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survey result

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!”

Summary

£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.

“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!”

Summary

£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.

“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!”

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Restaurant details

Highchair
Yes
30

Prices

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£3.00 £10.00 £4.00 £3.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £19.00
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
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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