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Browns Cafe

Avenue 4, Covered Market, Oxford, England
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good41%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“apple pie” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Avenue 4, Covered Market, Oxford, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This caff is so unassuming but it does well, food is served fresh cooked, service is great. We love coming here with the grandchildren, it's such a relaxing place to be.

Thank peejay2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were friendly, helpful and food came quickly. The food was very average and slightly disappointing.

Thank Barney B
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Very good value and tasty breakfast with quality ingredients and not at all greasy. Service was good and quick. No toilet.

Thank JaneaboutMenaggio
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Always wanted to eat something at the Covered Market, and I saw this place was quite full during breakfast, so I took my chances! You really don't expect much from this small café, since there are other much like it even within the covered market,...More

1  Thank Diego_Lopes_Martinho
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Browns Café is situated in the covered market in the centre of Oxford. It has a reasonable selection of cakes and drinks and plenty of tables. The down side was that it didn't seem that clean - we had to clean the table ourselves when...More

Thank RIchard035
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Visited here with my dad a couple of weeks ago. We both had the Portuguese fishcakes which were lovely! The food was simple and delicious The staff were really friendly and it was packed on a Saturday lunchtime as expected. It's well worth a trip...More

1  Thank Erin H
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Not bustling, reminded me of a transport cafe from childhood, very friendly, good food, lovely cappuccino !! Great memorabilia .

1  Thank MagsWorldUS
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Popped in early, prior to meeting in Oxford, this is a truly good cafe, serving good food at very reasonable prices. Bacon sandwich and tea set me up for the morning - will certainly return again

2  Thank Howlo
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We called in for tea and snacks on Friday 6th October 2017. We had tea and cakes. The mainstay are breakfast style meals popular amongst builders/ workmen who were there in numbers. Not ideal for tourists.

1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Visited it today for English breakfast. Ordered the May day breakfast and was not dissapointed. Really tasty and filling breakfast and for a really good price. Do not expect really high quality like a gourmet restaurant though as this cafe is closer to a traditional...More

Thank George V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue 4, Covered Market, Oxford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
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