Free parking is available just a short walk away on Canterbury Road.
The interior is filled with trees and plants, the kitchen features a wood fire oven & charcoal grill. Ingredients are simply prepared and expertly cooked. Open all day, every day: morning coffee, brunch, express lunch, dishes for sharing & Sunday roasts… Also, feel welcome to just drop by for a glass or two.
Expect a warm welcome and great food served by knowledgeable & friendly waiters.
- Surfaces sanitised between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
- Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waiting staff wear masks
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Staff temperature check required
- Contact tracing information collected
Homemade Ice Cream
Chocolate Nemesis Pistachio Ice Cream
Food was delicious, setting gorgeous, service wonderful. Can’t wait to go back.
Excellent food and very nice staff. Seabass carpaccio was delicious
Dear Sergio, Thank you so much for your 5 star review, we are so glad you enjoyed the carpaccio and hope you come back to see us again soon.
Great food and service. What a lovely lunch for our anniversary!
Dear Francine, Thank you for choosing Gees to celebrate your anniversary we are sharing your great review with our team. We hope to see you again soon.
It's a very pleasant place, the steak was amazing and the staff is super friendly. A nice place to celebrate special days and more
Dear Abdullah, We are really pleased to receive your positive feedback on your recent visit to Gees and delighted you enjoyed the service and food. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regards, Alessandra Restaurant manager
Staff were brilliant and friendly. Food great, setting even better
Thank you very much for your fantastic feedback! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Gees and looking forward to welcoming you back! Best wishes, Alessandra Restaurant manager
Lovely evening! Great food particularly the veggie celeriac steak!
Dear Liz, Thank you so much for your amazing feedback! We are so pleased you enjoyed your evening with us and that you liked the food, in particular our delicious vegan celeriac steak. Thank you for your review and see you again soon. Best wishes, Alessandra Restaurant manager
Wonderful service and delicious food.
Thank you for taking the time to write this nice review! We are very happy to read that you have enjoyed both our excellent food and professional and friendly service. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Kind regards, Alessandra Restaurant manager
We had a fantastic Sunday lunch, many thanks. I thought the venue and service was excellent.
Dear John, Thank you for visiting Gees last Sunday and leaving your fantastic feedback on ambience and service, we are delighted that you had a wonderful time with us. We look forward to welcoming you back, hopefully soon! Best wishes, Alessandra Restaurant manager
cheerful and prompt service. menu hard to read in dim light
Dear Richard, Thank you for your fantastic feedback, so glad you enjoyed our service, I'm sure our team will be delighted to read your very nice comments. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regards, Alessandra Restaurant manager
Great night out. Fantastic food, venue and service.
Dear Louise, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are delighted to read you thoroughly enjoyed your dining experience at Gees and look forward to welcoming you back, hopefully soon! Best wishes, Alessandra Restaurant manager
It is always a pleasure to visit Gees and this was no exception. Great ambience, supreme service and wonderful food
Dear Philiph, Thank you so much for your amazing feedback. So rewarding to read your high praise on food, service and ambience. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and hope you'll have a chance of returning soon! Best wishes, Alessandra Restaurant manager
Excellent and quite unique menu choices, such as octopus and duck ragu.
The tapas starter was particularly impressive and a perfect sharing dish.
All of the staff were friendly, polite and showed excellent timing.
This was our first visit to Gees and we were extremely impressed and will look forward to returning again later in the year.
Thank you ever so much for an incredible review! We are all delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your first visit to Gees and look forward to welcoming you back! Best wishes, Alessandra Restaurant manager
Food was appalling. One starter and two mains had to be sent back. Staff handled it brilliantly and explained they were short staffed in the kitchen. We are regulars so have some great meals here normally, just a shame as it was an anniversary and birthday celebration.
Excellent food in a fantastic setting. Really enjoyable
I chose Gees for its open sense of space, and the care of the staff, as well as the good food. If customers can be kept spaced out, it is perfect for this period of concern.
lovely venue. food was great. service was good but not amazing, one waiter just spilled water all over the table and didn't mop it up but the others were great.
Dear JemmaD, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are glad to read that you have greatly enjoyed the dishes prepared by our chefs and we really appreciate your constructive feedback. We shall strive to offer you an impeccable service on your next visit. Best wishes, Erika Restaurant Manager
Welcomed with a glass of fizz which was a lovely gesture.
The service went exceptional will definately be back
Dear Alison, we are so pleased you enjoyed celebrating your anniversary with us. Our waiting team will be delighted to read your high praise of their service standards. Thank you for your review and see you again soon.
Amazing restaurant with lovely caring staff. Would highly recommend, food was excellent.
Dear Ellie, Thank you for taking the time to write this nice review! We are very happy to read that you have enjoyed both our excellent food and professional and friendly service. We shall hope to welcome you back soon. Best wishes, Erika Restaurant Manager
Delicious meal and excellent service as always...still a firm favourite!
Dear RachelE, Thank you for a great comment! We are delighted to remain among your favourite restaurants and can't wait to see you back soon. Best wishes, Erika Restaurant Manager
Good place to date. The foods and vibe are good!!
Thank you very much for your feedback! We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes, Alessandra Restaurant manager
Gee's qenerally gives good value for money. The main course was ok but one starter wass somewhat bland.
Dear Dunlavey, Thank you for your feedback. We are disappointed to read that on this occasion one of the dishes was not up to the high standard standards that we proud ourselves off. We hope you will give us an opportunity to make amends by visiting us again in the future. Best wishes, Erika Restaurant Manager
Excellent top drawer food, coupled with very proffesional and friendly service. Highly recommended. S
Dear Simonw, Thank you for visiting Gees and leaving some nice feedback. It's great that you have enjoyed your dinner with us and we very much look forward to welcoming you back. Best wishes, Erika Restaurant Manager
The staff was very attentive and the food, exceptional. The menu was creative with local ingredients and a nice wine list. We had a wonderful experience and hope to return soon.
Dear Sable, Thank you for your wonderful review! We are delighted to read you thoroughly enjoyed your dining experiences at Gees. Likewise, we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best wishes, Erika Restaurant Manager
Google reviews were so good we booked this as part of a NY22 trip. Out in the glasshouse, the staff, food and environment were all excellent and I would recommend this restaurant.
Dear JohnW, Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful feedback! We were delighted to welcome you to Gees to enjoy a great experience to begin 2022 the right way! Best wishes for the New year, and we hope to see you back soon. Best regards, Erika Restaurant Manager
Gees is my absolute favourite restaurant. The unique glasshouse is stunning all year round with seasonal planting. The food is fabulous and the staff are brilliant, attentive without being in your face. The cocktails are amazing…..
I would not hesitate to recommend to any of my friends.
Dear Anns, We are delighted by your comments and honoured to be your favourite restaurant! We look forward to welcoming you and your friends back to Gees soon. Best wishes, Erika Restaurant Manager
Great food and service.
Always accommodating with dietary requirements.
Would definitely recommend.
Dear Annam, Thank you for taking the time to write this review; we always do our best to cater for our guests with dietary requirements, in order to ensure they can fully enjoy their experience at Gees - glad to see we succeeded! We look forward to welcoming you back. Best wishes, Erika Restaurant Manager
Gees is an Oxford institution set in a beautiful Edwardian conservatory. The food is modern European and a little over priced for me but the setting helps. The set price lunch is great value but was not available the day I visited. Great that they support local business with the XT real ale available.
Dear DavidW, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. Our grade II listed conservatory offers a wonderful and unique atmosphere for dining. The express menu was temporarily replaced by the Christmas party menu during the month of December; however it will be back later this month. We are happy to count many local businesses among our food and drink suppliers, and we are so happy you have noticed this! We hope to welcome you back soon. Best wishes, Erika Restaurant Manager
A very good place to bring families, delicious food and fast service. The children’s portions could be smaller but were presented beautifully. My grandsons don’t eat much!
Dear AngelaB, Thank you for your feedback, we are pleased that you have enjoyed your family meal here at Gees. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best wishes, Erika Restaurant Manager
A beautiful setting. A short walk from the centre of Oxford (15 mins max). The staff are so welcoming and knowledgeable about the menu. They can’t do enough for you. The food was perfect. Huge portions for main course, so choose wisely if you like puddings! I had the red pepper risotto (I’m vegetarian) and my husband had seafood linguine. Both utterly delicious. My husband managed pudding - the crumble, which he said was the best he tasted. A really wonderful dinner. Thank you
Dear Alison, Thank you for taking the time to write such thrilling comments about your meal here at Gees. We are happy to read you enjoyed every aspect of your experience here and can't wait to welcome you back. Best wishes, Erika Restaurant Manager
Great bday meal. Always a pleasure to dine at Gees. Will be back again soon.
Thank you for your feedback; we are delighted that you have enjoyed your birthday celebration with us. Looking forward to seeing you soon. Best wishes, Erika Restaurant Manager
A brilliant evening! Food was outstanding and the waiting staff were extremely friendly. Would highly recommend.
Really great food and nice big portions! Everyone serving was super friendly as well. And it is such a beautiful restaurant.
Dear Debora, Thank you for your nice review! So happy to read that you have thoroughly enjoyed dining here at Gees. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best wishes, Erika Restaurant Manager
Delicious food but a little bit noisy
Thank you for your comments, we are so happy to read you have enjoyed the dishes we offer. Indeed, being a neighbourhood restaurant and a popular destination, at times the atmosphere may result quite lively. We hope to welcome you to Gees again. Best wishes, Erika Restaurant Manager
It's a great venue for a special meal - not cheap if you're doing three courses and a bottle of decent wine, but the staff are most attentive and the food is excellent. (It's not necessary to spend lavishly, though - I wanted to treat an elderly friend I hadn't seen for a year.) It's never going to be quiet and intimate as the building is a giant glasshouse (a former plant nursery), but the noise isn't excessive and I managed to converse easily with someone who is getting very hard of hearing.
Dear JohnW, Thank you for taking the time to write some wonderful feedback. We are happy to have provided you with a nice setting and lively atmosphere to enjoy your appointment with your friend! We hope to welcome you to Gees again soon. Best wishes, Erika Restaurant Manager
Great attention to detail, lovely service. Really good gluten free options. Never fail to have a great meal there.
Thank you for your feedback! Our chefs do their very best to ensure we can cater for our guests with some dietary requirement; we are happy that you found our gluten free options really good. We look forward to welcoming you back to Gees! Best wishes, Erika Restaurant manager
Amazing experience, great food and excellent service! Can’t fault anything!
Dear KeithL, It was a pleasure to welcome you and your family for lunch; we are thrilled to read that you have enjoyed your experience here and grateful for your wonderful comments. We look forward to seeing you all again soon. Best wishes, Erika Restaurant Manager
Excellent place ! Great ambiance & good food !
Service is excellent too !
One of the best places in oxford…
Slightly expensive.. meal for 2 with a bottle of wine £150
Lovely relaxed evening. Food and service good. Not rushed
Even with a table for 8 the service and food standards were superb
Have been using Gees for over 30 years and always highly recommend
Dean Nick, First of all thank you so much for being so loyal to Gees! We are absolutely delighted that you appreciate what we offer so much and so pleased you had a wonderful time on your last visit. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best wishes, Alessandra Restaurant manager
A very poor dish of practically duck-free duck fettuccini spoiled an otherwise lovely time. To be fair they did knock the price off the bill but why put customers through this? Otherwise Gees remains a super place.
Gees is rated 4.6 stars by 1887 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.