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The Standard

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117 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AJ, England
+44 1865 553557
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
Sat - Thu 12:00 - 14:30
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Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here for dinner after work a few weeks ago. I wasn't disappointed at all. Was made to feel extremely welcome (dining alone) and was given super recommendations from the friendly staff. The quality of the food was outstanding, full of flavour and generous portions. Also a good choice of beer! I will definitely be back again!

Thank StephanieXh
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in without booking at opening on Sunday only small venue but squeezed a slot for us have to say the nicest Indian meal i have had in many many years superb.

Thank Steve R
Oxford, United Kingdom
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207 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First visit in a while. I had forgotten how good a place this is, really fresh aromatic and varied flavours just as an Indian meal should be. Good friendly service and ever customer focused, i.e. Suggested Black Dhal which was taken on board. Love the daily offer which on past experiences is always good.

Thank Jezblanc
Croydon, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a very enjoyable day in Oxford my wife and I (unfortunately) decided to visit the Standard - soley based on TripAdvisor reviews. The food lacked proper seasoning and was not prepared properly. Portions also small and the 'standard' of food was quite mediocre. Seriously, 'the best Indian in Oxford' as some reviews have quoted?! I feel sorry for Oxford... More 

Thank StephenAveline2014
New York City, New York
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8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very tasty Indian food, subtle and savory. Does not overwhelm with variety but impresses by individually concocted dishes that can excel. Agreeably modest quarters, doing a brisk take-out business as the obviously preferred supplier of wholesome food. Rservations strongly recommended.

Thank kurtwforster
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tip top from start to finish. Staff great and made some superb recommendations. Food superb. And very reasonably priced. For us me: every beer was ice cold!!👊

Thank Thomas W
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Really great food and great customer service. In 'good' part of town but prices very reasonable. Will definitely be returning.

Thank Julian R
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

We had been told that this is one of the best Indian restaurants in Oxford..... It is! Good menu plus daily specials, all perfectly cooked and presented by very friendly and helpful staff. Very good value too. Restaurant is quite small, so booking strongly advised, if not essential. They also seemed to be doing a brisk take-away service - handy... More 

Thank Peter M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

My husband and I lived in Jericho while we were in grad school, and the Standard was our go-to for takeout or an occasional date (when we could get a table, which is not always easy and merits a call ahead). They've got amazingly flavorful options in a variety of Indian styles, and the prices are incredibly reasonable. If you... More 

Thank s0uthernsweethearts
Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Wonderful food and service on several different occasions. Particularly accommodating and willing to go the extra mile on large group takeaway orders. 100% would recommend.

Thank dsowood

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 32
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?