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Joe's Bar & Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Joe's Bar & Grill - open everyday for Breakfast & Brunch, Great value lunch from £5, Cocktails and Dinner...Live Music every Thursday evening, Burger Club on Tuesdays £10, Fish n Chip night on Wednesdays. Relaxed vibe, friendly service and honest food, from our famous burgers, steaks, grills salads and pasta. Children's menu / high chairs available.
PRICE RANGE
USD 8 - USD 26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Bar, European, British
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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All reviews brunch burger thai curry ribs eggs royale fish and chips ham beef pudding potatoes music nights eton mess great atmosphere lovely evening summertown booth lunchtime
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We’re regulars at this Summertown eatery. Set in a parade of shops, right next to the Dewdrop pub, it never fails on all fronts. The decor and props are both smart and quirky with an eclectic mix of old radios and bric-à-brac on the walls....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank microphoneman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were meeting friends for a meal at Mamma Mia's, so popped in to the lovely Joe's Bar for a drink at the bar. All the tables were booked, but all the seats at the bar were free. Great friendly service and lovely drinks, we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KinkyNoodle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I last visited Joes a year ago and it was an obvious choice to have dinner with a friend I was visiting in Oxford. We went on a Thursday evening when there is live music which was enjoyable and not too loud. The restaurant is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Robert T
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

Visited with my son, this place has a nice friendly atmosphere - family run I believe. Thursday’s there’s great live music - recommended - didn’t eat but food looked good.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lucyt1000
Rob M, Owner at Joe's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2018

Dear Lucy Thanks so much for your kind comments and fantastic star rating. You’re always welcome back to try some food! Kind Regards Rob ( owner )

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Whilst visiting a couple of friends based in Oxford we dropped in on a Friday night for dinner. The place was busy, but we were quickly seated and the staff were all lovely and incredibly helpful and polite. Simple food with no frills cooked brilliantly,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank samt4ylor
Nady P, Owner at Joe's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Dear Sam Thank you very much for your kind review and star rating - I gather friends who have visited us before brought you to Joe's, and for that we thank them. Much of our business is by word of mouth and recommendation - speaks...More

Reviewed 20 October 2018

A very good friend of mine said to me when I told her we were going to Oxford , that we should try out Joe's bar based on the fact she knew one of the owners she personally has not been to the restaurant she...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mstempusfugit
Reviewed 29 September 2018

This is a great restaurant with above average menu, full bar. Wonderful wait staff. Enjoyed dinner there twice. Great desserts, too.More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank T4167YRgarytee
Nady P, Owner at Joe's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Hi Gary many thanks for your rating and kind review - we work hard on all aspects of Joe's dining experience, food, price, service and ambience - glad it's appreciated, and staff will no doubt be very pleased to receive this. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018

I eat at Joe's very often, simplicity really has its perks. This British café has amazing music, drinks, and I love the booth seats. I have been a regular for many years!

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank miralaluz
Reviewed 7 September 2018

very clean , the staff are very friendly and welcoming, the food is spot on and we will use again .. open on Sunday morning for lovely breakfast and cup of coffee while we shop at summertown farmers market every Sunday .. highly recommendedMore

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jack M
Rob M, Owner at Joe's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Thanks so much for your review and very kind comments - vindicates all our hard work, and a great morale boost to our staff! We aim to please in every way we can, and hope to see you again soon.. Kind Regards Rob ( owner...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Just been to Joes as I do quite often. Always left five star reviews. Today we were disappointed with the carrot cake dessert and lemon drizzle dessert. Carrot cake was dry and hard round the edges, as if it had been standing around a while....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ShirleyW127
Rob M, Owner at Joe's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Dear Shirley Thanks for your comments - sorry to hear things weren’t up to our usual standard, though I can assure you food doesn’t “ stand around”.. I’m sure if you’d mentioned it to your server, things would have been rectified pronto - always the...More

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Response from Rob M | Property representative |
Hi, There is on-street parking in the slip road opposite the restaurant, 30 mins max until 6pm, after that, it's free all evening. There is a public car park further along the road from the restaurant on the same side... More
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