Monday to Sunday
10am — 11pm
Monday to Sunday
- Disabled Access
- Private Dining
- Free WiFi
- Outside Seating Area
- Families and Children Welcome
About The Folly
The Folly restaurant occupies a unique riverside position in the heart of Oxford. Our restaurant provides simply served, excellently cooked dishes crafted from the freshest seasonal ingredients.
The restaurant's terrace floats on the waters of the River Thames as she runs gently under Folly Bridge. Inside we give a warm welcome throughout the year and offer relaxed drinks and dining from Sunday lunch to Saturday cocktails and everything in between.
Afternoon Tea is served daily 11.00 - 15.30
A fantastic evening with incredible service, especially due to the last minute change due to the weather. Fantastic canopes and a great atmosphere! Thanks to everyone include
Managed a large party of us excellently, thank you for making my birthday so special!
We chose the folly for a afternoon tea for two , it was a very enjoyable experience which we hope to repeat in the future , we also look forward to having a boat trip down the river , thanks to all at the folly .
Wonderful location but more importantly the food is top notch
Really great, staff were helpfully. Great food. Lovely place
Absolutely lovely staff from the moment we arrived to the moment we left. The food was beautifully presented to us and tasted just as good...I would highly recommend the Folly we loved it.
Great timing between meals, really nice service and friendly staff - clearly care about the service/product they are offering 👍🏻
Fantastic food and service, will definitely be coming back.
Brilliant experience at the Folly then on the river great day
I would like to thank all the staff for the friendly welcome the quick and attentive service the excellent flavour and presentation of the food which my elderly mum and I enjoyed tremendously. The afternoon tea for two was a birthday gift from my daughter to myself and my mum. We would both thoroughly recommend The Folly to anyone and will be wishing for our next visit with you not to be too long in the future. Thank you all very much for a fantastic afternoon.
The restaurant itself was absolutely gorgeous and the meal was beautiful! I do feel that a bit more could have been on the plate for the amount it costs however. The atmosphere was relaxed and the staff were helpful and attentive. All in all an amazing evening.
Very good indeed
We had a delicious meal after our river cruise and were very impressed with the food, atmosphere and service at The Folly.
Excellent service from the young man who served us - attentive but not overly intrusive.
Lovely setting and very accommodating staff. Afternoon tea was excellent.
A very pleasant evening, we were well looked after and everything went like clockwork. The Folly is extremely well organised and the staff were very attentive.
Lovely lunch after river cruise
Very very good! The presentation was magnificent, really sets it apart from other venues with such delicious food. Service was also very good, helpful, wine ordered to pair with dinner came at the perfect time. Only complaint was that some of the group found the temperature inside too hot haha.
Enjoyable visit to the Folly Restaurant will definitely visit again
The food was very nice but we had requested a window table which we were not given. Additionally, I noted on my booking that this was a birthday celebration but this was not mentioned at all till the very end of the meal. Admittedly, I was then brought a nice smoothie with a candle.
We went on the Mad Hatters afternoon tea cruise for a hen do and it was fantastic. A big thank you to skipper Mark, he was brilliant from beginning to end. The food was lovely. Such a fun river cruise. We wished it lasted longer than 2 hours. Definitely recommend. Thank you!
Food was nice and the restaurant is really charming. BTW next time I would prefer to have more than (seems like fixed) 2 hours for the dinner.
We really enjoyed our evening at The Folly. I have marked service down slightly because we had to wait 45 mins for our starter which I feel is too long. Everything else was perfect.