Local shops and services

This page lists some local, mostly independent, shops and other premises within easy walking distance which are used or recommended by Osney residents.

Note that opening times and services may be affected by COVID-19 restrictions.

Beauty

J&J Salon at 61 Botley Road offers hair, nail and beauty treatments.

Bicycles

Warlands at 63 Botley Road sells and services most types of bicycle.

Bread

Country Grains, 69 Botley Road, sells bread, pastries, sandwiches.

Cafés

The Jam Factory, Hollybush Row – restaurant, bar and gallery.

Jericho Coffee Traders Roastery, Osney Mead, for coffee and cakes.

Spring Greens Café, Osney Mead.

Tumbling Bay Café, West Oxford Community Centre, for lunches/coffee.

Car repairs

HiQ Autos, Ferry Hinksey Road, for MOTs, parts and servicing.

Fish

Aldens Fishmarket on Osney Mead sells fresh and sea water fish, shellfish and fresh produce. It also has a café which serves lunches.

Greengrocer

Joe’s, Botley Road (next door to Country Grains).

Pharmacy

Woodlands Pharmacy at 82 Botley Road fulfils prescriptions and sells over-the-counter medicines and cosmetics

Pubs

The Holly Bush opposite the bridge onto the island serves pizzas and ‘pots’ from its oven and is family friendly.

The Punter on the corner of East and South Streets has a small beer garden and serves veegetarian and vegan food.

West Oxford Democrats Club (membership required), North Street.

Supermarket chains

There are branches of Waitrose and Aldi on the Botley Road, a Sainsbury’s Local in St Frideswide’s Square, and an M&S Simply Food in the railway station.

Wine

Oxford Wine Company at 167 Botley Road is an independent retailer of wine, beer and spirits.