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Mostro Coffee

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101 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1HU, England
+44 1865 793866
09:30 - 19:30
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Sun 11:00 - 17:30
Mon - Wed 09:30 - 18:00
Thu 09:30 - 19:30
Fri 09:30 - 18:00
Sat 10:00 - 18:30
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Came here after a walk into town for a quick pit stop. Had a pot of tea and sat in the window which was lovely. Really enjoyed the vibe and the coffee they were bringing out looked on point. Would like to pop back in and try a coffee out next time!

Thank lorriekiwi
Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Probably the best coffee on the Cowley Road. Nice space - could do with more outside seating as it's always got the same old guys out the front! Nicely priced as well. Brownies - I think, are legendary

1 Thank ollisanderson
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Oxford really is spoilt for choice with its cafe culture, which being from London I thought I would miss. Mostro is a great coffee shop and Louis the barista is an expert in his field. It's a great place to sit and catch up on emails or people watch.

Thank Tommo2905
Havelock North, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Great to get a good coffee at last after being in the coffee black hole known as England. Thank God somebody trained as a barista

Thank Alan W
Gympie, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

It is rare to find a coffee shop capable of making quality flat whites but this shop is one of those. I ordered a strong flat white in a small cup today and the barista displayed all the techniques need to stretch the milk, polish and pour to the espresso. Together with a good quality espresso, this made for an... More 

Thank David H
Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Enjoy having a coffee here. The service is always spot on. Great coffee, good selection of cakes, all of this in Oxford's only indie record shop.

Thank William M
Weymouth, England, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

My friends took me here today and never told me how good the coffee was! I have to say the coffee is beautiful and made with much love :) It's easily the best cappuccino I've had in England for a long time! And to make it even better I even got my new release Cd at the same time. When... More 

Thank Marc W
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

They have the best brownies in Britain! I do not exaggerate, I consider myself an expert in such matters and can confirm that they beat Nigella's hands down! Amazing staff, looking after a bunch of crazy people who have a compulsion to stand in the rain and snow all night once a year. Thank you, your tea warmed my heart... More 

Thank LinDo368
Ontario, Canada
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

I used to love this place and frequented it regularly for some of the best coffee in Oxford in a comfy atmosphere. Sadly, have made the decision to stop going there as the last visit involved some truly bad service and questionable ethics, and I just can't support that.

Thank toforgeanewpath
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

I cannot say that it was the best flat white I've had in Oxford but it was good but not amazing. Having said that the space is lovely but the brownie was an out of this world experience. Would I go back. Definitely!

Thank Jessqua

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:30
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 19:30
09:30 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1HU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 793866

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