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Vaults & Garden Cafe

Radcliffe Square | High Street, Oxford OX1 4AJ, England
+44 1865 279112
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (120 reviews)
“rarebit” (32 reviews)
“beef stew” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, British, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Radcliffe Square | High Street, Oxford OX1 4AJ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is one of the best tea houses I’ve ever frequented in America or the UK. It’s a charming edifice entwined in the center of the colleges. Wonderful tea. Really fragrant and perfectly steeped. Large delicious scones served with clotted cream, butter and several choices...More

Thank Iryce B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful location, hidden away under beautiful historic buildings. The scones were insane. Homemade clotted cream and jams were the icing on top. In our short 1 week stay I was here at least 4 times for cream tea and order several scones for takeaway each...More

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I were delighted to stumble across this fabulous cafe. We were lucky enough to find an outside table to accommodate us and my dog, with the most amazing view. The food was delicious, fairly priced, and served by very pleasant, helpful staff....More

Thank missindy
Reviewed 1 week ago

On our first visit to Oxford we were staying where breakfast wasn't included. We therefore looked for a suitable breakfast venue and spotted this establishment. It is a gem. The breakfast was undoubtedly the best we have had anywhere, by quite a distance and we...More

Thank Geoff M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here because my girlfriend is Vegan and this place was recommend online. We had Vegan breakfast, it was delicious, filling and downright perfect. The staff are attentive and lovely as well as fast at getting their orders out. Its a quirky building and...More

Thank Sketchitt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant with a group of 24 persons with prior reservation. We enjoyed an attractive choice of menu with efficient presentation for all in a nice restaurant in the centre of town. All was taken care for and the quality of the diner...More

Thank HansK774
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is elevated, reasonably-priced canteen-style eating in a ridiculously picturesque and historic location. The outside tables are in high demand, and with good reason: right in front of you is one of Oxford's most charismatic buildings, the Radcliffe Camera. If you don't like noise and...More

Thank Gaijinette
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a real find. Well prepared hot dishes and sandwiches to please most everyone’s taste. A great place for lunch. Well priced. Very adequate portions. Try to find a place outside in the garden to sit (not easily done). Plenty of tables inside, but...More

1  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lovely old building great interior. food was very good served by wonderful staff who were very helpful. Had a lovely meal here with my sister and her family. would come again can highly recommend.

Thank Trek813744
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A special place for a stop in busy day visiting Oxford. Simple but good food, efficient and friendly staff. Sit outside to have pleasant glimpse on Radcliffe Camera.

Thank Vigorish93
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1 October 2017|
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Response from misscowley | Reviewed this property |
We drove into the city centre and parked in Gloucester Green (?). It was expensive though at £14 for 6 hours but it was very convenient for the centre.
21 April 2017|
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Response from William P | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay The answer is.....YES as long as they are well-behaved
Helen W
30 December 2016|
Response from William P | Property representative |
Yes we should be able to arrange supporting you My main concern would be to only have a short time window when we could offer this service, which would be at closing time for example 6-7pm this would also allow them to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Radcliffe Square | High Street, Oxford OX1 4AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 279112
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