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Queen’s Lane Coffee House

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Queens Lane, Oxford OX1 4AR, England
07:30 - 20:30
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Sun 08:30 - 20:30
Mon - Sat 07:30 - 20:30
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here for breakfast in past- very good Turkish breakfast and good service.Today not so good perhaps because of Easter? Tough steak sandwich and uninspiring wrap. Over £30 for 3 sandwiches and 2 coffees bit expensive

Thank Airyfairy7654
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45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We never actually managed to eat, after being promised a table that was promptly given away by another waitress we left. Your mileage might vary.

Thank Stephen B
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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225 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The sign says it's the oldest coffee house in Europe. Maybe. Not a particularly cheap option but there's plenty to set your mouth watering. The freshly pressed fruit juices are exciting. Try the apple, mint and ginger. For a different sort of coffee, I recommend the affogato - rich espresso with a scoop of ice cream dropped into it. Nice... More 

Thank GreyGrandad
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an all day breakfast at this cafe and it was beautifully cooked and great value for money. The portion size was very large, glad we didn't decide to have the jumbo breakfast I think I would still be there now. They did a variety of sandwiches and other dished too and they looked very apetising. The staff were very... More 

Thank FranceDonna
Oxford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

So waiting for a coach to Gatwick airport needed a drink for the journey decided I'd quickly pop in to queen's lane coffee shop... Asked for a soft drink, not much to choose from so went for a diet coke can, £1.25 a bit much but have paid more in London! Anyway finally sitting on the coach and open the... More 

Thank Elliott H
Yardley, Pennsylvania
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184 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Stopped in here for a cappuccino -- and it was delicious. Service is prompt and friendly, free Wifi. Sat next to a professor and his student, discussing Roman architecture -- how magical is that? I always like to support the independent coffee houses, and this one was a delight.

Thank worldexplorer0820
Aberdare, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Called in for a coffee mid morning. Very busy with couples and families. Coffe was very nice they cater for gluten free and had a selection of cake but my husband thought they were expensive for what they were so decided to just have the coffee. Service was prompt and the coffee hot. Met a father and his two daughters... More 

Thank Annie292014
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76 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

As you meander down High Street overawed with Queens College on one side and Kings on the other make your way to the legendary Queens Lane Coffeehouse. Bustling with the sound of a happy clientele this coffee house does delectable paninis wraps and breakfast. We enjoyed a pot of tea, cinnamon turkish coffee and carrot cake.

Thank Mina5655
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Just for a coffee, but was enough to like this place and the service. Would come back for a meal for sure as the location and atmosphere will suit all ages!

Thank IloveHeatherbell
Cunter, Switzerland
1 review
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I went in there on 5 February 2016 to order a panini. As things transpired, I ended up with merely a warm baguette, but we'll get onto that later. I was pleased with the filling options available (I got chicken, hummus, cheddar and spinach) but not with how these options ramped up the price and I ended up paying £4.95... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Queens Lane, Oxford OX1 4AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: 01865240082

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