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Gluten Free in Oxford: White Rabbit Pizza, Organic Deli & Greens Cafe

Last weekend I spent 48 hours in beautiful Oxford with my boyfriend, David. After the amazingness of London for gluten free, it can feel like there’s not as much choice for eating out in smaller cities. Oxford, Bath (and Leeds a few weekends ago) prove this wrong. In-between celebrating Valentine’s Day and exploring the city, we found some delicious places to eat gluten free in Oxford, and saw many more options around the city (particularly for pizza) that I’d love to try next time. Here are the places I would recommend. The White Rabbit The White Rabbit is a cosy and cool pub in central Oxford. Not only do they have cosy nooks, boardgames, great music AND decent cider on tap, but they serve some of the best gluten free pizza I’ve had since last summer’s trip to Sicily. They have a separate oven for gluten free pizzas and take care to minimise any cross-contamination, if you say that you are coeliac. They also serve Celia gluten free lager. We tried the Primavera Bianca and the Spagnola. YUM. Thin, crispy base, …

Oxford: A gluten free daytrip

A few weekends ago my boyfriend D and I took a trip to Oxford. At around an hour on the fast train from central London, Oxford is a convenient and pretty getaway, and there is no shortage of gluten free options. When we arrived, we did the usual touristy wander around and gawp at the university (*wish I’d studied harder, wish I’d studied harder*) and soon needed sustenance. For lunch, we ate at the Organic Deli Cafe. I was very impressed with their knowledge of gluten free and coeliac needs; I didn’t have to explain anything to them and they immediately reassured me that they would wipe down the surfaces and equipment before making up my food to avoid contamination. There was a lot of choice for people eating gluten free in the cafe, including homemade gluten free bread (made using Dove’s Farm flour) and a long list of gluten free sandwiches, cakes, salads, etc. Their hot breakfasts also sounded yummy. It was a treat to order a proper toasted gluten-free sandwich and salad. You could …