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Best Restaurants in Oxfordshire

May 25, 2022
Restaurants Oxford
Wondering what the best things to eat in Oxfordshire are? You’ll be spoiled for choice with plenty of delicious local produce from this thriving agricultural region.

Whether you’ve recently relocated from Berkshire or are visiting this part of the South East for a weekend break, these are some of the best restaurants to try. From cosy country pubs serving traditional British fare to experimental Michelin-starred restaurants, there’s something to suit every taste and budget.

High-end restaurants

 If you’re celebrating a special occasion or want to sample contemporary British cooking, these are some of the top restaurants in Oxfordshire.

The Nut Tree Inn

Although it looks like a typical English countryside pub, The Nut Tree Inn is a Michelin-starred restaurant. Expect modern British and European cuisine made with seasonal ingredients and served in a relaxed environment.


Located in Henley-on-Thames, Crockers offers a truly unique dining experience. Choose the Chef’s Table option for relaxed fine dining or sit in the main restaurant - Ember – to enjoy dishes prepared on the grill. Opt for the lunchtime set menu or evening tasting menu.


This restaurant in Shiplake serves modern British cuisine, offering both an à la carte menu and a seasonal tasting menu. Dishes feature produce grown by the restaurant’s smallholding nearby and other high-quality local suppliers.

Mid-range restaurants

From casual brunch spots to cosy bistros, these are some of Oxfordshire’s best mid-range restaurants.


Enjoy brunch, lunch, dinner, or drinks at this restaurant and bar, located in the centre of Oxford. The converted Victorian glasshouse gives Gees a unique setting, where guests can enjoy a varied, Mediterranean-inspired menu.

Pierre Victoire

This popular bistro in Oxford serves typical French cuisine in a laid-back atmosphere. You’ll find a range of fixed price menu options for lunch and dinner, making this the perfect choice for a romantic meal or special occasion.


Arbequina is the place to go for tapas when you’re in Oxford. The restaurant is small yet atmospheric, serving delicious Spanish-inspired dishes. Sit at the counter to watch the chefs prepare your food or dine outdoors during the summer to feel like you’re in Spain!


Best affordable restaurants in Oxfordshire

Looking for somewhere a bit more budget-friendly? You can still enjoy a delicious meal without breaking the bank at these affordable restaurants in Oxfordshire.

Mamma Mia Pizzeria

This traditional, trattoria-style Italian restaurant in Oxford has two locations, in Jericho and Summertown. Alongside their pizzas, Mamma Mia also serves pasta and salads, making it the ideal place for families.

Taste Tibet

Expect a mix of street food favourites and classic Tibetan dishes at this restaurant in Oxford, from momos (dumplings) to Himalayan curries. Their menu changes weekly, so there’s always something new to try here. If you want delicious food at reasonable prices, Taste Tibet is the place to go!


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