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8 Ship Street, Oxford OX1 3DA, England
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Was looking for a porridge or continental breakfast but it was hard to find. So I had a granola here. It was ok. It said it was berry granola so I expected fresh berries. The service was good. And the waitress ok friendly. Coffee was very good 👍🏻 thank you

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Uppsala, Sweden
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61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Bought lunch here once when visiting Oxford and was quite happy with it. Fast service, nice staff and affordable prices. Good food as well.

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Thank Jonas_TGB
Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I ordered a Hero club sandwich (chicken, bacon and mayo with salad) which was awful, it smelt funny when I was given it and the bacon inside was a strange brown colour and slimy and moist in texture (I removed it from the sandwich), the ciabatta bread was burnt and also smelt odd, the chicken and mayo seemed ok but... More 

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Thank Lisa S
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Was introduced to this place by a friend who knows Oxford fairly well, and since then have been coming a few times a university term. In particular, the risottos are always very tasty and cheap with a student card. It's a bit small on the inside, but I have always managed to find a place to sit.

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I cannot tell you anything about the food, I never got served. We were a party of four wanting a late snack lunch on a Sunday. We saw this cafe and joined the short queue at the counter waiting to be served. Eventually the couple in front of us were served their food. Then began a brief but bad tempered... More 

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Thank Jeff G
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Used to be my favourite place to get chilled out lunch in town with great English breakfast, great service and great atmosphere. Last time I went there it seemed the place was under new management and it just wasn't as good; not tempted to go back.

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Thank Victor S
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Went the other day for a toastie and chocolate milkshake during a shopping break. Food and service was good and they even have a 10% discount for students!

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Thank Lisa T
Istanbul, Turkey
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Used to go to this place when I was a student in the 1980s and good to see it going strong. Enjoyed an excellent bacon roll and coffee.

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Thank fionayeditepeli
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Went in looking for a proper breakfast - not just sandwiches. It's small, sitting at counters (no tables) but several options of eggs and sandwiches and everything very fresh.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015

This is a favourite weekend haunt of mine for breakfast / brunch. It has a friendly, unpretentious atmosphere which is a breath of fresh air having been in some of the more well-known 'hipster' establishments in the area. Food is decent and excellent value for money.

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Thank Helen F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Ship Street, Oxford OX1 3DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford

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