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The Jam Factory

27 Park End Street | Hollybush Row, Oxford OX1 1HU, England
+44 1865 244613
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
27 Park End Street | Hollybush Row, Oxford OX1 1HU, England
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1 - 10 of 308 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Good for breakfast. The decoration is very nice. Good place to stay and work. Prices are fair. Some of the employees (but not all) are friendly.

Thank Paula A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I needed to wait an hour by the Oxford station so I stopped here. The food was surprisingly delicious and very fresh tasting. I rather liked the artistic bohemian atmosphere. The only downside was that the prices were expensive for a cafe. It is very...More

Thank Bbear5678
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are few enough places in Oxford with outside seating so it's very disappointing that the outdoor area here is so disgusting. Have you not heard of a hosepipe & broom? We were going to try the food but thought since it is so dirty...More

1  Thank chefchef
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I haven't eaten here but it's a nice place that's close to the station which makes it good as a first stop rendez-vous. It's informal and relaxed and the service was probably a little slow but they did deal with a fairly odd order even...More

Thank Thristelle
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I wanted to find somewhere close to the station to meet an old friend for a few hours between trains and catch up. This was just right. Very convenient. Spacious, with lots of nooks and crannies to find a quiet corner to talk. We felt...More

Thank Watlington
Reviewed 3 August 2017

It was once a jam factory and they have just removed the jam. The chairs are Formica and the tables sticky. The decor is stark. The walls painted brick. Old style radiators and a cold hard floor. It's still a factory. They just sell alcohol...More

1  Thank Graham H
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Nice food, nice drinks, friendly staff with cool artwork covering walls. Well worth a visit either for drinks or for food

Thank BaintonBikes
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Dropped in here on our way into the city from the station at a lunchtime. We had a few starters between the two of us and the food was great and very quick service. The waitress who served us at the table was very friendly...More

1  Thank JewyJel31
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

£1.60 for a soda water and fresh lime. Asked to open a tab, but was informed that I couldn't unless I ordered food (was planning to, but not after paying nearly 2 quid for something that should be free). Love this place usually, but snippy...More

1  Thank Pinchypops
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I am sorry, but I do not understand the appeal of this restaurant and the high reviews it gets. I have now been here three times, and after each visit I think to myself, why did I bother? The inside feels unwelcoming, with uncomfortable seating....More

2  Thank Ril0804
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$34
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Park End Street | Hollybush Row, Oxford OX1 1HU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 244613
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Description
Restaurant, bar and gallery, the Jam Factory has become a safe haven for the fresh food lovers and art enthusiasts of Oxford. Located in the heart of the west end, just a stones throw from Oxford train station, bus station, city centre shops, The Saïd Business School and Oxford's dreaming spires, the Jam Factory champions an unrivalled commitment to freshness and quality, served with a layed back and welcoming ethos.Operating since November 2006, from the historical landmark of Frank Cooper's Old Marmalade Factory we have grown to include, an intimate dining room, bar, two galleries and a private dining space know as the 'Boiler Room'.Kick back and make yourselves at home.
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