The Perch is Oxford’s best kept secret. A destination Inn on the Thames serving excellent, farmhouse-style British food with a seasonal edge and open to all.
The Perch is one of Oxford’s oldest pubs. We’re just a few minutes walk from the Isis (Oxford’s stretch of the Thames) and Port Meadow, a historic common stretching from Jericho to Wolvercote.
In the summer, our garden is the envy of the whole city, and our 17th century plaster-rubble building with its traditional thatched roof will charm even the most seasoned pub-goers.
There’s been a pub on our site for at least 800 years. In those 800 years, we’ve been a favourite of some of Britain’s best poets and authors, a frequent haunt of Inspector Morse, and one of the most influential venues in the British Jazz scene.
As of Spring 2015, we’ve conducted a full scale renovation to bring a traditional pub into the modern world, and ensure we’ll be around for the next 800 years.
We provide a refuge for everyone who loves great food and drink – whether they’re thirsty students, hungry walkers, exploring families, muddy dogs, or adventurous visitors.