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Rose & Crown

14 North Parade Avenue, Oxford OX2 6LX, England
+44 1865 510551
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pork pie” (5 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
“burger” (3 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
14 North Parade Avenue, Oxford OX2 6LX, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went yesterday with friends to have a lunch. 1 of us had a burger witch was ok I had a breakfast I asked for sausages bacon and beans I didn’t get the sausage but we were in a hurry and we waited more than...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fab food and great service in quaint pub. Very friendly. We've visited before and returned. Back beer garden is so peaceful. Hidden gem. Had salmon this time and sticky toffee pudding (which came with ice cream). Good selection of gins too.

Thank Nickyhants
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Our favourite in Oxford. A great little pub. Full of character, as is the landlord. They serve food, although we have not ate here, but what I've seen it looks nice. Has the most lovely atmosphere and a good selection of beers.

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This is the sort of pub you imagine used to be on every corner, but of course never was. Places like this were always scarce, but now they are more so. We didn't know there was a small street of boutique businesses hidden away in...More

1  Thank TonyCherry
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Oh what a gorgeous evening we just spent at this little delight....great food and the service was second to none....truly one of the most atmospheric British pubs we have experienced on our travels...the hosts were sooooo friendly and warm....made our hearts sing when they produced...More

Thank Carol W
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Great selection of beers and drinks, good wine list and a varied menu. The staff are particularly friendly and professional.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Wonderfully quaint pub with very friendly and helpful Landlady and Landlord There was a small but extremely good band playing jazz and blues with exceptional female singer The evening ended with champagne,pizza and nibbles all supplied by our hosts I would thoroughly recommend this pub...More

2  Thank pat3perry
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The real thing. Unforced proper pub, survivng amongst in North Oxford despite the bloated business despoilation of the city. Well kept, excellent beer, good food, great ambience and bona fide eccentric landlord. Splendid.

1  Thank Rod_Pole
Reviewed 1 December 2017

I love going to the Rose & Crown every Sunday for live jazz. Heated patio, cozy interior, friendly staff, nice wine list!

2  Thank cthomastravel
Reviewed 7 November 2017

A lovely old pub with two small seating areas connected by a wide corridor which is used as drinking space as well. There is a covered outdoor seating area which is spacious. Thre's also a little indoor private snug at the end of this area....More

1  Thank Mike M
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19 August 2015|
Response from Adam H |
Usually a cpl of spaces on the street itself, if not try non-residential bays on Winchester and Canterbury roads. 👍
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$57
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 North Parade Avenue, Oxford OX2 6LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 510551
  • E-mail
In Oxford you'll find a warm welcome at the Rose and Crown (built in 1863). Run by Deborah and Andrew for 30years, the award winning pub is popular with students, locals and tourists of all ages and interests. The bar stocks a range of traditional English bitter on handpump, as well as good wines, malt whiskies, Belgian bottled beers and lager. The menu offers a selection of hot and cold meals, freshly made sandwiches and light snacks. The traditional interior is simply styled with a cosy, characterful atmosphere and to the rear a vine-draped, heated and covered courtyard. Close to the town centre. Recommendations include The Good Pub Guide, The Good Beer Guide, The Quiet Pint.
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