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Cafe Rouge - Oxford

11 Little Clarendon Street, Oxford OX1 2HP, England
+44 1865 310194
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (15 reviews)
“onion soup” (3 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
11 Little Clarendon Street, Oxford OX1 2HP, England
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1 - 10 of 156 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food. Rich and delicious. Not everyone's 'cup of tea' because French food can be so rich. We love it. Good service too.

Thank darrenasmithmtm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, charming and attentive staff, very professional and never intrusive. Cannot fault the meal and how we were looked after. Felt like i was a prince lol. Food was exceptionally presented and the flavours well chosen. It was money well spent. Thank you guys...More

Thank henrymensah
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour, thank you for you fabulous 5 star review. We are glad you had such a great time and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Merci

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a terrible stink from kitchen. Visited cafe rouge 20 min ago, atmosphere inside like in dirty toilet. Worst place ever.

2  Thank JohnyB135
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we got great service! the food was very tasting and did not take time to arrive. we were 10 people and we all got our food at the same time.

1  Thank Nelly A
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour, thank you for you fabulous 5 star review. We are glad you had such a great time and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Merci

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for lunch on a Saturday afternoon and it was rather quiet. The staff wasn't particularly welcoming or friendly - they had an air of arrogance. Food was very average. The mussels were tiny and extremely salty. The mushroom vol au vent was like...More

2  Thank alee8118
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Went for a meal with a group of 10, enjoyed the wonderful food and the general atmosphere in the place. Good service too.

Thank mattjones_56
Management response:Responded 10 August 2017

Bonjour, Thank you for your fantastic 5 start review. We are thrilled you had a great time and we look forward to seeing you again! Merci

Reviewed 6 August 2017

Went in as I'd spotted a new veggie dish on the menu - vegan actually - a tasty sounding Tagine .... and it was lovely.... spicy and flavoursome, nice chunky courgette pieces not over cooked. Not a huge portion, but enough for me Shame there...More

Thank VeggieElaine
Management response:Responded 10 August 2017

Bonjour, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we are thrilled you enjoyed the food and we hope to make your next visit a 5 star one! Merci

Reviewed 3 August 2017

The middle of Sunday evening in the tourist season and not very busy. Standard fare – moules mariniere a la creme and frites; usual quality. Good service. Reasonable prices.

Thank IanAberdeen
Management response:Responded 10 August 2017

Bonjour Thank you for taking the time to leave a review after you visit, we hope we can make your next visit a 5 star! Merci

Reviewed 30 July 2017

Cafe rouge's coffee and croissant are one of the best in Oxford (with the added bonus of coming with a £3.50 deal) and the food is not bad either. Their chilly prawns starter is particularly good. But what makes the Oxford branch is the sympathy...More

Thank alistair s
john_cafe_rouge, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Rouge - Oxford, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Bonjour, Thank you for the fab 5* review, great to hear you had a fantastic visit! Hope to see you again soon! Merci

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We had lunch at Cafe Rouge in Oxford twice last week(Friday and Sunday).My parents go quite regularly,and took us and our two daughters. Having grown up in Oxford and made regular trips back,I have been eating in there for almost 30 years!It has always been...More

1  Thank marionviolin
Management response:Responded 10 August 2017

Bonjour, Thank you for your fantastic 5 start review! We are delighted that you mentioned the quality has improved over the years as we are always looking for ways to improve the guest experience. We look forward to seeing you next time you are back...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 22:30
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Little Clarendon Street, Oxford OX1 2HP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 310194
Description
Tucked away amongst the shops and restaurants on Little Clarendon Street, Café Rouge Oxford is a little of slice of Paris right in the heart of the city. With an interior inspired by the rich history of rowing and punting, there's a fantastic boat-style booth as well as a conservatory, large private dining room and a gorgeous outdoor dining area perfect for warmer months!
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