St Luke's Chapel

Warm, inviting, and charming, this venue showcases Oxford-style at its best. Designed in a simple gothic style, St Luke’s Chapel opened in 1865 and is named after the gospel writer St Luke, the patron saint of doctors. Since undergoing a full refurbishment in 2010, the chapel retains charming features such as its bell tower, pre-Raphaelite stained glass windows, beautiful parquet flooring, it’s a venue not to miss!

The main rectangular meeting room provides a flexible space for dinners, drinks receptions, talks, and meetings as well as small conferences and exhibitions. Fully accessible with AV and WiFi throughout, our in-house chefs provide a range of breakfast, lunch, and dining options.  Located on a historic site in a beautiful part of the city, it is only a short walk to the centre.

Combine it with the Examination Schools and Sheldonian Theatre for a large conference.

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The main chapel

A truly unique venue space for up to 80 people - the perfect choice for a smaller gatherings especially team building days, group gatherings, drinks receptions and celebrations.

Virtual tour of St Luke’s Chapel

 

"The Chapel worked brilliantly and the catering you provided for our drinks reception was just right. I would very much recommend St Luke’s as a fantastic venue space in the heart of the city."

Katherine Carpenter, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist, Oxford University

How to find us

St Luke's Chapel, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock road, Oxford, OX2 6GG

Train – Oxford railway station is approximately a 15 minute walk away or 10 minutes by taxi. Bikes can be hired at the train station or around the city.

Bus The nearest bus stop is outside the Chapel on the Woodstock Road. Information about buses within the city can be found here.

CarThere are three disabled car parking spaces outside the Chapel but no other car parking so we recommend using the park and ride system. The nearest car park is Gloucester Green, a five minute walk away.

Please note that Botley Road will be partially closed (in and around the train station area) throughout 2023 however pedestrian and cycle access will be possible.  Buses will operate to either side of the closure, so those looking to continue their journeys will need to talk a short distance and change buses.  This will also affect those using the Seacourt Park and Ride.  Please visit the travel provider websites linked above for further information.