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The Water Margin

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152 Corn Street, Witney OX28 6BY, England
+44 1993 703285
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Water Margin after we moved to witney in April 3016 and haven't been back since. Mediocre food, interior decoration that you would expect to see in homes under hammer BEFORE they start the renovations, cramped interior, and two of the largest loudest servers who seem to take great delight in trying to outshout each other. Was... More 

Thank jarroddoyle1972
Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

5 · Went there tonight for my stepsons birthday meal, fantastic service from Jen and her staff, amazing amounts of food which we couldn't finish so we were offered a doggy bag to take with us which we gladly took, will definitely be going back, best chinese i've ever been to.

Thank Underfaker
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Went here for dinner tonight, small restaurant seating 30. Food was good, would happily return but nothing really 'wowed us'. Service was good, drinks expensive

Thank Graemew91
Telford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Visited Witney this week and had a takeaway from the Water Margin. Served right away by friendly staff, food was prepared quickly and wasn't expensive. The food was one of the better Chinese takeaways I have had in a while. Very tasty and well prepared.

Thank rovergrover
Derby, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Been here couple of times now.... The standard of food is excellent .....one of the BEST chineses we have ever tasted.....service too was excellent , and Jenny , the waitress , is lovely,, nothing is too much trouble ,very friendly lovely service.... Will DEFINATELY be back ...

Thank 154187048
Leicester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Out with friends and this was the only Chinese siting restaurant that we know of in Witney, on going in the place looks very old , the man behind the counter had traky bottoms on with paint on them, the floor looked a mess and there kids where playing in the bar , we almost did not go in the... More 

Thank Bigchip666
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Fast and friendly service amazing food they were ready to close but stayed open for us we were a party of 5 great night with great friends and food will Deffo be back if in the area again

Thank gemmajayne290586
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

The food here is superb. It serves simply the best Chinese food in the area. We always take out as the restaurant decor isn't great, and have never had a bad meal. The prawn in black bean is excellent as the prawns are always succulent, and fresh chillies bring the mouth alive. Love it!

Thank Ril0804
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We visited, based on reviews, whilst on holiday on the Monday night all you can eat offer and weren't disappointed. The selection of food was great and excellent value for money. It arrived quickly and was piping hot, couldn't pick the ribs up! All the staff we really friendly, wonderful experience! Well done you've got it just right! If you're... More 

Thank bettyt306
Carterton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Amazing range of fantastic food to either eat in or take away. Great choices for vegetarians. Friendly staff, reasonable prices.

Thank celestra1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Seafood
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152 Corn Street, Witney OX28 6BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Witney
  • Phone Number: +44 1993 703285

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