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TVC The Varsity Club

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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Good cocktails and views

To be honest we weren't aware of this place and only just noticed the staircase as we were leaving... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Leintwardine, United Kingdom
Great views, nice drinks.

It's worth, the visit for the views also alone. We went for pre-dinner drinks on a visit to Oxford... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Vicki W
via mobile
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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
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9 High Street, Oxford OX1 4DB, England
+44 1865 248777
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Notioneer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Leintwardine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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

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

Thank Ricci P
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

1  Thank Nicola T
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

The view of Oxford is absolutely amazing from the roof terrace, but the beer was warm ish, service ok.

Thank Kate a
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Had an afternoon in Oxford with friends we was told about this place so popped in lots of stairs beware . Got great gin bar an cocktails🍸 then made our way to the roof terrace great up there lovely view over oxford then sun was...More

Thank stephen w
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We had a magic evening at the top of TVC. The weather did its part of course but the ambiance was friendly and the drinks were good, all'n'all a really nice night out.

Thank Joakim A
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

The varsity club had such lovely views. It’s a gem in the city & is worth a visit. But I was disappointed for a number of reasons 1. People were smoking around the eating areas. Should be made non-smoking. 2. Portion sizes were stingy. Fish...More

Thank Siobhan K
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21 September 2017|
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Response from Tshianzi M | Reviewed this property |
I think it would if you book a small section because they play great music
15 August 2017|
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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.
Helen R
16 September 2016|
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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