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The Standard

117 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AJ, England
+44 1865 553557
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Ranked #11 of 485 Restaurants in Oxford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $42
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Thu 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: Indian, Bangladeshi
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Oxford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We have eaten in here several times as well as ordered takeaways and the food has always been fantastic. It's a very small restaurant, but this just adds to its charm, as it makes the atmosphere more vibrant. It's fun to sit in the window and watch the world go by - well,ok, the Walton Street locals! The prawn curry... More

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We went with out student son here on Sunday just after 1830 and already it was filling up. We had poppadums with chutneys and we each had starters of sheek kebab, tandoori chicken and a dish with chickpeas and chicken whose name escapes me. The specials were lamb shanks in a special sauce and prawns. My son had prawns, my... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Dined last night with a group if friends and WOW!! nothing but good things to say about the food. The best Indian I have had for a very long time. Service was top notch and all round great experience.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

There really is no better Indian restaurant in Oxford than this. The food is authentic and delicious and is not greasy or over-seasoned like so many 'Anglo-Indian' restaurants. The service is impeccable with friendly staff and the restaurant is small enough to make the experience intimate and personable. I highly recommend this wonderful restaurant if you are a fan of... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We have had several meals now and the service and food have always been brilliant. The staff are always happy to answer questions and make recommendations. As far as Indian restaurants go, this is probably the best in Oxford. Although the venue is small, the incredibly friendly staff make every visit a delight.

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Toronto, ON
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This restaurant had a steady stream of diners entering the restaurant during our meal - always a good sign. After ready the reviews, we popped in on an early Thursday night, and they easily accommodated us. The waitstaff were friendly and prompt, answering our questions easily. We ordered the lamb passanda, brinjal bhaji, and saag dal, along with a side... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This is definitely an amazing address : great food, great service, cheap prices! I'll definitely go back!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

To be fair I juggled with the whole 5 or 4 star question. I went with 4 because although The Standard is good and does not really fall down anywhere, it is not 'excellent'. Saying that mind, if you are looking for Indian food i do not think you will be disappointed. Food 4.5* Service 4* Restaurant 4* Cleanliness 5*... More

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Driffield, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Visited on my own whilst on business, the restaurant was busy so I didn't think they would want a single client taking a four place setting, but they were very helpful and sat me down. I'd already viewed the menu on line so I was able to order fairly quickly. The food arrived even quicker, and it was good. Tasty... More

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Oxford
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Some Indian meals we've had in the last year or so seemed to be using chilli as a way of disguising the mediocrity of the food, resulting in absurdly hot dishes which had little of substance behind them. This was a much more sensible affair, with the tastes coming through without the meal being bland. A shame a lot of... More

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