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Zizzi - Oxford

59 George Street, Oxford OX1 2BE, England
+44 1865 202993
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
59 George Street, Oxford OX1 2BE, England
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61 - 70 of 379 reviews

Reviewed July 5, 2017

It has been quite some time since I visited Zizzi in Henley (8 years) and I have VERY fond memories of that. But this visit was NOT the same. I've had classic Italian and I've had tasty classic Italian and this is neither. Why do...More

1  Thank Kevin D
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

We ate here twice when in Oxford because the food was so good but the service was definitely not great. In general it seems service in Britain isn't that great. If you need a second beer or the bill, make sure you are good at...More

1  Thank Eileen Day M
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

Went here for a family dinner on a Wednesday night. Booked online. This is our sixth Zizzi to visit in a month so we know the drill. If this had been our first Zizzi visit, we would never return. Manager hadn't put together a table...More

1  Thank Jessica F
Reviewed June 15, 2017

As a lone diner I always look to see how good the service is. The service was good even though the place was busy. Different staff responded well to requests. Mushroom tortellini was very tasty with lots of sauce and was filling. Extra side salad...More

Thank Jackie C
Reviewed June 13, 2017

Visited last week ahead of a theatre trip . Service was attentive .Platters were not good value and the specials had sell gone . Given it was only 18:00 obviously they hadn't prepared enough and as such missed a trick !

2  Thank coughandcath
Reviewed June 11, 2017

You know you have chosen well when the people next to you are Italian - Fab menu choices, and the staff are fantastic - really helpful, quick and polite - well done Zizzi in George Street

Thank CarlyDodds
Reviewed June 4, 2017

Pizza was perfectly cooked and the ingredients very fresh. We had a warm welcome from the manager and the waiter was attentive and always available when needed. Thank you Enrico

Thank pittayakajonphool
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

We've visited Zizzi before and the food is always decent with fresh ingredients. The service was particularly good. Our sever was great with the children and was efficient and friendly. Toilets are downstairs and nobody was in the downstairs restaurant so I didn't feel comfortable...More

Thank Smootings
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Friendly service. We were there for a hens group dinner. Affordable and nice food. My fish was excellent and wine selection not bad at all. Would recommend.

Thank Bigby21
Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

It took a bit longer to serve us but that was due to how busy it was and does not reflect the service provided. I thought the service was great despite some comments here, one of the guys in particular made us feel very welcome...More

Thank Kbee1992
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$12 - $26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 George Street, Oxford OX1 2BE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 202993
  • E-mail
Description
At Zizzi we like to do things a little differently. We don’t do over-complicated recipes or scrimpy portion sizes. We’re all about the well-chosen ingredients, simply put together to make exceptional Italian food.Located on busy George Street, Zizzi Oxford is close to the bus and railway stations in the centre of town and in the heart of the theatre and cinema district. The restaurant itself is heavily influenced by local legend C.S. Lewis, writer of one of the most popular books of all time, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Silver birch trees referencing the forest scenes from the book and lighting features alluding to the snow drops in Narnia welcome diners. So, whether it's for a business meeting, a family get-together, a party or a romantic meal, the team at Zizzi in Oxford looks forward to your visit. And if you’re celebrating something special, see if our private dining area is right for you.
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