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Red Star Noodle Bar

#153 of 474 Restaurants in Oxford
Certificate of Excellence
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Chinese, Japanese, Noodle, Asian, Asian fusion
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Cowley Road, Oxford, England
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Standard quality as usual

Good portions, delicious dishes and very good price. They are very quick to serve the food since you made the order, and you can also order to take away. One of my favorite places!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
Erika D
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Madrid, Spain
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103 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Madrid, Spain
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Good portions, delicious dishes and very good price. They are very quick to serve the food since you made the order, and you can also order to take away. One of my favorite places!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

cheap ingredients, horrible cheap sauce used in the dishes. I had a terrible stomach problems after visiting this place. never again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Not great-- its attempt to do all fusion foods leaves it unable to do any one type of cuisine well. My advice-- focus on a couple of signature dishes from each type of cuisine.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Quick, cheap and the good is awesome as well. Amazing japanese rice with chicken and tasty noodles. Friendly staff. I've been impressed how quick the food arrived at the table after the order.

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Top Contributor
192 reviews 192 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Great place for a good quick meal that won't cost the earth or disappoint. They serve pan-Asian food. The lunch menu is great value at £6 for a big plate of noodles or rice and a soft drink. It's worth noting that they are not open all day, and close in the afternoon.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Very good, reasonably priced food. We liked everything we had. Food came out fast. Vibrant, casual atmosphere.

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London, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

At the time I thought that this was a cheap and cheerful busy Chinese place. That's true. But it's actually got quite a lot of character to it. It feels like something different. Food's good too in a street foody kind of way. Yeah. Good stuff here.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Arrived at the restaurant about five minutes after opening and within 10 minutes the place was over half full as it is quite small. The order was taken about five minutes after being seated and within another five the food was served. I really enjoyed my black bean chicken - it was very tasty and was very hot. My partner... More 

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Top Contributor
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27 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I love the spicy vegetarian noodle soup. It's cheap and full of delicious MSG! Yum. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The food came ridiculously quickly, the staff were incredibly polite but also friendly, the food was delicious and it's incredibly fairly priced. That's all I really can ask for.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cowley Road, Oxford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 21
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese, Noodle, Asian, Asian fusion
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?