From Istanbul to Oxford: The Origins of Coffee Drinking in England

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 10:00 to Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 17:00

The first coffee house in England opened in Oxford in 1651, but the story of coffee began many years earlier in the Ottoman Empire.Discover how coffee made its way to England through an exploration of both Ottoman coffee-related objects and English adaptations, which illustrate the fascinating and complex relationship between the two powers at the time.

Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2PH