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The Grand Cafe

84 High Street, Oxford OX1 4BG, England
+44 1865 204463
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“salt beef” (5 reviews)
“tea cake” (6 reviews)
“clotted cream” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
84 High Street, Oxford OX1 4BG, England
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1 - 10 of 462 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

The food was fine but we were charged twice for the wine. Didn't realise at the time but when I went back the manager didn't want to know and was rude. Steer clear.

Thank jane201711
Reviewed 5 days ago

I had the peach tea which was excellent and something different however the waitress took quite a while bringing food and drinks then didn't bring our change when we paid our bill. When we proceeded to ask for change she complained to a coworker and...More

Thank beccawatson06
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely High Tea. This was my third visit. Quality food and friendly staff. My favourite tea place in Oxford!

Thank Denise W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic start to our visit to Oxford. Great service. Lovely surroundings. The Old Government Java coffee was delicious and waffle/honey/ice cream made a perfect mid morning snack.

Thank Gillian W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended this by a beautician at our hotel for afternoon tea. Found it easily but had to wait for a table. This place is very busy but also quite small. Eventually 5 of us sat round a small round table, not ideal. Food...More

Thank Ladieswhatlunch1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly greeting - tables were being cleared and we were told we'd be seated as soon as one near the door was ready which took just a couple of minutes. I was chuffed to see a gluten free cake option! The chocolate larieux was...More

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Grand Cafe is a superb little cafe, with the emphasis on little. Because it serves good food and drinks and is popular for cream teas it does get rather full very quickly so be prepared to wait in line.

Thank DuncDyason
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really authentic looking spot, situated perfect for a short stay and a nice bite of breakfast or lunch. We had breakfast - I don't measure the Cafe on anything but the the coffee, and taking into consideration how much great coffee is around, this was...More

Thank Brian E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing breakfast ( toasted bagels with smoked salmon & cream cheese), delicious champagne. Waitress was very attentive yet not overbearing. Their tarts could compete with the best Parisian patisseries.

Thank milady126
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a fab afternoon tea with a glass of bubbly. Busy, bustling cafe with lots of choice. Mixture of super fresh sandwiches, cakes and scones. Would like to return again soon

Thank sixtyschick
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Greg M
Do you allow dogs?
15 March 2017|
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Response from FinediningAmber | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are not allowed in the Grand Cafe. It's not that big and tables are close together. However, there is a lovely cafe in Bath, should you visit there called Cafe Luca and they certainly do allow dogs but then it's a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 High Street, Oxford OX1 4BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 204463
  • E-mail
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