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“Nice enough food but service was poor” 3 of 5 stars
Review of All Bar One Oxford

All Bar One Oxford
124 High Street, Oxford OX1 4DF, England
01865 791696
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Ranked #222 of 498 Restaurants in Oxford
Price range: $6 - $23
Cuisines: International, Bar, Wine Bar
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: All Bar One Oxford is a stylish city bar where you can catch up with friends, unwind after work or simply find a sophisticated space to indulge in an excellent selection of food.Within easy reach of Castle Street, Broad Street and High Street, All Bar One Oxford is the perfect place to meet up with friends or unwind with work colleagues. Of all the bars in Oxford, we've got the right blend of food, drink and atmosphere at any time of day.
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Nice enough food but service was poor”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Order from the lunch menu. Smaller portions but cheap so that's fine. I had chick quesadilla which was actually nice. Could have ate more.

The downside which spoiled my visit was the slow service and untidy environment. When we arrived we saw a table which we took we expected it to be cleared but this didn't happen for quite some time. Shame as it was covered in plates etc and generally just very untidy. Once cleared it took additionally time to have the table wiped clean. From entering the restaurant to having order taking took about 15 minutes. After that it was another longish wait until the food arrived.

Shame about the slow service as food was nice. I would not rush back due to the service!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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180 reviews 180 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 49 cities Reviews in 49 cities
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
“Poor on Monday nights”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

visited a couple of weeks ago with a couple of friends . There was only one other table having something to eat and the whole place was nearly empty .

Even though they were not busy it still took nearly over an hour for our food to arrive . The dishes were not very good ... it was as though they had no chef on duty .

I would recommend just going to the Beefeater across the way at least its pub type food that will arrive quicker , hotter and cheaper !!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Msida, Malta
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110 reviews 110 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 46 cities Reviews in 46 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Comfy wine bar atmosphere. Very good food.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Went there with my other half for lunch and just loved the food and the relaxed atmosphere. There is an interesting selection of cocktails and wines, and the decor is quite cool and pleasant. Prices were ok for a wine bar place but a bit expensive for a lunch. However I quite enjoyed it also thanks to the nice staff.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
“The mushroom risotto was fabulous”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

One of the best risottos ever, a very New York eatery, warm and welcoming waitstaff.
Everyone else had burgers, they all cleaned their plates.

Visited September 2013
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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Nice food/drink”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

I went here two days in a row because it was great. The first day we just had drinks where they have a selection of cocktails, soft drinks, beers and wines. The second day we had food and it was really nice and not too expensive. The atmosphere was nice and it was warm too.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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