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Rick's Cafe

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French, Coffee Shop
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90 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1JB, England
1865427845
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Dining options: Breakfast, Coffee & Tea, Lunch

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice cafe with good atmosphere

Currently my favorite breakfast/brunch cafe in Oxford. They have a good breakfast menu and the atmosphere is great. Great place to sit, have a coffee and watch the world go by.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
Corwin99
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Currently my favorite breakfast/brunch cafe in Oxford. They have a good breakfast menu and the atmosphere is great. Great place to sit, have a coffee and watch the world go by.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We discovered this place while strolling around Cowley Road and what a lovely discovery that was. It has a wonderful Parisian cafe feel to it. There is a massive window here which may as well function as a door. Anyway, we had to place our order at the till and the staff brought our coffees and a mediterranean quiche soon... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Had a lovely time at Ricks cafe. The coffee is good and the atmosphere is relaxing. The staff were very helpful and pleasant

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Beautiful idea to transform part of bicycle garage into cafe. Fantastick design, great service and beautiful waitresses. Great windows makes this place full of light even when there is dusk outside. As biggest part of recommendation is probably fact that they are still packed

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UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My friends and I went here for breakfast. One friend had scrambled eggs, beans, and toast; the other had the full English; I went for French toast with fruit. On the plus side, the portions were very good, and reasonably priced (especially for Oxford), and made of good quality ingredients. I very much enjoyed my French toast. On the downside,... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We had lunch here on a Saturday afternoon. The cafe was heaving, and the line up to order was long. However, the food was great, the hot chocolate excellent and the cappuccino delicious! I would come here again for sure, but maybe at a time when it was a bit less busy/noisy (bit I'm not sure if thats ever the... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This place is Great, Breakfast is excellent and always well prepared, The atmosphere is lively yet relaxing and the Wifi always works! What more do you need!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Soup was good but took at least 20 minutes for small portion to be reheated accompanied with a disappointing "plastic" white roll. Not good value .

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

Having moved to the area, I thought it best to search around for quirky, quality independent coffee shops. Suffice to say that the search ended far sooner as soon as I discovered Rick's. An idyllic cafe oozing quality & quirkiness in equal measure. A delicious French toast with fruit, syrup and other delightful treats was a mere £2.80 and if... More 

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Oxfordshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Quirky mix of low tables, sofas, dining tables and bar-like tables. Quite crowded at lunchtime, not helped by a few people who seemed happy to just sip coffee and use the wifi. However, we found a small table and ordered savoury crepes which were excellent. Would visit again if in the area and wanting lunch or a snack/drink.

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Address: 90 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1JB, England
Phone Number: 1865427845
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
Cuisine: French, Coffee Shop

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  • Address: 90 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: 1865427845

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Coffee Shop

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