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The Oxford Kitchen

215 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7HQ, England
+44 1865 511149
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (60 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (23 reviews)
“duck liver” (7 reviews)
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European, British, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
215 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7HQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Came here for lunch on a Thursday. It was quiet when we arrived, but it did fill out. We had our pick of table, which was nice and we chose one of the comfortable booths near the rear. There is a lot of choice, with...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 5 days ago

A little rushed on first arrival being given menus on table before we had coats off and were seated. Nice extra to have complimentary sparkling water. Maitre' d was friendly and knowledgeable on all courses served. Had tasting menu and asked for beef to be...More

Thank Beverley G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

such an amazing experience food out of this world ! service flawless. it’s must if your visiting oxford.

Thank Discover65366992582
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and service were second to none. I cannot imagine ever again visiting Oxford and not including this absolute treat to all my senses.

Thank Mobile54481291067
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice place. I will definitely come again! Firstly I would like to say that the food was faultless - everything from the exquisite amuse-bouche(s) to the rich chocolate desert was fantastic, and we loved the style. My partner has an allergy, and they were...More

Thank kirkdunn
Reviewed 1 week ago

At long last Oxford has a truly remarkable restaurant within the city! I recently took a gastronomic dining society for a dinner there and we had the Chef's Tasting Menu (six small courses) and added a different wine with each course. The service and hospitality...More

Thank gerald s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great birthday lunch last week. The food was lovely and the ambiance is relaxed and unstuffy - so nice for a place with a Michelin star, I particularly appreciated that. The service was good. All tables taken, seems necessary to book. Looking forward...More

Thank mpdj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely food and fast service best restaurant around so far thanks hady everything as expected definitely come back

Thank dhahirzangana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the restaurant with my partner for supper a couple of weeks ago. We were celebrating our anniversary, and had booked in for a Chef's Tasting Menu. Firstly I would like to say that the food was faultless - everything from the exquisite amuse-bouche(s)...More

3  Thank Inspire290191
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a very special dinner for 4 to celebrate a birthday. They were busy so had to take a table at 6.30, which actually suited us quite well. We were still there at 9.15 (our choice) and there was no pressure to move... most refreshing....More

1  Thank Paul B
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20 July 2017|
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Response from Smyth1Banner | Reviewed this property |
The Jury's at the Wolvercote roundabout is nice and very good value! Short taxi drive or bus ride into the centre of Oxford.
16 August 2016|
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Response from NewarkRob | Reviewed this property |
There is no parking unless you are lucky and find a space in the street outside (very unlikely!) There is a council car park 100yds away on the opposite side of the road
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$65
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7HQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 511149
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RELAXED FINE DINING IN SUMMERTOWN, OXFORD: In its short history, The Oxford Kitchen has become recognised by diners and critics as one of the most exciting food outlets in the city, with fine modern British menus built around the inspired creations of Executive Chef John Footman. The restaurant's contemporary, intimate and friendly atmosphere is ideal for sampling the range of in-house pre-dinner cocktails, made with fresh, local ingredients. Tasting, À La Carte and Set Menus, designed to surprise and delight are complemented by a carefully compiled wine list.
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