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Summary

Who doesn’t have a “soft spot for this traditional, bistro-type-of-outfit”? – this “buzzy” survivor of the once-national group actually “seems like a genuine French restaurant” in its own right. The food is “not out of this world”, but “efficient, friendly service” and “excellent value” contribute to what’s a “pleasant informal experience” overall.

£43
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Exceptional value for money” (pre-theatre and lunch menus are a particular bargain) underpins the huge popularity of this “buzzing and well-organised” survivor of what was once a national chain – “everything a French bistro should be, with recognisably Gallic dishes and efficient service”.

£42
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Always packed out and buzzing” – this “old-fashioned” French bistro (a survivor of what was once a national chain) remains mightily popular, thanks to its “a wide variety” of “unpretentious and reasonably-priced dishes”; “the value at lunch is extraordinary”.

£42
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Very Good
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“As close to good-priced French bistro food of decent quality as you’ll find” – this mega-popular survivor of a nowadays defunct chain is “unpretentious”, “authentic”, and “always bursting at the seams”.

£43
Very Good
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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11 pm, Sun 10 pm

Pierre Victoire Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Pierre Victoire Restaurant in OX1, Oxford by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Pierre Victoire restaurant.
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I would have liked to rate the food somewhe...
Reviewed 1 months, 27 days ago

"I would have liked to rate the food somewhere between 3 (it's better than that) and 4 (it's not quite at that level). But we had a very satisfying meal - like a real French bistro. Good but not cutting-edge food - starters of prawns and of smoked haddock were very good (though a bit meagre), mains of duck breast (excellent) and seafood ragout (also very good) brought back nice memories. Quite a few bottles of wine below £20 on the list, and they are helpfully grouped by style. Cheerful, efficient service. We were on our way home from a film, and wanted didn't want an all-evening dining "experience" - Pierre Victoire was perfect. No idea why we hadn't tried it before."

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Nicholas C
One of the few survivors from this seventie...
Reviewed 11 months, 1 day ago

"One of the few survivors from this seventies chain. Simple cooking at amazingly cheap prices, even for the wine. Like stepping back in time."

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Little Clarendon St, Oxford, OX1 2HP
Opening hours

lunch noon - 2.30 pm, 3.30 pm Sun, dinner 6 pm - 11 pm, 10 pm Sun
Last orders: 11 pm, Sun 10 pm

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