RestaurantsOxfordshireOxfordOX1

survey result

Summary

£32
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3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A great choice for lunch in atmospheric church vaults close to the famous Radcliffe Camera and Bodleian Library” – guests sit “on long trestles” or in the garden feasting on “good freshly cooked food, with vegetarians and vegans particularly well catered for”. After 20 years, the café’s future is in the balance, its church landlord wanting to replace it with a social enterprise.

Summary

£32
    £
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“In the medieval vaults of the University Church, in the centre of Oxford and the university” – this sweet but also “busy and vibrant” self-service café serves “large portions of freshly-cooked daily specials at very reasonable prices, as well as soups and salads”. Great views of the Radcliffe Camera from the outside tables.

Summary

£23
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2
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3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

It's “not somewhere to linger and have an elegant time” and “there isn't really any service as such”, but this ethical/organic church-crypt café remains a “regular refuelling stop” for its “great selection of hot and cold food served up generously, canteen-style” (“come hungry”). “Outside tables offer a spectacular outlook over the Radcliffe Camera and Radcliffe Square.”

Summary

£21
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4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A great Oxford institution” set in the “fifteenth-century vaults of the university church” – this ethical and organic café makes an “excellent stop-off point during a busy day in Oxford” – whether you’re shopping or studying texts next door in the Bodleian Library. “Superb coffee, decent food and a very civilised atmosphere, despite sometimes being crowded”.

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University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Radcliffe Sq, Oxford, OX1 4AH

Restaurant details

Highchair,Portions
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No dress code
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The Vaults and Garden Cafe Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Vaults and Garden Cafe Restaurant in OX1, Oxford by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Vaults and Garden Cafe restaurant.
Trevor J
My go to place for a good value wholesome b...
Reviewed 1 months, 17 days ago

"My go to place for a good value wholesome brunch in a buzzing atmosphere in historic Oxford city centre. Food is simple and a great choice from vegan to Asian curries and lovely cakes. The long queues are dealt with efficiently and testify to this place’s deservedly popularity. "

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£4.00 £12.00 £4.30
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £0.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Radcliffe Sq, Oxford, OX1 4AH
Opening hours
Monday8:30 am‑6 pm
Tuesday8:30 am‑6 pm
Wednesday8:30 am‑6 pm
Thursday8:30 am‑6 pm
Friday8:30 am‑6 pm
Saturday8:30 am‑6 pm
Sunday8:30 am‑6 pm

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