Prospect of the new term making you work up a sweat? Feeling thirsty after the long summer? Well you needn’t worry! Here’s your go-to guide for the best places in Oxford to grab a drink. Be it on the way to a morning lecture or a weekend catch-up with friends, whatever the time and whatever the taste, we’ve got it covered.
Best for… COFFEE LOVERS
Wanting a coffee, but not just any old coffee? Branca’s the place to go for the swankiest coffee in Oxford. Expect a complimentary Italian biscotti and a glass of water, lemon and ice with every order.
The Missing Bean
This independently run espresso bar has built up a reputation for its freshly made Italian coffee. The laid-back atmosphere makes it perfect for a quick drop-in with friends.
Turl Street Kitchen
Coffee not your thing? Famous amongst Oxford students, Turl Street Kitchen offers an outstanding array of herbal teas with comfy sofas to match. From delicate green tea to exotic fruit infusions, the choice is endless.
Best for… JUICE AND MILKSHAKE LOVERS
Queen’s Lane Coffee House
Don’t be deceived by the name – providing freshly pressed juices since 1654 and conveniently placed on the High Street, these juices are both refreshing and affordable.
Moo Moo’s Milkshakes
Always packed, you haven’t had a milkshake until you’ve gone to Moo Moo’s. Freshly made to order, these creamy, frothy milkshakes will hit the spot any day. Why not treat yourself and grab an ice-cream to match?
Whether you fancy a super sweet milkshake or a super healthy fruit boost, come here for a drink that’ll please those taste-buds, and give you an instant pick-me up.
Best for…COCKTAIL LOVERS
Using homemade ingredients and more fruit “than any other bar in Oxford”, Raoul’s offers cocktails that are great value whatever the time. Feeling creative? Get in contact for a Cocktail Masterclass with the super-friendly bartenders.
Fitted with a slick monochrome interior and cream leather seats – not to mention an outdoor private terrace – this is one of the classiest bars in Oxford to enjoy a drink.
Angels tailor their cocktails to suit even the most specific taste, making them right before your eyes. Almost half the price during happy hour and offering a free serving of nuts with every order, there’s every reason to head here on a Friday night.