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25 Walton Crescent, Oxford OX1 2JG, England
+44 1865 310066
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25 Walton Crescent, Oxford OX1 2JG, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Worst service ever! You have to wait ages to get your order. They do not apologise for any delay. I ended up not having my full order served as I was late but they still asked me to pay the full bill! That is really...More

Thank mirazor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my first time to taste the delicacies of Lebanese food. We ordered lots of foods such as Hamas, Falafel, Cauliflower dish (Zahra mekhla), Batata harra and Shawarma dajaj. Those are very good! I like it a lot, especially the cauliflower dish, batata harra...More

Thank Nuruliawati Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been coming here for years ... it feels like a home from home, and I miss it now I live in London and come to Oxford less often. It has the freshest, most piquant, most delicious Lebanese mezze, with a wide range of dishes:...More

Thank spincat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Al Shami last Friday night with some friends. The place was pretty busy but we were given our reserved table quickly. When ordering the wine my wife asked for a bottle of 's blanc. Was bought pin grigio. When she asked for...More

Thank scousersteve2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been coming to Al Shami for over 20 years, and I don't think the menu has changed in all that time: you know what you're getting. Everyone has their favourites, and I don't seem to be the only fan of the cauliflower dish -...More

Thank Magnificat075
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I like Al-Shami because they are generous with their portions of delicious grilled food and Lebanese delicacies, yummy!

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Really lovely restaurant with great food, great if you are veggie and lovely staff. Best Lebanese in Oxford

Thank Lucy_1232014
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Al Shami has to be one of the best Lebanese restaurants outside of London. We first visited after a great write-up in one of the Saturday papers many years ago. It did not disappoint then and it has consistently been on form ever since. I’d...More

Thank alan210867
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

I visited this restaurant a couple of weeks ago with my wife. She’s Egyptian, so as you can imagine, we frequently attend Arab restaurants. We have sampled many Arab restaurants and are regulars at restaurants in Edgware Road, London. On the way back from a...More

Thank Darren P
Reviewed 28 December 2017

We went to the restaurant for Christmas lunch, we wanted to make a change from the usual. We were three generations and all of thought having a meal of a large variety of starters was a great choice. Loved the desserts too. I'll certainly go...More

Thank Richard T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Walton Crescent, Oxford OX1 2JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 310066
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