Cafe Rouge - Oxford
11 Little Clarendon Street, Oxford, OX1 2HP
Chic, Parisian-style Café Rouge offers diners a little slice of Gallic life. Visit the Witney Café Rouge after a mooch around the shops or before you see a movie at the cinema next door. Should you find yourself in lovely Henley-on-Thames, take a walk along the river to work up an appetite before finding a table in the restaurant on Hart Street, just a few minutes from the riverbank. Relax in the lovely Clarendon Street restaurant where you'll be just moments from pretty St Giles' Church, the oldest church in North Oxford, and enjoy a fine French feast amidst the bustle of trendy Jericho. Whichever restaurant you choose, you can read the papers over breakfast and tuck into Continental pastries or a French favourite of smoked ham and Gruyère cheese croque, topped with a fried egg. The breakfast menu is complemented by a selection of fresh juices and fine French coffees. If dining at lunchtime or in the evening, experience the delights of the core menu, which features everything from the lightest of snacks to hearty rustic French staples. If you're on the move, plats rapides are the ideal choice, with a range of dishes from just £7.95. The great-value prix-fixe lunch menu is available from noon until 5pm every day, at £7.25 for one course or £8.95 for two. If opting for a three-course French feast, start with classic moules marinières, continue with boeuf Bourguignon and finish with a tangy tarte au citron. Of course there are also sandwiches, salads, nibbles and moules aplenty. To complement all of this fine food, the staggering range of quality wine listed at Café Rouge is an oenophile's dream. Café Rouge really is bringing a little of 'la belle vie française' to your corner of the UK.