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“Service was good and we enjoyed the menu”

Acanthus Restaurant
Ranked #203 of 686 Restaurants in Oxford
Price range: $14 - $42
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Acanthus at The Macdonald Randolph Hotel is a new all day dining concept in the heart of the city of Oxford offering a wide range of dishes to suit all occasions. Whether an informal lunch or celebratory dinner for a special occasion, Acanthus is the perfect venue.
Reviewed April 23, 2014

We enjoyed the menu, good service, and a leisurely meal even though it was late in the evening our server patiently encouraged us to linger.

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Thank Natalie M
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Reviewed April 22, 2014

We attended the restaurant for dinner on Good Friday with our 3 boys whilst on a weekend away. We have stayed and eaten there before and were very impressed. This visit didn't disappoint. The service and the food were of a very high standard, the restaurant is very grand and tables are very well spaced. The only observation is that there is a faint aroma of damp in the restaurant, but not so strong as to affect the visit.

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Thank 1G4B
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Reviewed April 21, 2014

The decor is as you'd expect in a classic old hotel like the Randolph. The service was very efficient and friendly, without being at all overbearing. Food was high quality with reasonable portion sizes for a hotel restaurant. Would happily go again.

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Thank Snudge08
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Reviewed April 12, 2014

We booked on the spur of the moment after my husband had lunch here a few months ago and had a lovely evening.
There were a couple of other functions running in the hotel so the restaurant was not busy at all but we did not feel uncomfortable.
The setting was lovely and furnishings were lovely.
Staff were very attentive at all times and helpful with choices and food knowledge.
We found the food to be inventive, modern and not at all 'gastro pub grub'! I'm not sure what sort of food the previous reviewer would expect from a 'formal restaurant'. I expect restaurants to move with the times and not to be stuck in the past which this one is not.
Yes, the food is quite expensive but I would imagine you would dine here for special occasion. We have a lovely bottle of house Malbec which was delicious.
After a starter and main course we were too full for desert so had a coffee and a brandy.
Lovely evening, thank you for the food and setting. We would return again.

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Thank penguin67
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Reviewed April 5, 2014

excellent food, well-cooked and beautifully served. good menu - the meat is sourced from local farms where animals are treated properly,

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