The Oxfordshire restaurants in the Michelin Guide UK 2022
We’ve picked out all the Oxfordshire restaurants in the Michelin Guide Great Britain and Ireland 2022 to give you the inside track on some of the best places to eat in the county.
How many Michelin Guide restaurants are there in in Oxfordshire?
There are 25 Oxfordshire restaurants in total in the Michelin Guide UK 2022.
The only Bib Gourmand restaurant in Oxfordshire is The Bell Inn in Langford. This follows the closure of Oli’s Thai in Oxford. The Bib Gourmand is awarded for good quality, good value cooking (currently set at around £30.00 or under for 3 courses).
Michelin Guide Great Britain and Ireland 2022 also includes 21 Michelin Plate restaurants in Oxfordshire, including new additions to the list Bhoomi Kitchen in Oxford, The Double Red Duke in Clanfield and The Lamb Inn in Shipton-under-Wychwood, The Yurt at Nicholsons, Minster Mill at Minster Lovell.
The 2022 Michelin Guide for UK and Ireland was released as a digital-only publication on 16 February 2002. Visit the Michelin Guide UK Website for more information.
Arbequina is a simply furnished, bohemian tapas restaurant and bar located in an old chemist’s shop on the vibrant Cowley Road in Oxford. There’s sitting downstairs by the vintage stainless steel counter or upstairs in the bay window.
Sister to the original Bhoomi Kitchen in Cheltenham, this modern family-run restaurant in Oxford Headington serving south Indian inspired dishes is the only Indian restaurant in Oxford on the Michelin Guide list.
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 Greyhound Inn is an 18th-century free house offering delicious fresh food, a selection of real ales and wines and luxurious B&B accommodation. Expect top quality freshly cooked food, with an a la carte menu, specials board with pub classics, and soups and sandwiches at lunchtimes.
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.
Set in the picturesque Oxfordshire countryside, in a 15th-century manor, Raymond Blanc’s Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons is a two Michelin-starred restaurant with a reputation as one of Britain’s best restaurants.
Minster Lovell, Witney
With impressive vaulted ceilings and original oak beams, The three AA rosette Mill and recent addition to the Michelin guide provides a wonderfully atmospheric backdrop for exceptional seasonal food and drink. Modern British dishes come with a creative touch and are prepared with care, letting the natural flavours and textures of the ingredients shine through.
The Nut Tree Inn is a Michelin pub in Murcott serving refined seasonal modern British food. It occupies a 15th century thatched building beside a village pond, with heavy stone walls and lots of exposed woodwork, as well as a productive kitchen garden.
Binfield Heath, Henley-on-Thames
Rural provenance with a modern approach. Contemporary British food served in an old 18th-century pub building in rural Binfield Heath, just 5 minutes from the town centre of Henley-on-Thames.
Pompette – the charming French word for tipsy – is a stylish charcuterie wine bar and restaurant in Summertown, Oxford opened by husband and wife duo Pascal and Laura Wiedemann in 2018 with a menu that draws inspiration from across Europe.
The Bell is a passionately run pub with several comfy lounge areas and a chic restaurant. The open kitchen, with its huge wood-burning oven, allows guests to watch a vibrant modern kitchen in action. The pizza is one of the best you can eat anywhere.
Langford Near Burford
Focusing on good simple pub food with a straightforward wine list, spirits and beer selection, The Bell Inn in Langford near Burford offers a modern country pub feel with it’s seasonal British menu and wood-fired dishes.
This pretty thatched pub sits in a lovely rural spot. The original part is the most characterful, while the restaurant is more up-to-date. Modern British cooking is refined but unfussy and has an appealing simplicity.
Enjoy locally brewed beer propped at the bar with friends and family, or rustic dishes in the restaurant using the very best British ingredients in some well-loved classics, in this traditional Cotswolds pub in the heart of Churchill.
This picturesque 17th-century coaching inn in the Cotswold village of Clanfield was formerly the Cotswold Plough. Sit by one of its many fires in winter or in the stunning gardens in summer. Eat, drink and stay in one of its 19 bedrooms and explore the idyllic countryside around.
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 Lamb Inn is a beautifully stylish country pub set in the heart of the village of Crawley, just outside Witney, dating back to the 18th Century, with a focus on excellent locally sourced ingredients, and a straightforward eclectic wine list delivered with a big welcome.
Located just outside the scholarly Oxford city centre – to the east in the bustling Iffley Road – The Magdalen Arms is a gastropub with a relaxed, scrubbed-wooden ambience and a hearty-but-interesting seasonal menu that often changes daily.
The Sir Charles Napier is an idyllic, family-run, quirky country restaurant. The food is considered wonderful, perhaps even some of the best food in the county – reflecting the seasons, the setting and the superb craftsmanship of the kitchen.
This 16th-century timbered Inn, complete with inglenook fireplaces, offers a signature style of relaxed yet elegant spaces and serves lovingly prepared food, from a seasonal changing menu, in a comfy and relaxing setting.
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.
The third project from Peter Creed and Tom Noest – this much-loved local pub with rooms offers a modern country pub feel, showcasing the pairs’ passion for a hearty, classic, British menu with the addition of wood-fired dishes and an extensive wine and beer list.
Great food, great company and great hospitality, The White Hart is an award-winning restaurant, near Abingdon, Fyfield, in Oxfordshire, offering the very best of seasonal Modern British dining with charming service.
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.
North Aston, Bicester
The Yurt at Nicholsons offers a unique dining experience with exquisite, locally sourced menus in a relaxed setting. Whether it’s for brunch or lunch, their unfussy modern dishes come with bold flavours and Mediterranean influences and cater for all dietary requirements.
The Michelin Guide Great Britain & Ireland has added Minster Mill in Minster Lovell to the Michelin Guide list.
The Yurt at Nicholsons in North Aston, near Bicester, has been added to the Michelin Guide Great Britain & Ireland.
The Michelin Guide will unveil the new Michelin Stars, Green Stars and Special Awards for Great Britain and Ireland 2022 on 15 and 16 February 2022. The complete Great Britain & Ireland Michelin Guide 2022 will be published in digital format on 16 February, and we’ll be sure to update the Michelin Guide 2021 list with the Oxfordshire restaurants that make it into the 2022 guide.
Due to the ongoing pandemic, the launch of Michelin Guide Great Britain & Ireland 2022 will take place digitally this year. The decision to hold this year’s presentation in a digital-only format was taken in consideration of the wellbeing, safety and convenience of chefs, restaurateurs and the Michelin team. The Michelin Guide 2021 awards ceremony for the UK and Ireland which took place on 25 January 2021 was also digital event.
The Michelin Guide Great Britain & Ireland has announced the addition of Bhoomi Kitchen in Oxford to the Michelin Guide list.
The fifth live release by the Michelin Guide also saw The Double Red Duke in Clanfield and The Lamb Inn in Shipton-under-Wychwood added to the list ahead of the annual launch ceremony, when the new Michelin Stars, Bib Gourmands and Green Stars will be unveiled.
Meanwhile, 215 Kitchen & Drinks in Oxford Summertown has announced that it would not reopen in the new year. There are plans to replace it with a ‘new concept’ that will open in February.
Crockers Henley features British and pan-Asian Chef’s Tables, Bar & Grill, and Rooms in Henley-on-Thames in Oxfordshire. Choose from a take on modern British flavours at the Thames Table, or indulge your senses with an eclectic pan-Asian menu at the Gardiner Table.
Situated in the heart of Britwell Salome between Watlington and Wallingford, lies this old and charming gastropub. With its cosy restaurant, welcoming bar and a relaxed atmosphere, it is the perfect place for a special occasion or a light meal.
The Muddy Duck is a pub and restaurant based in the rural village of Hethe, just north of Bicester. Enjoy a pie and a pint of cask ale in the pub, or wander through to the restaurant for straight-forward, great-tasting food.
The Chequers Inn offers you a beautiful 17th century Inn in a country setting offering a traditional cosy interior with open fires in the winter months. Discover a deliciously fresh and creative menu combining traditional classic pub dishes with modern cooking methods.
Owned by the villagers and local community, this extremely welcoming pub is full of character and charm, with log fires, beamed ceilings and a peaceful garden offering a good selection of wines, real ales and locally made soft drinks.
The Five Alls is an 18th-century traditional English coaching inn in the picturesque Cotswold village of Filkins. The restaurant is warm and inviting, and the menu is satisfyingly traditional, with many tasty elements that are all fresh and well seasoned.
The Plough is a pretty 17th-century inn tucked away down single-track roads in the peaceful and truly unspoilt village of Kelmscott. It offers the best locally sourced, seasonal produce on our daily-changing menu of modern British comfort cooking available in two dining rooms.
Old Swan is a quintessential country inn nestled on the river Windrush, in Minster Lovell – the heart of Oxfordshire. Expect fresh local ingredients crafted into hearty dishes; this is the perfect place to enjoy a pie and a pint by the fireside, or a salad on the terrace in the summer.
The Eyston Arms sits in the middle of the oldest part of the historic village of East Hendred, Oxfordshire, at the foot of the Ridgeway. The menu at this charming pub draws on many cuisines, from Italian to Asian, using local ingredients.