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Prospect Pubs & Bars to open fifth site, The Joiners Arms in Bloxham. Left to right: Dan Shotton and Mark Draper

Prospect Pubs & Bars to open fifth site, The Joiners Arms in Bloxham

The new owners are currently undertaking a major refurbishment and extension program on the property, sympathetically restoring it back to its former glory whilst adding to the dining and outdoor areas.
Gees Restaurant & Bar in North Oxford wins AA Rosette for 11th consecutive year

Gees Restaurant & Bar wins AA Rosette for 11th consecutive year

The restaurant was praised by inspectors for “continuing to delight townies and gownies on the northern edge of the city centre” and its “very satisfying Mediterranean-influenced modern brasserie cooking”.
Oxford’s Kiss Bar is set to reopen this November

Oxford’s Kiss Bar is set to reopen this November

Kiss Bar is set to reopen on Friday, 26 November, to be precise. It had announced earlier in the year that it was temporarily closing due to COVID-19.
The Best Cocktail Bars in Oxford

An insider’s guide to the best cocktail bars in Oxford

Whether it’s an intimate affair with a partner, after-work drinks with co-workers, or a big night out with friends, here are the best cocktail bars in Oxford.
A new beginning for The Good Food Guide with a 2022 edition in the works

New beginning for The Good Food Guide with 2022 edition in the works

The Good Food Guide has been acquired by hospitality membership network CODE Hospitality and will be given “a new lease of life” by the new owners.
The Cotswolds Distillery’s Cotswolds Bourbon Cask Single Malt Whisky

Cotswolds Distillery launches a Cotswolds Bourbon Cask Single Malt Whisky

Described as “a perfect gift for the whisky connoisseur”, it is the latest whisky expression to join the distillery’s Cask Collection of award-winning single malt whiskies.
Oxford-based cocktail subscription service wins two awards for its products

Oxford-based cocktail subscription service wins two awards for its products

The Cocktail Society won the awards for its Oak-Aged Sloe Negroni and Salted Caramel Espresso Martini at the world’s largest food and drinks awards; The Great Taste Awards.
British daily meat consumption drops by 17% over a decade

British daily meat consumption drops by 17% over a decade, Oxford study finds

Researchers found that between 2008 and 2019, the average daily meat consumption per capita dropped from 103.7g to 86.3g – a decrease of 17.4g a day, or just under 17%.
Historic Lamb & Flag pub in Oxford is saved from permanent closure

Historic Lamb & Flag pub in Oxford is saved from permanent closure

The 408-year-old pub is being taken over by a local Community Interest Company formed by hundreds of local scientists, entrepreneurs, writers, artists and business owners.
Crêpeaffaire is coming to Summertown

Crêpeaffaire is coming to Summertown. Flipping awesome!

The unique and independent quality food and lifestyle brand, Crêpeaffaire serves freshly baked sweet & savoury crêpes, plus fairtrade organic artisan coffee and ice cream shake.