine: Modern British

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The Snooty Mehmaan  @snootymehmaan The Snooty Mehmaan is a contemporary restaurant in the Oxford suburb of Faringdon, delivering the best in Indian & Thai food combined with a great place to hold a business function or simply to enjoy a drink at the bar. With an emphasis on refined yet creative cuisine, the menus incorporate both traditional favourites and original new dishes that apply classic flavours with a modern twist. Vegetarians and dietary requirements are also happily accommodated if you let the staff know. The a la carte menu is beautifully crafted, subtly presented and exploding with spice and flavour, bringing together a mix of spices, ingredients and award winning chef’s experience. Why not experience The Snooty Mehmaan’s delicious and great value Sunday Lunch Buffet. The Sunday Lunch Buffet offers unlimited servings and consists of up to twenty dishes, and is available between 12 noon and 3pm. The Snooty Mehmaan also offer a vast array of dishes available to takeaway and enjoy in your own home.

Highlights • Awarded the Certificate of Excellence 2014 by TripAdvisor • Attentive, knowledgeable and friendly waiting staff • Huge choice of dishes for both Indian and Thai cuisines

Address: Littleworth (A420), Faringdon, SN7 8PW Open: Mon: Closed. Tue: 6pm - 11pm. Wed - Sat: 12pm - 2.30pm, 6pm - 11pm. Sun: 12pm - 3pm, 6pm - 10pm Email: info@snootymehmaan.com Tel: 01367 242260 Web: www.snootymehmaan.com Cusine: Indian, Thai

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Al-Andalus  /alandalustapasbar 10 Little Clarendon Street, Oxford, OX1 2HP E: info@tapasoxford.co.uk W: www.tapasoxford.co.uk T: 01865 516688  Mon - Thu: 12pm - 3pm, 5pm til late. Fri - Sun: 12pm - til late  Spanish A:

Al-Andalus is Oxford’s only genuine tapas restaurant and is renowned for its wide selection of delicious freshly homemade tapas, bursting with Spanish flavours cooked in a traditional style. A great way to enjoy the true taste of Spain! Why not come and try our ‘Lunchtime Offers’ with quick service and great value or Are you looking for the perfect place to hold your celebration! Our ‘Party Menus’ are served as a banquet style which is the best way to enjoy tapas and ideal for a group of seven or more. To make a reservation with us today visit tapasoxford.co.uk or call 01865 516 688. Come and join us for authentic Spanish cuisine with vegetarian and gluten-free choices all at sensible prices.

Mezzeto  @MezzetoOxford  /mezzetooxford 67 Walton Street, Oxford, OX2 6AG E: info@mezzeto.com W: www.mezzeto.com T: 01865 559668  Mon - Sun: 12pm - 7.30pm  Mediterranean A:

Share and enjoy an abundance of flavours inspired by the vibrant ingredients of southern Mediterranean coast, spanning tapas to mezze. Our authentic menu features healthy, vegetarian and gluten-free recipes from the Mediterranean to the Middle East cuisine. If you are looking for somewhere to have lunch, why not try our ‘Lunchtime Offers’ or Are you looking for the perfect place to hold your celebration! Our ‘Party Menus’ are ideal for a group of seven or more, accommodating up to 60 guests. Making a reservation couldn’t be easier, call us on 01865 559 668 or visit mezzeto.com. A warm and friendly welcome awaits you!

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Bear & Ragged Staff  @Bear_Cumnor  /bearandraggedstaff A: E: W: T:  

28 Appleton Road, Cumnor, OX2 9QH enquiries@bearandraggedstaff.com www.bearandraggedstaff.com 01865 862329 Mon - Fri: 12pm - 2.30pm, 6pm - 9.30pm. Sat: 12pm - 9.30pm. Sun: 12pm - 9pm. British

Located in the lovely village of Cumnor, just 4 miles from Oxford, the AA Rosetteawarded Bear & Ragged Staff boasts a beautiful restaurant and 16th century bar restored to its stunning original glory. Flavien Chollet leads the team as Head Chef, having previously been at the 3 x AA Rosette-awarded Hartwell House Hotel as Sous Chef. Choose from our A La Carte menu featuring delicious and inventive dishes and traditional, classic favourites, or try our separate Sandwich menu for some tasty lighter bites. We also have a Set Lunch menu for those after a full lunchtime dining experience. We have a carefully chosen wine list with options to perfectly compliment all our dishes. With its original historic bar, real ales and log fires, a warm and friendly atmosphere awaits you at all times at the Bear & Ragged Staff.

Oaks Restaurant  @hotelwestwood  /hotelwestwood Westwood Hotel, Hinksey Hill, Kennington, Oxford, OX1 5BG E: reservations@westwoodhotel.co.uk W: www.westwoodhotel.co.uk/dining T: 01865 735408  Mon-Fri: 7am-9.30am, 6pm-9pm. Sat-Sun: 8am-10.30am, 6pm-9pm.  Modern British A:

The team at Oaks Restaurant create new and exciting dishes whilst retaining some of the more traditional and simple choices on our bar menu, which changes seasonally to take advantage of the best produce available from the local area, wherever possible. Totally committed to high quality food and wines, you can thoroughly enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of our restaurant, overlooking the beautiful hotel grounds. Serving modern, British fusion cuisine; Oaks Restaurant is dedicated to making your dining experience one you won’t forget. We pay special attention to seasonality, provenance and sustainability of all our ingredients. Please note that due to weddings at the hotel, booking in advance is strongly recommended. Sunday Lunch available between 12pm -3pm.

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