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“Great value vegetarian food” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Magic Cafe

Magic Cafe
Ranked #240 of 622 Restaurants in Oxford
Cuisines: Cafe, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great value vegetarian food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2013 via mobile

I have visited The Magic Cafe several times it always feels like a big secret however on arriving especially on a Saturday it is also bustling. The food is also served in large portions which have been cooked with passion, limited menu is made up by the fact that they have a team out back ensuri g the magic cafe crowd are well fed. The magic poured into the food is shared by customers community spirit that is felt on there large tables. If you are lucky you may even get a musical treat with acoustic sets playing.

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank clsew
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  • English first
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English first
Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“The Ethiopian Night is fantastic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2012

I have only been here for their occasional Ethiopian Night, which usually takes place on Saturdays and is fantastic. Great food, not that different from what you can find in a good restaurant in London or even Addis Ababa. And great atmosphere, with a bit of dancind at the end (only if you want, you do not have to sign up for that). The perfect place if you want to gather friends you have not seen for some time all around the same table.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank paleld
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Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“who needs meat when theirs the Magic Cafe”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2012

I've been going to the magic cafe since I was 10 years old. Over the years i've gone through periods of eating lunch elsewhere but i always return here. The athmosphere is relaxing, the staff are friendly and sweet and food hits the spot everytime if you want a break from fast food and greasy fried breakfasts. The food is always fresh, the portions are good and the prices are fantastic (4.50 for their full salad plate ). Try their homemade cherry cheese cake- its excelent.

If you dont mind simple, its the best place in oxford. (but go before 3 because they run out of hot food quickly :) )

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Friendly place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2012 via mobile

We Had tea here, good WiFi connection, friendly staff. I recommend this place for a nice tea and scones.

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Thank DaGaMs
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Oxford
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Simple and Cheap!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2012

I came here with my vegetarian girlfriend after lots of recommendations.

We found a homely, warm atmosphere, with good hot food, and tremendous salads (I'd be tempted just to have a big plate of them with some bread).

I will definitely be coming back here.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank JamesypOxford
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