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Modern Art Oxford Cafe - St Ebbes Kitchen

30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, England
+44 1865 201491
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
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“lunch” (7 reviews)
“soups” (2 reviews)
“cake” (4 reviews)
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International, Delicatessen, Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had an excellent flat white coffee (Lavazza) - strong and hot. Didn't have anything to eat but food that other people had looked good and healthy. Tables and chairs are simple - no fancy sofas - but all perfectly adequate and the whole cafe feels...More

Thank mahonia2013
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

St Ebbes Kitchen is the perfect place for delicious food and drinks in a relaxed environment. There is a changing menu with plenty of choice for vegetarians/vegans. Lovely fresh ingredients are used in the hearty sandwiches/tarts, warming soups and colourful salads. It's worth a visit...More

1  Thank Soap_Box162
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I very often have lunch at St Ebbe's Kitchen simply because it's by far the best place in Oxford for a healthy and delicious meal (and I am picky when it comes to food). And it's cheap too! There are always vegetarian and vegan options,...More

Thank Odile A
Reviewed 23 April 2017

My wife and i stopped here for lunch after viewing the Lubaina Humid exhibition and were pleasantly surprised by what was on offer. With this kind of cafe we usually expect a pre prepared sandwich in a fridge, but at St. ebbes kitchen everything was...More

Thank TTHFlett
Reviewed 21 April 2017

In the Modern Art Gallery you'll find this pleasant, airy and mostly quiet lunchtime cafe. Food all made on site and fresh. Inventive menu. Not a wide range of choice but that keeps things simple. Great salads, soups or toasted samdwich. This cafe is a...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Some of the best food I have ever eaten. I am not being dramatic or overstating anything, I actually don't ever remember eating food this good. I had a salad with roasted carrots, chickpeas, hazelnuts, avocado and a terrific dressing while my wife had a...More

Thank edbreen
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Not in the heart of town but not far out at all. Definitely worth a visit. The food was absolutely fantastic. Fresh and delicious. The cafe waitress was very friendly and helpful, giving us extra milk for our toddler. Calm atmosphere, a must for a...More

Thank Betty M
Reviewed 18 April 2017

My Sister and I visited this place having just been to Christchurch Cathedral. A pleasant airy space with two delightful ladies serving the food. We shared some plum and almond cake - oooh- it was delic'. The coffee was a good flavour too. What a...More

Thank Adamos
Reviewed 16 April 2017

St Ebbes kitchen is the cafe at the Modern Art gallery, which we found by accident when we cut down a back street to get away from the tour groups on the main road. The cafe is light and airy, with big tables and enough...More

Thank Elaine C
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I regularly go there for their salad, it is always different, colourful and flavoursome and really tempting every times. It makes me feel healthy and virtuous, although I always end up having cake too... The staff is always very friendly. The prices are very reasonable....More

Thank FabAP
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$7 - US$13
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 201491
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St Ebbes Kitchen at Modern Art Oxford is a large, airy cafe in the centre of Oxford serving a selction of largely plant based lunch dishes incorpoating daily tarts with huge bowls of inventive salads on the counter, sourdough toasties and homemade rustic soups. We serve Lavazza coffee, Rare Tea Company teas and a fantastic selection of homemade cakes, baked goods and cookies. Ideal for large groups
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