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The Jam Factory

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27 Park End Street | Hollybush Row, Oxford OX1 1HU, England
+44 1865 244613
07:00 - 23:00
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Sun 08:00 - 22:00
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Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited here for our friends wedding. Overall the food was great, although the mashed potato was a little over-salted for my taste. The selection of drinks behind the bar was good and pretty reasonably priced.

Thank r15972
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place. Lovely atmosphere, friendly staff, tasty food and creative surroundings. What more could you ask for.

Thank Scaramouchejones
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Thank you to the staff at the cafe. Really good cappuccino - dogs enjoyed sitting in a corner and watching everything going on!

Thank BagladyofBudapest
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The wife and I visited here when out one night in Oxford. 🍻🍷 A fantastic selection of drinks. There's even a basket on a hoist above the bar, which you place a shoe in when you order a particular beer. (I'll let you discover that one for yourselves) It's a venue with plenty of character for sure. A must visit.... More 

Thank Paul535Crook
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The venue is a hybrid between a hipsterish bar, cafe and restaurant, and managed to do it all without being over the top, too crowded or too loud. A good selection of beers, meals and snacks, and coffee. It's the type of place where you can order a pint of stout and a chocolate flapjack. It attracts younger audiences but... More 

Thank BlackberryGent
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I pop into the Jam Factory occasionally when awaiting a train. It's got so much potential, but never seems to meet it. A huge range of keg beers, but only two handpumps of which only one is ever in service. Tonight, they pulled off the last pint, so we had to go for the keg stout, which was OK, but... More 

Thank UKtravalator
London, England, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would actually rate this place 4.5 stars, but you can't do halves ;) Our family came here for a friend's wedding reception, and then came back for breakfast the next day :) The venue (for a reception or event) is very nice and flexible - it has a number of different areas which run together and the staff are... More 

Thank Andy D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a fantastic breakfast at the Jam Factory. Quirky and fun venue with a really cool vibe. Lovely staff - particularly Manon who went out of her way to be helpful. Thank you.

Thank Vanessa S
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you're near the station, then this place is great for a coffee, drink, meal, chill, hangout. Spacious, relaxed, stylish, great vibe. Join the ranks of self employed who love to work here during the day

Thank Oxonfire
Vancouver, Canada
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

I went to the Jam Factory will some course mates for brunch after hearing from other students that it was excellent. I found it to be a bit pricey versus the portion size and was disappointed by the limited menu option. the latte i got was great though!

Thank lola1212016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$31
Bar, British, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Park End Street | Hollybush Row, Oxford OX1 1HU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 244613
Restaurant, bar and gallery, the Jam Factory has become a safe haven for the fresh food lovers and art enthusiasts of Oxford. Located in the heart of the west end, just a stones throw from Oxford train station, bus station, city centre shops, The Saïd Business School and Oxford's dreaming spires, the Jam Factory champions an unrivalled commitment to freshness and quality, served with a layed back and welcoming ethos.Operating since November 2006, from the historical landmark of Frank Cooper's Old Marmalade Factory we have grown to include, an intimate dining room, bar, two galleries and a private dining space know as the 'Boiler Room'.Kick back and make yourselves at home.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?