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Ovisher

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$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Gluten Free Options
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11-13 Oxford Road, Kidlington OX5 2BP, England
+44 1865 372827
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Witney, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited this evening with my son & feel very disappointed by the lack of manners or interest from the Staff. We have been here a few times before & it's been ok, never over friendly but this evening was terrible. We both felt like second class citizens and our custom was not wanted or appreciated. We watched other Customers arriving... More 

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1 Thank Mrbigscott
Maruf M, Owner at Ovisher, responded to this review

Dear Customer, We are very sorry to hear about your bad experience, please come in and talk to me and elaborate more about what you mean, I will like to know how we could improve as improving is what Ovisher restaurant is proud in doing. Best Wishes, Maruf More 

Alresford, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Met up with some members of our Oxford based family including a child of just over one year old. When we arrived the high was ready and our corner table reserved. Our friendly waiter originating from Northern Romania was always available and very helpful. The food was good and we were able to enjoy a very relaxing lunch. GS

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Thank graham s
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our regular and local Indian , good food, you always get a pleasant service if not the most efficient.

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Thank w0rrybeads
Oxford, United Kingdom
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369 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are many Indian restaurants these days and they vary from bad to indifferent through to good. Looking at reviews one an often get differing opinions and there is no substitute from visiting yourself. We had heard of this one but this was our first visit. It was Christmas time and therefore the restaurant was beautifully decorated for the festive... More 

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Thank rondonel
pedro
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37 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Food is consistently good. This is now the only Indian restaurant we order from after trying a few different ones.

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Thank pedro1
Kidlington, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

Staff friendly, and very timely service. Not too expensive either. I ordered chicken chillie jalrezi, with pilau rice and plain nan. Last time a Chicken Madras. You can obviously have a drink whilst waiting. Very good cannot fault.

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Thank tdjwebster
Long Hanborough, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

We used to visit Ovisher fairly frequently before moving further away. So this was our first visit under new management. We went early evening so the resteraunt was quiet. We were seated and presented with menues then immediatly asked for our drink order, before we had a chance to open and read menu. There then followed a sucession of waiters... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

Visited again after a long break since moving away from the area. All looked much the same but looked for any familiar friendly staff amongst the many buzzing about but disappointed to recognise no one. It had the busy bustling feeling of a new restaurant with everyone trying to hard to please on opening day and different waiters asking the... More 

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Kidlington, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

The food is good, however the service and attitude of the staff, whether you are eating in the restaurant or collecting a takeaway, is terrible (which I think you can see is reflected in some of the management responses to reviews on here). Shame because it could be great!

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Thank mrsc285
Maruf M, Owner at Ovisher, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Everyone at Ovisher hope you are doing well. I am very sorry that you feel that way, deep down we try providing the best food and customer service as possible - this is why we are ridiculously busy (something all the previous management failed in achieving). We have sadly become so popular that people are even booking 3... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

Attentive service felt most welcome,the restaurant was spotless the food was beautifully presented tasted great ,no factory muck here,and the thing I always get disappointed with is the coffee,NOT here strong freshly brewed

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $18
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11-13 Oxford Road, Kidlington OX5 2BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Kidlington
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 372827
Description
The Ovisher which means "The lovers meeting place" was established in 1981. Being one of the oldest Indian restaurants in Oxfordshire, it has been serving the people of Kidlington and Oxford for more than 30 years. One of our greatest boast is that three generations of families have now been enjoying the Ovisher cuisine. Our food is indeed aimed to be special and our experienced chef's are always studying our customers culinary desires, to produce good, if not the finest curry. This special food of ours is served in a warm and relaxing environment, set up by our friendly and attentive staff.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?