Oxford, England

Little Clarendon Street

Little Clarendon Street is a bustling little street in Oxford that starts from across the St. Giles Church. This small street reflects the diversity of this historic city and its university. It has been fondly called as Little Trendy Street in the days of yore. Little Clarendon boasts of a range of offerings – fashion wear, bridal boutique, lifestyle products, international cuisine, cafés, bars and more.

Shopping surprises

Little Clarendon Street has quite a few surprises for the visitor. Pay a visit to the Sobell House Hospice Charity Shop (No. 55) to find some rare treasures. It’s where all curio hunters go. Another place for some unusual gifts and souvenirs is Central Living (No. 33 – 35), a furniture and lifestyle store. The street is also home to exclusive men’s tailors, Clements & Church (No. 27).

Restaurants and cafés

From Lebanese to Andalusian, cafés to ice-cream parlors, the street offers a delectable mix of cuisines and dining experiences for locals and international tourists. Walk into George and Davis’ (No. 55) to savor delicious home-made ice-cream. Natural Bread (No. 29) offers hand-crafted cakes and artisan breads inspired by the owners’ travels around the globe. If you feel like some adventure, Al Andalus Tapas Bar (No. 10) or Elham’s Lebanese Deli (No. 3) are great options. Of course, there’s the ubiquitous Italian hangout, Carluccio’s (No. 1 & 2) however don’t pass by the prix fixe haven of traditional French cuisine, Pierre Victoire Bistrot at No. 9, Little Clarendon Street.

Like most places in Oxford, this street is quaint, inviting and a great place to soak in the city’s unique atmosphere.