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Branca Restaurant and Bar

111 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AJ, England
+44 (0)1865 556111
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Ranked #72 of 493 Restaurants in Oxford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $61
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Observatory Street
Transit: Oxford railway and coach stations 5-10 min walk.
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English first
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Food is very good, the bar staff is friendly and the manager Merlin was helpful and made our evening! Definitely go!

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

My husband and I had been to this restaurant several times before and it never fails to impress. We had booked online with ease and when we arrived we were shown to our table straight away. After some useful advice on drinks we selected our starters and main courses across a wide, imaginative range and each part of our meal... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

I had my Company's Christmas "do" here and was not expecting much as usually these rituals are nothing to write home about! Well what an absolute find! We were a group of 10 ,great atmosphere as we entered,got seated immediately, greeted with a glass of prosecco, orders were taken promptly, menu very interesting no mass catering, no short cuts. I... More 

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Oxfordshire
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

8:30 on a Thursday evening the place was full! The service was excellent, the food very good - the duck with gnocchi very good indeed. Went for a special occasion and we were not disappointed.

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Didcot Oxfordshire
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We went at lunch time and we found it very sterile. There were 14 of us. Food was lovely and cooked and presented very well. I had the organic salmon and haddock fish cakes, prices very reasonable as well. Would I go again maybe if I was in town but it was just an average lunch. Maybe it was because... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I went there with my partner last week and we had a very good meal. The food was excellent and Merlin the waiter looked very well after us !! Very professional service !! highly recommended place !!

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Oxfordshire
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

We have been here numerous times before and enjoyed the lively atmosphere, however our experience last Saturday evening was poor. We were told when booking a 7.30pm table we would have to leave by 9.30pm which was fine by us. On arrival the place was packed and a table hastily put together by the bar was offered as a table... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

It was pretty perfect. Everyone's mains were superb, the atmosphere was amazing, i will return and i will recommend it. Best meal I've had in a long time. I had the tuna steak but my friends had other things and they were all perfectly made.

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I have come here plenty of times as I live just down the road- I think this place is a real gem. It's hard to find independent Italian restaurants that aren't part of a chain, and the benefit of it is that the food is a lot more original. The starters are delicious, and if you're not starving then it's... More 

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Branca is a great Italian restaurant, with a clean, modern decor and friendly service. Their weekday lunch special with beer or wine is amazing value, and the servings of pasta are generous. A really pleasant spot for lunch, and I'm sure it's great for dinner too!

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Additional Information about Branca Restaurant and Bar

Address: 111 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AJ, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1865 556111
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 61

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