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The Standard

) #42 of 471 Restaurants in Oxford $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
117 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AJ, England
+44 1865 553557
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
117 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First time visit and will not be our last. I did book as from reading the previous comments I thought that would be a good move and lucky we did! The place was full and only our table left empty. Even with people coming in...More

Thank Tweek10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Indian food is great in England and this was a perfect place. The lamb dish I had eas excellent. I would return if I still was in Oxford.

Thank Sigurd18
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We have been coming here for 40 years and now it has passed from father to son. It has retained the warm and friendly atmosphere it always had but the decor and food has improved so that it is now our favourite indian restaurant with...More

Thank glasshous3s
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Book ahead as it packs out, with only a small number of tables! Ate here many years ago when it was a cheap and cheerful eatery, its still cheep and more than cheerful but now also serving some of the best 'Indian' food in Oxford....More

Thank tetrapak-shakur
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Always excellent food - particularly the specials. Incredibly warm and friendly staff with a family run vibe. It's my go to place whenever I have visitors from out of town and has never failed to impress.

Thank jonnyhyams
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Fabulous Indian restaurant and food. Fresh clean flavours, great choice of dishes including a specials board Waiters can give you good recommendations based on your preferences Distinct individual spices cleverly cooked and detectable Offer meat on the bone which is a rare treat & offers...More

Thank Paulineripom
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Saw that the restaurant was almost full when we were walking past so thought that it may be worth a try despite the somewhat bland decor with no wall hangings. We only had to wait for a few minutes for our table to be prepared....More

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We visited on a Friday evening with no booking, it was almost empty.Within half an hour it was heaving. Note: best to book! The service was terrific, and friendly too. We were very pleased with the food that we ordered which arrived pretty quickly. We...More

Thank Paraffle
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Grabbed a takeaway, garlic naan light and delicious, tamarind chicken with aloo go I side dish both excellent. If I lived in Oxford, this would be a regular stop for me!

Thank Tania W
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The Standard used to be one of the last options when I was at Oxford. But it's really gone through a huge sea change. Was surprised, but currently one of the best Indians that I've tried (and I've had loads). Patia extra spicy was excellent,...More

1  Thank Beata M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 553557
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