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Rick's Cafe

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90 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1JB, England
1865427845
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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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
My favourite place for breakfast.

Lovely atmosphere and well trained staff means a lot, but it's a kitchen what makes this place really great. Starting from toasties, salads and full English breakfast to my favourite crêpes! Not to mention the best coffee in the city.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Lovely atmosphere and well trained staff means a lot, but it's a kitchen what makes this place really great. Starting from toasties, salads and full English breakfast to my favourite crêpes! Not to mention the best coffee in the city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Just wandering Cowley Road and decided (out of MANY restaurants) to try Rick's. Bustling behind the counter the workers are friendly and helpful. You can tell it is important to them that the food is tasty and beautifully presented. I had a breakfast sandwich and my husband full English. Coffee was good--tea from a bag but good quality. We will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Every so often you come across a little jewel and Ricks Cafe is that. Close enough to the centre of Oxford by far enough away to be a bit exclusive. The food was lovely and the coffee was really nice. Liked the pussy cat design on top. And the service was really friendly and quick. I would definitely recommend.

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

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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, Cafe

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