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Queen’s Lane Coffee House

Queens Lane, Oxford OX1 4AR, England
+44 1865 240082
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“turkish coffee” (10 reviews)
“pecan pie” (4 reviews)
“paninis” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Queens Lane, Oxford OX1 4AR, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had received a very rude and abrupt welcome from the waitress at Cafe Loco, so my mum and I decided to look for a different place to eat and luckily stumbled across Queen's Lane Coffee House! They greeted us as soon as we walked...More

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The team is very efficient and so sympathetic. They had prepared our breakfast, and they managed to welcome our group of 50 students. They were very helpful. It was a real pleasure to be in a such warm atmosphere so early in the morning.

Thank galvezdacruz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is supposed to be oldest coffee house in Europe. Whether it is or not it's very nice. Good coffee and some delicious cakes. Well worth the visit.

Thank odedkuschy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very good lunch at this cafe. The sausages my husband had were excellent as was my salad. It was also good value and the staff were helpful and friendly. They certainly deserved the tip we left!

Thank Sus1952
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't count how many times during our stay we stopped here to have creamed tea. The scones were toasted and delicious. One of our favorite memories from Oxford is having tea here. The coffee was good too!!!!

Thank Ginny M
Reviewed March 11, 2018

One of the oldest coffee shops in England. While people usually tend towards cream teas and sandwiches there are some true hidden gems in the menu. The turkish food is great. Today we had a chicken brochette which was grilled chicken cubes on a bed...More

Thank J0burgGirl
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Tea and coffee were ok but oh my they toasted the scones for the cream tea. Yes you read that right they toasted the scones which made them revolting. I have never seen this in almost half a century of having cream teams the depth...More

Thank ladyita
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Claiming to be the oldest coffee house in Europe, the place buzzes with activity and is very popular amongst students from Teddy Hall, Queens and Magdalene college. I spent a leisurely, enjoyable morning over a jumbo breakfast, a substantial offering, exceeding the full English with...More

Thank Ramdas P
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

Drawn in by the marketing - the oldest coffee house in Europe, established 1654 - and although the coffee was good, it was only luke warm. Followed shortly afterwards by the Jumbo Brunch (£9.95 for full English, including the coffee and orange juice), which strangely...More

Thank Rob4685
Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

This was the first place we noticed after arriving in Oxford on the Park & Ride bus. It was a really low key place with small, round tables nicely separated from each other. It was late morning so I ordered a bacon sandwich on a...More

Thank LMarshUK
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Queens Lane, Oxford OX1 4AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 240082
  • E-mail
Queen's Lane Coffee House is located on the High Street in Oxford. It is reputed to be the oldest continually used coffee house in Europe, opened in 1648. We are open 7 days a week from 7.30am to 8pm. We serve delicious meals, snacks, hot and cold drinks and are licensed to serve alcohol. We also have a wide range of cakes and sweet treats. Our menu includes traditional English dishes such as fish and chips, Pie and Mash and sausages. We also offer visitors lighter meals, panninis, salads and and Mediterranean treats including falafels and kofte. Our menu includes vegetarian and Halal dishes. We will also do our best to help with dietary restrictions.
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