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This replica is better than the original: The Ivy Oxford Brasserie reviewed

24 October 2020

9:00 AM

24 October 2020

9:00 AM

Oxford is not an easy city to homogenise; but that doesn’t mean you can’t try. I found a vast shopping centre where the Westgate used to be, looking as shopping centres do: lonely, despite its similarity to every other shopping centre. This was confirmed by the signage. New York City loves and misses you, said a sign, which I doubt: surely New York has things to worry about beyond the citizens of Oxford being unable to shop in New York City if they cannot get what they want at the Westgate? Still, I like the idea of shopping centre lamenting...

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The Ivy Oxford Brasserie, 120-121 High St, OX1 4DD, tel: 01865 416333.

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