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Mostro Coffee

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101 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1HU, England
+44 1865 793866
10:00 - 18:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 08:30 - 17:30
Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the best coffee on the Cowley Road. Nice space - could do with more outside seating as it's always got the same old guys out the front! Nicely priced as well. Brownies - I think, are legendary

Thank ollisanderson
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Oxford really is spoilt for choice with its cafe culture, which being from London I thought I would miss. Mostro is a great coffee shop and Louis the barista is an expert in his field. It's a great place to sit and catch up on emails or people watch.

Thank Tommo2905
Havelock North, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Great to get a good coffee at last after being in the coffee black hole known as England. Thank God somebody trained as a barista

Thank Alan W
Gympie, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

It is rare to find a coffee shop capable of making quality flat whites but this shop is one of those. I ordered a strong flat white in a small cup today and the barista displayed all the techniques need to stretch the milk, polish and pour to the espresso. Together with a good quality espresso, this made for an... More 

Thank David H
Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Enjoy having a coffee here. The service is always spot on. Great coffee, good selection of cakes, all of this in Oxford's only indie record shop.

Thank William M
Weymouth, England, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

My friends took me here today and never told me how good the coffee was! I have to say the coffee is beautiful and made with much love :) It's easily the best cappuccino I've had in England for a long time! And to make it even better I even got my new release Cd at the same time. When... More 

Thank Marc W
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

They have the best brownies in Britain! I do not exaggerate, I consider myself an expert in such matters and can confirm that they beat Nigella's hands down! Amazing staff, looking after a bunch of crazy people who have a compulsion to stand in the rain and snow all night once a year. Thank you, your tea warmed my heart... More 

Thank LinDo368
Ontario, Canada
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

I used to love this place and frequented it regularly for some of the best coffee in Oxford in a comfy atmosphere. Sadly, have made the decision to stop going there as the last visit involved some truly bad service and questionable ethics, and I just can't support that.

Thank toforgeanewpath
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

I cannot say that it was the best flat white I've had in Oxford but it was good but not amazing. Having said that the space is lovely but the brownie was an out of this world experience. Would I go back. Definitely!

Thank Jessqua
Oxford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

This is a cool place. Mostro Coffee lives inside Truck Store which itself is a very cool place to hang out. There's great music played at just the right volume: enough to give you and your companion a little privacy as you talk, but not too much to render conversation impossible. And the coffee! Absolutely delicious on its own, but... More 

Thank Hopefultraveller57

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
08:30 - 17:30
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1HU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 793866

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?