Fine Dining

We provide affordable, exceptional food for all events from intimate dinner parties to large dinners, buffet lunches, garden parties and extravagant college balls and more. As we are internal, our team are very familiar with the University and can provide catering in all our buildings and grounds.

Our award winning chefs will be delighted to work with you to plan a bespoke menu which perfectly suits you and your event – it is completely up to you. One hundred percent of the Only at Oxford bespoke offering comes from just three local Oxfordshire suppliers – Aldens, Roots and Mayfield – so you can be confident of sustainably and ethically sourced ingredients. A chargeable taster session can be booked on request.

You may have seen us recently at Encaenia, the Sustainability Showcase, surrounded by strawberries and Pimm’s at the UAS Garden Party, or at one of the many smaller events that we have catered for. 

Once again, an enormous thank you to you all, for putting such work and dedication into making the Garden Parties a great success this year. The food was excellent in terms of both presentation and taste on both days, and today we were told (by a long-standing member of staff) that the UAS Staff Garden Party was the best they had ever been to for the food. So a huge well done, I know you went above and beyond to make it a great event!

Susannah Sheffield, Events Manager UAS

How to order

The hospitality team at Compass at Oxford will be pleased to help you with your enquiry. All you need to do is contact them with details of your request and they will work with you to provide a bespoke offering to suit your needs.

Please contact the catering team on

+44(0)1865 2 81763

07900 160671

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