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Cafe Rouge - Oxford

11 Little Clarendon Street, Oxford OX1 2HP, England
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Ranked #236 of 498 Restaurants in Oxford
Price range: $10 - $15
Tue 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wed - Mon 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Luton, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

10 of us attended here in December 2014 and tried the Christmas menu. The restaurant was busy, but despite this the service was good. The food was delicious and the portions large. We had a lovely time, and I would recommend a visit.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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161 reviews 161 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I ate here with 15 colleagues on a Tuesday afternoon in early December and the Café Rouge staff did a really good job of making sure we enjoyed our team Christmas lunch. They waited until everyone was present before bringing out any starters, and were kind enough to not charge us for our poorly colleague who couldn't make it. My... More 

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Henley on Thames, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

Came with 16 people for the Christmas party as it was great the year before. Okay but not as nice as the previous year. Food was nice but some dishes were a little dry. Duck confit could have used a gravy in addition to the cherry sauce and seabass could have used a sauce altogether. Some of our party also... More 

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199 reviews 199 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We are regular cafe Rouge fans, but on a recent trip to Oxford went to the branch on Little Clarendon. The staff, with the exception of one smiling friendly girl, were all miserable and not very helpful. The menu has changed, with many of the usual favourites disappearing with far less choice. All the other restaurants nearby were packed, but... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We had a late lunch when we stopped off in Oxford. The restaurant is just around the corner from Somerville College which was very handy. The food arrived quickly and was very good.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Of course, Cafe Rouge is a chain and the food is pretty adequate. The service is good and one advantage the Little Clarendon place has that it has an outside area, where it's very pleasant to eat during nice weather. The place is kid friendly too. It's a trek to get to the loos.

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Oxford, UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Despite arriving just after breakfast had officially finished, the very friendly waiter said that we could still order from the breakfast menu. I had oeufs royale and my partner had the oeufs benedicte. Both were simply delicious. They both came with rosemary sauteed potatoes that I think were probably the nicest potatoes that I'd ever had with a strong rosemary... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I visited this branch of Cafe Rouge with my husband and little boy for a late lunch on a Saturday afternoon. From the start it became obvious that it was going to be a lengthy process. We had to make several trips to the bar to get our order taken, query how long the food would be and finally to... More 

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Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We ate on a quiet Sunday evening with hardly anyone else in the restaurant. My overall impression was that the staff didn't really understand or care about the food they were serving. One order was missed, while the wine the waiter recommended proved to be unavailable. My french onion soup largely tasted of bisto, but a steak frites was thoroughly... More 

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I last went to a Cafe Rouge in London about 7 years ago. I always ordered the same meal Chicken Caesar salad and a glass of wine. This is what I had again the other evening. It was exactly the same as I remembered it. I enjoyed it and would go again. This is a friendly neighbourhood restaurant with good... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Rouge - Oxford

Address: 11 Little Clarendon Street, Oxford OX1 2HP, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: French

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