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The Alternative Tuck Shop

24 Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3SB, England
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good30%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
28 Jun 2018
“Great for quick lunch or tea time treat”
26 Jun 2018
“Friendly staff, good value sandwiches and sweet snacks”
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24 Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3SB, England
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Reviewed June 28, 2018

Popped in for lunch during visit to Oxford. Extremely friendly staff who were charming but up for a bit of banter. One especially really knew how to keep things moving and ensured speedy service for all. Very obvious that he recognised regulars and remembered their...More

Thank CaptHaddock83
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Always friendly service in here. It's clean and the sandwiches cost less than most places in town. The coffee is nice too. Good place to go for sweet snacks. Watch out for the lunch time rush, there is always a long queue during term time.

Thank aliali47
Reviewed June 12, 2018

We did not have a lot of time before going to University church of St Mary the Virgin. It was early afternoon and had a really long line. Shortly after getting in line, we were asked what we wanted and by the time we reached...More

Thank Charles H
Reviewed March 23, 2018

Cosy casual dining experience. Plenty of outdoor seating if you don't mind squatting on the street. The fact I was greeted as "young lady" just a few months after my sex change was deeply appreciated!!

Thank Mix F
Reviewed February 17, 2018

This place is an institution amongst students. They do an incredible selection of sandwiches and the best paninis I have ever had. All at an a very reasonable price. However, they are not open at the weekend and be prepared for a queue at peak...More

Thank Little-baker2
Reviewed November 8, 2017

and for a good reason- excellent food, freshly made. Good friendly service and quick. Its a nice change and very good range of choices.

Thank Mindy C
Reviewed September 14, 2017

The lunch options here are extensive, interesting and value for money. Get there early lunch to avoid the long queue.

Thank Oxfordshiregirl1630
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved these sandwiches... usually get the chicken tikka baguette or spicy chicken in olive bread and it's delicious! Extremely quick service and reasonable priced at £3.50 for a baguette!! The brothers that run this place are super friendly and never forgot a face..

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

When delivering in Holywell Street I pass this place and wonder why the queue is out the door. Found out recently. Decent sized roast beef and mustard baguette for £2.80. It was made there and then, none of this pre-made from the shelf. Polite and...More

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Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3SB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
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