The Lighthouse is a tapas restaurant, cocktail bar and private function venue in Oxford city centre.

The Lighthouse is one of the best places to eat in Oxford city centre. Our pan-med tapas lend themselves to social dining with the option of large plates for more traditional restaurant dining.

Traditionally a pub, The Lighthouse has emerged as one of the best cocktail bars in Oxford. Drinking at The Lighthouse reveals an unwavering commitment to mixology principles; fresh fruit, balanced flavours as well as striking Instagram opportunities! Our wide variety of gins, spirits, beers, ales, ciders and wines cater to a plethora of tastes, seasons and moods.

Coffee and cake at The Lighthouse are best enjoyed with a view of the Oxford Castle or on the terrace along the riverside. Our vegan and gluten-free cakes are handmade in Oxford and a firm favourite with our regulars and staff alike.

Combine our tapas dishes to create the perfect menu for your private event in the Boiler Room. Perfect for parties, wedding receptions, meetings, Christmas parties and private dining our private hire room hosts up to 50 people.

The Lighthouse is a 5-minute walk from the bus and train stations in central Oxford. We are ideally located to complement an evening at the theatre, a day out exploring the nearby tourist attractions or a shopping spree at the Westgate.


Available for Private Hire

The Lighthouse, a steampunk themed chamber for social navigation is the perfect setting to host anything from private parties to private dining, Christmas parties to networking events.

Our Boiler Room, complete with an open fireplace and dedicated bar can cater anywhere from 6 to 50 people. This is not to mention that our Galley which faces Oxford's Castle Mill Stream can accommodate many more.

Keep an eye out for our Christmas Party packages and Christmas dining menu.


Function Room | Private Hire —





1 Park End Street
Oxford, OX1 1HH



Mon – Thu, 12 pm – 12.30 am
Fri – Sat, 12 pm – 1.30 am
Sun, 12 pm – 11.30 pm


Kitchen Hours

Daily from 12 pm – 9.30 pm


Get in Touch

T: 01865 204060
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