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The Jam Factory

) #168 of 474 Restaurants in Oxford $$ - $$$ , British, European
27 Park End Street | Hollybush Row, Oxford OX1 1HU, England
+44 1865 244613
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (11 reviews)
“salmon” (3 reviews)
“pudding” (3 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00All hours
Bar, British, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
27 Park End Street | Hollybush Row, Oxford OX1 1HU, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

£1.60 for a soda water and fresh lime. Asked to open a tab, but was informed that I couldn't unless I ordered food (was planning to, but not after paying nearly 2 quid for something that should be free). Love this place usually, but snippy...More

Thank Pinchypops
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am sorry, but I do not understand the appeal of this restaurant and the high reviews it gets. I have now been here three times, and after each visit I think to myself, why did I bother? The inside feels unwelcoming, with uncomfortable seating....More

Thank Ril0804
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun relaxed friendly place. Nice staff. Comfy seating. Great location. V much a casual young place but friendly and welcoming. Dirty loos bit of a worry.

Thank ExecCat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decently priced menu, with a few twists on your usual pub fare. The restaurant is notable for it’s low key cool and fun mix of paintings and cultural influences. Add friendly staff and a chilled vibe and you have a winner.

Thank Auldric
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently visited for dinner with a group of six. A really good experience with excellent service and good food. Selection of beer was also good and I would happily recommend the IPA. Don't live in Oxford, but if I did then I would be a...More

Thank Simon R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Seems like a good, nip place with friendly staff but they had run out of beer - something a pub should surely have?

Thank DaveThomasLeicester
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Good beer selection and pretty good meal selection. Staff told our group they were booked solid and couldn't give us a table but two hours later as we were still standing at the bar the tables were yet to be filled. Food is ok but...More

Thank Thehefza
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I enjoyed this so much that I went back a second time. It had a nice, local sort of atmosphere, a good beer and wine selection, and very good food. Our group had duck and trout, we were all happy.

Thank L0vet0travel
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We ate here in the evening and was very impressed with the range of dishes on offer and the friendly staff. Service was a little slow but the restaurant was very busy - reflecting its popularity. Recommend the burgers!

Thank Muriel S
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We had our wedding at The Jam Factory and it was fantastic. The venue was perfect for us with a relaxed feel. The meal we had was delicious and the evening food was equally good. We had many positive comments from the guests on the...More

Thank Maxinne H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 32
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Park End Street | Hollybush Row, Oxford OX1 1HU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 244613
  • E-mail
Restaurant, bar and gallery, the Jam Factory has become a safe haven for the fresh food lovers and art enthusiasts of Oxford. Located in the heart of the west end, just a stones throw from Oxford train station, bus station, city centre shops, The Saïd Business School and Oxford's dreaming spires, the Jam Factory champions an unrivalled commitment to freshness and quality, served with a layed back and welcoming ethos.Operating since November 2006, from the historical landmark of Frank Cooper's Old Marmalade Factory we have grown to include, an intimate dining room, bar, two galleries and a private dining space know as the 'Boiler Room'.Kick back and make yourselves at home.
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