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What Our Clients Say

Praise from our Conference and Events guests


Everyone who attended commented on the exceptional quality of the food and service.’ The Rt Hon Lord Patten of Barnes, Chancellor of Oxford University

I should like to say a sincere ‘thank you’ for the absolutely superb dinner last night. My guests … were all deeply impressed with the outstanding quality of the food, the wines and, above all, the impeccable service of the staff.’ Rob Johnson, The Changing Character of War Programme

All the arrangements were excellent and the food and wine were top quality. All my guests were very pleased.’ Kenneth Greig

Thank you so much for helping us have the “perfect evening” – it was just that and will hold very special memories for both of us.’ Tracey Underhill and Stuart Craig

We were hugely honoured to be able to dine in such magnificent and prestigious surroundings. Dinner and the wines were all delicious … Please would you pass on our thanks to all your team who looked after us so well.’ Oxford University Officers’ Training Corps

Last night was great – a fantastic way to finish a meeting. Everything went like clockwork and there was a fantastic atmosphere.’ David Ferguson

Many many thanks for providing the menu, the wine and the first class service which made our family party such a huge success.’ Stephen Wright

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A big thank you for the wonderful care that you have taken of us during our stay at Jowett Walk for the last four weeks. I have really appreciated your openness and readiness to deal with any issues and it has been important to know that you will always deal with things promptly.’ Susan and all the Oxford Royale Academy staff

The rooms were clean and tidy and the cleaning staff efficient and friendly and the catering staff remarkably efficient … You all gave us the best experience of this kind any of us can remember.’ S.A. Knapp and C.H. Knapp

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