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The Golden Oryx

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Al Burj Street | Ruwi, Ruwi 112, Oman
+968 24 702266
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19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 19:00 - 00:00
Fri 13:00 - 15:30
Sat - Thu 12:00 - 15:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We planned to have good Chinese food on this weekend, but it was a utter disastrous food. The quality of food has really gone down. Chef really needs to be thought what Chinese cuisine is. I remember enjoying Thier food in the past but this time it was horrible. The recommendation by the server was just bad, the ginger rice... More 

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Thank Vijay H
AmitSampat, Owner at The Golden Oryx, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Vijay, We are sorry to hear about your poor experience at The Golden Oryx, and we assure you that we will look into the matter right away. Please let me assure you that our food is prepared fresh and we monitor the ingredients used in all our food. However, this may have been a one off day, which... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant environment, good service, enjoyable meal and a welcome respite from the outside heat. Recommended for business as its quite and sufficiently relaxed.

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Thank neil123567
Muscat, Oman
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Frankly I am quite surprised as to why I never reviewed The Golden Oryx earlier. My relationship with the restaurant dates back to the early 80's and for me its like going back to the warmth of a dear old friend. Truth be told I have never had a bad meal there!! And I have a few favourites which occasionally... More 

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Thank rajimct
Oman
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211 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We went as a group of around 12 for a farewell party and they just had the right table and the space where you are not bothered by others and you don't bother Rest who are there. Food was perfect as in my previous visits and the dessert (Fried ice cream) just was the icing on the cake. The staff... More 

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Thank Vinpreadi
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 7-8 people, thoroughly enjoyed the food and drinks here. Fish in black pepper sauce, Schezwan hot prawns are recommended. Great for business or family outings. Large tables for big groups are available. Service was quick and outstanding.

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Thank arunmehta2016
Muscat, Oman
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Golden Oryx has earned the loyalty of our family for over 30 yrs. The food is excellent; my favorite being Hong Kong chicken with cashew nuts, Pepper fry beef, all their noodle varieties n rice - the portions are generous and the service quick and efficient. Oh yes, they also make the best fried ice cream in town and serve... More 

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Thank traveltoes85
Muscat, Oman
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Its a good fine dine chinese restaurant serving some good chinese delicacies. Dimsums and soups are good . Good for business lunch and gatherings .

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Thank Sajan M
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I had a team dinner here. I have been to many Chinese and pan Asian restaurants but sadly this place didn't quite meet my expectations.

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Thank Jérôme J
Muscat, Oman
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Tucked away in a relatively quiet location on Rex Road, lovely ambience, decent Chinese meal with large servings and good service. Although the quality was good, it is perhaps over-hyped. Perhaps more suited to Corporate and Group get-togethers than family meals

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Thank Hanoz A
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Variety of Asian food(Thai, Chinese, Mongolian bar b q), best Peking duck in town, great portions, beautiful food, friendly knowledgeable staff, alcohol licensed, great value for money.

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Thank Sylquin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Japanese, Chinese, Thai, Mongolian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
Monday
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
19:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 15:30
Saturday
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Burj Street | Ruwi, Ruwi 112, Oman
  • Location: Middle East  >  Oman  >  Muscat Governorate  >  Ruwi
  • Phone Number: +968 24 702266

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