Bars in Oxford
|| From quiet places
to have a few lazy drinks to the hippest haunts frequented
by the coolest people, when it comes to bars in Oxford,
there’s something to suit every mood.
If you’re planning a night out on the town head
to Raouls [map], for cocktails and socialising.
The décor has that kind of 1960s vibe that is only
evident in the coolest London clubs. There’s a sophisticated
bar area and as the night progresses visitors can abscond
to the small stylish dance floor for a boogie.
Another cocktail bar that offers indulgence on a large
scale is The Beat [map].
Try one of The Beat's own cocktail concoctions or go for something familiar. Head there during “stupid
hour” which, takes place around 5:00pm-7:00pm daily
and you can sip some real bargains to put you in that
Females should make a point of visiting Baby Love [map],
which can be found on King Edward Street. There’s
only one word for this venue, and that word is: Cute!
From the fun décor (complete with kinky
toys adorning the walls) to the sweet and sugary cocktails,
Baby Love is for the stylish who aren’t afraid to
make fun of themselves. If you’re looking for a
fun night out, this should be your first choice.
Serious music fans will probably prefer the low-key atmosphere
of The Bullingdon Arms [map] on Cowley Road.
This venue is affectionately known as The Bully and is
well loved by locals and students alike who flock to the
backroom to hear some of the best DJs and bands in the
area. It’s a great place to chill out, sit back
and listen to the best in ambient rhythms.
The perfect lads night out usually involves a visit to Bar Oz [map]. With an Australian theme dominating
the décor and the choice of beer available, visitors
can look forward to an evening of top notch sport on large
screen TVs. This is also a great place for refuelling
energy levels with “man-size” portions of
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