New takeaway for walkers at The Killingworth Castle

With so many takeaways to choose from here are some novel ideas to get your mouthwatering, all available right here in Oxfordshire.

MOVIE NIGHTS: The clever peeps at Fallow & Fields have launched a series of takeaway boxes, not least the MOVIE NIGHT BOX which includes: everything you need to make a pizza, pre loaded nachos, sweet and savoury popcorn for popping, hot chocolate stirrers with giant marshmallows and a selection of drinks. Order By Thursday for collection on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Free delivery to villages near Nuneham Courtenay. Box for 2 is £45 FOR 4 £60.

SUNDAY ROAST See our offerings here. There are so many to choose from to save you the hassle of cooking. Let the experts take over!

Takeaway roast at The White Hart Wytham

WEEKEND WALKINGKillingworth Castle in Wootton is helping us with our daily exercise. Fancy a foodie treat with your walk this weekend? From barista coffees, hot chocolate and homemade cakes to Saturday’s breakfast dogs, hot dogs, dirty fries, mac & cheese and Sunday’s breakfast dog, this will make it worth the trek! Sat & Sun, 10-3pm. No pre-order necessary.

The Waterfront Cafe, Benson – are also doing a roaring trade in walking fodder from hot choclate and toasties to cakes, soup and pasties. Just grab and go. 7 days a week, Sunday-Thursday 9am – 4pm, Friday and Saturday 9am – 7pm.


DOUGHNUTS– Oxford has gone doughnut mad. From Pippin Doughnuts served at The Jericho Cafe on Thursdays and Ox Shed Cafe in Wallingford, which sell out every time, to Patron doughnuts at Tap Social’s White House horsebox cafe on Abingdon Road and Barefoot‘s delicious array on North Parade. Just pop in and fill your boots.

Patron doughnuts and brownies at Tap Social

ENTERTAINMENTYeoman at Home – The intrepid new landlords at the Freeland pub are hosting a food and entertainment evening every Friday in lockdown. Tonight it’s a bingo and tapas night!

The Oxfordshire Yeoman

PIESThe White Horse in Kings Sutton is taking the humble pie to a whole new level. Selling out every week with a new flavour to fight over, go to to make sure you get in there in time!

The White Horse in Kings Sutton

PIZZA – so many to choose from – Pizza Boys Bicester to Ricos, Cotswold Pizza Company in Chipping Norton on Fridays, Mamma Mia, White Rabbit in Oxford or even the Dodo pubs DIY option – Rickety Press, Up In Arms and Rusty Bicycle, to name but a few

The Pizza Boys Bicester

BUNSSkogen Kitchen deliver boxes of their homemade Scandinavian buns. Yes really! Order in batches of 4, 8 or 12, there is even a frozen option available! Delivery within the Oxford Ring Road and Dorchester-on-Thames on Saturdays.  Otherwise there is a fixed fee of £3 for deliveries.

Skogen Kitchens buns

STEAK NIGHT– steak boxes are all the rage. From The Chester‘s legendary steak platter to new steakhouse The Waggon and Horses in Southmoor’s sumptuous choice of rump, fillet, T-bone and sirloin with all the extras and No 1 Ship Street‘s surf ‘n turf, there’s lots to choose from.

The Chester Arms’ steak platter

VEGGIE/VEGAN – There are so many delicious options flooding in at the moment, from V-Stack‘s dirty fast food to Happy Friday Kitchen and Green Routes Cafe in East Oxford, Alba in Witney and Ribizli in Wallingford all doing takeaways.

V Stack burger

DRIVE THRU – apart from the usual suspects there are some much more unique options – Mollies Diner‘s swanky take on American fast food and The Jam Factory has introduced its own drive thru in central Oxford.

SWANKY: Want to take it up a notch? Then your luck is in. Some of Oxfordshire’s best restaurants have taken it up a notch by providing a deluxe three course meal ready for you to serve at home. From 215 and Pompette in Summertown, No1 Ship Street in Oxford to The White Hart in Wytham The White Hart in Wytham http://The White Hart in Wytham Wild Thyme in Chipping Norton, Lamb Inn in Crawley and The Oxford Arms in Kirtlington, Cherwell Boathouse, the At Home packages during lockdown mean you are spoilt for choice.

No1 Ship Street’s surf n turf

Katherine MacAlister


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