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Branca Restaurant and Bar

111 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AJ, England
+44 1865 556111
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (28 reviews)
“pizza” (95 reviews)
“risotto” (40 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
111 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AJ, England
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1 - 10 of 621 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our Airbnb host recommended Branca as reasonably priced Italian in Jericho, Oxford. My husband & I shared the panzanella salad with buffalo mozzarella. He had the artichoke pizza and I had gnocchi with mushrooms, goat cheese & cream sauce. Our companions shared the rare tuna...More

Thank Cheryl K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Recommended by my niece we found this restaurant to be really good value for a pre-theatre meal. We chose from a fixed price menu and found the portions to be of a good size and a drink was included. The food was well prepared and...More

Thank 288HandA
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had high hopes for this restaurant as the aesthetics were great, warm and welcoming. However that is all that is good about it. We were a party of 7 adults and 1 child and the bill came to £363!! I had the deli platter...More

Thank Loobylou1200
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to go based on some positive reviews I read but at the end I was a bit dissatisfied. The place is nice with light and nice staff but I tried linguine with king prawns and it had no taste so I had to...More

Thank jjcdiez1973
Reviewed May 9, 2018

In 2010 - 2011, I lived in Jericho, Oxford - right round the corner from Branca and my best friend and I enjoyed dinner here once a week for the entire year. It was SO good. Last week, I returned to Oxford the first time...More

Thank Miranda B
Reviewed May 5, 2018

Just had a terrible experience at Branca. As no one was picking up the phone drove down to Jericho to make the takeaway order at the restaurant. The person at the bar was about to take the order when some one else interjected to say...More

1  Thank Marcelo B
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Good service, nice decor in a nice street of trendy restaurants. Good interesting pizzas and pastas that are a higher class mix of ingredients than the average Italian. Nice choice of specials. Certainly a good option for food in a relaxed and friendly restaurant

1  Thank Woodychester1
Reviewed April 26, 2018

This is our favorite Oxford restaurant. The bread basket is exceptional, pizzas are great, chicken kiev was very good, steak is exceptional, and service is wonderful! Quite surprised that it only has 4 stars here!

Thank MariamAziz
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Hoooo boy. Where to start? I made a reservation for two online and specified that it was for a special occasion. Things started going wrong as soon as we arrived exactly at the time of our reservation, 8.30 pm. We stood at the entrance for...More

3  Thank eevee2018
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Chose based on them having vegetarian options on the menu as we were walking past, the place was fairly busy and had a good vibe. Food and service were excellent, very friendly staff. Bread with oil / balsamic was delicious. Great value too.

Thank babychimp
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$11 - $27
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AJ, England
    (Observatory Street)
  • Public Transportation: Oxford railway and coach stations 5-10 min walk.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 556111
  • E-mail
Description
After opening over 15 years ago in the heart of cosmopolitan Jericho, Branca has firmly established itself as a bustling, vibrant bar & restaurant with an extensive modern European menu, a destination deli next door and beautiful garden terrace for al fresco summer dining.
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