Food Shopping in Oxford

Hope you found the Shopping Guide video useful!

We wanted to get you thinking about the different places around Oxford where you can go for your food shopping – there’s so much more out there than just your average supermarket!

For inspiration check out the Oxford Brookes Shopping Map here showing you exactly where everything is, as well as giving you lots of useful info about each place.

Liked what you saw in the video? Read on for more info about the places we went!

Oxford Covered Market
Oxford’s world-famous covered market has all sorts on offer: from fruit and veg to bakery goods, meats and seafood to cheeses – there’s something for all tastes, and very affordable.

And it’s not just food – there’s also flowers, shoes, jewellery and clothing too, so you’re spoilt for choice.

If you get hungry or thirsty while browsing round, there’s loads of places to eat and drink in Oxford’s Covered Market.

Where: Located off the High Street in the centre of the city.

When: Opening Hours: 8.30am – 5.30pm Monday to Saturday, 10am – 4pm Sunday.


Il Principe – Italian Deli and Take-away

If you like your authentic Italian food, this is the place to go to for specialties like buffalo mozzarella, salami, parma ham, cheeses, antipasti, desserts…

The great thing about Il Principe is that it’s also a take-away (hot and cold) – so fresh hello pizza, pasta and salads. AND students get 10% discount – bonus!

Where: 82 Cowley Road

When: Open 10am – 10pm daily.


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