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Brasserie and Bar at Malmaison - Oxford

€€ - €€€, European, British
3 Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1 1AY, England
+44 1865 268400
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good23%
  • Average18%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible11%
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“chateaubriand” (6 reviews)
“roast beef” (12 reviews)
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Bar, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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3 Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1 1AY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First impressions were very good, nice setting and the bar staff were very friendly. The restaurant was quite dark but added to the ambience, we were seated quickly and had a good 5 minutes to look through the menu, so far so good. Our waiter...More

Thank Leela555
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a lovely chateaubriand and some great red wine in our candlelit corner of this restaurant on property during our stay in one of the jail cell rooms. We've now stayed at several Malmaison hotels and enjoyed this meal and the environment more than...More

1  Thank Rob V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did not stay at this hotel but we did book a dinner in their restaurant. The restaurant setting is very unusual being what I would say is a wing of a prison. A typical prison that most people would recognise with cells either side...More

1  Thank Colin O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having eaten with my family within the first month it opened we were so impressed we visited 3 times that month but on Saturday Night for our anniversary and 2nd date night since having our first baby we left vowing never to visit again. Not...More

Thank staycalmzara
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first impression is always important, but then it's up to you to show the side you've shown and not least - live up to the atmosphere you're showing "which they don't do here". A real disappointment right through the whole restaurant !! First of...More

1  Thank Thony_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a meal on Saturday night for my husband's birthday. Whilst the restaurant is little dark for my ageing eyesight when the lights were turned up all was good! My husband had a steak and I had the cod and both were delicious. The...More

Thank Cathy J
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Situated in the basement prison section the Brasserie has atmosphere and friendly staff... but none of my party enjoyed our expensive meal...our tempura selection for a stater was all batter and no substance or taste.. my main course ( smoked haddock fish cake) was all...More

Thank freddy067
Reviewed 14 January 2018

This is my second time visiting this restaurant. The first was for afternoon tea which i really enjoyed. However last night i went for dinner with my husband for his birthday. I cannnot knock the food in anyway it was delicious. The waitress not so...More

Thank No1jadey
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Visited for lunch, really lovely setting with a nice atmosphere. Food was delicious all round so had a really great time.

Thank Ema S
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Visited tonight and first appearances was that we were it was impressive, the decor and ambiance were perfect.. That was the extent of being impressed though as having been told to have a seat and we would be served at our table, this failed to...More

Thank Stanleyten
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1 1AY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 268400
Malmaison Brasserie in Oxford ��� once people were plotting to get out. Now they���re paying to get in. Set in a one-time prison where bad guys were detained at Her Maj���s pleasure, Malmaison Brasserie (part of the supersexy, supercool Malmaison hotel group) is now dedicated to your pleasure instead. The Brasserie has its own unique atmosphere that���s a bit gothic and funky, very much stylish and modern. The menu boasts simple favourites prepared with consummate skill, like signature dishes.
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