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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

Delightful Pub Hidden in the Heart of Oxford

Advantages: Delightful, charming, historic and good beer
Disadvantages: small and hard to find

...Many years ago (late 70s,early 80s) I lived and worked in Oxford and frequented a charming little pub called the Turf Tavern. In fact for several months I actually lived in rooms that the pub used to let (I don't know if they still let rooms). I had fond ...

buzios 26.08.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Turf Tavern, Oxford

Where Bill Clinton did not inhale...

Advantages: Friendly atmosphere
Disadvantages: Slightly dinghy

The Turf Tavern is a delightful pub in the in the centre of Oxford. It here that Bill famously did not inhale. Location The pub is located down an alleyway, which joins Holywell Street and New College Lane. 18th century cottages and the Old City W ...

Duncan1 22.05.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Turf Tavern, Oxford

Obscure But Excellent

Advantages: Lovely Historic Pub
Disadvantages: None Known

I first met the Turf in 1992 during a summer holiday when I went on a 'Blue Badge' walking tour of Oxford. Unfortunately we did not have time to stop for a pint. However, I did learn that this strangely located pub was once Jude the Obscure's haunt (good ...

tyger 02.05.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Turf Tavern, Oxford