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The Standard

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$$$
Indian, Bangladeshi
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117 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AJ, England
+44 1865 553557
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 116
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Opposite the Phoenix

We love this place and we give ourselves a treat by going there after the early performance at the cinema. Particularly great after The best exotic marigold hotel. The manager is really charming and very accommodating and the food and Kingfisher is great. My fave is prawn patia puri

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Jill G
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Truro, United Kingdom
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Truro, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We love this place and we give ourselves a treat by going there after the early performance at the cinema. Particularly great after The best exotic marigold hotel. The manager is really charming and very accommodating and the food and Kingfisher is great. My fave is prawn patia puri

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Visited Oxford for a long weekend and found this little gem. On the north side of town towards Summertown (about a 15 min walk) in the area known as Jericho. You'll need to book if you want to guarantee a table, especially on a Friday. Food is excellent and the service polite and prompt and good value. Can't be many... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Maybe I'm becoming too fussy, but The Standard seemed only that -- I was expecting rather more from the reviews. The lamb passanda was overly sweet and the 'lamb' barely edible. My companions seemed happy with their dishes, but I'll be in no hurry to return.

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

we always make sure to visit Indian restaurant whenever we can. Over the years we have eaten in most UK cities and major cities in other countries. Four of us ate their last night and we all agreed it is the best we have had. If you are in Oxford then it is a must visit but booking is essential

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

It is my second favourite indian in Oxford after 4500 miles from Delhi. But it is only my preference and the Standard did not disappoint me single once over 4 years I went there. All their curries are yummy. My favourite is the lamb shank.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We visited here on a whim after finding out that we'd got the wrong film time for The Ultimate Picture Palace and had to wait an hour. We didn't have long to eat therefore, but the staff were wonderful at getting us in and out quickly, but without us feeling at all rushed. The food was fantastic, every dish tasted... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Good menu , reasonably priced and very friendly staff a all round good restaurant which I would be happy to return to

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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This restaurant gets better and better. I had tamarind chicken & my other half had chicken dhansak spectacular. Amazing flavours but you can still taste the chicken. An added bonus is they sell bottled Jaipur which is perfect with your curry. It doesn't get much better than this. Thank you

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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36 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We had a sudden change of plan taking us to Oxford and looked at Trip Advisor to find somewhere to eat. We were first there on a Sunday lunchtime with a window table, which was good as the place is a bit dark further in. Service was good throughout and the food was extremely good. We had starters, main courses... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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183 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Good selection on the menu, lovely food, and the best service in the city, I always enjoy meals at the Standard. Basically the only Indian restaurant where I can distinguish my food from what everyone else is eating by taste along. It's not very big so I would recommend booking in advance. It gets 4 rather than 5 stars as... More 

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Additional Information about The Standard

Address: 117 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AJ, England
Phone Number: +44 1865 553557
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 13 - 41
Cuisine: Indian, Bangladeshi

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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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 41
  • Cuisine: Indian, Bangladeshi
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?