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Brookes Restaurant

$$ - $$$
British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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University of Brookes | Headington, Oxford OX3 0BP, England
+44 1865 483803
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is run by Brooke's university catering students we understand. The food was great with a good spread of meat, fish and vegetarian options. Our starters and main were all delicious and well presented. They forgot to bring us the bread which was listed in our menu and when reminded of this we were told that it was not... More 

Thank Mo0o0o
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

This was my first time in Brookes Restaurant. The Christmas lunch is marvelous. Presentation is good, service is good, food is good. The turkey is just nicely cooked and the chocolate torte is extremely good. Clementine ice cream is a very creative dessert, however the ice cream quality could be improved. We had a great time in here. Everything is... More 

Thank ChiuYeee
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

We decided to have the three course meal option and couldn't decide what to choose. We both ended up having the restaurant's special of the day which was Hake wrapped in Parma ham. The flavours all complemented each other extremely well, especially when paired with the Levin Sauvignon/Chardonnay blend. Pudding was hands down the best Sticky Toffee Pudding I have... More 

Thank Nicholas L
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

This was my first experience in this restaurant and it was a success. We had a warm welcoming and a very attentive service. I had the tasty Fish cake for stater and then the Gressingham duck which was served with a nice Gratin dauphinois. I really enjoyed the Sticky toffee pudding for dessert. The waitresses were smiling throughout the service... More 

Thank Juliette D
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

It was my first experience in this restaurant. All of the dishes were really great and well presented. I had fish cake for the starter, both the egg and the fish cake went with each other very well. For the main, i had the casserole beef and it tasted so good and tender. And the for the dessert, i had... More 

Thank Sherry C
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

The meal was an evening supper. The service was great, and the informal setting of sharing tables and chatting over lovely, delicious food

Thank 32Kashmira
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

We planned for the 2 course option but as we couldn't decide on the choices for a starter or dessert went for the 3 courses, and the Sticky toffee pud was to die for. Excellent meal, well served and cooked by 1st year students. Wasn't silver service but only 7 weeks into their course they did really well. I don't... More 

Thank Sylvia B
London, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

All the food was beautifully presented and great taste. Locally sourced produce and friendly staff. Good variety of choice available and delicious vegetarian options.

Thank isabelle s
Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

We visited on a Friday lunchtime and were greeted with a warm welcome. Throughout our meal we were delivered friendly service and delicious food. We would strongly recommend Brookes Restaurant to anybody.

Thank AdamHardy06
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

I have worked in Oxford just around the corner from Brookes restaurant for 3 and a half years without even knowing it was there until it was recently recommended by a colleague for a 40th birthday lunch. The presentation with little caramelised sugar swirl decoration on the desserts and the delicate flavours in all of the courses were really something... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: University of Brookes | Headington, Oxford OX3 0BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 483803

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