Harden's survey result
“The menu might put you off by covering three different Chinese cuisines (Sichuan, Shanghai, Canton) along with Malaysia and Singapore” – but stick with it: the food is “classy”, “portions are generous and the prices reasonable” at this “somewhat crowded but reliable” Pan-Asian in Jericho. It now also has a smart sibling in Chelsea.
“Giles Coren is a fan”, and so are all who comment on this “very noisy” and “cramped” (yet “efficient”) Pan-Asian “in Jericho, close to the Phoenix cinema”, where the “Malaysian and Singaporean dishes are especially good”, and the fare generally is “very reasonably priced”. (See also its brand new, rather smarter Chelsea sibling).
A “proper-basic”, “cramped” pan-Asian, which “might put you off by covering three different Chinese cuisines, along with Malaysian and Singaporean”, but whose results can be truly “excellent”. That said, more than one reporter thinks that “there may have been a little too much gushing” about it (not least by Giles Coren), and “while good, it’s not grrrrrr-eat”!
“A pan-Asian menu might send you running for the hills, but here is executed to just-about perfection!” – this “relative newcomer” is “always deservedly packed” thanks to its “extraordinarily good Malaysian, Singaporean, Sichuan and Cantonese dishes”, as well as “conventional” (and less noteworthy) dim sum.
Zheng Restaurant Diner Reviews
"Reasonable prices for variety of oriental dishes, including Malaysian,and Singaporian. Large portions. Convenient for the Phoenix cinema."
"Very pleasant meal, with efficient friendly service. Zheng starter platter for 2 was a nice mix; we especially liked the salt and chilli squid, satay and seaweed salad. Nasi Lemak was a big portion and ok, though perhaps better served with plates to eat on rather than a small bowl to allow the separate ingredients to be mixed more easily. Kung Bao prawns were excellent. (Note that food here, even with chillies, is not super-hot like at My Sichuan.) Accompanied by a pleasant Vinho Verde (£21.95). Ambience slightly marred at first by draft from open front door, but they closed it when we asked."
82 Walton St, Oxford, OX2 6EA
|Monday||12 pm-11 pm|
|Tuesday||5:30 pm-11 pm|
|Wednesday||12 pm-11 pm|
|Thursday||12 pm-11 pm|
|Friday||12 pm-11 pm|
|Saturday||12 pm-11 pm|
|Sunday||12 pm-11 pm|