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The Best Cocktail Bars In Oxford

August 20, 2018 by Tom Bronock

We have hand picked the very best cocktail bars in the city of dreaming spires Oxford. The city has a strong bar and restaurant scene and who better to take you on a liquid tour of this beautiful city then The Cocktail Service.

Raoul’s | Jericho

Standing in the Jericho district of Oxford since 1979, Raoul’s is a serious drinkers den. Jericho is renound for its buzzing nightlife and is definitely worth a visit if your in town.

Raoul’s is an award winning cocktail bar that was ranked by The Sunday Times, as one of The Top 50 Bars In The World and regularly wins national awards for its libations. They serve an ever changing menu of imaginative drinks, which on the weekends are backed by the resident DJ, in this two storey cocktail bars.

If you want amazing drinks, in a laid back trendy bar then head straight to Raoul’s

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The Mad Hatter | Cowley Rd

The Mad Hatter is a secret speakeasy, tucked down an innocuous residential street just off the Cowley Rd in trendy East Oxford. On arrival outside the venue, you’ll be forgiven for thinking that you had taken a wrong turn. Don’t be deterred though, ring the door bell and you will be asked to answer a riddle before being allowed entry.

Inside, the Mad Hatter is decked out with a 1920’s vibe, with house DJ’s and cocktails in teapots. This is a late night cocktail bar that takes its drinks as seriously as there clientele having a great time.

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The Varsity Club | City Centre

The Varsity Club takes the crown for the best environment to sup a cocktail, on its roof top terrace. Overlooking the beautiful architecture of Oxford’s dreaming spires, The Varsity club plays great music, has an inventive cocktail menu and sharing boards. In the summer (when the sun is shining) it definitely has a summer beach club vibe, which is unusual to say the least in Oxford!

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The Duke Of Cambridge | Jericho

The old classic cocktail lounge tucked away on the delightful Little Clarendon Street in Jericho is refined and gets very, very busy on the weekends. The cocktail menu is tasty and is definitely built with service speed in mind. There is an extensive back bar and the bartenders are skilled enough to knock up drinks far beyond the menu offering.

Where the Duke fly’s is its famous happy hour, that offers 2 for 1 on the majority of their cocktail list. Its extremely popular and get there early for happy hour.

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Kaz Bar | Cowley Rd

A cocktail bar and tapas restaurant with a Latin feel, Kaz Bar has incredible decor and an even better vibe on the weekend. An awesome place to spend the evening, the tapas and the cocktails both get top marks.

The venue has a smallish bar area and a large restaurant off to one side. Everything is on brand, with staff wearing Moroccan style shirts and flamenco back ground music. Kaz Bar also offers a weekely happy hour.

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