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Oli’s Thai has closed in its original format and been replaced by a deli with a few outside tables. Once a month there will be a supper club Thai that preserves the "Oli" name.

survey result

Summary

£39
    £
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

SEE BREAKING NEWS - “A very different sort of Thai – Ladd (Thurston) cooks the food of her homeland, sometimes influenced by her other experiences but always so tasty and delicious” (“I could bathe in the peanut sauce!”) at this beloved casual café, rated amongst the city's best since its 2013 opening. Top Tip – “the aubergine curry is a must”.

Summary

£35
    £
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Still the best restaurant in Oxford” – especially if you’re into Thai food – this cult café delivers grub that’s “packed with flavour, in simple surroundings at immensely reasonable prices”; accordingly, it’s “disappointingly impossible to get a table” (unless you book ages in advance).

Summary

£35
    £
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Still the best restaurant in Oxford” – especially if you’re into Thai food – this cult café delivers grub that’s “packed with flavour, in simple surroundings at immensely reasonable prices”; accordingly, it’s “disappointingly impossible to get a table” (unless you book ages in advance).

Summary

£39
    £
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A taste sensation! – every dish is a masterpiece” at this cult Thai café. Despite being permanently crammed, “they maintain phenomenal standards, with beautiful, exotic flavours” – and “the best of the best” is still “exceptional value for money”. There’s just one complaint: “you have to book three months in advance!”

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Restaurant details

Highchair
Yes
No dress code
30
13

Prices

Main
£19.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £25.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
38 Magdalen Rd, Oxford, OX4 1RB
Opening hours
Not Set

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