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8 Ship Street, Oxford OX1 3DA, England
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good53%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
5 days ago
“Good little coffee shop”
13 Mar 2017
“Good tasting Granola”
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Cafe, British, European
8 Ship Street, Oxford OX1 3DA, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I like to support independent coffee shops. This one is good with excellent coffee and some light snacks. Also does light meals I believe

Thank PJW82
Reviewed 1 week ago

I popped in here for breakfast and I was not disappointed. The food was good as was the service and the price. I would happily go here again.

Thank Mikey_P7
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Was looking for a porridge or continental breakfast but it was hard to find. So I had a granola here. It was ok. It said it was berry granola so I expected fresh berries. The service was good. And the waitress ok friendly. Coffee was...More

Thank Anna-Kathrin S
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Bought lunch here once when visiting Oxford and was quite happy with it. Fast service, nice staff and affordable prices. Good food as well.

Thank Jonas_TGB
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I ordered a Hero club sandwich (chicken, bacon and mayo with salad) which was awful, it smelt funny when I was given it and the bacon inside was a strange brown colour and slimy and moist in texture (I removed it from the sandwich), the...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Was introduced to this place by a friend who knows Oxford fairly well, and since then have been coming a few times a university term. In particular, the risottos are always very tasty and cheap with a student card. It's a bit small on the...More

Thank pak94
Reviewed 16 June 2016

I cannot tell you anything about the food, I never got served. We were a party of four wanting a late snack lunch on a Sunday. We saw this cafe and joined the short queue at the counter waiting to be served. Eventually the couple...More

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Used to be my favourite place to get chilled out lunch in town with great English breakfast, great service and great atmosphere. Last time I went there it seemed the place was under new management and it just wasn't as good; not tempted to go...More

Thank Victor S
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Went the other day for a toastie and chocolate milkshake during a shopping break. Food and service was good and they even have a 10% discount for students!

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Used to go to this place when I was a student in the 1980s and good to see it going strong. Enjoyed an excellent bacon roll and coffee.

Thank fionayeditepeli
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Is there anything gluten free on the menu?
4 May 2017|
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Hiya! I need somewhere to hole up for a spot to eat on Wednesday morning, that has a reliable wifi service. Does your cafe have wifi and is it usually quite stable? Also, what time do you open?
10 October 2016|
Response from Victor S | Reviewed this property |
For "holing up with wifi" the News Cafe next door is probably a better bet.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Ship Street, Oxford OX1 3DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: 01865-72-34-59
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