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Rick's Cafe

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88-90 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1JB, England
1865427845
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8:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Try the crepes!

I didn't, and oh my did I have food envy!!! The regular breakfast was delicious, as was the coffee and cake, but next time I'm definitely doing myself a favour and sticking with the crepes, I'm sure you won't regret it!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
pippiitz
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I didn't, and oh my did I have food envy!!! The regular breakfast was delicious, as was the coffee and cake, but next time I'm definitely doing myself a favour and sticking with the crepes, I'm sure you won't regret it!

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The breakfast menu at Rick’s is pretty large and ranges from the traditional full-English to French toast with an assortment of toppings, providing the humble veggie with a lot of choice. The café’s vegetarian version of a cooked breakfast is one of the best I have ever had. The veggie breakfast consists of a tea or a coffee, two fried... More 

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Thank itstheveggieoption
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Popped in for lunch with our two kids (3 and 18-months) as it looked popular. I can see why. Excellent food (think "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives"), excellent service and a generally friendly vibe. Eating out with young kids can be a bit of a challenge at times but here it was a pleasure. Good choice of food and super friendly... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

We come to Rick's for coffee, tea and internet :D on our walks around Oxford. The pastry is always fresh and the staff is super-friendly.

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1 Thank mlyazzie
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95 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Grabbed a quick bite to eat for breakfast. Brunchwiches are amazing. Hard to choose which one you want! Would highly recommend

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1 Thank Off2seetheworld13
Southsea
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

In dire need of feeding on a Sunday morning we thought Ricks would be OK. The service was prompt but not on the ball. Our order took a while but was warm. They forgot about toast, that was an afterthought and their full English doesn't include bacon... Eh? Having said that that manager was helpful and offered us food, cake,... More 

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1 Thank Him a
Oxford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

Been here a few times! Lovely breakfast menu and Nice toasties. Known for their smoothies too! Really reasonable and everyone working there is super friendly! My favourite cafe on Cowley rd! recommend it!

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1 Thank Sam_geddes
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

The staff are very friendly, the atmosphere good, the food amazing and the service fast. I will use Rick's again and recommend it to all my friends.

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1 Thank Sam B
Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Was very disappointed to have my breakfast brought out cold, sent back to the kitchen and then brought out cold again. This is my second bad experience at Ricks's. Firstly with me and my friends order being wrong, and having to wait 30 minutes for them to rectify this problem whilst one member of the group had to wait without... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

On my first visit to Rick's with two friends only two breakfasts were bought over to us by the waitress when we had ordered and paid for three. With no real apology I was told I would now have to wait another 30 minutes for my breakfast as the order didn't go to the kitchen correctly and my friends had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 88-90 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: 1865427845

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm

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