We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

TVC The Varsity Club

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Review Highlights
Go for the view

We visited TVC on a Saturday evening to see the view from the rooftop bar which is very good, other... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2018
ldgp14
,
Walsall, United Kingdom
via mobile
Private Hire

For our works summer party we hired the second floor room. I was really very happy with the room... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
MrsRussellTravel
,
Woodstock, United Kingdom
Read all 287 reviews
110
All photos (110)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“rooftop bar”(35 reviews)
“great rooftop”(5 reviews)
“favourite bar”(4 reviews)
About
This buzzing young bar in the heart of Oxford has an eclectic mix of contemporary decor with a twist of traditional period features. Laid out over 3 floors, with a phenomenal roof terrace overlooking Oxford, it is the ideal venue for your private...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
See all hours
Contact
9 High Street, Oxford OX1 4DB, England
Website
+44 1865 248777
Call
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Oxford
from US$ 129.69
More Info
from US$ 129.69
More Info
from US$ 20.30
More Info
from US$ 77.29
More Info
Reviews (287)
Filter reviews
277 results
Traveller rating
124
78
30
20
25
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
124
78
30
20
25
Show reviews that mention
All reviews rooftop bar great rooftop favourite bar several floors covered market different levels sunny day central oxford cocktails limes pub
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 277 reviews
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Overhyped according to reviews. My friends and I entered to a cocky bouncer who let certain girls in for free (who he clearly didn’t know) and charged others - blatant form of discrimination. The club has 5 floors but only the rooftop and 1st floor...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 775mariad1
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

We visited TVC on a Saturday evening to see the view from the rooftop bar which is very good, other than that not much to shout about.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ldgp14
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

I wanted to book the rooftop bar for a hen do that I was organising. The website states there are ‘extensive awnings, magical heated seats and heat lamps’. I booked a table online and was told they would ring me to confirm. I never received...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sophie H
Reviewed 2 October 2018

For our works summer party we hired the second floor room. I was really very happy with the room, we had our own private bar with two people working it & access to toilets. We were able to set up our DIY photo booth. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MrsRussellTravel
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We visited early afternoon Thursday August 30th. We were served a bowl of nuts that had quite literally a layer of washing up liquid in the bottom. At first we asked for our money back, which we were given but after a while, with the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Notioneer
Reviewed 1 September 2018

To be honest we weren't aware of this place and only just noticed the staircase as we were leaving the covered market, so decided to give it a go. There are bars on the different levels as you go up towards the roof terrace and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Leintwardine
Reviewed 20 August 2018

That was how I felt having just been charged £ 18.00 for two Gin & Tonics at this place….what’s the saying? ‘at least Dick Turpin wore a mask’! I appreciate that you probably pay a little more for a city centre bar but having just...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

It's worth, the visit for the views also alone. We went for pre-dinner drinks on a visit to Oxford. Because of the weather, it was busy, on the second night, we were bemused as to why one of the second sections of the bar hadn't...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vicki W
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Really nice bar in the middle of the city and with a Roof Top Terrace with 360 degrees view! Totally recommended! Check times for the happy hour

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 288riccip
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Weather was beautiful so my friend suggested this venue for an early evening drink. Indeed the setting is lovely. Sadly this establishment hasn’t been updated for some time & looks and feels quite tired and grubby. The top floor bar only stocks beer and service...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Nicola T
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 43 nearby hotels
Vanbrugh House Hotel
870 reviews
.23 km away
Old Bank Hotel
1,326 reviews
.26 km away
Victoria House Hotel
165 reviews
.27 km away
Macdonald Randolph Hotel
3,684 reviews
.36 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 760 nearby restaurants
Ben's Cookies
310 reviews
.04 km away
IScream Oxford
119 reviews
.03 km away
Sasi's Thai
203 reviews
.02 km away
Colombia Coffee Roasters
71 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 380 nearby attractions
Oxford Covered Market
748 reviews
.04 km away
Carfax Tower
377 reviews
.07 km away
Oxford Town Hall
119 reviews
.09 km away
The Story Museum
161 reviews
.17 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Airwavesblue
21 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Tshianzi M | Reviewed this property |
I think it would if you book a small section because they play great music
0
Votes
london634
15 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Rita G | Reviewed this property |
I never went on a Saturday, but I think there's no admission ticket as it is a pub despite the name, not a real club. We did not pay to go in. Just our drinks, as in any pub.
0
Votes
Helen R
16 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from TVCManagement | Property representative |
Dear Helen, Apologies for the tardy response, as for some reason the notification for the question (as opposed to the reviews) only just came through. TVC is not on the ground floor but on 1st-4th floors in a building... More
0
Votes