How To Support Local Businesses For Valentines Day 2022

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Whether you’re planning brunch at home with your other half, or meeting up with friends for a galentines brunch, local businesses across Oxfordshire have got you covered! From flowers to cupcakes and luxury dining to pizza, this is your go to guide for local Valentine’s Day inspiration in Oxford and across the county in 2022. >>

Indie Restaurants & Cafes

Find the perfect spot for a special meal out with your partner or friends, whether that’s a 3 course slap up meal or casual brunch. >>

Arbequina Oxford

Arbequina – book for dinner on Cowley Road.

How To Support Local Businesses For Valentines Day 2022

Gee’s – book for brunch, lunch or dinner in North Oxford.

gourdans steak st clements

Gourdans Steak Frites – book for dinner on St Clements, or order for takeaway.

Handle Bar Cafe Oxford

The Handle Bar Cafe – book for brunch, lunch or tapas on Fridays and Saturdays.

Parsonage Grill Oxford

Parsonage Grill – enjoy brunch, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner, and book a room for a luxurious Oxford staycation.

quod oxford

Quod Restaurant & Bar – book for brunch, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner for city centre dining on the High Street.

Seven Stars at Marsh Baldon Oxfordshire

Seven Stars at Marsh Baldon – book for lunch or dinner Wednesday to Sunday at this charming village pub in Marsh Baldon, South Oxfordshire.

The Edge Witney Burger

The Edge Eatery – serving brunch and lunch from their cafe in Witney.

The Folly Oxford

The Folly – book for lunch, afternoon or dinner and enjoy a river cruise before your meal.

The Jam Factory Oxford

The Jam Factory – book for lunch, brunch or dinner in the city centre.

The Jericho Cafe Oxford

The Jericho Cafe – serving up brunch and lunch on Walton Street.

Oxfordshire Yeoman Freeland

The Oxfordshire Yeoman – book for dinner or Sunday lunch in the lovely village of Freeland in West Oxfordshire.

The Up In Arms Oxford

The Up In Arms – visit this Marston pub for great pizza and drinks.

White Rabbit Oxford pizza

The White Rabbit – book this city centre pub on Friars Entry for great pizza and drinks in the heated garden.

Tap Social White House pub 600

The White House by Tap Social – book for brunch, lunch or dinner at the Tap Abingdon Road pub.

Waste2Taste Oxford

Waste 2 Taste – open for brunch and lunch Tuesday to Thursday at the Ark T centre in Cowley.

Wilding Wine Oxford

Wilding – book for lunch or dinner on Little Clarendon Street.


Find the perfect gift from this inspiring list of local Oxfordshire indies to support this Valentine’s Day. >>

Food & Drink

2 North Parade shop Oxford

2 North Parade – pick up ingredients for a local inspired meal or make up a foodie hamper.

alfonso gelateria oxford

Alfonso Gelato – order ice cream for a cosy night in, or collect from the Woodstock shop.

Bearded Viking Drinks Oxford

Bearded Viking Drinks – order cocktails for home delivery

Big Scary Monsters Social Club Oxford

Big Scary Monsters Social Club – order beer online or head to the Cowley Road shop.

Colombia Coffee Roasters Oxford

Colombia Coffee Roasters – pick up coffee in the Covered Market or Summertown stores, or order for home delivery.

Fallow & Field Oxfordshire

Fallow & Field – pick up local deli goods for a foodie hamper, or stop by for brunch.

Gatineau Oxford

Gatineau – order sweet treats online or shop at their Summertown store.

Grape Minds Oxford

Grape Minds – head to the stores in Summertown or Wallingford for wine, beer and spirits.

Hamblin Bread Oxford

Hamblin – pick up bread and provisions from the Iffley Road shop for a foodie hamper or brunch at home

Happy Cakes Oxford

Happy Cakes – Email Julia to order bespoke cakes, bakes and cupcakes.

Horsebox Coffee Oxford

Horse Box Coffee – order coffee online.

Jericho Coffee Traders Oxford

Jericho Coffee Traders – head to the High Street Espresso Bar, the roastery on Osney Mead or order coffee online.

L'Altre Vi Oxford

L’altre Vi Wine – order online and get free delivery in Oxfordshire on purchases of 3 bottles or more.

team tea oxford

Team Tea – order online for UK delivery with free delivery over £20.

The Market Cellar Door Oxford local wine

The Market Cellar Door – visit the shop in The Covered Market for a great selection of wine.

The Missing Bean Oxford

The Missing Bean – order coffee online, or pick up from cafes in Oxford, Abingdon or Banbury.

The Orange Bakery Watlington Oxfordshire

The Orange Bakery – pick up bread and bakes from the Watlington shop for a cosy brunch at home.

The Oxford Wine Company

The Oxford Wine Company – pick up wine, beer and spirits at the Turl Street, Little Clarendon Street, Botley Road or Standlake stores.

The Wonky Food Co Oxford

The Wonky Food Co – order relishes online and help fight against food waste.

Yellow Submarine Oxford

Yellow Submarine Cafe – order cakes and gifts online for home delivery.

Music, Jewellery, Flowers & more

Amy Surman Oxford

Amy Surman Jewellery – buy jewellery or workshops online, or head to Amy’s Cowley shop.

Bethan Lily Knit Oxford

Bethan Lily Knits – buy home and fashion knitwear online, or find Beth at North Parade Market.

Blue Blood Oxford

Blue Blood Sports – head to the Covered Market store or shop sports accessories online.

Blue Fox Creative

Blue Fox Creative – shop online for cards, mugs and home wares

Charlotte Spencer Candles Oxfordshire

Charlotte Spencer Candles – buy candles and diffusers online.

custom made Oxford

Custom Made – order jewellery online

Fairtrade St Michaels Oxford

Fairtrade St Michaels – head to the city centre store on Cornmarket Street for find jewellery, home wares, food and much more.

Headington Fairtrade Oxford

Headington Fairtrade – visit the Headington store, or head to The Covered Market to support their pop up shop. Find jewellery, accessories, food, home wares and more.

Hilly Jo Oxford

Hilly Jo Textiles – order accessories and home wares online.

Hoyles of Oxford

Hoyles of Oxford – find games and puzzles at the High Street store, or order online.

Indigo Oxford

Indigo – visit the store on Cowley Road for jewellery, accessories, clothing and more, or order for home delivery.

Irving Contemporary Oxford

Irving Contemporary – shop art, sculptures and ceramics online.

Rianna Low Jam Puppy Design

Jam Puppy – shop online for cute and fun home wares and cards.


Jessie’s Art Shed – order jewellery and craft kits online, or stop by Jessie’s shop in Eynsham.

Laird Hatters Oxford

Laird Hatters – find handmade hats and accessories at the city centre store on Cornmarket Street, or order for home delivery.

Littlemore Candle Company rose

Littlemore Candle Company – order candles and diffusers online.

Liz Corley Art Oxford Bee Painting

Liz Corley Art – shop online for nature inspired art and home wares.

Modern Art Oxford Shop

Modern Art Oxford Gift Shop – visit the latest exhibition and check out the gift shop quirky and unusual presents on Pembroke Street in Oxford.

Mostly Books Abingdon

Mostly Books – head to the Abingdon store books, gifts and cards, and chat to the staff for recommendations and literary inspiration.

Neve's Bees Oxford

Neve’s Bees – order Oxfordshire made balms and skincare online.

Objects of Use Oxford

Objects of Use – visit the city centre store on Market Street for unique home, garden and personal items.

Oxford Weaving Studio

Oxford Weaving Studio – buy kits or workshops online.

Oxonbox Oxford

Oxonbox – order gift boxes online.

Payne & Son Oxford

Payne & Son – head to the city centre store on the High Street for fine jewellery (including engagement rings!)

Rainbow & Spoon Oxford

Rainbow & Spoon – visit Amanda’s shop just off Frideswide Square in Oxford for jewellery, accessories and clothing.

rapture Witney

Rapture – head to the Witney store for a great selection of vinyl, CDs and more.

Reginald Davis Oxford

Reginald Davis – visit the High Street store for a selection of fine silverware and jewellery (also including engagement rings!)

ronapainting gallery Oxford

Ronapainting Gallery – visit the gallery on Walton Street, or shop online for art and gifts.

Sanders of Oxford

Sanders of Oxford – head to the High Street store for a wide selection of prints from antique to contemporary.

Sarah Wiseman Gallery Oxford

Sarah Wiseman – visit Sarah’s Summertown gallery, or shop online for art, ceramics and sculptures.

SO Sustainable Watlington

SO Sustainable – head to Steph’s store in Watlington for sustainable gifts and home wares.

The Garden Oxford

The Garden – visit The Covered Market shop, or order online for delivery in Oxford and selected surrounding areas.

Truck store oxford

Truck Store – head to the Cowley Road store for the latest releases and in store gigs.

Herberowe Oxford candles

The Herberowe Candle Co – order candles and diffusers from Sarah online, or visit the Village Refill at Yarnton Home and Garden.

Oxford Soap Company Shop

The Oxford Soap Company – order online or visit Ervin’s Covered Market shop for soaps, shampoo bars and skincare.

The Maker Space Oxford

The Maker Space – order craft kits online, or visit the cafe, shop and studios in Nuffield, South Oxfordshire.

The Woolhound Oxford

The Woolhound – visit Jessica’s store in The Covered Market or shop online.

Vanilla Oxford

Vanilla – visit the Summertown store for fashion, accessories and home wares.

YOU Underwear

YOU Underwear – order underwear online, or visit the pop up shop in The Covered Market.


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