Oxford Exchange’s super chic champagne bar opens

EDITORS NOTE: The original draft of the article stated that Rifle Paper Co. designed the logo and menus. This has been corrected. The logo was designed by Oxford Creative Studio. Rifle Paper Co. contributed an illustration featured on the menus.

Time for a little bit of the bubbly. The Oxford Exchange, well regarded for its bookstore, shop, wildly delicious brunch, and overall aesthetic, has now added a Champagne Bar to its repertoire. Yes, this spot is pretty in pink.

Stirring up a Rifle Paper Co. Punch || Footage by Andrew Harlan

Get your camera ready, because you’re going to want to ‘Gram the heck out of this bubbly bar.

The Champagne Bar || Footage by Andrew Harlan

The cocktail menu at the champagne bar is extensive. One drink pays homage to Rifle Paper Co.. This bubbly drink features an exceptional Etoile Rose Champagne, blackberry and a bit of floral garnish. Yes, these cocktails are as much centerpieces as they are drinks.

Topping off a Pimm’s Fizz || Footage by Andrew Harlan

Other cocktails include the French 75, made with Hendrick’s Gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, Moët and Chandon Brut Champagne.

If you’re feeling brunch-y go for the OE Grand Mimosa. This crowd pleaser features grand mariner, fresh squeezed orange juice, and Etoile Brut Champagne. Cheers!

Walking to the Veuve Clicquot Cart || Footage by Andrew Harlan

If you’re doing a Sober October, there’s also a non-alcoholic cranberry spritz. The drink features Martinelli’s Gold Medal Sparkling Cider and cranberry juice. Light, bubbly, and perfect mocktail to please any palate.

There are dozens of champagnes to choose from on the full menu if you’re looking for a more pure drink experience. It’s champagne lover’s paradise.

Inside the OE Bookstore || Footage by Andrew Harlan

The Oxford Exchange is located at 420 West Kennedy Boulevard. Follow OE on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for updates on special events.

Pro Tip: If you can’t make it to the OE in person, you can always shop their carefully curated selection of books and goods online.

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Written by Andrew Harlan

Andrew Harlan

Andrew Harlan is the Editor of thatssotampa.com. Follow him on Twitter @harlanyoungII and Instagram @harlanyoung. Send tips and potential stories to info@thatssotampa.com.