The Oxfordshire restaurants in the AA Restaurant Guide 2022
One Oxfordshire restaurant – Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons – achieved the highest rating of five rosettes, awarded to 17 restaurants across the country. The accolade means the inspectors felt the cooking was at par with the best restaurants in the world.
Orwells in Shiplake, near Henley-on-Thames, got four rosettes, which means the cooking demands national recognition. And Shaun Dickens at the Boathouse in Henley-on-Thames, The Wild Rabbit in Kingham, Minster Mill near Witney and Two One Five in Oxford’s Summertown received 3 Rosettes each.
The guide contains over 1,800 professionally rated restaurants by county and has been running since 1956. It is entirely at the discretion of the AA inspectors whether a visit will take place and in what time frame and restaurants are only selected for inspection by the local AA inspector.
The compact and practical AA Restaurant Guide 2022 to Britain and Ireland’s top dining destinations is available to buy on amazon.co.uk and other leading bookshops. There are 33 Oxfordshire restaurants in the AA Restaurant Guide 2022, and here’s the complete list of the Oxfordshire restaurants organised by number of AA rosettes.
The 5 AA Rosette Restaurant in Oxfordshire
The 4 AA Rosette Restaurants in Oxfordshire
The 3 AA Rosette Restaurants in Oxfordshire
This contemporary neighbourhood restaurant in Summertown is the successor to The Oxford Kitchen which held a Michelin Star and 3 Rosettes since 2018. Enjoy the same great service and exquisite food with a more relaxed menu that won’t break the bank.
Part of the Daylesford estate, the Wild Rabbit is a modern British Inn in the heart of the Cotswolds serving hyper-local seasonal food in a relaxed and welcoming setting. On offer is a constantly changing menu that uses organic ingredients from the Daylesford farm.
Bistro at The Boathouse offers modern British cuisine alongside the stunning vista of the River Thames in Henley-on-Thames. The food speaks for itself – skilfully prepared unfussy dishes which can be enjoyed as a just quick bite or as a special occasion meal.
The 2 AA Rosette Restaurants in Oxfordshire
Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the restaurant serves the finest, locally sourced ingredients in the relaxed and comfortable surroundings of the restaurant that open onto the terrace for alfresco dining in the peaceful and tranquil gardens.
Situated alongside the attractive Windrush River and very much at the heart of the local village community in Swinbrook, this wisteria-clad, honey-coloured pub offers high-quality, seasonal dishes with a modern take on classic British and European dishes.
Culinary expertise, exceptional accommodation, and attention to detail make The Harcourt Arms, which stands in the charming village of Stanton Harcourt, six miles from Oxford and on the cusp of The Cotswolds, one of Britain’s most outstanding places to enjoy and savour.
The handsome 17th-century Killingworth Castle in Wootton near Woodstock is as much a local pub as it is a dining destination. Concise menus have a British heart, with everything from jams and chutneys to ice cream, bread and sausages made from scratch on site.
The Feathers is a 17th Century country townhouse hotel situated in the heart of the historic market town of Woodstock. It is a lovely place for a celebratory meal, relaxed lunch or Afternoon tea treat. The locals rave about the bar and The Courtyard too.
The 1 AA Rosette Restaurants in Oxfordshire
This restaurant was started in an authentic Victorian working Boathouse, alongside the punt station (established in 1904) on the banks of the River Cherwell by Anthony Verdin, a local entrepreneur and connoisseur of fine wine and food, and it is still family owned.
- The Angel at Burford
- The Bay Tree Hotel
- The Maytime Inn
- The Highwayman
- Hotel du Vin
- The Baskerville
- The Oxfordshire
- Bear & Ragged Staff
- Chez Mal Brasserie
- Cotswold Lodge Hotel
- No. 1 Ship Street
- The Hollybush