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M40 Motorway | Junction 8a, Waterstock OX33 1LJ, England
+44 1865 877000
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

These are the nearest services to Oxford on the M40 and southbound you have to cross over the motorway to get to them. There is a wide variety of the usual food outlets

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Thank Andrew R
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A standard service station with good amenities and excellent level of cleanliness. Can't really go wrong!

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Thank Em L
Oxford, United Kingdom
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624 reviews
456 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today whilst on a business trip . Always bustling but appears professionally run . Toilets clean and tidy

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Thank coughandcath
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service station is clean and has plenty of amenities for all users. The McDonald's is open 24 hours.

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Thank Globaltrott1ng
Ashford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Had to meet with brother to sign some papers - he suggested halfway meet between Coventry & Staines = Oxford / Services. Was quite sceptical when he said grab lunch as well!! However can honestly say in my opinion they are the best motorway services I have visited - smiles from several employees along the way - toilets very clean,... More 

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Thank Helen M
WelcomeBreak, Owner at Welcome Break Oxford, responded to this review

Thank you for your five star review Nellie. It is great to hear you had a good visit to us at Oxford. Hope to see you again very soon. More 

MIDLANDS
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140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Very good fish and chips... great service. Excellent presentation. Good progress for motorway services.... well done.

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Thank SUMMERGIRL080
WelcomeBreak, Owner at Welcome Break Oxford, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your Harry Ramsden's. Hope to see you again next time you are on your motorway travels. More 

chester uk
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Good KFC order at screen toilets ok. Shops as you would expect expensive. Does what it says on the Tin and much needed. Shall re visit.

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Thank juwcherokee
WelcomeBreak, Owner at Welcome Break Oxford, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Hope to see you again very soon. More 

Thame
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

I do call at the Welcome Break Oxford from time to time. There are plenty of different companies offering food and I have always been serviced relatively quickly. The food is good. The tables are cleared and cleaned regularly. It is fine for a quick meal.

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Thank Janice F
WelcomeBreak, Owner at Welcome Break Oxford, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Janice. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit and are a regular visitor to us. Hope to see you again very soon. More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Just stopped for a quick drink which was nice at Starbucks. The public convenience services are disgraceful absolutely filthy the ladies were just horrible I actually think I'd have rather gone on the verge such a shame as it looks a nice place but this has really put me off I'm never ever stopping off there again.

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Thank Hiddleho
WelcomeBreak, Owner at Welcome Break Oxford, responded to this review

Sorry to hear you had a poor experience when you visited us. We have shared your review with the team at Oxford to investigate and action. We do hope you will give Welcome Break another try to show that this was not to the usual high standards we strive to provide to our customers. Thank you. More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

One of the Managers at the services, David, was extremely helpful when I called regarding a query. He called me back, listened and took the appropriate action. He dealt with my query efficiently and was very understanding. As a result I am very grateful for his time and effort and can say he is a credit to the management team... More 

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Thank Linda M
WelcomeBreak, Owner at Welcome Break Oxford, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Linda. It is great to hear you had a good experience and our management team assisted you. We look forward to seeing you very soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Cuisine
Cafe, Fast food, British
Meals
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: M40 Motorway | Junction 8a, Waterstock OX33 1LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Waterstock
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 877000
Description
Welcome Break Oxford, offering a wide range of famous High Street food brands to help you along your journey. Additional facilities include fully licensed Ramada hotel, Starbucks Drive Thru and 24 hour Starbucks & WHSmith. Cash machines, toilets, showers and 24 hour forecourt are also available at Welcome Break Oxford. Fodo brands include KFC, Burger King, Tossed, Subway and Harry Ramsden's. Waitrose is open until 10pm 7 days a a week. Free unlimited WiFi is available and parking is free for the 1st 2 hours.

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