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Red Star Noodle Bar

Cowley Road, Oxford, England
+44 1865 251248
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“ramen” (15 reviews)
“noodles” (19 reviews)
“bento box” (11 reviews)
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Chinese, Fast food, Asian, Japanese, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
Cowley Road, Oxford, England
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Tasty authentic ‘asian’ food served here - mixed cuisine from noodles to curries, but all is delicious. I would recommend the Katsu curry (only £6.50!) - a bargain in Oxford. Don’t expect much from the service, they’re trying to maximize profits but getting you in...More

1  Thank Georgina G
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We always go to Red Star for a quick, well priced meal - particularly ramens, noodles, and wontons. As always the food was delicious, the wontons in chilli oil can't be beaten, but slightly on the expensive side for a cheap(er) restaurant. To be honest...More

Thank MegL_RosaB
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Food wasn’t anything special. But my disappointment was the service, at the begining we had to order as quick as the waitress wanted, also we didn’t have the change to ask some questions about the food. I order two drinks and I am still waiting...More

Thank Ángela M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Dropped in one night last week for quick after work meal. Had planned on visiting nearby Jin Jin as had read good reviews but on arrival the restaurant was empty so we took a quick look at Red Star. It was a busy little restaurant...More

Thank Tycoon123
Reviewed 29 September 2017

It is no wonder that Cowley Road's RED STAR has become such a legend amongst Oxford's "townees" and "gownees" alike. It is a question of the sheer consistency with which this fine establishment serves up great Asian food (Chinese, Malay, Thai, Indonesian, Japanese) at very...More

Thank Alastair J
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Worked all over the country and this place is by far the best Asian food we have ever tasted, it was that good we went back 3 nights in a row, I do not have a bad word to say about the place. Brilliant friendly...More

Thank Ashley T
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Visited for lunch with work mates, great food with an extensive menu. Tried one of the boxes and it was very delicious indeed! Only things I would change would be the seating as the benches are nailed to the floor and that they don't have...More

Thank Jo D
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The food here is always great. The children's Bowl of Sunshine is yummy (so they tell me), all of the ramen's are great - I haven't had a bad one. The chilli oil wontons are yummy, but I think I buy them for the chilli...More

Thank MegL_RosaB
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Cheaper than chips and great mixture of asian foods, service was friendly and food was a higher standard than the low prices suggest - highly recommend, but am almost hesitant to do so in case they up their prices !!

Thank Gus S
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

I have been recommending this place to my friends ever since I went. Do not be fooled by the outside appearance! Admittedly the blue and red sign does not scream great establishment but I can assure you, it is! The layout inside is similar to...More

1  Thank Marianne T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 21
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cowley Road, Oxford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 251248
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