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Verde Pizzeria and Trattoria

212-214 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UQ, England
01865 246222
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Ranked #151 of 489 Restaurants in Oxford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $24
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, Pasta
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Good for: Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: At Verde Pizzeria & Trattoria we are passionate about our family-run Italian restaurant and providing quality cuisine using recipes passed down from our ancestors.We strive to always provide exemplary service and to really listen to what you tell us. ​Verde offers its fresh hand made food to families, friends, students, couples, groups or individuals! ​​Visit us to enjoy our Italian dishes made by hand in our open kitchen!Check out website where you can find a range of offers and you can even book online!Your Verde Team
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English first
Oxford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I'm the only person in my family that likes pasta, so when I get a craving for it, I head here. My husband is always happy to come with me because they do so many other delicious things. He says that their steak is the best he's ever tasted! The staff are extremely friendly and the prices are very reasonable.... More

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101 reviews 101 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Disappointing meal Certainly gone downhill since our last visit about 3 years ago Meal very bland Certainly many more interesting restaurants nearby Staff were very good

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Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The reason why I go back to Verde now and then is because it's a comfort easy-going place. The food is quite okay, it's never crazy busy and the staff is very friendly. Last time my parents were in town I did not book a table anywhere as it was a Thursday but ended up walking all around Oxford as... More

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9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We went on a Saturday night while the kids were at a gig at the O2 Academy. It was a but quiet, but there are so many restaurants offering so many styles of food in the area that that is perhaps no surprise. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful, and the food was brilliant. I chose the Risotto Primavera,... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

My partner and I ate here last night. Nothing wrong with the food although the pizza was stodgy and I've had better meat sauce in a lasagne from a can. Service was inattentive with both of us having empty glasses throughout the main course. We won't be returning soon as Cowley Road has so much better. Go to Mario's or... More

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95 reviews 95 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

I had enjoyed the previous restaurant in this site, Carne, but had never tried its successor, partly out of loyalty to the former Fratellis pizzeria (which is much missed), whose owners felt that Verde had copied their formula. It should have been a clue that there were plenty of empty tables on a Friday night. The menu didn't particularly excited... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Visited this restaurant very early on a bank holiday monday evening when attending a gig nearby, as it was only 6pm it was empty so I can't comment on ambience but I can say that we had a very friendly welcome. Food was extremely good value - two course meal for £11.95 including a glass of wine or beer. Generous... More

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Me and a friend went to this restaurant last night was a lovely meal good value for money. We had a pizza and pasta dish, quite large portions but was very tasty and staff extremely friendly and catered to our every need. Had many meals here before but 1st review I have written but each and Everytime the food has... More

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Hove, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We were out and about in central Oxford on Saturday looking for somewhere to eat but were struggling to find somewhere that could seat six of us (plus a tiny baby). On the suggestion of friends we tried out Verde and were extremely impressed. The food was fresh and delicious. The children's pizzas were huge and actually one between two... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

My family and I have been going to Verde pizzeria for the last 6-8 months and loved it, the staff are so friendly and nothing is to much to ask. The atmosphere was always great, and food was amazing. The thing that we liked most about Verde was their huge menu, we would spend ages trying to deicde what to... More

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