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The Oxford Thai - CLOSED

179 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UT, England
+44 1865 203763
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good29%
  • Average25%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible18%
19 Nov 2014
“The worst place to eat in oxford”
17 Oct 2014
“Friendly Chinese on Cowley Road”
Restaurant Hours Closed
179 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UT, England
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Reviewed 20 November 2014

Going for a fun night out, three of us girls came across Jin Jin and went inside for a fairly cheap meal. Upon receiving a tofu dish, we realised it had meat (pork) in it. When asking (who seemed to be) the owner of the...More

1  Thank Cat M
Reviewed 17 October 2014

Friendly welcome, my second visit. We shared crispy duck with pancakes. Cooked well, very tasty, but I have never had crispy duck that wasn't. Quite small about 10 tables, reasonably priced

Thank OxfordTim
Reviewed 28 September 2014

Oxford Thia has now closed and has been replaced by a new chinese restaurant called Jin Jin which is average at best. We ordered a cauliflower dish which turned out to be brocoli ans was told that Tesco had run out of brocoli that day....More

Thank noahoxford1
Reviewed 20 September 2014

This place serves reconstituted meat (or certainly the chicken was) in generic sauce that lacks flavour. We ordered two different dishes with chicken in, both were identical, except one was supposed to be sizzling. The 'sizzling' plate was so cool I could touch it. We...More

Thank Nik S
Reviewed 16 June 2014

My friend suggested we try this place, as it only opened in May, where Oxford Thai used to be. First impression was of an eager to please hosting team, with the manager keen to take us on a tour of the garden and back room....More

Thank mrzlo
Reviewed 15 June 2014

I have no idea why it closed down but it is now a Chinese restaurant. We first ate here when it opened many years ago, enjoying it's simple menu and what was at the time tasty food. In the early days it didn't have a...More

1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 30 December 2013

We went between Christmas and New year, very quiet, but I enjoyed the food and the restaurant has plenty of character (warm air heater on the floor plastic table cloths etc) , don't go if you're looking for a posh night out but for a...More

Thank Roderick34
Reviewed 16 December 2013

Food wise one of the worst places I have been to. The staff are friendly and hospitable and the atmosphere is great. But what let it down for us was the taste of the food. ZERO flavour. We had been at the foodies Festival (South...More

Reviewed 29 November 2013 via mobile

Myself and a friend went here as red star was absolutely jammed and we were in a hurry. The food was totally in edible, coated in MSG and they charge 1.95 for half a can of coke which is total daylight robbery! Never ever again...More

Thank Princess B
Reviewed 23 November 2013

I can't say this is the worse place I have ever been it just doesn't stand out as anything special. The meals are nice enough and you get enough to eat which is great when you are sharing dishes like we were. I am just...More

Thank Tim W
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  • Address: 179 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 203763
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