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Summary

“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!”

£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.

Summary

“The warm peanut sauce is to die for… the silken super aubergine curry so yummy” – this “cramped and very informal” café serves “the best Thai food in Oxford by a mile” offering dishes with “just incredible tastes” and “their cult status hasn’t gone to their heads”. (“What sets Oli’s Thai apart is the authentic home cooking found in Thailand: the massive flavours, the use of herbs and spices, and above all the consistency”). “If you can get a table (a BIG if!), it is well worth the time it takes to wait for one!”

£32
    £
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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
    £
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
4
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
    £
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
4
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
30
38 Magdalen Rd, Oxford, OX4 1RB
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm-2 pm, 5 pm-9 pm
Wednesday12 pm-2 pm, 5 pm-9 pm
Thursday12 pm-2 pm, 5 pm-9 pm
Friday12 pm-2 pm, 5 pm-9 pm
Saturday12 pm-2:30 pm
SundayCLOSED

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