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Ovisher Tandoori

11-13 Oxford Road, Kidlington OX5 2BP, England
+44 1865 372827
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Ranked #5 of 21 Restaurants in Kidlington
Price range: $16 - $24
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The Ovisher which means "The lovers meeting place" was established in 1981. Being one of the oldest Indian restaurants in Oxfordshire, it has been serving the people of Kidlington and Oxford for more than 30 years. One of our greatest boast is that three generations of families have now been enjoying the Ovisher cuisine. Our food is indeed aimed to be special and our experienced chef's are always studying our customers culinary desires, to produce good, if not the finest curry. This special food of ours is served in a warm and relaxing environment, set up by our friendly and attentive staff.
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Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Visited with friends for our yearly get together and this year was really disappointing. Has it changed hands recently? Gone is the tidy, polite efficiency. It was so different and disappointing, we will meet elsewhere in the future. Food was only ok, not worth the travel time for many of us.

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Woodstock, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We've eaten at Ovisher a few times over thlast couple of years and the food has always been very good: great flavours and an interesting menu. The staff are also very pleasant. The one problem is that the place is in need of smartening up a bit. It's a little "tired" - and the "O" of the name is een... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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134 reviews 134 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Used to live in Kidlington 20 years ago and visited on a number of occasions. A very good Indian was to be had. Returned last month with old work friends. The food was still very good and we were well looked after but we felt the prices were a little too high. Also it was very quiet only 2 other... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We have been eating here for years! We used to travel 30 miles each time as it has always been more than worth it! 18 months ago we moved and now we can get them to deliver!!! Best news ever ;) I recommend the food here over any indian restrauant I've tried and to be fair I have tried a... More

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The food was delicious, and the service was fast and friendly. Great value for money. I will definitely be using this restaurant regularly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

If the great food, good location and nice dining room weren't enough, the VERY friendly welcome at The Ovisher is second to none! I've eaten at The Ovisher on countless occasions and, if anything, it just gets better. Eat here, you won't regret it and you will go back.

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Daventry. United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My wife and I visited the Ovisher Tandoori for a second time and were just as impressed as the first. Our dishes were very tasty and served by the most friendly staff. Again, the restaurant is spotlessly clean, and the ambience restful. Prices very reasonable. Can highly recommend to new visitors.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

I was served wrong dish. When tried to tell waiter he laughed. Asked to speak to manager. Another waiter said manager had left earlier but I could see him sitting on table in other side of room. How rude as was not prepared to hear any complaints. Was told by second waiter reason for wrong order was first waiter did... More

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Oxford
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Been here lots of times and got yo know them well. On my last meal I found two members of staff insulting. One tried to redeem himself, mr Barry, the owner, but I will not be returning. Now I have experienced ready stead spice I now realise ovisher tastes quite sloppy in comparison.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

Lovely staff, great food and nice atmosphere. Prices reasonable and food presented in a lovely way. We live a few miles away and enjoy eating in and having takeaway

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Additional Information about Ovisher Tandoori

Address: 11-13 Oxford Road, Kidlington OX5 2BP, England
Phone Number: +44 1865 372827
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Kidlington
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 24
Cuisine: Indian

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