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Joe's Bar & Grill

) #63 of 474 Restaurants in Oxford €€ - €€€ American, , European
260 Banbury Road | OX2 7DX, Oxford OX2 7DX, England
+44 1865 554484
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“burger” (53 reviews)
“thai curry” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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260 Banbury Road | OX2 7DX, Oxford OX2 7DX, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Good music, good service. The food is good with reasonable prices. Good selection of wines with reasonable prices Poor selection of beers.

Thank fmeloparente
Reviewed 5 days ago

booked here with my daughter before a show...well what a gem of a place...lovely staff, so friendly, cocktails were so good, could of stayed all night and gone through the list ! fish an chips...best by far.. very tasty, if I was to come back...More

Thank debzee_11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So having sometime before an appointment and no point travelling all the way home just to leave again half our later, I desired to treat myself to some lunch. Ordered a Chicken Caesar Salad and a Diet Coke. The salad itself was nice enough, but...More

Thank Lynda W
Nady P, Manager at Joe's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lynda In response to your "feedback": As you can see from the many other reviews on Trip Advisor the vast majority of our other customers are very happy with our service and the quality of our food. I am disappointed that your visit to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited on Saturday evening at 8:15pm, asked for a table for one and was seated quickly by a polite waitress. I ordered the ribs with Joes special BBQ sauce accompanied by fries and coleslaw and a pint of Herefordshire Cider. Whilst waiting for my...More

Thank Richard B
Nady P, Owner at Joe's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Richard Thanks for your feedback. It would have been appreciated if you had mentioned your points in person to the manager or staff - a better response would have resulted. We were very busy that night, and it seems your table wasn't cleaned thoroughly...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife two friends and I love Joes. Really had a fantastic evening with superb Frech girl Jazz singer and stupendous violist. As always great food and service can't wait for our next visit

Thank Trevorelford
Nady P, Owner at Joe's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Trevor- that was Gabrielle Ducomble and Ben Holder on violin. We always try to pick great musicians every Thursday! Hope to see you again soon, Rob ( owner)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just go and you will find something to your taste and entertainment some evenings. Have been going there for years.

Thank malcolm l
Nady P, Owner at Joe's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thankyou Malcolm, your comments make us proud! We hope to see you again soon, Best Wishes, Rob & Nady ( Owners)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Top quality eatery, served by very friendly staff. We ate here three times, lunch dinner and snack supper, and the quality never faltered. Excellent!

Thank Martin J
Nady P, Owner at Joe's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Martin - thankyou! Any restaurant would be proud of such comments. I will pass on to staff. Hope to see you again, Rob ( owner)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Joe's sits back off Banbury Road with plenty of outdoor seating, great service, a delightful menu and on special nights, live music. It's a very welcoming restaurant-- nice folks who remembered us on our 2nd visit.More

Thank travelbounder
Nady P, Owner at Joe's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Travelbounder.. as you might have seen by the previous review, not everybody likes us - I would say, as you've seen, we are honest and dedicated to providing nice food in a relaxed and vibrant atmosphere with really good and friendly service! Thanks again,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From reading reviews my expectations for Joe's were high but unfortunately were not met. There is nothing not to like but do not think the food is really worth the price they charge Burger, Chips and a Beer for over £20 (Would get the same...More

Thank Adrian315
Nady P, Owner at Joe's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Adrian - Thanks for your comments and feedback. Our homemade burgers are priced very competitively among other restaurants locally. Obviously if you load up toppings etc, the price goes up accordingly - however, we believe we offer a very good product at an affordable...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017

This is a casual bar and grill in Summertown (Oxford) and has a good range of cocktails and some excellent food. We had the special Moroccan lamb which was really good. It is mid-price and decent value. The atmosphere and service was good and it...More

Thank Andrew M
Rob M, Owner at Joe's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Hi Andrew many thanks for your kind comments and feedback, glad you enjoyed the Joe's experience! Rob ( Owner )

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20 June 2015|
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Response from Rob M | Property representative |
Hi, There is on-street parking in the slip road opposite the restaurant, 30 mins max until 6pm, after that, it's free all evening. There is a public car park further along the road from the restaurant on the same side... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$26
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260 Banbury Road | OX2 7DX, Oxford OX2 7DX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 554484
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Joe's Bar & Grill - open everyday for Breakfast & Brunch, Great value lunch from £5, Cocktails and Dinner...Live Music every Thursday evening, Burger Club on Tuesdays £10, Fish n Chip night on Wednesdays. Relaxed vibe, friendly service and honest food, from our famous burgers, steaks, grills salads and pasta. Children's menu / high chairs available.
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