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Cafe Baba

220 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UQ, England
+44 1865 201212
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tapas” (7 reviews)
“pita bread” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
220 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UQ, England
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

I went there with a friend and we had several cocktails and a shisha. During happy hour you can get professionally made cocktails for only £4. We also had a massive shisha for £8. There is seating inside and outside and the atmosphere is relaxed...More

Thank jnadiah
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Baba is always cheap, even if you miss happy hour. However, the music is way too loud - so it's not ideal if you want to talk (as you will be yelling). Staff are friendly, and the place looks nice - it also has a...More

Thank Gry b
Reviewed 30 November 2016

I really enjoy every time I'm going to Cafe Baba! They do a large menu of cocktails, awesome taste and better price. One of the few places in Oxford that you can have the best quality drinks for less money than other places, and trust...More

Thank Calyma M
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

I love going to cafe Baba, the cocktails taste great and are good priced (£4). There is a very friendly atmosphere and the service is spot on. They also play nice Mediterranean-Latin music on the speakers :)

Thank alejandrocuencam
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I went to Cafe Baba as I was staying near Cowley Road for a couple of days and it was recommended by my host. When I arrived there were no other customers. This became all the more surprising when you consider than you can get...More

Thank Joshua O
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We popped in for a quick drink, attracted by the strange wooden door, on entering it was like a souk, very cool, lightly lit and very atmospheric. The bar tenders were knowledgeable, polite and good at their trade. Wish we had more time there, the...More

Thank Reg H
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Good value tasty drinks, that actually taste like cocktails! Kasbah influenced place. Could do with some feng shui, as toilets could do with being relocated and some of the seats face walls/ mirrors that we all said we didn't like. Great place to spend first...More

Thank TravellingChooser
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place, great service from friendly Italian barman, made even better by the price, £6 for two cocktails! Would recommend it to any traveller visiting the Cowley road.

Thank Etak1981
Reviewed 10 July 2016

This place is absolutely amazing! The staff are brilliant, the cocktails are some of the best that I have seen. The music and the atmosphere is so chilled and makes you feel really upbeat! If your a Shisha person then I recommend the Mint and...More

Thank Wesley3154
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Great place; the bar staff are always welcoming, the drinks are good and last time we went people started dancing to the salsa music - it was a great atmosphere! We go here for most of my friends' birthdays

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$21
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 201212
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