“The best coffee experience in Oxford”.

Free WiFi study area and shared workspace.   Open to everyone.

Common Ground Café & Social Workspace is a social enterprise pop-up in the Oxford University owned building in Little Clarendon Street, which was formerly Barclays Bank.  37-38 Little Clarendon Street, OX1 2HF

Less lonely than your room, more hipster and engaged with society than your college library!

Come & just “be”.  Lots of space. A great environment. Join classes. Hang out.


High quality, sustainable, fairly traded coffee from El Salvador.

Shared workspace

Plenty of sofas and tables with power and free WiFi.

Classes & activities

Yoga, table tennis, darts, Oxford Writing Circle, Performance Arts etc etc


Healthy & sustainable salads from Waste2Taste

Cycling & repairs

Home to 3 cycle clubs.  Bring in your bike. Repair workshop.

Student mental health

A quiet space with connections to student services.


Open to all.


Recycled furniture. 100% green energy. Oxford Food Bank salads.


Hold your meetings here.