The Oxford Retreat Restaurant and Bar

Traditional Oxford Pub and Restaurant


The Oxford Retreat is a beautiful traditional pub with warm eclectic furnishings, set on the river in Oxford. We serve delicious, fresh, and locally sourced produce every day. Come join us and see why we’re called “The Retreat”.

Private Hire and Terrace

home2Our function room and terrace are ideal to relax in your own private surroundings. A beautiful main dining room and separate lounge perfect for private dining or business use; we can seat up to 20 and offer an adjoining heated terrace.

Heated Garden Open All Year Round

home3Whether you smoke or just enjoy the great outdoors, our Garden is a beautiful Tiki retreat. With canopies and heaters and even a TV screen showing the best in Sport, TV, and Film.

Locally Sourced Seasonal Menu

home4We pride ourselves on serving delicious, fresh, and locally sourced food. With daily specials on our chalkboards, you will never be stuck for choice. Our 35 seat informal restaurant has an intimate arrangement, with tables lit by candlelight, overlooking the river.

Friendly, Warm, Relaxed

home5With eclectic furnishings, our bar area offers a warm and relaxed place to drink. Meet friends and watch the very best in TV, Film, and Sport.

On big match days we do get extremely busy in our venue, bookings are advisable for dining or bar booth hire (with screen).

Located in the Heart of Oxford

home6Perched on the riverside, The Oxford Retreat is a beautiful brick building shrouded by weeping willows. We are located right in the heart of the Oxford city centre and a stones throw away from the train station.