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Cafe Rouge - Oxford

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11 Little Clarendon Street, Oxford OX1 2HP, England
+44 1865 310194
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09:00 - 23:00
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Sun 09:30 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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St. John's, NL Canada
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have dined in this pleasant location during my annual visits to Oxford. The ambience is quite different from the local pubs and yet ties in with the atmosphere of this historic city. A varied menu offered something for all tastes and the bouillabaisse itself is certainly worth a return visit. Service turned out to be friendly and efficient.

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Thank Donald H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found this to be a small but cosy place to eat in oxford. Food was very well priced and was to a good standard. Very bus but that didn't put us off. Well recommended.

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Thank Wyndham T
john_cafe_rouge, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Rouge - Oxford, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review - great to hear although the restaurant was very busy you still enjoyed your meal and would recommend a visit here. thanks once again, we do hope to see you again when you are in the area. Best wishes More 

Abingdon, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with the friend for a quick dinner and my son. The service was friendly and profesional.The food was tasty both the duck, which my friend had and my burger. Lovely waitress a tiny lady with a long black hair and the manager i think named Eva was really nice and been interacting with my son a lot, which helped... More 

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Thank oxford12345
john_cafe_rouge, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Rouge - Oxford, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear you will be back again after this recent experience with us. Thank you so much for letting us know of the professional and friendly service and you enjoyed one of our signature dishes - the Brittany duck leg. Thanks again, we look forward to seeing you soon. Best wishes More 

South of England
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked for lunch here, before a theatre matinee performance as it was not far from the theatre. It was a damp and chilly day, but the water for hand washing in the ladies toilet was even colder, which was unwelcoming. At the table there was very little vegetarian choice, but I went for the "Tarte" which was advertised as warm... More 

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Thank sweetmelissa9
john_cafe_rouge, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Rouge - Oxford, responded to this review

We strive to ensure each and every one of our guests leave our restaurants delighted with their experience, so are sorry to hear this was not the case on your visit with neither the food nor service to our usual high standards. So we may look into your visit further and provide a more appropriate and personal response, additional details... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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595 reviews
433 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today with friends , service and food was great and the use of the voucher meant it was great value . Try and not be placed in the conservatory as even at 8 it was very noisy with families ...

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Thank coughandcath
john_cafe_rouge, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Rouge - Oxford, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for your positive review - great to hear you had a good visit. Thanks again, we do hope to welcome you back next time you are in the area. Best wishes More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Friendly staff, great food, excellent experience..I recommend it to everybody.. We dined in with friends and it turned out to be an excellent night out

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Thank Mehmet Y
john_cafe_rouge, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Rouge - Oxford, responded to this review

Thank you Mehmet - we couldn't be more delighted to hear of your excellent night with us enjoying great food and friendly service by the team. All the team at CR Oxford will be thrilled not only with your feedback but also your recommendation. Thanks again, we look forward to seeing you again. Best wishes More 

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly engaging service on a quiet early evening. Food was exactly what it said it would be - the bread and hot garlic butter particularly delicious on a wet dark Sunday! I was offered a proper alternative to a dessert 'affogato', which was not on the menu. That's what I call hospitality! Staff also v happy to deal with vouchers... More 

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Thank LizB5206
john_cafe_rouge, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Rouge - Oxford, responded to this review

Thanks Liz for getting in touch - great to hear you had a great visit with us and also enjoy your visits to Witney too. Thanks again for letting us know, we do hope to see you again soon. Best wishes More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Ate here with my family, we have a 16 year old vegetarian and a 9 year old and we were all very impressed with the choice available on the menu, particularly the great value children's menu. The service was friendly, the food was fresh, well presented and delicious and for the price range I would say this was the best... More 

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Thank angeblack2017
Swindon, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

very nice atmosphere, delicious food, great service, French climate, fresh food, fast and very friendly servic.

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john_cafe_rouge, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Rouge - Oxford, responded to this review

Thank you Lukasz for your great feedback - we couldn't be happier to hear of your visit - delicious food and great service ! Thanks once again, we do hope to see you again. Best wishes More 

Wroclaw, Poland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Great food, great atmosphere, great service, grat staff, great place and localization! Highly recommend!

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Thank rabcia6
john_cafe_rouge, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Rouge - Oxford, responded to this review

We couldn't be more delighted ! Great food, atmosphere, service and staff ! thank you for letting us know. It is so important to give praise when it's due, so thank you for reviewing your visit and allowing us to recognise the teams' commitment to delivering great guest experiences at CR Oxford. Thanks once again and we look forward to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$19
Cuisine
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 22:30
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Little Clarendon Street, Oxford OX1 2HP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 310194
Description
Tucked away amongst the shops and restaurants on Little Clarendon Street, Café Rouge Oxford is a little of slice of Paris right in the heart of the city. With an interior inspired by the rich history of rowing and punting, there's a fantastic boat-style booth as well as a conservatory, large private dining room and a gorgeous outdoor dining area perfect for warmer months!

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