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St Giles' Cafe - CLOSED

52 St. Giles, Oxford OX1 3LU, England
+44 1865 554200
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“smoked fish” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
All hours
Cafe, British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
52 St. Giles, Oxford OX1 3LU, England
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1 - 10 of 196 reviews

Reviewed 17 January 2017

The St Giles' Cafe was a wonderful standard. Marvelous greasy sausages and beans and toast and chips and brown sauce. It was the same for many years. Then they made the fatal mistake of reinventing itself in the form of looking clean and hygienic. Even...More

Thank Omnivore94127
Reviewed 1 November 2016

After reading with great interest other reviews, I was so looking forward to having a coffee and a bite to eat in the St Giles Café. However surprisingly it has closed down and a big "to let" sign in the window. This café is now...More

7  Thank merlinOxford
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We started with breakfast - which was so good that we went back for dinner the same day. This was even better! Tender, perfectly cooked squid, succulent slow cooked belly pork and stupendously chocolatey mousse. The atmosphere was laid back and friendly. Service was attentive...More

1  Thank SE F
Reviewed 6 August 2016

I like coming to this tiny quirky place, although the interior isn't really special. It's more about the atmosphere - it's a really relaxed café/restaurant with a student vibe. Things that I've tried + liked: Croissants, Chai Latte, Cappuchino, Spaghetti Bolognese. Things that I've tried...More

1  Thank OxfordStudent1111
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

A couple of roads off of the tourist spots you'll find this lovely little gem in Oxford. Excellent service from the staff and certainly some of the finest breakfasts in town. The organic eggs are bursting with flavour and the mushrooms are cooked in an...More

1  Thank Clementine D
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This little place is just brilliant! Chanced upon it on a long weekend in Oxford and ended up visiting twice. Coffe is excellent, food is simple but also excellent and the chap who works front of house is 100%.

2  Thank PGONeill
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I have not even finished my main course and I feel the urge to tell everyone what a great small restaurant this is. The owner is a very friendly and welcoming character. The menu is varied and it's difficult to make up your mind! A...More

1  Thank Domenico G
Reviewed 20 July 2016

This simple cafe in the centre of Oxford serves good coffee and fresh vegetarian dishes such as Tabboleh, the overall impression being somewhat spoiled by one of the waiters who was extremely rude to some African guests. He was, however, an exception all the others...More

2  Thank MDRFinspong
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Found this place c/o Tripadvisor to start a mini walk around of Oxford. Able to park outside (£5 for 2 hours - change courtesy of this place) which was a good start. Girlfriend ordered Eggs Royale and coffee; I had full English (went for an...More

1  Thank Richard P
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We used to live in Oxford about 15 years ago. It had a great reputation as a greasy spoon. It has changed. It still does a full English, but it now does a range of more sophisticated breakfast dishes. We had eggs benedict with black...More

1  Thank Tim A
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 St. Giles, Oxford OX1 3LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 554200
  • E-mail
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