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Oxford Travel guide
Oxford : Michelin's recommendations
Situated on the banks of the River Thames, Oxford is one of the world’s best known seats of learning. Alongside rival Cambridge, it represents the best of English education. Strolling through its streets, lanes, courtyards and gardens takes visitors into a world populated for most of the year by black-gowned undergraduates. Beyond this iconic image, the city and its surrounding countryside make for a pleasant backdrop for a few days’ stay.
Tourist attractions Oxford : Things to see and do
Turl Street GB - Oxford OX1 3DR
It was founded and received its charter in 1427. The chapel, 1610-1631, in the second quad has Flemish stained glass of 17 C origin. Between the two quads are the two oak-panelled rooms where John Wesley, founder of Methodism, taught for 25 years. Th..
Commarket Street GB - Oxford OX1
The 14 C tower is all that remains of St-Martin's church, the centre of the Saxon and Medieval town. From the top of the tower, enjoy a superb view of the High Street.
place Radcliffe GB - Oxford OX1 4AJ
It was founded in 1509. The entrance and the main hall are also from the early 16 C, the library and the chapel from the mid 17 C, and the old kitchen is a 14 C relic of Brasenose Hall (the name come from the brass knocker which is nose shaped).
29-30 George St GB - Oxford OX1 2AY
Superbly situated in the heart of the city of Oxford, this hotel is just minutes' walk from the university, colleges and botanical gardens. Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the hotel. All major shopping centres are adjacent to the hote..
3, Oxford Castle, New Road GB - Oxford OX1 1AY
This converted Victorian prison is now a stunning boutique hotel offering unique luxury accommodation in historic Oxford. Stylish rooms, fabulous original architecture, a divine brasserie and 2 bars come together at Malmaison Oxford. Spend a night ..
20 - 24 St Michael's Street GB - Oxford OX1 2EB
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This elegant boutique hotel is situated in the heart of Oxford, surrounded by the historic college buildings. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout, and there is parking a 5-minute walk away. Oxford Rail Station is a 7-minute walk from the building. Da..
Leisure activities Oxford
Explore the beautiful university town of Oxford with this 24 hour ticket aboard an open-top double-decker bus. See all the main sights of Oxford as you hop-on and hop-off 20 conveniently located stops around the city. You can hop on and off as man..
92-94 High St GB - Oxford OX1 4BJ
Lively, Italian-influenced brasserie with busy, buzzy vibe, set within a city centre hotel and once the banking hall of the area's first bank. Accessible menu and twice-daily blackboard specials.
40-41 Park End St GB - Oxford OX1 1JD
Capacious restaurant with open kitchen and friendly staff. Fantastic choice includes sizzling Tandoori specialities, Tawa dishes from the Punjab and good vegetarian selection.
3 Oxford Castle GB - Oxford OX1 1AY
Basement brasserie in a unique hotel that was once a prison. Private dining rooms are in the old cells and original metal staircases remain. Modern British cooking displays French influences.
Beaumont St. GB - Oxford OX1 2LN
82 St Aldates GB - Oxford OX1 1RA
Colonial-style restaurant in characterful 15C building, with assorted Chinese bric-à-brac; sit in more intimate wood-panelled room. Several menus; don't miss the authentic Sichuan à la carte, with its tasty, fiery dishes. Friendly staff.
1 Banbury Rd GB - Oxford OX2 6NN