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Rick's Cafe

88-90 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1JB, England
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“french toast” (12 reviews)
“macaroons” (21 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:00All hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
88-90 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1JB, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met up with some old friends and had a long morning in the cafe. The coffee was pretty good and the french toast excellent. The place is busy but copes fairly well and clearly has a loyal local following. Not smart or pretentious and all...More

Thank NAM020
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Staff are amazing so friendly with great recommendations! Quaint atmosphere, delicious lunch and breakfast! Amazing milk chocolate chip cookies and smoothies!! Many different desserts

Thank beccawatson06
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Ricks cafe is one of my favourite places in Oxford and it is very gluten free friendly. The atmosphere inside is really nice, wooden chairs and tables with big open windows. They can do gluten free french toast which is incredible and they have such...More

Thank Marianne T
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Not much to look at but the food here is top notch! Would definitely recommend the French toast, coffee and smoothies. All freshly prepared and reasonably priced too which is rare for Oxford!

Thank rachyrach12345
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Best coffee and great sandwiches. Could do with more variety of cakes for me but I think it knows it's market and is catering accordingly. Definitely recommend for coffee.

Thank Catherine N
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Rick's cafe is the place to come to if you want a great beginning to your day! The staff is so welcoming and helpful that it automatically brings a smile to your face. The ambience is very relaxed and laid back, menu is just gorgeous!...More

Thank MegJ84
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I was a regular at Rick's since it first opened in around 2012 (?) - I came there almost every weekend morning to enjoy their coffee, delicious French patisserie, leather sofas, and great music. It's changed since: three patisserie has mostly gone and now there's...More

Thank Olga K
Reviewed 13 April 2017

As a student living in Cowley Ricks cafe is perfect. It's got a lovely chilled atmosphere, really well priced food (always get the nutella banana french toast its amazing) and just a lovely place to have a catch up! Would 100% recommend, staff are so...More

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Plenty of competition in this area, but this place came up trumps. Our party had a selection of eggs, brekkie and pancakes. All excellent and great coffee too!

Thank mconnor042
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Wonderful staff/good vibe, one of my fav cafes to chill, brunch and work. Very welcoming attitude towards a diverse clientele.

Thank miriyama
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88-90 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: 01865458108
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