Best restaurants in Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire has a great choice of places to eat and drink, from Michelin star restaurants, cosy rural pubs, farmers’ markets, and social enterprise cafes. We have listed some of the best restaurants in Oxfordshire on this page for you to enjoy.

For excellent riverside dining, the Cherwell Boathouse in Oxford, situated on the banks of the River Cherwell and renowned for both its food and wine, is a great option. You can also hire a punt from the neighbouring boathouse and take to the water for a true Oxford experience. Further into the city centre, The Randolph Hotel by Graduate Hotels is a very stylish place where you can enjoy delicious cocktails, oysters and scallops.

Treat yourself to a Michelin star dining experience at Raymond Blanc’s Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons for something unique for your taste-buds. They have their own kitchen garden which produces various types of vegetable and varieties of herbs, and the wine cellar has over 600 specially selected wines from around the world!

Enjoy Sri Lankan street food at The Coconut Tree, Oxford on St Clement’s Street, delicious Vietnamese food at Pho or the Hakata tonkotsu ramen from the southern island of Kyushu in Japan at Shoryu Ramen.

Alternatively, to learn more about beer, join a tour at Hook Norton Brewery and discover the age-old tradition of brewing, including the all-important tasting! Or visit The Oxford Artisan Distillery; Oxford’s first distillery which runs tours to show visitors how their delicious spirits are made. The tour ends with an exciting chance to taste these world-class spirits made right in the heart of Oxford!

Explore more eateries, pubs, cafes and bars in Oxfordshire below that offer something for every occasion and to please all palates and purses.