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Address: 234 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UH, England
Phone Number: +44 1865 246607
17:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 02:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Quick drink

Lovely place for drink the cocktails were reasonable priced. Atmosphere was pleasant plenty of room for a large group of friends.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 May 2016
Sam W
Oxford, Oxfordshire
via mobile
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

After a work meeting we decided to go to bar aroma.the place is not really big but the music and the atmosphere are nice and cosy.there was just one problem:all the bar staff trying to impress people burning orange crust ,shaking cocktail,press the lime or pour drink with spoon took ages to serve us...I did order a cocktail after 25... More 

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Oxford, Oxfordshire
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Lovely place for drink the cocktails were reasonable priced. Atmosphere was pleasant plenty of room for a large group of friends.

Thank Sam W
Oxford, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

I am a frequent visitor to Bar Aroma. Its in a good location, staff are friendly, prices are cheap and its a good place to start the night off or enjoy casual drinks with friends. The cocktails can be a little hit and miss as they don't always look or taste the same, I recently ordered a porn-star Martini and... More 

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

We went during happy hour and most cocktails were 3.50-4.50£. Mojitos were great. The French bar man was very friendly. He played a nice mix of r&b, funk and slow jams. Atmosphere is great for a date.

Thank JPhill9990
Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2015

Been here more times than we can count... Always have a great place to count on when we go to Bar Aroma, but tonight we were hugely disappointed. We were served by a barmaid who was not only drunk but when she opened the wrong bottle of beer and said 'I'll have this for myself!'. Normally have a great time... More 

3 Thank oliviaman123
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2015

This is a really great bar that we frequent often. Cowley is a hit or miss road, but Bar Aroma is our favorite. If you're looking for a traditional pub with pints this isn't the place. However, if you appreciate a well-made cocktail at a really good price with decent music and great ambiance, then Bar Aroma is it. When... More 

1 Thank SharonMC28
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2014

Me and my girlfriend went for a date in the bar and it was brilliant. Great drinks, friendly bar staff and we also had a shisha which was really nice. Definitely will be returning!

Thank Joshua3536
Oxford, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2014 via mobile

One of the more nicer bars on Cowley Road. Quit a mixed public, which makes it intresting. Service good and staff friendly. A nice place to go.

1 Thank Michael G
Oxford, United Kingdom
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227 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2014

This is a nice bar, fairly cheap, lots of cocktails, heated smokers area and Shisha. It's s shame about the plastic glasses and jugs, and the toilets aren't great, but it's a friendly, clean venue. Although the cocktails are cheap, I would say they are more a mixture of spirits that cocktails. Still very tasty, but if you want more... More 

2 Thank Oxford-Wilson

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