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Mind Your Head

Advantages: Great company - Fuller life
Disadvantages: A whiter shade of ale

...Folly Bridge St. Aldates Oxford OX1 4LB - - - Fuller pubs usually are full of people, predominantly ‘fuller people’. The Head of the River in Oxford is no exception; the restaurant with the added treat of facilitating accommodation – 12 rooms, c ...

1st2thebar 08.11.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Head of the River, Oxford

Don't let it go to your Head

Advantages: Location, Location, Location
Disadvantages: Very busy, expensive food, portions really too big

The Head of the River (THOTR) has long been a popular Oxford city centre pub although it's not always one that the tourists find since you'll need to head quite a long way down St Aldates, past Christ Church and past the less scenic Police Station and Cou ...

koshkha 04.06.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Head of the River, Oxford

Old Macdonald had a 5-star Hotel - eee ai eee ai oh

Advantages: It's spectacular and surprisingly quiet and the best location in the city
Disadvantages: Parking, high prices.

As a student at Oxford University in the late 1980s, the Randolph seemed like the physical embodiment of the class divide that afflicted poor kids like me who came from state schools from the much wealthier students who took the affluence and grandeur of ...

koshkha 11.10.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Macdonald Randolph Hotel, Oxford

Five star treatment but five star prices!

Advantages: wonderful hotel
Disadvantages: expensive

We have just returned from a wonderful night staying at the Randolph Hotel (part of the McDonald group) in Oxford. It was the hotel where my husband's work was holding its post Christmas event and we decided to treat ourselves to an overnight stay in the ...

kingfisher111 11.01.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Macdonald Randolph Hotel, Oxford

The archetypal Oxford hotel of unbridled luxury

Advantages: Beautiful ambiance, sybaritic surroundings, unrivalled dining experience (especially Afternoon Tea), polite and helpful staff
Disadvantages: Expensive!

...Oxford, a seasoned city of culture and erudite beauty, is peppered with dreaming spires and archaic edifices. In keeping with the city's understated beauty and elegance is The Macdonald Randolph Hotel, or more simply, The Randolph. Built in 1864 by the ...

bellahuang86 18.10.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Macdonald Randolph Hotel, Oxford