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The Old Bookbinders Ale House

££ - £££French, ,
17-18 Victor Street | Jericho, Oxford OX2 6BT, England
+44 1865 553549
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
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“coq au vin” (19 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
French, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
17-18 Victor Street | Jericho, Oxford OX2 6BT, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife, son, and I enjoyed a delicious dinner at the Old Bookbinder’s restaurant, which exudes charm and character. The atmosphere was warm and comfortable, the service was attentive and helpful, and the food and drink were excellent. We highly recommend the escargots and the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Hank S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent family lunch here whilst visiting my daughter who is studying in Oxford. Nice selection of beer and friendly service. Would definitely recommend!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lewanderer90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pub appeared crazy busy when we arrived, but once seated at the table we were comfortable and relaxed. The staff were very friendly and service was quick and efficient. There was a good choice of food available, not too much choice, but just enough. Similarly,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank IVAN G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked in here at the end of a long day, after we lost our way back to the hotel. There was a big crowd of locals, so seemed like a good place. Food was quite nice, nothing special - I remember there was only 1...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Chakradhar S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked a large Christmas party on Saturday night. The restaurant was very well organised with three long sets of tables laid out for dining and two sittings to accomodate the high number of diners on the night. We were kept informed by the bar staff...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank brucestalker1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Christmas dinner. Service was very good - friendly and attentive. Food was excellent. Would recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank JFM1975
Reviewed 14 December 2018

We held our Christmas meal here and it was festive perfection! The service was impeccable, food came out promptly and it was delicious. They went out of their way to accommodate us and we had a fantastic evening - not a bad word to be...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank LucilleMiller
Reviewed 1 December 2018

This restaurant was a warm inviting place on our way to London. The pub was almost off the road and we were looking for a simple easy place to have a meal to go back on our way. The minute we walked in, the young...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank frankdaddy
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

Supper before theatre Delightful quirky pub with awesome French restaurant Service friendly and efficient Food divine Bloody Mary - one of the best I have had in a long time

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Evelynmay1918
Reviewed 18 November 2018

The waiters and waitresses were incredibly friendly and hospitable. They certainly went out of their way to accommodate us and bring us everything we needed. The walls are covered with interesting trinkets and the other customers were also very warm. My wife complained that her...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Debbie B
3 September 2018|
Response from ProdiptoB2 | Reviewed this property |
Don’t know what you mean by city centre, but it’s about 1 km from the railway station and half a km from the Oxford University Press Offiçe, near the Jericho area
John B
28 August 2018|
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Response from JandrewStamford | Reviewed this property |
It would take you 40 minutes to walk to the pub so probably a taxi would be easier. If you contact the pub they should be able to take your booking. It was a friendly place with good service.
28 January 2018|
Response from Josh M | Property representative |
Hi, Could you please contact us directly on 01865 553549. Thanks!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17-18 Victor Street | Jericho, Oxford OX2 6BT, England (Formerly Old Bookbinders)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 553549
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