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Branca Restaurant and Bar

111 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AJ, England
+44 (0)1865 556111
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Ranked #80 of 488 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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Didcot Oxfordshire
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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
Senior Reviewer
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
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I have been there more than once, and all I can say is that it never fails to satisfy me! Really good starters, delicious mains, and great desserts!

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Tiel, The Netherlands
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Went here to have dinner with my niece. The menu is filled with tempting dishes! I had a great time at this place, the interior is great, but noisy. The acoustics make a filled restaurant not the best place for a nice chat, as it can be hard to understand each other when not speaking loud. The server annoyed me,... More

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Solihull, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Took daughter for Sunday brunch. Shown to table immediately and chose from the brunch menu. Good choice and all reasonably priced. Brilliant service as the young lady was efficient, very pleasant and not pushy (we've all had waiters/waitresses asking if the food's OK without waiting for an answer!). We had scrambled eggs with smoked salmon, boiled eggs, brilliant wholemeal toast... More

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Despite booking a table, we had to wait 20 mins for a table to be free. We were asked to wait by the bar, but there was no free seating and so we had to stand and jostle watching the bar staff who were completely overwhelmed by the number of drinks they had to serve. When we eventually got to... More

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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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