Christmas Eve: 12pm – 10pm
Christmas Day: 12pm – 2.30pm
(drinks only)
Boxing Day: CLOSED
Tuesday 27th: CLOSED
Wednesday 28th: 4pm – 12am
Thursday 29th: 12pm – 12am
Friday 30th: 12pm – 12am
New Year’s Eve: 12pm – 10pm
(last food orders at 8.30pm)

We will then re-open on Wednesday 4th January at 4pm

Opening Times
Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday – Saturday: 12pm – 12am
Sunday: 12pm – 11pm

Food Service
Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday – Saturday: 12pm – 2.15pm & 5.30pm – 9.15pm
Sunday: 12pm – 7.15pm


The Old Bookbinders is a family-run pub sitting deep in the heart of Jericho shying away from the hustle and bustle of Walton Street. Just a short walk away from the city centre, the historic suburb of Jericho is one of Oxford’s finest with a strong community feel and a reputation for its quirky nature. One of Jericho’s few remaining pubs The Bookies manages to hold on to the charm and quirkiness of public houses from yesteryear.

Re-opening its doors in 2011, the Sadones family manage to perfectly merge the service of wonderfully crafted, British real-ale and quality, French Bistro inspired food resulting in a place where anyone can come a feel comfortable. We aim to provide a relaxed, casual atmosphere for the whole community to enjoy. Our menu is somewhat limited, as we believe in the quality of dishes over the quantity, but it changes regularly so you won’t have to worry about being stuck with the same old dishes month in, month out. We serve food six days a week, keeping it simple in style and honest in price.

We are dog, child and student friendly (as long as they’re well behaved) so bring the whole family and come say “Hello!” to Michel, Josh and their wonderful team; Jericho’s favourite residents.