1855 Oxford

1855 Wine Bar

With the interest in creating a great wine bar, the owners decided upon creating an eclectic mix of wines and craft beers and a quality driven food menu, consisting of cheese and charcuterie boards, all mixed with a beautiful and historic setting... 1855 Wine Bar is focused on exciting the senses on every level, we put a strong emphasis on biodynamic and organic wines.



We are open from dawn to dusk, serving eclectic and exceptional wines, carefully matched cooked meats, cheeses and fantastic wood roasted coffees. At 1855, taste is everything. Our food and drink menus are carefully chosen to enhance each other and inspire you to try something new. Our staff are friendly, happy and service focused. Together they have in-depth knowledge on our wine and food offerings. If you would like them to make a recommendation or two, you just need to ask.


Why 1855...

The year 1855 saw the classification of most prestigious chateaux in the Bordeaux wine region. The classification lives on today as one of the world's most famous, marking out 1855 as seminal in the history of wine.


Worth Mentioning...

Decanter, top 5 UK Wine Bars in world’s leading wine magazine, 2015

Sunday Times, best Wine Bars Nationwide, 2016

Financial Times, most exciting new Wine Bar, 2014

RB&DA, Best Restaurant or Bar in a Heritage Building, RU, 2014

Sunday Telegraph, listed in UK top 5 Wine Bars, 2017

Guardian, top 10 Craft Beer Bars in Oxford 2016

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TELEPHONE 01865 247 217

4 Oxford Castle, New Road, Oxford, OX1 1AY