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Red Star Noodle Bar

#141 of 478 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: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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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
Great as usual

Visited Red Star loads of times now. Food is always very nice, quick service and cheap prices! Personally find it (Especially the Ramen) much nicer than Wagamamas and it's half the price! A must try; great for students.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
Craig C
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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The food at Red Star is always spot on. We visit about once a month and find the portions to be generous and the flavours are memorable. The atmosphere is friendly. Although at first the shared tables and benches is unusual (and uncomfortable) for British levels of 'intimacy', you soon get over it and focus on having a good meal.... More 

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Oxford
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Have been going here for years, never had a bad meal and love the food. Simple, tasty and great value. No other noodle bar touches it for flavour and value in Oxford.

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Visited Red Star loads of times now. Food is always very nice, quick service and cheap prices! Personally find it (Especially the Ramen) much nicer than Wagamamas and it's half the price! A must try; great for students.

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Madrid, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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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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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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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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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Additional Information about Red Star Noodle Bar

Address: Cowley Road, Oxford, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 21
Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese, Noodle, Asian, Asian fusion

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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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