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Gee's Restaurant

61 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6PE, England
+44 1865 553540
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (50 reviews)
“guinea fowl” (36 reviews)
“crab linguine” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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61 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6PE, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We ate here twice four years ago when we were in Oxford for a week. We are back and decided to renew our relationship. A dinner reservation was available via Open Table for a time that worked for us. Decided to grab it despite some...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cauliflower and dill soup was flavourless, the tomato and lovage risotto contained raw onion, the rack of lamb (£26 +) was bland and the strawberry “pavlova” was not a pavlova at all, just a hard meringue. The service was slow, the staff over busy...More

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OxfordGees, Manager at Gee's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jonathan S, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We were disappointed to read that you didn’t enjoy the food here at Gee's, plus that you felt the service wasn’t up to its usual standard. I’m positive that if these...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Gees at the end of May with my family who were visiting Oxford. The location is stunning, it’s a glasshouse (used to be a florists) with pretty lights making it really cosy, especially as it heavily rained so you could hear the rain in...More

Thank DevonBell
OxfordGees, Manager at Gee's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Bella J, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review. Whilst we’re pleased you enjoyed the food and the ambience, we were disappointed to read that the service we provided on this occasion was not up to our usual...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious breakfast! Beautiful setting. Smoked salmon avocado toast, full breakfast and chorizo scramble were all lovely. Highly recommend this place!

Thank mamadamobailey
OxfordGees, Manager at Gee's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear mamadamobailey, Thank you very much for you five star review, we’re so pleased to read such praise. Do come to visit us again! Best regards, Valentina.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful setting matched by good food and service. Place was busy, but did not disrupt conversation. Service was prompt but not rushed. Food was quite good and well presented. Will recommend.

Thank RJS and Gale
OxfordGees, Manager at Gee's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear RJS and Gale, Thank you so much for your review. We really appreciate your comments and look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regard, Valentina.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a beautiful restaurant - very well maintained and spotless. The food is delicious and very fresh and healthy. However from the moment we arrived we found the waiting staff very melancholy and less than enthusiastic to greet us. There was barely a...More

Thank BridgetSussex15
OxfordGees, Manager at Gee's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear BridgetSussex15, Thank you for visiting Gee's and for your review. We are disappointed to read you found our waiting team to be unhappy. We can assure you that the atmosphere between the management and waiting team is positive and we apologise for your negative...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve driven past Gee’s often - and wondered whether it was as lovely as it looked. Answer -yes. Welcoming, friendly and professional staff and very tasty food. Only niggle? The loos didn’t flush properly and one door had lost its bolt so couldn’t be locked....More

Thank NewFran
OxfordGees, Manager at Gee's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear NewFran, Thank you for visiting Gee's and for your lovely review. Thank you for pointing out the issue with the lavatories, we would like to assure you that it has been promptly addressed. We hope to see you soon at Gee's. Best regards, Valentina.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The environment is nice but the quality and the taste of the coffee we had was really bad. It didn't worth it's money at all.More

Thank mariapapth
OxfordGees, Manager at Gee's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Maria path, Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy our coffee. Our coffee is locally brewed and of a very high quality – we’ll do better to train our team to ensure they make the perfect cup of coffee, every time. We hope to welcome...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great find. Located in a Victorian glasshouse the restaurant / cafe has a wonderful atmosphere by using natural materials on the interior design including two trees. We went for some summer drinks and enjoyed the outside patio. The menu looked interesting enough to...More

Thank Marjan S
OxfordGees, Manager at Gee's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Maran S, Thank you for your comments. We’re delighted to read you enjoyed the unique vibe of Gee's, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best wishes, Valentina.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where better to eat on a warm May Sunday evening than in Gee's beautifully lit conservatory? The service has improved a great deal from past amateurishness, the food is good and reliable and the bread from Sourdough Revolution is a real revelation. Softshell crab with...More

Thank RobertOxford_13
OxfordGees, Manager at Gee's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear RobertOxford_13, Thank you very much for leaving us such a lovely review. We hope you get to try our puddings on your next visit – they are not to be missed!! Best regards, Valentina

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7 March 2018|
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Response from Nana D | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, you'll need to ask the restaurant.
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Maggie w
22 February 2018|
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Response from Wardieeee | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, can’t answer, however it is a pretty short walk up from the city centre p&r stop by the Randolph Hotel
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Will R
21 April 2017|
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Response from OxfordGees | Property representative |
Hi Will, The bar at Gee's is the perfect spot for a drink whether its an aperitif before your meal or some delicious bar snacks and a cocktail sitting at the bar or on one of our cosy bar tables. We hope to see you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
9:45 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
9:45 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 553540
  • E-mail
Description
Gee’s Restaurant offers locals and visitors a uniquely rustic, Mediterranean dining experience set in an iconic Victorian Glasshouse… Enjoy a house cocktail at the marble topped bar, dine in the light-filled conservatory amidst olive trees and plants, choose from a daily evolving seasonal menu inspired by the regional dishes of Spain and Italy, cooked on the wood fire oven and charcoal grill… Originally a greengrocer and florist built in 1898, this famous Grade II listed Victorian conservatory now hosts Oxfords best loved neighbourhood restaurant. Open all day, every day for morning coffee, weekend brunch, express lunch, dishes for sharing and Sunday roasts… Expect a warm welcome and great food served by knowledgeable & friendly waiters.
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