The SheerLuxe Guide To Bicester Village | sheerluxe.com
Every discerning fashion girl has long known Bicester Village as the ultimate spot for a designer bargain. But these days, the Oxfordshire destination offers so much more than just fashion – from its 160 boutiques to luxury restaurants, VIP experiences to personal shopping, it’s the day out that will appeal to just about everyone. Here’s everything you need to know to plan your day at Bicester…
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Getting To The Village

There are around 4000 parking spaces available on site, plus it’s free to leave your car all day whilst you shop. Valet parking is also available to book in advance for a fuss-free shopping experience for just £35. 

If you want to travel by train…

  • Travel from London Marylebone directly to Bicester Village Station from 46 minutes, with two services an hour

  • Travel from central Oxford to Bicester Village Station with journeys from 14 minutes

  • Travel from Birmingham Moor Street or Birmingham Snow Hill to Bicester North, where a shuttle bus will transfer you the short distance to the Village

A full list of transport options can be found at BicesterVillage.com

Where To Shop: Fashion

There are some seriously impressive designer names to know at the Village, from Acne Studios to Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga to Loewe. However, there’s also a roster of more affordable contemporary brands offering discounted heroes, like Sandro, Maje, Ba&sh and AllSaints, along with footwear labels like Stuart Weitzman, Golden Goose and Aquazzura.
 

Where To Shop: Homeware

Bicester Village isn’t just great for fashion fans – interior lovers can also find bargains with their wide range of homeware brands. From The White Company and Villeroy & Boch to Le Creuset, everything from bedding to cookware is available for less.

For a full list of Bicester Village boutiques, view the online directory

New Openings To Have On Your Radar

SL skincare favourite Omorovicza has just opened its doors, whilst REN Clean Skincare and Anastasia Beverly Hills add to the Village’s new stellar beauty offering. Middle Eastern retail site The Modist, famed for its carefully curated edit of modest designer fashion, has its first ever European pop-up at Bicester, which remains open until 24th September.

Where To Eat

From cafes for a quick pitstop to restaurants for a long, leisurely lunch, the range of foodie spots at Bicester is expansive. Head to the newly opened Café Wolseley, a little sister to Piccadilly’s iconic brasserie, for favourites including Chicken Salad, Chicken Schnitzel and Smoked Haddock Kedgeree, along with popular additions such as seasonal salads, pizzas and a choice of pasta dishes. The farmshop restaurant and café is the brainchild of the uber-cool Soho House group, and offers everything from their signature salads to sweet treats, plus there’s a new Asian spot, Shan Shui, for crispy wasabi prawns and zesty cucumber salads.

Where To Snack

When you’re in need of a pick-me-up, turn to premium cookie brand Blondies Kitchen (opening at Bicester on October 1st) or try luxe eclairs from Parisian patisserie Maitre Choux. Keep your eyes peeled for Doughnut Time, opening on the 1st October, which looks set to deliver on killer flavours like raspberry plum jam, sweet caramel and red velvet topped with cookies and cream.

How To Indulge

Spoil yourself with the Personal Shopping Team at Bicester Village who offer a bespoke luxury shopping experience and will help you find everything from new season pieces to the perfect gift for a loved one and can also host you and your friends for a special shopping event. Following a consultation, your Personal Shopper will tailor your visit to meet your requirements. All appointments are complimentary and hosted in their Personal Shopping Suite in The Apartment, a private space that caters to your every need. With your Personal Shopper you will benefit from a 10% saving* in participating boutiques, as well as Hands-free shopping. To make an appointment contact the Personal Shopping team at personalshopper@bicestervillage.com. *Reduction is made on the Village price. In participating boutiques only.

Extra Facts To Know

  • All restaurants stay open an hour after the Village closes, allowing even more time to indulge post retail therapy.
  • ​​Boutiques have product deliveries throughout the week, so there’s a steady stream of new pieces available on any given occasion. 
  • If you’re visiting and after a particular product/colourway and can’t see it on the shop floor. Always ask the boutique staff as often there are pieces hidden away.
  • ​Did you know you can collect Frequent Flyer Rewards with your preferred programme against anything spent at Bicester Village? Find more info at BicesterVillage.com.

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