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Red Star Noodle Bar

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Cowley Road, Oxford, England
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quick, clean, friendly, well prepared food. Not always easy to provide all these, but the Red Star chinese owners manage it well. This is a no nonsense, eatery, just right for a quick and tasty lunch.

Thank Bob S
Oxford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a fast tasty lunch this is perfect. in and out quickly. Food brought fast, all tasty and cheap. You sit on a bench and chat to other customers. everyting I've eaten here has been good.

Thank JanieHampton
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Visited Red Star for dinner on a Sunday evening. I have had a takeaway from here before and the food was delicious so I would probably still order from here, however when dining in I ordered the vegetarian katsu curry, which I'd give a miss in future. It was really greasy and not very good quality compared to others I've... More 

Thank Heather S
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

My non coeliac friends confirm that the "normal" food here is delicious, standard yummy Chinese at very affordable prices (£5-£7, huge portions). More excitingly for me, they have a separate gluten free menu which means I can eat Chinese here too! Yum. The definition of cheap and cheerful, ideal for a quick bite with friends. Light and fresh food, buzzing... More 

Thank charlotte m
Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

A good, cheap eat. Very much an eatery rather than a restaurant, the food is always good quality and tastes nice.

Thank William M
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Cheap and cheerful. There is rather limited seating though so expect to wait if you are going at a peak time. Food is very good for the price.

Thank Christian B
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We eat there fairly often. Bench-style arrangement means that you will not want to dawdle after you have eaten. Often busy, but always efficient.

Thank Charles W P F
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25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely takeaway from here and the food was of good quality and at a reasonable price. First time here but will definitely being going back.

Thank JabsAli786
Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Have visited this restaurant on many occasions to grab a quick bite in the evening. There is a wide selection of East Asian dishes (generally noodle-oriented as you might expect from a venue entitles 'Red Star Noodle Bar'). The food is good, and the portion sizes are decent, Prices are pretty competitive. Service quick as well! Don't come here expecting... More 

Thank df86
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

The worst meal we've eaten out in quite a long time... This place always looks really busy, it has an extensive menu and prices are very low, especially for Oxford, though I wouldn't consider it to be good value as the food was so bad. Seafood udon was completely insipid, chicken teriyaki bento consisted reconstituted meat in a bland, beige,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $21
Chinese, Asian, Japanese, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cowley Road, Oxford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: 01865251248

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