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Oxford is known for its prestigious colleges and historical architecture, but there’s much more to this city than that! If you’re looking for a fun night out, Oxford has some amazing cocktail bars that will definitely hit the spot. From swanky establishments with gorgeous decor and impressive menus, to cool and trendy spots serving up creative cocktails. Why not indulge in a bit of luxury and check out some of Oxford’s best cocktail bars? Here are six of our favourites.


Experience a taste of the Mediterranean at Kazbar. This authentic bar and tapas joint serve up some delicious cocktails. We recommend the Fig and Vanilla Daiquiri – a tasty mix of rum infused with figs and vanilla, lime juice and sugar syrup. If you get peckish, be sure to check out their incredible range of small plates.

The Varsity Club

The Varsity Club is the ideal place to enjoy a cocktail and take in the stunning views of Oxford. The rooftop bar is the perfect place to unwind, with a buzzing crowd and an eclectic mix of contemporary décor and traditional period features. The cocktail menu features a wide selection of drinks, from classic cocktails to more unusual creations.


The Alchemist

If you’re looking for somewhere a bit different, The Alchemist is worth checking out. Labelling themselves as masters of molecular mixology, this quirky bar serves up some seriously creative cocktails. Try the ‘Pipe Dream’, a delicious blend of whisky, rum and smoke served in a glass pipe. As a successful chain bar, they’re a reliably exciting night out.

The Jam Factory

A unique venue that has become a haven for food, drink and art lovers. Expertly crafted, their cocktail menu features classic staples, as well as changing seasonal creations. The venue also hosts regular art exhibitions, featuring mainly local artists. The Jam Factory is the perfect place to enjoy a drink with friends while experiencing the best in food and art.


Sandys Piano Bar

Sandy’s Piano Bar is a more relaxed place to enjoy a cocktail in Oxford. The intimate setting and live music create a fun and chilled atmosphere, and the extensive cocktail menu means there’s something for everyone. If you’re feeling extra indulgent, you can even order from the champagne menu.


For true cocktail lovers, Angels Oxford is the ultimate destination. This luxurious bar offers an extensive menu of classic and contemporary cocktails, all made with the highest quality ingredients. Not sure what you fancy? The bartenders are experts at creating custom cocktails to suit your taste.

So there you have it, our pick of the best cocktail bars in Oxford. Whether you’re looking for somewhere swanky or low-key, there’s sure to be a spot that’s perfect for you. And if you need somewhere to rest your head after a night of drinking and dancing, our luxury hotel is ideal. Book now with one of our special offers, and enjoy a truly indulgent experience.

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