Food From Across The Globe In The City Of Dreaming Spires
Oxford is a beautiful city that draws attention from all across the world, partly for its beautiful location and history but also for its globally recognised University. The University hosts students from a myriad of different countries and backgrounds, and from that an exciting eclectic group of restaurants, eateries and cafes have blossomed creating a sense of multicultural food surrounding the city of Oxford.
A Guide To Oxford Food
Oriental and Asian Markets
53 Cowley Road
Opening Times: 10am-7pm daily
Tahmid Stores offers an incredible range of exotic fruit and vegetables as well as fresh and frozen halal meats and halal dairy products and an impressive area for ground and whole spices.
Lung Wah Chong Chinese Supermarket
41-42 Hythe Bridge Street
Opening Times: 10am-7pm daily
Lung Wah Chong Chinese Supermarket stocks all the produce necessary for a genuine, tasty East Asian meal, with foods such as miso, Thai fish sauce, soy sauces, noodles and tofu. Most of the products are shipped all the way from Thailand, Japan and China and have genuine exotic flavour.
239a Nanbury Road, Summertown, OX2 7HN (But there are many more locations in Oxford)
Taylors has many different locations across Oxford, and succeed in making some of the most delicious gourmet sandwiches in Oxfordshire. They offer a wide range of local and continental deli goods as well as offer hampers to order and a outside catering service.
124 Cowley Road
Polish Taste boasts the widest range of Polish products in Oxfordshire. They prove bread, meats, dairy, cheese, and so on so forth, with all the essentials necessary from Poland. They also provide home delivery via their website.
Bakeries And Patisseries
17 St Clements
Opening Times: Mon-Sat: 8.00am-6.30pm
Chateau Gateau is staffed by French chefs and has a real reputation of creating incredible tasting delicious desserts. The similarity to Rick’s Cafe on Cowley Road is now coincidence, the franchises are related and now run cookery classes!
3 Woodstock Road
01865 510 974
Opening Times: Mon-Sat: 7.30am-7.00pm Sun: 8.30am-5.00pm
As stated on their website, Maison Blanc is ‘an artisan bakery renowned for its speciality breads, freshly baked pastries, seasonal menu and world famous cakes and patisserie.’ The shop was originally founded in 1980 in Oxford and was the first ever authentic patisserie in Oxford.
London Road, Headington
Every piece of chocolate at Coco Noir is handmade and delivered at regular intervals from Brussels, Belgium. They offer a variety of different chocolates, the darkest variety being Ganash with is 68% cocoa.
Oxford Covered Market
Chocology specialises in Neuhaus and Leonidas chocolate and is housed in the historical and mysterious covered market. They offer pre-packed boxes as well as the opportunity to choose your own. They offer a range of high brand chocolate bars such as Green & Blacks, Lindt 99%, Valrhona and CafT Tasse.