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Summary

“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).

£38
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

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”!

£37
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“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.

£36
Exceptional
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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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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
20
10.45 pm, Sun 10.15 pm
40

Zheng Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Zheng Restaurant in OX2, Oxford by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Zheng restaurant.
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Very pleasant meal, with efficient friendly...
Reviewed 19 days ago

"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."

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This restaurant has replaced the much value...
Reviewed 9 months, 9 days ago

"This restaurant has replaced the much valued Bombay at 82 Walton Street. The place has been redone and is quite pleasant. The first impression on arriving, the last one before we left, and all during the meal the staff were attentive, helpful and very friendly. The menu might put you off by covering three different Chinese cuisines (Szechuan, Shanghai, Canton) along with Malaysian and Singapore, but the food was good and the portions fairly generous while the prices were quite reasonable. Salt and chilli squid was a good starter; duck and seaweed roll was ok but needed more duck. Nasi Lemak was enjoyable, and Szechuan beef and aubergine lovely. (When we go again we'll try some of the hotter items on offer.) Tried a couple of the desserts, which were interesting but much too sweet for us."

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82 Walton St, Oxford, OX2 6EA
Opening hours

mon & wed-sat noon - 10.45pm, sun noon - 22.15pm, tues 5.30pm - 10.45pm
Last orders: 10.45 pm, Sun 10.15 pm

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