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Barefoot Storytellers Cafe - CLOSED

294 Banbury Road | Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED, England
+44 1865 311100
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good19%
  • Average0%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
19 May 2016
“Barefoot books is no longer here. ”
14 Oct 2015
“Good breakfast”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, International, Contemporary
294 Banbury Road | Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED, England
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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Closed a good few weeks ago. The building is empty at the moment. We await to see who will take the building over.

1  Thank MandaJOxford
Reviewed 14 October 2015

My husband and I popped in here for breakfast/brunch a couple of week's ago, although neither of us are particularly keen on children friendly places, this place is different. It's not just family / kid friendly, the entire shop and cafe is primarily for children....More

Thank breakbeat
Reviewed 21 April 2015

If you're touring Oxford with young kids, you'll know that it's a bit difficult to find something for them to do (unless you happen to come on a festival day). Barefoot Books is a beautiful store with tons of great books, fun activities such as...More

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 28 January 2015

I fell in love with Barefoot Books about a year ago. The first impression is that you have walked into a world of fun, imagination and magic. Being that perfect combination – cafe and bookshop – there is plenty for the adults but make no...More

7  Thank Foragerdan
Reviewed 22 December 2014 via mobile

I travelled two hours to visit and I have to say myself and my friend had a lovely day. It was really worth the 4hr round trip.The staff were very friendly and welcoming and the atmosphere was perfect. The food was delicious.  We will definitely...More

2  Thank Sambuca_B
Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

I have to admit I wasn't looking forward to taking the family to a book shop. However, this is no ordinary book shop, a great place to sit with the children and enjoy the lovely books on offer. A decent array of teas and coffees...More

2  Thank Ross D
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Barefoot Storytellers Cafe in Summertown was a welcome surprise on a cold and dreary day. I knew it catered for mothers and children but I was not expecting such a fresh and delicious menu. Even something as simple as boiled eggs is made extra tasty...More

4  Thank OxBot
Reviewed 16 November 2014

Upon looking for something to do over the weekend I saw that barefoot books were advertising on the 'where can we go website' as having a face painting and craft event for the 15th Nov 14. I checked out their web page for further details...More

1  Thank familyhutson
Reviewed 15 November 2014 via mobile

With two daughters (3 and 6) I was looking for something to do on a Saturday afternoon. Barefoot's website advertised that the staff would be offering face painting (charged for) and a range of child entertaining activities alongside all there normal services, lovely I thought....More

1  Thank ollyolly1
Reviewed 30 October 2014

My diet goes out the window when I go in to the Barefoot cafe. The carrot cake (whether gluten free or not) is to DIE for. Yummy!

1  Thank Pat S
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Cafe, International, Contemporary
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 294 Banbury Road | Summertown, Oxford OX2 7ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 311100
  • E-mail
'The Barefoot Books Storyteller's Cafe in Oxford is one of the best kid-friendly and focused cafes we have ever seen' - greatcafes blogspot Come along and enjoy our fare at the Storyteller's Cafe! We offer: •The Prince's Breakfast (all day) •Baby and Toddler Tapas •Light and Main Meals •Scrumptious cakes and sandwiches •Matthew Algie coffee •Hook Norton Ales •Organic Wines •...And a decent cup of tea! Our menu changes each season and our specials change daily.
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