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Summary

A “lovely” Grade II listed Victorian conservatory provides a very “attractive setting” at this well-known and highly popular venue. But despite some reports of “fine” meals, most feedback suggests it’s “living on past glories” – including a stint as Raymond Blanc’s original Petit Blanc – while “Oxford has improved overall” (“humdrum menu and humdrum cooking”).

£55
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

This “very busy” long-established Victorian glasshouse in north Oxford makes “an exceptional venue for a meal” and, as ever, there’s a strong theme in feedback: it’s “a lovely environment but overpriced for what it is”, with food that’s “OK” (but “surely they could do better”) and service that’s “always friendly” but “occasionally slow”.

£54
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Gee’s is always relaxing and enjoyable”; “despite the staff turnover each time, the service and the overall atmosphere remain friendly and welcoming” at this north Oxford venture in a striking Victorian glasshouse. The food was consistently well-rated this year.

£54
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

The “unusual and stunning” Victorian glasshouse setting is the stand-out feature of this “chic-casual” north Oxford spot. As ever there’s the odd quibble that it’s below par and too pricey, but fans – who find it a good all-rounder – were more in evidence this year.

£53
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Menu
Yes
10 pm, Fri & Sat 10.30 pm
80
Yes
61 Banbury Rd, Oxford, OX2 6PE
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lunch noon - 2.30 pm, dinner 6 pm - 10.30 pm, all day Sat & Sun
Last orders: 10 pm, Fri & Sat 10.30 pm

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