Quod Restaurant & Bar

4.5
1508 reviews
£26 to £40
European
Accessed from the High Street and through a glass lobby, Quod restaurant with its terrace and bar, forms the hub of the Old Bank Hotel. Formerly a banking hall it was transformed by owner Jeremy Mogford to become Oxford's largest and most successful restaurant. Stylish, contemporary design describes the space which houses an amazing collection of young British art. Sandra Blow, Craigie Aitchinson and Gary Hume adorn the walls. There is a spectacular heated terrace where diners can enjoy a morning coffee, the superb value two course lunch or a cocktail.

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Celebrate New Year's Eve with a fantastic meal!

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Starting Dec 31, 2020

There is no grander, more quintessentially Oxford setting to enjoy New Year's Eve than in Quod. We'll be serving our All Day Menu in the evening, along with some specials from our Head Chef.

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Starting Dec 25, 2020

There is no grander, more quintessentially Oxford setting to enjoy Christmas Day lunch than in Quod. Our Christmas Day Menu is available 11.30am until 5pm, priced at £95.00 for 3 courses, plus 12.5% discretionary service charge.

What 1508 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.4
Food
4.6
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.2
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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JanP
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 4 November 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

we have a great evening, the staff were friendly, attentive and yet relaxed, food was excellent.

I cant believe we now have to wait till lockdown is over to come again..

Jan

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LalaLand
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 4 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The ambience of the restaurant is an immediate aspect that makes one feel special and comfortable, and it’s beautiful and vibrant. The service was very good and the waiting staff was extremely update on what was been ordered to other staff. I had Oysters as starters and they were divine and presented very well with all the options to flavour it. Steak just melted in my mouth. For drinks you will have a lot of options to choose from. I’m definitely going back.

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NickL
1 review
Dined on 4 November 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

We love the QUOD - but hey come on, let's have a change in the menu... please. Same old, same old for a bit long now.

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IonaC
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 4 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

You just have to try the basil daiquiri- just delicious!

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OpenTable Diner
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 4 November 2020
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience3

It was nice

Quod Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 16 November 2020

Thank you for your 4 star review - we hope to see you soon.

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NikiH
Berkshire
2 reviews
Dined on 4 November 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

A lovely restaurant in the centre of Oxford. Delicious food, good service. The restaurant and toilets were very clean
Although we visited on 4th November we were able to eat outside as it was a bright sunny day, the courtyard was sheltered and the patio heaters kept us warm
A great choice on the reasonably priced lunch menu
The steak was delicious. My husband said the same about the pork
I would highly recommend

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WhiteJF
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

An amazing dinner in every way, the food was excellent and the wine was amazing, totally perfect...

Quod Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 16 November 2020

Dear WhiteJF, Thank you very much for your fantastic feedback. We are delighted to hear that we impressed - hope to see you again in the near future.

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CiaraS
London
3 reviews
Dined on 1 November 2020
Overall2Food3Service2Ambience2

Hi, we are regular diners with the Quod. On this occasion I felt the service was poor. It was not busy yet we waited over an hour for our food, after an apparent mistake in the kitchen. And we also had to wait on drinks, dessert and to pay the bill despite requesting all a number of times. Overall it was a disappointing visit.

Quod Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 16 November 2020

Dear CiaraS, Thank you very much for your feedback. We have definitely let you down on this occasion. Please accept our sincere apology. We do hope that we will have opportunity to make it up for you on your next visit.

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ThetreehouseOxford
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 1 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Never disappoints, friendly spot on service, food wonderful and lovely building. Thank- you

Quod Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 16 November 2020

Dear ThetreehouseOxford, Thank you so much for your lovely review - we look forward to see you again soon.

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RichardY
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 1 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

We were very well looked after throughout by Virgilio. Thank you.

Quod Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 16 November 2020

Dear RichardY, Thank you for a five star review. Virgilio will be very pleased with your comments. We look forward to your next visit.

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vipPaulo
London
8 reviews
Dined on 31 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Really impressed with the restaurant, the food, service and ambience was perfect.

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MaxL
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service, Great food. Perfect dining experience

Quod Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 16 November 2020

Dear MaxL, Thank you for your lovely review. We look forward to your next visit.

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DebraP
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2020
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience2

Visited early Saturday morning for breakfast. Opted or full English which included drinks, toast and preserves and fruit juice. Toast was 1 slice each, we had to ask for the fruit juice, table wasn't set properly, had to request a side plate, salt & pepper, sugar. Breakfast was only just ok. Staff were very nice. £16.95 not really very good value at all. Will not be back.

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Chloe
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Lovely restaurant, my steak was extremely fatty so a little disappointing but my other half’s was fine , and the service was great.

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CathyM
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Excellent service and ambiance but background noise made it difficult to hold a conversation, possibly because we were seated in what is usually the bar as opposed to the main restaurant area.

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MarkF
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2020
Overall3Food2Service4Ambience4

Disappointing food-pork belly on set menu was small and consisted mostly of fat.
Expensive for quality of food

MN
MrNN
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on 30 October 2020
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience2

I went there for lunch and ordered a burger and beer. My burger was over cooked, and for the price it was a bit dull. The terrace was closed. The tables were very close to each other. It wasn’t a nice experience.

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MelodyJ
London
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Really really good and friendly service and excellent food.

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Moya
Surrey
2 reviews
Dined on 29 October 2020
Overall3Food2Service3Ambience3

Overall we had a good experience. It was however too noisy to hear conversation. Service was good and food good, except the risotto was disappointing we were one of the last bookings so maybe due to fact had sat around, it was watery and the rice tasted over cooked.

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AmandaW
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 29 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic customer service and great food, can’t think of a way the experience could have been better

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DavidM
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on 29 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our waitress was absolutely excellent and friendly as well. Food was the usual top quality and the Malbec was nothing short of superb.

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MariaD
1 review
Dined on 29 October 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

A great atmosphere and wonderful menu.
We had the set lunch which was good value and the service was included.
The restaurant facilities were clean and comfortable.
The staff are attentive and cheerful.
The lighting is good

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FMPR
Dorset
2 reviews
Dined on 28 October 2020
Overall3Food4Service5Ambience3

From a COVID point of view, felt that tables could - and should - be better spaced out. Also felt that servers masks were next to useless....

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BrianM
Oxford
2 reviews
Dined on 28 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Nice food and nice place, slightly overpriced but location and ambience make it worth it.

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KimOConnor
Bristol
1 review
Dined on 28 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Percent in every way, thank you. I love sit so much I have emailed you separately with my comments on what a brilliant experience it was.

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camillaB
London
2 reviews
Dined on 28 October 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

We were looked after incredibly well and thoroughly loved lunch, it was a happy time.
The only thing I don't like is sitting near to the entrance to the w/c or the front door. This is a personal choice and I would highly recommend Quod.

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StewartB
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 27 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We really enjoyed the ambiance of the restaurant and it has a great view of some truly historic buildings in Oxford.
Service was attentive and friendly, while the food was great.
We'll definitely be going back soon.

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TiffanyP
1 review
Dined on 27 October 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

Quod has really upped its game - apart from wonderful setting and excellent choice of paintings, it has a cosy ambience, perfect lighting, our food was exceptional and the service spot on. Can’t wait to go back!

Quod Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 2 November 2020

Dear TiffanyP, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are glad you had a great time and enjoyed atmosphere, food and service. We look forward to your next visit.

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ResiW
London
1 review
Dined on 27 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Perfect place to celebrate my birthday. Staff very attentive. Food delicious. We ate off both main menu and the set menu. Loved the choice of mocktails. We also really liked the screens between the tables. Don't know whether new due to Covid or always been there but they are so attractive and unobstructive that you should keep them forever. They create a nice partition between the diners and blend into the surrounding.

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ElizabethB
London
1 review
Dined on 27 October 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience3

Delicious food. Never got our tea & OJ with our breakfasts but lovely treat to get some macaroons to celebrate my birthday.

Quod Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 28 October 2020

Dear ElizabethB, Thank you for your review - we're very sorry to hear we didn't managed to deliver our usual standards of service and we do apologies for that - at last we're delighted you enjoyed your birthday with us and we hope to see you again soon.

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OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 26 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent time at Quod. Food was fantastic and well priced with the set menu. Waiting staff were friendly and attentive. Meal with well paced - no delays but didn’t feel rushed.

Quod Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 28 October 2020

Thank you for your five stars review - we're thrilled you enjoyed your experience with us - we hope to welcome you back again soon.

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JaneS
Oxford
2 reviews
Dined on 26 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service, lovely food, great ambience.

Quod Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 28 October 2020

Dear JaneS, Thank you for your lovely review - we hope to see you again soon.

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OpenTable Diner
Oxford
3 reviews
Dined on 25 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful food and service.

Quod Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 28 October 2020

Thank you for your review - we're delighted you enjoyed the food and service - we hope to see you again soon.

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MartynG
1 review
Dined on 25 October 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Not been before and enjoyed the meal if a little pricey.

Quod Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 28 October 2020

Dear MarynG, Thank you for your review - We’re delighted you enjoyed your visit. We always try to keep our prices in line with the quality of ingredients - we hope to see you again soon.

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BabsS
Hampshire
1 review
Dined on 25 October 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Booked a table for Sunday lunch with my daughter. The food was fabulous, the service was excellent and everything arrived in time.

Quod Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 28 October 2020

Dear BabsS, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review - we're thrilled you had a great time at Quod - we hope to see you again soon.

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AliB
London
1 review
Dined on 25 October 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

A lot of thought has gone into making Quod Covid friendly. We didn't feel rushed or crammed in. Nice food.

Quod Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 28 October 2020

Dear AliB, Thank you for your lovely review - it's great to hear you do appreciate all the hard work that Quod has gone through to make sure all of our guest are safe as well as enjoying a great dinning experience - we hope to see you again soon.

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MarkB
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 25 October 2020
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience5

Sloppy service which is unusual here, got one order wrong, lost part of another. Coffee took ages!

Quod Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 28 October 2020

Dear MarkB, Thank you very much for writing us a review. We are so sorry to hear you've experienced a slow service, we will take your comments on board and we hope you will visit us again soon.

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Lara
London
3 reviews
Dined on 25 October 2020
Overall4Food3Service4Ambience4

A really lovely breakfast. The ingredients were fab and high quality! The only thing was the smoked salmon for the eggs royale was fridge cold - and so brought the temperature of the eggs to cool also! Which was a shame as would have been nicer hot! The staff were great and lovely ambience.

Quod Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 28 October 2020

Dear Lara, Thank you for your feedback - we're very sorry to hear your eggs were not as hot as you expected, and we do apologies for that - please next time do not hesitate to flag this up to the management team and we will do always our best to rectify this as soon as possible without any questions - we hope to see you again soon.

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KarenD
1 review
Dined on 24 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

What a fantastic evening ! Food was amazing , I had scallop prawn and mushroom gratin , followed by pasta with pork lemon and sage ... it was delicious and my husband said his ribeye was so tasty ...
Our evening was made all the better by our waitress who was Hungarian and so knowledgeable on the menu and had a lovely friendly manner who deserves a mention as I’d doing a great job , especially as it cannot be easy trying to get diners out by the 19 o’clock curfew .

Quod Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 28 October 2020

Dear KarenD, Thank you for your lovely review - our front of house team is over the moon to hear we managed to impressed you with our food and service - we hope to see you again soon.

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EllieG
1 review
Dined on 24 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

went here for my anniversary - our waitress was lovely & helpful & the meal was one of the best i’ve ever had. there were perhaps a few more tables than i would have liked in terms of social distancing, but we had partitions which made me feel safe. would DEFINITELY come back again

Quod Restaurant & Bar
Responded on 28 October 2020

Dear EllieG, Thank you for your five stars review - we're delighted you enjoyed your experience with us - we hope to see you again soon.

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FAQs

Quod Restaurant & Bar is rated 4.5 stars by 1508 OpenTable diners.

Quod Restaurant & Bar does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://quodrestaurant.skchase.com/vouchers.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.