• Private events

    We specialise in all styles of social events, from quiet celebrations and family events. Weddings and diners for local clubs to cocktail parties, business seminars and corporate gatherings.

    Our expertise in creating and designing an event along with our professional knowledge and understanding for events always ensures every element of your event is as anticipated.

    Booking Information

    To discuss your needs and receive a quote, please contact us at: restaurant_bookings@brookes.ac.uk or call 01865 483 895.

  • Canapé menu

    Brookes Restaurant incorporates the very best local and seasonal produce into its dishes featuring excellent local meat, vegetables and fruits along with sustainable fish.

    Brookes Restaurant can host receptions for up to 100 guests. Our canapés are charged at £2.30 each, and our minimum charge for food is £500. If your requirements are lower than this then a room hire charge will be incurred.

    Vegetarian

    Filo basket (V)

    Red onion marmalade. Stilton.

    Rosemary & parmesan shortbread (V)

    Cream cheese. Sun dried tomato.

    Spinach, feta & dill filo (V)

    Minted yoghurt.

    Meat & Fish

    Mini Yorkshire

    Roast beef. Horseradish.

    Smoked Salmon

    Shallot purée. Rye croute.

    Coronation chicken

    Tortilla cups. Mango salsa.

    Kelmscott prosciutto

    Pickled pear.

    King prawn skewers

    Chorizo. Red peppers.

    Fork buffet menu

    Brookes Restaurant incorporates the very best local and seasonal produce into its dishes featuring excellent local meat, vegetables and fruits along with sustainable fish.

    Dessert

    Brown Sugar Pavlova

    Clotted cream. Seasonal fruits.

    Almond Frangipane Tart

    Vanilla seed ice cream.

    Pistachio & Olive Oil Cake

    Cirtus fruits.

    Sticky Date Pudding

    Salted caramel sauce.

    Chocolate Torte

    Cherries.

    Apple, Pear & Blackberry Crumble

    Vanilla custard.

    Passion Fruit Tart

    Chocolate ice cream.

    Profiteroles

    Chocolate sauce.

    Summer Pudding

    Clotted cream.

    Mains

    Beef Bourguignonne
    Coq Au Vin
    Tagine (V)

    Lamb, chicken or vegetable.

    Roast Gloucestershire Chicken

    Button mushrooms. Tarragon sauce.

    Kelmscott Pork Casserole

    Oxfordshire cider. Sage. Mustard.

    Slow Braised Beef Casserole

    Hook Norton. Shallots.

    Chicken & Kelmscott Chorizo

    Plum tomatoes.

    Roasted Vegetables (V)

    Lentils. Goats cheese. Red pepper oil. Rocket.

    Salmon

    Beurre blanc. Lemon. Parsley.

    Squash, Beetroot & Red Onion Gratin (V)

    Function menu

    Brookes Restaurant incorporates the very best local and seasonal produce into its dishes featuring excellent local meat, vegetables and fruits along with sustainable fish.

    Starters

    Beetroot Salad (V)

    Candied walnuts. Goats cheese.

    Crab Cake

    Crispy squid. Shellfish veloute.

    Ham Hock Terrine

    Piccalilli. Brookes soda bread.

    Brookes Fish Platter

    Celeriac remoulade. Watercress salad.

    Salmon & Prawn Parfait

    Lemon. Dill.

    Monkfish Scampi
    Shallot Tart Tatin (V)

    Caramelised fig. Mature cheddar crumble.

    Pear, Kingham Blue & Walnut Tart (V)
    Butternut & Roasted Red Pepper Croquettes (V)

    Chickpea puree. Herb salad.

    Dessert

    Brown Sugar Pavlova

    Clotted cream. Seasonal fruits.

    Almond Frangipane Tart

    Vanilla seed ice cream.

    Pistachio & Olive Oil Cake

    Cirtus fruits.

    Sticky Date Pudding

    Salted caramel sauce.

    Chocolate Torte

    Cherries.

    Apple, Pear & Blackberry Crumble

    Vanilla custard.

    Passion Fruit Tart

    Chocolate ice cream.

    Profiteroles

    Chocolate sauce.

    Soups

    Wild Mushroom Soup

    Parmesan. Truffle Oil.

    Roasted Tomato Soup

    Cheese Beignet. Pesto.

    Celeriac Soup

    Crème fraiche. Lemon Thyme & Apple Dressing.

    Meat

    Braised Ox Cheek & Fillet

    Button onions. Mushroom. Red wine sauce.

    Slow Cooked Duck Breast

    Confit croquette. Celeriac puree.

    Roasted Corn Fed Chicken

    Confit garlic. Wild mushrooms. Leeks.

    Pan Roasted Venison Haunch

    Caramalised red onion. Star anise carrots. Red wine & port juice.

    Pulled Shoulder & Loin Of Gloucestershire Lamb

    Mint & pea puree. Roasted salsify.

    Kelmscott Pork Belly

    Loin. Black pudding. Apple flavours.

    Fish

    Roasted Cod Loin

    Warm tartare sauce. Peas. Sea spinach.

    Salmon & Crab Fritters

    Bisque. Samphire. Watercress.

    Grilled Sea Bass

    Braised Fennel. Roasted vegetables. Cream sauce.

    • "I cannot rate Oxford Brookes University Restaurant highly enough. I have been eating there for about 20 years quite regularly and never had a bad meal... If you haven't eaten at Brookes you don't know what you are missing."

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    • "I have been going to Brookes Restaurant for a number of years now and it still is our place to go to celebrate birthday, anniversary, or eat with friends or colleague. The students are attentive and never had a bad meal yet."

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    • "I attended Brookes restaurant this evening for my works Christmas meal and was hugely impressed... we can't praise and thank the staff enough for a Christmas do that will remain long in the memory"

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    • "I went to Brookes restaurant last week and I can say that is one of the best restaurants in Oxford in terms of the food and also the service."

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