Venues offering lunch room facilities in Oxford

If the Pitt Rivers Museum is unable to provide a lunch space for schools, the following venues close by offer facilities for groups to eat packed lunches.

Schools are asked to book directly with venues.

We have provided the external links below for your information only and the Museum has no control over these third party sites, so the weblinks and information for individual venues may change from what is listed below. 


The Friends’ Meeting House, 43 St Giles’, Oxford OX1 3LW

T: 01865 557373


Contact name: Deborah Arrowsmith & Jackie Mansfield

Time/s available: lunch may be taken in a room or the garden, times upon request. The venue is closed on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Cost: suggest a donation of 50p per child.

Maximum group size: 36 children (plus 3 teachers)

Other facilities: kitchen and toilets, 3 disabled parking bays. 


Wesley Memorial Church Hall, New Inn Hall Street, Oxford OX1 2DH

T: 01865 201606 / mobile: 07775 772018


Contact name: Nikos Paplomatas

Time/s available: anytime requested

Cost: £32.50 (as at September 2010)

Maximum group size: 60 children

Other facilities: small kitchen and toilets. 


St Michael at the North Gate, Cornmarket Street, Oxford OX1 3EY

T: 01865 240 940


Contact name: Bob Wilkes

Time/s available: The Parish Room is available at lunch times. On Wednesdays and Fridays students will need to be quieter as services take place

Cost: donation

Maximum group size: 50 children (sitting on floor)

Other facilities: kitchen and toilets. 


New Road Baptist Church, Bonn Square OX1 1LQ

T: 01865 798235


Contact name: Dave Stevens

Time/s available: any day