People sitting outside Market Tap socialising and drinking with a man playing guitar

Café, bottleshop, and craft beer bar from Oxford's Tap Social Movement

Coffee, evening traders, Food and Drink Supplies, Gifts, Lunch

A café, bottleshop, and craft beer with eight craft beers on draught, wines, cocktails, and a variety of artisanal pastries from Proof Social Bakehouse

Bar manager standing outside the front of the bar smiling and holding up a pint

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Founded in 2016, Tap Social Movement Is an award-winning craft brewery, social enterprise, and hospitality company that provides training and employment for people In prison and prison leavers. To date It has created nearly 70,000 hours of paid employment for ex-offenders. It brews a range of modern, accessible beer that Includees a year-round core range and regular specials and collaborations.

The Market Tap FAQs

Do you serve food?

Yes! We offer a range of delicious toasties, plus freshly baked pastries from our wholesale bakery and community café Proof Social Bakehouse. You’re also more than welcome to bring food from other traders in The Covered Market.

Is The Market Tap family-friendly?

Yes, of course! Kids of all ages are welcome; we just ask that young children are supervised at all times.

What kind of craft beer do you have?

We offer 8 craft beers and ciders on draught, along with a fully stocked fridge with cans for drinking In and takeaway. Tap Social’s full range Is always available either on draught or In cans (or both!), and Is complemented by a rotating lineup of curated guest beers.

Do you have anything else beyond beer?

We will always have one non-alcoholic beer on draught and other canned options in our fridge. We strive to provide at least one gluten-free beer, as well, but cannot always guarantee it will be in stock.