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Moya

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, Eastern European, Central European
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97 St. Clements Street, Oxford OX4 1AR, England
+44 1865 200111
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17:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 17:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 00:00
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Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

An unpretentious little restaurant serving freshly cooked food. I had an exquisite sea bass. My husband who is veggie was thrilled to have choice and very pleased with his main course. Service was good and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal.

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Thank Melkarde
Oxford, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a pleasant evening at Moya. Staff was lovely and attentive. I was particularly impressed by the beautiful fresh roses on the table, which is a real plus in my eyes. The food was presented nicely. I was, however, a little taken aback that I wasn't able to order their mushroom dumplings as a starter (since I didn't like... More 

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Thank EmmaAlt
Oxford
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

A friend from Eastern Europe suggested going to this place for his birthday having rated it before. When he called to ask if he could add two more people to the table, the owner refused and was quite unpleasant about it. So the two extra friends went home. Later, the owner called to say yes it was fine but it... More 

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Thank BuzzieBeeb
moya_oxford, Owner at Moya, responded to this review

In fact your friend booked a table for Saturday for 6 people, so he wanted to add 4 last minute guests in all. We were fully booked before we opened and he rang after opening. He had seemed unsure of numbers so, just in case, I had kept a table free, especially for you, and joined it to yours. When... More 

Flemington, New Jersey
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Moya is a small and tidy restaurant not too far from the cennter of town. This is a Slovakian menu and we were attracted by the Hungarian Goulash though I decided to order Turkey medallions instead. The Goulash had a slight red-pepper tinge to it which added a nice kick, and the Turkey was slightly browned with a light sauce.... More 

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Thank jorvik1
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We came here as a group of five on Saturday night. I ordered the pork and sauerkraut in creamy sauce. It sounds unusual, and it was, but perfectly blended flavours and a delicious result. Friendly staff, who genuinely want you to appreciate the food. Try this place before it gets to be part of the Oxford trend!

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Thank Judy P
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Never had Slovak food before and we thought it was delicious! Really tasty and well cooked with friendly service. The cocktail I had was also fantastic. Oxford restaurants can veer towards style over substance but this isn't one of them. We chose fairly traditional dishes and they were super filling. A great place for the colder weather - goulash, dumplings... More 

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Thank Katie J
Oxford, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Went here on a Wednesday night and unfortunately it was deserted--however it's a very interesting menu and a good place to go if you fancy something different. We had a bottle of Montepulciano which was excellent. I'd recommend the trip down St. Clements

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Thank mullionboy
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I don't have too many words for this restaurant, only 'Amazing', 'Superb' and 'Fabolous'. You have to try... And I will again. Top day.

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Thank ZdEnko M
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Been here a few times recently and the Slovakian food is delicious and the service is consistently excellent. The cocktails are excellent and the wine is reasonably priced. Always look forward to visiting.

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Thank Jan E
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Having decided to go for something different, we came on TripAdvisor to find somewhere in Oxford and came across Moya. We weren't quite sure what to expect but we were really, really happy with the results. The selection of food, seafood and meat, started and mains were all fantastic. Hot and tasty, fish cooked to perfection and sauces piquant without... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$21
Cuisine
European, Eastern European, Central European
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
17:30 - 00:00
Saturday
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 St. Clements Street, Oxford OX4 1AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 200111

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?