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Magic Cafe

110 Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RQ, England
+44 1865 794604
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (5 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
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10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
110 Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RQ, England
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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

I was in Oxford on a course, what a treat to have this place and a lovely health food shop right on our doorstep. Very busy, obviously popular.... I had the chickpea soup and my friend had a salad, would have liked some more vegan...More

Thank Jayne_Bond1973
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Visited here this week. It’s nice it’s clean and the cake was good. But limited as to what is in offer and bit rigid on what’s being served when could and should stick sweetener. But good carrot cake!

Thank Rocksteadycrew22
Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

Neighbourhood cafe very friendly to children and breastfeeding mums. Try the cherry cheesecake. Or the homemade toasted teacake. It’s veggie but that’s incidental.

Thank JosieOxon
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Food is reasonably priced - but mine could have been hotter! Soup was good and piping hot Sweets rather tired and staff and atmosphere rather flat On previous visits the staff were more vibrant and the food was better - maybe an off day Comfortable...More

Thank nigel n
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

great place to begin your day with a light breakfast, lovely attention and delicious food! the place is very nice decorated with nice soft music, feels like home! thanks

Thank Andrea N
Reviewed September 30, 2017

Magic Cafe is refreshingly relaxed and no-nonsense. Great value food, huge portions! Tasty vego salads and another vegan option of bean chilli which looked good. I had a nice coffee. It's like sitting in a cosy cottage living room but with some nice food given...More

Thank Emma W
Reviewed September 27, 2017

I have been a vegetarian for a long time and I like to visit veggie cafes when in a new city. I visited The Magic Cafe in Oxford, which I believe has been around a long time. There is a really mixed bag clientele -...More

2  Thank Jo D
Reviewed May 17, 2017

If you wanna try somewhere genuinely a bit different in Oxford, this is the one. It's extremely down to earth with a very small but always wholesome and interesting menu - all the food i've tried here has been great, and it makes a big...More

Thank clementineebel
Reviewed March 7, 2017

This is a great cafe especially for vegetarians. The food is always delicious, with massive portions and a really relaxed atmosphere inside. The coffee is great and they have a good selection of cakes available.

Thank ox87
Reviewed February 28, 2017

I Generally like the magic cafe, it is a relief from the overly hip cafe down the road. Today I had a takeaway curry. It was all pretty average with a LOT of rice and not much of the curries. Really grumpy staff!

Thank emmafranceswebb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 794604
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