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Summary

A “wonderfully reliable” Jericho Lebanese particularly of note for its superior mezze; “it’s the antithesis of fine dining, and much the better for it!”

£29
Good
Very Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Chatty and accommodating staff” add to the appeal of this “unfailingly good” Lebanese, which is “always very lively, despite its out-of-the-way location, in Jericho”. Prices are “very reasonable” and although “the mezze are probably the best bet”, the more substantial fare is “tender and delicious”.

£28
Very Good
Very Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“An excellent find”; this “family-friendly” Jericho spot continues to offer “great-value” Lebanese mezze with “subtle spices and flavours”; eat in the intimate front room or enjoy the “luxurious surroundings” out back.

£28
Good
Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Oxford’s best Lebanese!”; this “great-value” Jericho spot “seems to have got even better” of late, offering “beautifully spiced and smartly presented” mezze with a wine list “to suit all wallets”; the atmosphere spans all options from “intimate” (window tables) to “exuberant” (out at the back).

£28
Very Good
Good
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions,
No
Yes
midnight
25 Walton Cr, Oxford, OX1 2JG
Opening hours

noon - midnight
Last orders: midnight

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