As we head towards the end of another extremely busy school year I feel I must write to thank you, and all your staff, for the often unnoticed help and support we receive throughout each term. I must say that since Roots’ arrival on the Oxford scene we have benefitted greatly, particularly in such areas as the sourcing of local produce, consistent quality of goods and your guarantee to supply any order for our ongoing initiative menu ideas. Without this backing I am sure that St. Edward’s would not be the catering success it is today.

Ralph Wiskin
Executive Chef, St. Edward’s Oxford


Roots are a pleasure to deal with; friendly staff who’s ethos is customer satisfaction.
Consistently excellent service which always delivers.

Peter Cherrill
Head chef, Campion Hall


“bloody rubbish, poor produce and always late and far too expensive……….” Only kidding……

I have been a customer of Roots in every job that I’ve been a Manager and have found them to be very reliable and always willing to go that extra mile to exceed a customer’s expectations. Roots have firmly established themselves as one of Oxford’s top suppliers.

That’s got to be worth a fruit basket?

Eamonn Bennett
Catering and Commercial Services Manager, St Clares


Roots of Oxford have been supplying Quod Brasserie with consistent, great quality fruit and veg for ages. Whether it’s fantastic, fresh and local or unusual & exotic, Steve & his team always do everything they can to get it to me as soon as possible – especially if we’re in a squeeze at short notice. It’s gr

Vince Langton
Head Chef, Quod Brasserie, Old Bank Hotel


Thank you for the day out at Newbury Racecourse last Saturday, please pass on my thanks to Steve, Alan and all the crew who were very hospitable.
Both myself and Rob from St Catz had a good day.

Tim Kelsey
Head Chef, St Catherine’s College


Reliable with very good drivers and staff. Oxford based to all colleges. Over and above to go the extra mile. Teamwork and talking to each other about our needs. Service excellent.

Head Chef, Magdalen College