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Branca Restaurant and Bar

111 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AJ, England
+44 1865 556111
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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111 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Pleasant serving staff and friendly ambience. But Pizza’s were as if they had been frozen. In the world of Pizza’s if your dough isn’t great then it’s probably not worth having. Branca’s Fell into the latter category - really nice focccia and oilive oil though....More

Thank Giles F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here before going to the cinema over the road. Very good food and great service. Moderately priced, not too noisy. Really liked the Estrella Damm on tap but was a little disappointed by the glass of Sauvignon Blanc.

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second visit did not disappoint. The service was once again flawless and super friendly. The food (and bellinis) were gorgeous. A real find.

Thank Helen995129
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time at Branca, had a steak sharer for two which was good but not worth the £50 price tag. Portion was a bit small- but the steak was cooked well. Wine was good- and staff were friendly, we were left to our own devices...More

2  Thank Teggs92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food very good Italian. Service excellent by friendly efficient staff. Really nice atmosphere. However cannot understand why a 12% service charge for parties of over five persons.

1  Thank adrianpallett
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We took along our four year old granddaughter for an early dinner. We ordered tortellini stuffed with spinach with a mushroom sauce: the sauce was ok but the pasta extremely heavy and plastic. I had a pizza which was ok but not great and my...More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

A group of 30 of us visited Branca for a friends retirement party, we had a great time, excellent food and an incredibly helpful, efficient and pleasant waiter.

Thank SusieOx
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

If you find yourself in Oxford and want to try a restaurant that offers a complete experience - from first class service to excellent food - Branca would be the place I would suggest for you kind reader. The very fact that you are taking...More

Thank alan210867
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Loved this place, visited on recommendation and was not disappointed, bread and water delivered without asking, and replenished, food of very good quality at a reasonable price, my first visit but not my last

Thank lynn.gilmour
Reviewed 6 November 2017

What a great little restaurant. We arrived for a late lunch during a visit to my daughter, who lives a short walk away. A warm welcome on our arrival was followed by an excellent meal and attentive service. We will definitely be back, when next...More

Thank Simon B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AJ, England
    (Observatory Street)
  • Public Transportation: Oxford railway and coach stations 5-10 min walk.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 556111
  • E-mail
After opening over 15 years ago in the heart of cosmopolitan Jericho, Branca has firmly established itself as a bustling, vibrant bar & restaurant with an extensive modern European menu, a destination deli next door and beautiful garden terrace for al fresco summer dining.
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