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Summary

“Brilliant”, “just brilliant”, “wow, wow, wow!”; this “tiny” Thai café may have a “small menu that never changes dramatically”, and “you do have to book two to three months in advance”, but the “sublime” and “astonishing” flavours are “worth all the waiting” – so “if at first you don’t succeed in getting a table, try, try again!”

£31
Exceptional
Exceptional
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“This is proper Thai food – the very best you could eat”; it may be “tiny”, but this “basic” café “has achieved cult status” locally owing to its “incredibly flavoursome” food; “you have to be very organised to get a table”, though... “the waiting time is 6-8 weeks”!

£30
Exceptional
Exceptional
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Massive taste sensations” have made a big name for this small but “lovely” café, where “the short menu is beautifully cooked”, and served by “friendly” staff; “booking is essential”.

£30
Exceptional
Exceptional
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Highchair,
Yes
No
9 pm
38 Magdalen Rd, Oxford, OX4 1RB
Opening hours

lunch; tues noon - 3pm, wed-sat noon - 2pm, dinner; wed-sat 5pm - 10pm
Last orders: 9 pm

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