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The Oxford Retreat

€€ - €€€, British,
1-2 Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford OX1 2EW, England
+44 1865 250309
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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Bar, British, Pub, European
€€ - €€€
1-2 Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford OX1 2EW, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

15 of us on a stag do, we started the night at the Oxford retreat using the function room for 2-3 hours with own bar and sound system. We were looked after very well, staff very pleasant and professional. Everyone was really satisfied with the...More

Thank Craigsw
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

I hired the Study (room upstairs) on a Friday night for a 30th/engagement party. I had to cancel the evening before and was offered the following week which was better than original!! The management were extremely informative about what decorations were allowed, time to go...More

1  Thank Jessica J
Reviewed 7 January 2018

I came here as part of a Christmas do in December 2017. Having had food at the Retreat before I was looking forward to this... however this experience was completely different. We had a private room upstairs that they hadn't even bothered to decorate (nor...More

Thank flyingporcupine
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Meal with friends after day out in Oxford. Been here in the summer and was OK so thought we'd try out the food as it's near the station. The bar staff as we entered were marginally friendly but nothing special, but then there was a...More

Thank Haidee B
Reviewed 4 December 2017

I held my 50th birthday party in the upstairs bar at the end of November. Loads of friends commented on how great the venue was. Excellent location, very friendly and helpful staff and great food. The upstairs venue hire has its own bar and loos...More

Thank oxfordlawyer
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

and confused bar staff. pretty cold inside too. great location, disappointing delivery and so bad drinks abandoned to get fresh air

Thank compound1
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Met up with friends for pre dinner drinks. Nice bar, friendly waiter, good wine. We had already booked for supper elsewhere but will definately return to eat in the not too distant future.

Thank lesleyriddiford
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We hired out the upstairs for an Farewell Party Event at The Oxford Retreat. I would definitely recommend this venue for a stress free, easy and ideal location for a party! Kerryne the Booking Coordinator was helpful in the weeks leading up to the party,...More

1  Thank Hannah W
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I held my 40th birthday party upstairs of the Oxford Retreat. The team where really good at contacting me to arrange venue due details such as start times, finding a DJ, food choices etc. On the night the staff where very courteous with the various...More

Thank Lucy E
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The function room was great, it was way bigger than I had expected and had it's own private bar (and bar man!), toilets and outside area. There was plenty of space to dance too. We could play our own music and were allowed in earlier...More

Thank Verity C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$34
Bar, British, Pub, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Television
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 23:59
16:00 - 23:59
16:00 - 23:59
16:00 - 23:59
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-2 Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford OX1 2EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 250309
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