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M40 Motorway | Junction 8a, Waterstock OX33 1LJ, England
+44 1865 877000
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stopped for a quick takeaway breakfast from Starbucks ice cold filled croissant that hadn't seen the oven very disappointing

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Thank Tom M
Worcester, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great range of services/ cafes and food outlets etc. Waitrose, Subway etc Toilets nice and clean. Very nice outdoor seating area. All clean and tidy.

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Thank Kathryn J
WARE
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60 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If your in the area it's well worth using this service area. Plenty of parking,Great choice of food & drinks, plenty of seating, clean loos. Would recommend.

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Thank CHRIS L
Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a breakfast at harry Ramsden £7.99 a bit expensive but worth it see picture enjoyed it all warm tasty mmmmmm

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Thank Timothy462
Redhill, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped off here on our way to Lincolnshire after travelling for over 3 hours and I must say it was very good. Lots of choice for food - we had kfc which was tasty and the staff were friendly (although they did appear to be getting a lot of orders wrong including mine). Toilets were clean and ample places... More 

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Thank londonlou89
Worcester, United Kingdom
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424 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to the "Tossed: fast food outlet at Welcome Break, Oxford. And what a pleasant change it was from the usual motorway cafe food! The chicken and avocado salad was deliciously crisp, fresh and varied and had a really tasty dressing, together with some tiny pasta gnocchi. Very imaginative. The contents complimented each other beautifully. Somebody... More 

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Thank Patricia G
Oxfordshire, UK
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651 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 431 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plenty of choice here - Waitrose, WH Smith, Burger King, Harry Ramsden's, KFC, etc. We had Harry Ramsden's takeaway last night and the large size was just enough. Cooked fresh and chips were nice and not greasy. OK value but it's a service station so you're always going to get ripped off! Large car park.

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Thank JerseyGirl1981
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238 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I know lots of people hate Starbucks with its tax fiddling and poor quality coffee. The Waitrose here now offers sit down coffees from the Costa machine. No free coffees for Waitrose card holding customers, because it's services, not a store, but an improvement all the same with tables and chairs. Great airy contemporary services architecture with fountains outside.

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2 Thank pjl29
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to take a break. We were on a long trip from Canvey Island to the Forest of Dean. 190 miles. So needed a break to stretch my legs, toilet break, and some food. Toilets very nice. Good choice of venues for food. We chose to eat from Harry Ramsdens, which was great at a very reasonable price. Cheaper... More 

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1 Thank Douglas A
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Plenty of choice of places to eat. was told that the Burger king closes at 1am. looks clean the cleaning staff were always cleaning and I was there at 21.30hrs. was a bit put off by poor service from KFC by Francisco, a very rude person, obviously doesn't know that a customer is always right. I had ordered a Might... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Cuisine
Cafe, Fast food, British
Meals
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: M40 Motorway | Junction 8a, Waterstock OX33 1LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Waterstock
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 877000
Description
Welcome Break Oxford, offering a wide range of famous High Street food brands to help you along your journey. Additional facilities include fully licensed Ramada hotel, Starbucks Drive Thru and 24 hour Starbucks & WHSmith. Cash machines, toilets, showers and 24 hour forecourt are also available at Welcome Break Oxford. Fodo brands include KFC, Burger King, Tossed, Subway and Harry Ramsden's. Waitrose is open until 10pm 7 days a a week. Free unlimited WiFi is available and parking is free for the 1st 2 hours.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?