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The Oxford Whitstable

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27A Oxford Street, Whitstable CT5 1DB, England
+44 1227 265717
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Today
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Wed - Thu 18:00 - 21:00
Wed - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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London, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time we have tried the Oxford and not disappointed. Limited menu with very good food. We prefer that as it generally means they do it well which they did. Very hospitable waiting staff up for a laugh. A bit chilly but it was opening time. We will return.

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Thank Seasonedtraveller142
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A return visit for my wife and I, this time with a friend. Now, at the risk of insulting the wonderful Clare's cooking in the kitchen ( the Haddock superb and the salted caramel and chocolate tart painfully delicious! ) the 'star' of this delightful establishment is the lovely front of house Jack! He breezes around efficiently and with great... More 

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London
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small place so you have to get your booking in but when you succeed it is definitely worth it. We had been here before for a quick lunch snack and were determined to return. We arrived a little early but were welcomed in and started with a nice aperitif. It is true that you need to give... More 

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Thank Duck4360
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was well presented and was tasty, however, no choice of vegetables offered, and I don't like cauliflower cheese. Doesn't go with roast pork / beef - not in my book anyway. Only 1 person looking after the bar and dining area. The table next to us was full of dirty plates from just after we arrived till when... More 

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Thank Dean H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First off the staff were so lovely and attentive and then the food was amazing, everyone enjoyed everything. We will definately be going back. We went for a friend's birthday and had the whole restaurant, we would definately recommend.

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Thank Hayley B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We found ourselves in Whitstable looking for somewhere for dinner. Many places did not seem to open and serve until later but we happened on the Oxford. Mid week deal of two courses and glass of wine for £16.95! The children picked two starters. They both loved the blue cheese and air dried ham tart they had for main. Wife... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Three of us enjoyed dinner early Saturday evening. Friendly welcome in simple but pleasing environment and very good food. A bit pricey for us but certainly excellent quality.

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Thank PhilipHarbord
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Yet again, another perfect Sunday lunch. Three of us had the beef and one the lamb shank. Superb! The waiting staff were also on good form. The atmosphere is very casual and relaxing. The music is at a good level, not intruding on conversation but not so low that it sounds like an annoying buzz. I would rate 10/10 again.

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Thank Lauren H
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We left it quite late to book but they managed to squeeze us in on a Saturday evening, and the staff were charming. Food was very good too, would definitely recommend.

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Went there for an evening meal - very friendly welcome when we walked in. It has a lovely relaxing feel and the food was fantastic and very reasonable. Had the lamb shank - so tender with a lovely bottle of red which was very well priced and extremely smooth. Its going to be a regular.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 29
Cuisine
European, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27A Oxford Street, Whitstable CT5 1DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Whitstable
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 265717
Description
The Oxford is a privately owned intimate restaurant offering Modern British food in a relaxed environment. We have rapidly built a reputation for quality and service and pride ourselves on using the best produce that Kent has to offer, from well-respected local farms and fishmongers. The Oxford is open Wednesday to Sunday offering flavoursome and mouth-watering lunch and evening menus, and a traditional roast on Sunday lunchtimes. The Oxford has a licence for alcohol and we stock a selection of quality wines, spirits, bottled beers, ales and lagers. For those who like to dine al fresco we have a wonderful courtyard garden, which can seat a further 30 people. Serving a homely twist on modern British Cuisine, Clare Brown's delicious menu has already secured a regular customer base and the seasonal menu changes regularly.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?