THE OXFORD COLLECTIONSep 1, 2021
‘The Oxford Collection’ is an independently owned collection of two 5 star plus luxury hotels and three stunning restaurants, all in central Oxford.
Both hotels; the Old Bank and Old Parsonage, are situated in historic landmark buildings within easy reach of the most popular attractions in the City Centre. Along with complimentary parking and guest bicycles, a genuine, warm welcome makes these hotels the best places to stay in Oxford.
Our restaurants; Quod, Gees and Parsonage Grill, are Oxford’s most popular destinations for visitors to the City and locals alike. Ingredients, locally sourced where possible, expertly prepared and beautifully presented, serving breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner to regulars and visitors alike…
OLD BANK HOTEL
The independently owned Old Bank, centrally located on Oxford’s famous High, is a breath-taking statement in design. The 5-star hotel has 43 luxury bedrooms, many with unrivalled views of the city’s most famous landmarks. Ranked 4th in Condé Nast Traveller’s ‘Top Hotels in the UK’ in their 30th annual Readers’ Choice Awards, and listed in The Sunday Times Ultimate 100 British Hotels as ‘the place to stay in Oxford’, the Old Bank is surrounded by the colleges of Merton, All Souls, Christ Church and University and sits proudly opposite the iconic Radcliffe Camera and Bodleian Library.
QUOD RESTAURANT & BAR
On Oxford’s bustling High Street, peering out onto St Mary’s Church and the iconic Radcliffe Camera, Quod Restaurant with its unrivalled location forms the lively hub of the Old Bank Hotel. Regulars and visitors alike flock to Quod for its broad menu of European classics with an emphasis on British produce. Head chef Rohan Kashid and his team produce daily blackboard specials and a superb value weekday Set Lunch Menu. Quod’s heated Italian garden terrace, provides a uniquely Mediterranean setting, where diners can enjoy a morning coffee, quick lunch or long celebratory suppers in the hidden heart of the city.
OLD PARSONAGE HOTEL
Oxford’s 17th century Old Parsonage combines original charm and character with all the luxury, amenities and technology available to an independently owned 5-star hotel. Best known by locals and visitors alike for its eclectic country house charm, chic modern interiors and striking 20th-century portraits, the Old Parsonage is a luxury home-from-home with impeccable hospitality. A striking balance of old and new, each of the 35 individually designed bedrooms and suites feature luxurious handmade beds, rich natural fabrics, unique Oxford sketches and magnificent marble bathrooms. Guests can enjoy afternoon tea in the walled courtyard, relax within the peaceful and stunning surrounds of a carefully curated library, or explore the city the traditional way and borrow one of our vintage style bicycles…
Famous for its intimate, bohemian, clubby atmosphere, the Parsonage Grill displays an amazing collection of eclectic oil paintings; mainly portraits of well-known writers and artists. Head Chef, Allan McLaughlin, takes pride in using the best produce, cooked simply to create classic British dishes with a modern, light touch. Open every day of the year, enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner and our famous afternoon teas, in the company of Oxford’s academic and literary luminaries…
GEES RESTAURANT & BAR
Gees, Oxford’s neighbourhood restaurant, offers locals and visitors a uniquely rustic, Mediterranean dining experience set in a stunning Victorian Glasshouse… Enjoy a house cocktail at the marble-topped bar, dine in the light-filled conservatory amidst olive trees and plants, choose from a daily evolving seasonal menu inspired by the regional dishes of Spain and Italy, cooked on the wood fire oven and charcoal grill…