The Grocer Chef
The Grocer Chef

We are open Monday - Saturday.

The Grocer Chef kitchen opens at 8am serving breakfast until 11:30. Lunch is available 11:30-2pm at which time the kitchen closes.

We close at 3pm.

We have indoor seating and outdoor seating.


The Grocer Chef

High Street 

OX12 8PS


Tel: +44 (0) 1235 833237

We offer weekly lunch specials including our quiches and desserts

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Recent Activities/Events

This is what we've been up to recently. Check our What's new? page frequently to see what we have coming up. You won't want to miss anything

Belated Staff Christmas Night Out at The Vaults Wantage - January 2024

November & December 2019


We attended two Christmas fayre's before Christmas with Coffee Logs. A Sustainable Christmas at The Loyd Lindsay Rooms & Christmas at The Extraordinary Hare.  

Halloween 2019!

October 2019


We attended our first eco event, organised by The Hive at The Loyd Lindsay Rooms in Ardington. It was a huge success and we loved every second. We spoke to so many people who weren't aware of Coffee Logs and their crudentials. We sold a huge amount and look forward to those happy customers returning and placing further orders. We had a few lovely fire crate gifts as well that were hugely popular as gifts for men. We sold out of our eco fire lighters! We met lots of other stall holders with a great range of local or home made products. We can't wait for the next event on Friday 15th November - A Sustainable Christmas - The Loyd Lindsay Rooms, Ardington, OX12 8PS

Summer 2019

June 2019


We have recruited 3 part time summer staff to help us provide excellent customer service especially when our lovely garden is busy. We have Deanna, Emilie & Milly and they are doing a great job learning everything they need to. 


January 2019 


We are having central heating fitted in the shop. Since our cafe has extended into the shop these tables have become very popular and deserve some warmth for our customers to enjoy. The installation has started and is due to finish shortly and we are trying to keep inconvenience for our customers to a minimum. It's easy to guess which is going to be the new favourite warm winter spot.



December 2018

After closing for our two week Christmas break we went on a Christmas Eve ride around Ardington and Lockinge. 



Halloween - 31st October

The tearooms and shop looked great decorated for Halloween and half term and we had a very busy week. On the 31st we got into character as well. 

Oktoberfest - 29th September

We had a great Oktoberfest evening with customers and staff alike enjoying themselves and the food. The biggest compliment we received was 'I feel like I'm in Germany' and we can't ask for more than that. Great fresh food, variety of German beers and schnapps, live band, party games and more. Here are a few photo's from the evening.

Wantage Town FC Cake stall - September 2018

We had a great day at Wantage Town, in the sunshine selling our delicious home made cakes. Customer's were spoilt for choice and struggled to decide what to choose. Many returned throughout the day. Our new banner was on display, which looked great and we're looking forward to returning next year. 

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