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The High Table Brasserie & Bar - CLOSED

73 High Street, Oxford OX1 4BE, England
+44 1865 248695
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
30 Nov 2014
“Very disappointing - such poor service”
26 Nov 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
73 High Street, Oxford OX1 4BE, England
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Reviewed 1 December 2014

Booked for dinner on Sunday evening - restaurant very quiet - ordered drinks and then waited....... I had assumed they were coming from the hotel bar so after 15 mins when reminded the waitress who was laying tables we were still waiting we were met...More

1  Thank lalabear01
Reviewed 26 November 2014

The service was slow despite it being a quiet night on a Tuesday in late November. The tiger prawn linguine was off because "the chef thought the prawns were too small to serve" - you would think he'd order correctly and check the prawns earlier...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 19 November 2014

We were here with a group of 15 people (business dinner), location is central and nice ambiente inside, yet the food was disappointing, especially the steak was hardly acceptable.

Thank Markus H
Reviewed 6 November 2014

Booked and preordered a 3 courses dinner for 15 people. Everything went as planned, staff was friendly and efficient. Food quality was excellent. However I believe the size of the mains portions should be at least 20% bigger - thought being a 3 courses dinner,...More

Thank dim z
ManagerOxford, Public Relations Manager at The High Table Brasserie & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2014

Dear Guest Thanks for submitting your review of The High Table following your recent group meal .It is lovely to receive feedback of this nature and the team are always encouraged by it. We look forward to welcoming you back! Best Wishes Albert Tenkorang

Reviewed 4 November 2014

We went here for a meal as part of my sisters hen party. We were hoping for a nice sophisticated meal in a beautiful restaurant but unfortunately it wasn't anything of the sort. Despite the fact the meal was preordered over a month before it...More

Thank KJH1234
ManagerOxford, Guest Relations Manager at The High Table Brasserie & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2014

Dear Guest, It was with concern that I read your review of The High Table following your visit and I was extremely sorry to learn of your disappointment. Your feedback is in no way reflective of our usual high standards and I would like to...More

Reviewed 29 October 2014

An excellent meal, tasty & enjoyable. Good choice of wine too. Service pleasant & attentive. A good time was had by all 😃More

Thank Teresa C
ManagerOxford, Public Relations Manager at The High Table Brasserie & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2014

Dear Terresa C Thank you for your recent review of your restaurant experience, I was delighted to read this feedback. I wil ensure I share your positive comments about the food and service with the team that looked after you. I hope we can welcome...More

Reviewed 24 October 2014 via mobile

Thank you so much for our wonderful experienced !. The food are superb ! Drinks are good , Patricia the waitress is very helpful and patient . The Spanish barman ( sorry we can't remember your name ) but he's very polite and very professional...More

Thank Joyalexandria
ManagerOxford, Manager at The High Table Brasserie & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2014

Dear joyalexandria, Thank you very much for your kind words, great appreciated by the team and a huge morale boost. I was very pleased to read that you had enjoyed your evening at High Table and that the team looked after you. We look forward...More

Reviewed 12 October 2014

I had my mother and grandparents visit me from North Wales for the weekend. As part of this, we thought it would be nice to visit Oxford for the day on Sunday 11th October 2014. Unfortunately, this experience will always be tainted in our minds...More

Thank Sophia M
ManagerOxford, Manager at The High Table Brasserie & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2014

Dear Sophia, Firstly I would like to apologise for the delay of getting back to you. I am very sad to hear about your negative experience, we pride ourselves in excellent costumer service. I have spoken to the relevant people and addressed your points and...More

Reviewed 15 September 2014

The only reason it gets a star is because the staff were pleasant, if rather disorganized. The food portions were miniscule, which was handy because they ranged from unappetizing to inedible. Of a group of 11 two orders were wrong, and two were sent back....More

1  Thank Aeschylus2014
ManagerOxford, Manager at The High Table Brasserie & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2014

Dear Aeschylus2014, Thank you for your feedback, and I am very sorry that you did not enjoy your recent visit to the High Table. I am sorry that you were not happy with the portion sizes and your meal didn't meet your expectations. I have...More

Reviewed 29 August 2014

Food overall was good and prices reasonable but on the night we were there service was rather disorganised and slow. At a table of six next to us they managed to get three orders wrong!

Thank HonestScotken
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 High Street, Oxford OX1 4BE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 248695
  • E-mail
Welcome to The High Table, Oxford’s undiscovered tranquil lounge bar and restaurant. Formally Merton’s bar, it has been transformed and modernised into a stylish and comfortable restaurant and lounge with access from the High Street and Mecure Eastgate Townhouse. Themed with great authors in mind the lounge bar offers competitively priced choice of wines by the glass, a great selection of mixed drinks and single malts and an even better selection of classic cocktails. Ideal for that well earned drink after work. Whether it’s a romantic meal for two, a family gathering or a large party our restaurant suits all. Enjoy dishes such as traditional haddock and chips, homemade soup or check the skill in the kitchen and order from our A La Carte Menu.
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