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The Standard

Certificate of Excellence
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi
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117 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AJ, England
+44 1865 553557
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Thu 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We popped in on Saturday night with some friends for a cheeky Saturday night curry. At booking time, the staff rearranged the tables so that we could squeeze in and warned us that we might have to shift for the second sitting (this didn't come to pass but it was good that they were clear). The waiting staff were great:... More 

Thank Graham R
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very delicious Indian food served at a very clean establishment. Try the mixed grill platter and their vegetable biryani. Their mango lassi is very delicious and definitely order some of the curries as they all seem to be made very well. Excellent service.

Thank zoobearz
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On holiday again in Oxford and looking forward to several visits to The Standatd Crisp warm poppadums and spotless pickle tray that didn't look like it had been out before which we don't like at all I had Vegetable Mirch Masala and my other half had Chicken Pathia Huge pieces of chicken Beautiful fresh vegetables and masses of flavour Would... More 

Thank Paulineripom
Passau, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

The Standard has been our favourite Indian restaurant for years! It's perfect for night out with friendly. We also do take-away when we're in town. The quality of the food is outstanding - so far we never had a kind of just mediocre meal! Even if it's not the most creative choice nor the best meal on the whole menu,... More 

Thank Ray_K_1980
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

We went for the first time a couple of weeks ago and have been back 3 times since. Says it all, really. Easily the freshest, tastiest curry I've had. The vegetables actually taste like veg! And totally delicious at that. We're both vegetarian and have loved everything we've tried - the vegetable dhansak especially. Nans are fab as well as... More 

Thank Sara J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

We were here for dinner tonight with friends. We came right after the opening , Ondrej waiter was very helpful in selecting food. He gave us recommendations and the final selection was amazing. We tasted lamb, chicken and vegetable curry as well. I recommend that you visit.

Thank Petr H
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, great service and good value for money. Tandoori mixed grill and mushroom balti highly recommended. Will be visiting again.

Thank Sara D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Nothing pretentious , just great value, excellent service, fresh tasty food. Chicken patia very good, and willing to come up with something off menu for my wife. Kids loved the korma, very generous with enough boxed up as takeout for their supper. £60 for poppadum starters me mains and sides with soft drinks and 1/2 litre of very good rose.

1 Thank ikaya
Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

We had the best meal from here. Beautiful food! The vegetables were really fresh. I had a lentil, spinach and Garlic saag dish. We will definitely use this restaurant again. Highly recommend.

1 Thank F S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

We visited here last night for my Dad's birthday. Having been here many times before I knew it was good but my family were in for a treat as they had never been! the service is always excellent, the food is perfectly cooked and not at all greasy or heavy. My Dad and I had the special of the day... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $34
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 553557

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