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Joe's Bar & Grill

260 Banbury Road | OX2 7DX, Oxford OX2 7DX, England
+44 1865 554484
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“burgers” (32 reviews)
“thai curry” (4 reviews)
Open Now
9:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
260 Banbury Road | OX2 7DX, Oxford OX2 7DX, England
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1 - 10 of 292 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Failed to find anywhere to eat in Oxford to celebrate my birthday with my family, so stopped off in Summertown on spec. Joes looked welcoming with menu that accommodated vegetarians and carnivores. SO GLAD WE WENT IN! Had a sharing starter and mains plus wine...More

Thank Anne S
Nady P, Owner at Joe's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

That is a lovely review Anne, and very pleased we ticked all the boxes. Do come again soon!!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the quaility of the food is very good but the portions are small. also the price level is very high.

Thank Vanessa W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Five friends on a wet Monday evening, we need to eat, so we find our way to Joe's. It was busy at 8pm, but we had reserved, and had a warm welcome. Burgers are clearly the thing, and one chicken and one beef were ordered...More

Thank Wardieeee
Rob M, Owner at Joe's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Wardiee Thankyou for taking the time to post your very kind review and comments! We try to create a good all-round experience, in food, service and atmosphere, and its hallway great to hear comments like yours. We hope to see you again soon! Rob...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Joes is popular for good reason. Whether I go with grandkids, husband or girlfriends, it's always great. The service, food and atmosphere can't be beaten. The burgers are the best!More

Thank Shirley W
Rob M, Owner at Joe's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Shirley, Thank you so much for your comments - despite the odd bad review, you restore our faith in human kindness, and justify all our hard work in making Joe's a happy experience for everyone. We look forward to seeing you again soon, Rob...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for Sunday breakfast as a group of 10 people. The women who appeared to be in charge was very rude and abrupt about us moving tables around and would not let us put several tables together. We agreed reluctantly to sit in...More

Thank rycroa
Rob M, Manager at Joe's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear rycroa I'm guessing you were part of the same group as "georgiesheff" who posted an extremely unkind and untrue review ( please see my reply ). Your group were informed at the door that we already had two large parties pre-booked an therefore couldn't...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for Sunday breakfast as a group of 10 people. The lady who appeared to be in charge was very rude and abrupt about the seating arrangements and not letting us put two tables together. Even though this had already been set up...More

1  Thank Georgiesheff
Rob M, Owner at Joe's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear GeorgieSheff With regard to your "feedback": Sunday mornings are always one of our busiest days with the Farmer's market outside pulling people into the area, and after 12 years in the business we have a well-established trade for Sunday brunch. What you have conveniently...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were there on a Sunday evening without a reservation. This was not a problem. My husband had the fish and chips: the fish melted in your mouth. It was one of the best he has ever had. I had the pull pork sandwich. The...More

Thank danpac2016
Rob M, Owner at Joe's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear danpac2016 Wow! Very kind words and a lovely review - I and all our staff work hard to make it a good experience. Hope to see you again very soon, Regards Rob ( owner )

Reviewed September 10, 2017

went today with my grandson and his girl friend we really enjoyed it great place nice staff fast service and good quality thank you

Thank chrissy996
Rob M, Owner at Joe's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear chrissy So glad Jack FM gave you the opportunity to visit and enjoy your experience at Joe's ! Hope to see you again, Rob ( owner )

Reviewed September 7, 2017

We live fairly close to this lovely little bar and restaurant. I mention bar, as they really do make the most delicious cocktails. We always try and make it there for cocktail hour to try and get in at least one dinner cocktail. It is...More

Thank gavkt2014
Rob M, Owner at Joe's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear gavkt2014 Thanks so much for your very detailed review - we show all reviews to our staff, and it's very pleasing that you've enjoyed your experience with us. Do come again! Rob ( owner )

Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Came across this restaurant going to Oxford. It was walking distance from our hotel. Friendly welcome, good food and service. Really lovely ambience. Although not on our visit, there are regular live music nights which sound really good!!

Thank PaulineF280
Nady P, Owner at Joe's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Pauline - many thenks for you feedback and comments and your 5* rating - it really means everything to us! Hope to see you again very soon...

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wakefordjane
June 20, 2015|
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Response from Rob M | Property representative |
Hi, There is on-street parking in the slip road opposite the restaurant, 30 mins max until 6pm, after that, it's free all evening. There is a public car park further along the road from the restaurant on the same side... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $27
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260 Banbury Road | OX2 7DX, Oxford OX2 7DX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 554484
  • E-mail
Description
Joe's Bar & Grill - open everyday for Breakfast & Brunch, Great value lunch from £5, Cocktails and Dinner...Live Music every Thursday evening, Burger Club on Tuesdays £10, Fish n Chip night on Wednesdays. Relaxed vibe, friendly service and honest food, from our famous burgers, steaks, grills salads and pasta. Children's menu / high chairs available.
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