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The Jam Factory

27 Park End Street | Hollybush Row, Oxford OX1 1HU, England
+44 1865244613
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Ranked #124 of 488 Restaurants in Oxford
Price range: $8 - $32
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Restaurant, bar and gallery, the Jam Factory has become a safe haven for the fresh food lovers and art enthusiasts of Oxford. Located in the heart of the west end, just a stones throw from Oxford train station, bus station, city centre shops, The Saïd Business School and Oxford's dreaming spires, the Jam Factory champions an unrivalled commitment to freshness and quality, served with a layed back and welcoming ethos.Operating since November 2006, from the historical landmark of Frank Cooper's Old Marmalade Factory we have grown to include, an intimate dining room, bar, two galleries and a private dining space know as the 'Boiler Room'.Kick back and make yourselves at home.
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English first
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Someone had arranged a get together in Oxford so I didn't pick this venue personally. It is very close to the station and only a short walk from the town centre. It was an interest choice and as you've probably have read receives mixed reviews. It is apparently the site of an old jam factory, hence the name. The place... More

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Oxford
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86 reviews 86 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

You will experience a different type of bar to the usual venue. It is very arty and has been well developed over the years. Decent wine. The range of beer is not that good but there is a good feel about the place. Worth a visit.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I'm not going to say much about the food here, although it has been mostly very good in the past. The real reason to come to this place is the selection of beers! It's the best selection in oxford BY FAR. They have two fridges stuffed full of some of the best bottled beer it's possible to get from Belgian,... More

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Beijing
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

It looks great, and feels nice and arty and cool, but my goodness it's bad value. I've eaten here a few times, and all but once there's been some problem - most notably a recent Sunday brunch, where they'd run out of eggs. By 11am... I'm sure it's great that all their food is locally sourced, but surely you'd just... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I am not the first to say this, but thought it worth commenting - while the Jam Factory is a nice enough drinking venue, the food left a lot to be desired. My partner and I ate here last weekend and I ordered a roasted vegetable salad main for £10.75 - what came were a few slices each of courgette,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Quick stop here for morning tea - nice quiet place to read and relax, friendly service, reasonable prices All good except strange chocolate orange cake which was both bitter and stodgy. Will choose something different next time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

It has an airy look and feel, spacious and a very light music on background, it is really a great place to stop by for a meal or a meeting. I just grabbed a coffee but the staff was friendly and fast to clean tables and serve things.

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Southport
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This restaurant had a buzz but the noise level was not too loud! The servers were attentive and efficient. The menu was not extensive but everything looked good! We had soup, salmon and cold meats followed by steaks and a burger. All were well presented and the meat was perfectly cooked. Will we go back? Yes. Do we recommend it?... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The Jam Factory is a great place to have a drink. However, if you are considering dining here think again. We ordered the only veggie option on the sparse menu. We received a cool pot of pasta, comprising a teaspoon of ingredients and a big dollop of I-don't-care. For £10 this is unacceptable. The location is great and it could... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I ordered the place fillet dish and fell in love with it. What impressed me more were Friendly staff and great atmosphere. Though the price is not low, it worths it.

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Additional Information about The Jam Factory

Address: 27 Park End Street | Hollybush Row, Oxford OX1 1HU, England
Phone Number: +44 1865244613
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
Average Prices: USD 8 - 32
Cuisine: British

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