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Rick's Cafe

88-90 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1JB, England
+44 1865 458108
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“french toast” (15 reviews)
“crepes” (9 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
88-90 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1JB, England
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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

The coffee and food was a reasonable price. The cafe was clean and well run. We had a standard breakfast, which consisted of a lot of tomato and some of what you might expect: beans, sausage, egg, toast etc. The experience was fine, but I...More

Thank I R
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Ricks has become one of the most popular cafes on the Cowley Road, so it is often packed. A lot of students come here to study and it is also good for brunch. They do breakfasts, sandwiches, crepes, and cakes. The coffee is good. It's...More

Thank Dave_Cowley_Road
Reviewed March 28, 2018

One of my favourite east Oxford haunts. Lovely staff, good coffee, and a great atmosphere. I just wish fewer people knew about it (the place can get stupidly crowded at peak times), and that they'd bring back their sandwich menu; I miss the Green Lantern...More

Thank Farradane
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Young hip cafe. Many options for breakfast/brunch. Decent service time. Would return if back in Oxford.

Thank estlawrence
Reviewed February 19, 2018

We were a party of 5 -- not ready to break-up for the night but our dinner establishment hurried us on because they had other bookings. Buzzing Cowley Road was full and we could not score a table elsewhere -- and then there was Ricks...More

Thank rh24
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

There’s a lot of competition on Cowley Road, but Ricks Cafe just looked inviting. Inside it’s slightly quirky with its chequered table clothes and blackboard menus. The food was lovely, fresh and good value for money. When we’re next in Oxford we will be back.

Thank Alvor-Boy66
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Different food, definitely unique. I had a Brunchwich which wasn't special - just a burger. They told us it was a 20 minute wait and ended up waiting 40. But at least everything is decently priced with a good atmosphere.

Thank Hannah P
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Visited today with my partner for the first time. It was clearly a busy morning but managed to get a table. We had two cappuccinos and two large breakfasts. We had to have the drinks in take-away cups as they had no mugs left. We...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed February 10, 2018

Find it , enjoy it, you won't be sorry, one thing for me, was to many Students not giving their tables up after using the Wi Fi and a Coffee, " guys go to Costa or Starbucks if you only want the internet" this is...More

Thank Aaron B
Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

Great staff, great atmosphere, popular long established coffee shop on Cowley road in Oxford. Serves some great patriots too.

Thank jumpsky
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88-90 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 458108
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