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The Oxford

#5,899 of 19,034 Restaurants in London
€€ - €€€, British,
256 Kentish Town Road, London NW5 2AA, England
+44 20 7485 3521
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (10 reviews)
“scotch egg” (3 reviews)
“beef” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
€€ - €€€
256 Kentish Town Road, London NW5 2AA, England
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1 - 10 of 151 reviews

Reviewed 5 August 2018

The recent change of ownership has led to a much improved pub. Great selection of beers and the starters we tried as an early evening bite were lovely, particularly the bubble and squeak scotch egg. Will return for dinner soon.

Thank Guy T
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The Oxford is a lively pub in the heart of Kentish town. I will disclose I haven't had the food personally, but it looks great. The drinks and selection is wonderful but it's really the people here that make it special. It's a fun place,...More

Thank BetterCallTravel
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Always had a great time in The Oxford. Staff are brilliant, friendly and always happy to advise you on food and drink. Would recommend for everyone to visit.

Thank Siobhan T
Reviewed 13 May 2018

My partner and I popped in here yesterday to see what the new owners had done to the place. We were greeted at the bar by the owner himself, who talked to us about his beers and let me try a couple of wines before...More

1  Thank Anna D
Reviewed 25 March 2018

A regular place for me and colleagues for after work drinks. It serves good pub food also. An excellent place to catch up with people and friends.

Thank phg570
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Good busy pub near Kentish town station. Excellent service and a great draught beer selection. Plus Mount Gay Rum. Reasonable prices but difficult to get a table for a meal. Incredibly busy (saturday 7pm) but The Damned were playing locally.I was going to say damned...More

Thank cricketphil
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

The tube was down, it was raining, and I remembered my meal at the oxford. Although this time I just came in for a drink, which turned into an evening of drinking. The vibe in the pub hasn't changed and still works as an old...More

1  Thank James R
Reviewed 3 February 2018

I spent a lot of money on a dreadful (almost rotten) steak and braised brisket (dry as a bone. The food was just shocking - a shame because under it's previous owners the food was good. They need a new chef sharpish. Do not go...More

Thank amberlivesindreams
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Went there for a Sunday roast waited at the table for an hour before the staff even took our order!!! Took another hour for it to come!!!! When it finally arrived was the smallest portion of food I have ever seen and the veg was...More

Thank carlenet2015
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Popped in to the Oxford on a wet afternoon. Nice style of pub with plenty of varied seating and a good selection of beers, lagers and cider. It also has a great menu at different affordable prices, Dining area is comfortable on wooden floors with...More

Thank brendanb73
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$39
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 256 Kentish Town Road, London NW5 2AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7485 3521
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A local pub in Kentish Town. We offer a great range of craft beers and ales, friendly service and fresh food all locally sourced and crafted with love!
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