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Cafe Loco

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85-87 St. Aldates, Oxford OX1 1RA, England
+44 1865 200959
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (20 reviews)
“carrot cake” (3 reviews)
“jacket potato” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
85-87 St. Aldates, Oxford OX1 1RA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location but let down by the unfriendly waitresses I’m afraid. Ladies on till were very friendly but let down by staff on the floor.

Thank l_littledale
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We needed a snack after a long walk around Oxford, and the Cafe Loco is well situated right by the gates to Christ Church meadows.We had table service for tea, hot chocolate, coffee and fruit cake.Service was prompt and staff very polite. Prices were fair...More

1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My teenage daughter and I stopped by for lunch in between an Oxford tour and our timed ticket to see Christ Church. The location is absolutely perfect being right next to Christ Church. While I expected more of an Alice in Wonderland theme in the...More

Thank RainSeattleMom
Reviewed 14 August 2018

I had the best carrot cake ever, my wife a terrible waffle...so what could I say. 5stars and 1star average 3 stars. The staff was friendly and the atmosphere nice

Thank Danilo M
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We had a spot of lunch in this cafe prior to going on a river cruise. The cafe was quite busy when we arrived but a table was quickly found for us, drinks were served shortly afterwards. The menu was decent with plenty of options...More

Thank PeterGarrett78
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Not sure what we were expecting, but it is opposite Christ Church. Overall, poor service, not at all good coffee and food was okayish!

Thank AnkitJ73
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Interesting to read other comments on here, as we had a similar experience yesterday. Great location directly opposite Christchurch, making for a good pit stop before more sightseeing, and next to the Alice shop too. Nice size jacket potatoes and filings, and coffee was good,...More

Thank TheodoraLC
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We had croissants that were very dry and probably one day old. We then saw the waitress through the window coming back with Sainsbury's snacks. Now we know where those average (and much overpriced) croissants came from. You're better off walking to the nearest Sainsbury's...More

Thank maxime207
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We had the special. My husbands eggs overdone, mine underdone. Soggy bread. Ok though but down the road is cheaper and better. Coffee was good though.

Thank SunnyDebW
Reviewed 8 July 2018

I have never received such poor service and i’ve eaten in many places. I decided to visit Oxford to celebrate Alice Day which happened to fall on my Birthday. Having found the Alice Shop and Cafe Loco online it was decided that we would treat...More

1  Thank weddingparty20172018
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Response from Tracey F | Reviewed this property |
It’s nice to have some background music as long as it’s not blaring out
31 August 2017|
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Response from uk2017 | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry to say that I am not sure about the Wifi. When we traveled there from the US, we left technology behind..... Best of luck
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85-87 St. Aldates, Oxford OX1 1RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 200959
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