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Diamond review  Trendy and Traditional

Advantages: historical, wonderful smells, eateries and interesting shops
Disadvantages: none unless you're a veggie

The covered Market is a Victorian shopping area in the centre of Oxford. It can be accessed from the High St., Market St., or through the Golden Cross Arcade in Cornmarket St. It was originally established in the 16th century in order to remove the ‘untid ...

Freespirit 28.07.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Oxford Covered Garden, Oxford

Great Indoor Market

Advantages: Indoors
Disadvantages: None

Whenever I visit Oxford I always make a point of going to the Covered Garden Market. It is not the largest market in the world but is in indoors so is a pleasurable experience in all weathers, I do hate trapsing around markets in the rain and wind. The ...

jonwhite 23.11.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Oxford Covered Garden, Oxford

A New Attitude

Advantages: Literary History, Nice Atmosphere
Disadvantages: The Inklings Aren't There Anymore

(Yet another UPDATE, but, let's face it, I do take pubs rather seriously! This one is 8 December: A dramatic improvement! Definately a new feeling to the place. Warmer, friendlier, and a new menu. No more steak for a fiver but instead a nice looking me ...

tyger 11.05.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Eagle and Child, Oxford

Literature's Inklings

Advantages: Marvel in its history and grand choice of Ales
Disadvantages: None

On a wall plaque it states: "CS Lewis his brother WH Lewis, JRR Tolkein, Charles Williams and Neville Coghill and friends, met every Tuesday morning, between the years 1939 - 1962 in the back room of this their favourite pub. These men, popularly known ...

1st2thebar 25.07.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Eagle and Child, Oxford

Worth a quick look

Advantages: Traditional
Disadvantages: Not exactly cheap, can be a bit 'dead'

The Eagle and Child is what most people might expect a typical Oxford pub to be like. It is quite dark and wooden, with a small bar and a lot of nooks and crannies for one to hide away from the hustle and bustle of St Giles', where is is located, and a ni ...

BIGHORSE 14.05.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Eagle and Child, Oxford