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“Great service great food”
Review of Xian Restaurant

Xian Restaurant
Ranked #83 of 628 Restaurants in Oxford
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $19 - $39
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Oxford
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great service great food”
Reviewed November 20, 2012 via mobile

Six of us came here for a Friday night meal - where we received lovely food and a great friendly service, the starter of deep fried lamb in lettuce leaves are to die for!
We all chose different mains and nobody was disappointed, will defo return in a heart beat

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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Tring, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A waste of time and money”
Reviewed November 18, 2012

We visited this restaurant as part of a family group for Sunday lunch and sat down to order at about 1 o'clock. the food was fairly indifferent, some of it lacking any significant flavour. The most memorable feature of the meal, however, was not the quality of the food but the speed with which the bill was presented, just as we were finishing our main course! No invititation to sweets or coffee. A notice by the door had stated that lunch servings finished at 2.15pm a time which we had exceeded by some 20 minutes at the time of the presentation of the bill. In short, an 80 mile round trip to be summarily evicted! Oh well, there's a first time for everything ( and a last time as far as visiting this place is concerned )

  • Visited November 2012
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Still good after 9 years”
Reviewed October 4, 2012

Have been visiting this restuarant for nearly 9 years and still really enjoy my evenings there. Staff friendly and food has got better over the years. Great place for a staff party!

Visited September 2012
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Bicester, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Eating out”
Reviewed September 30, 2012

Was disappointed with decor and furnishings ,was sat right at the rear of the restaurant which wa cold by the patio doors. The food was ok as was the service , would I go again probably .

  • Visited September 2012
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Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Good service and very nice food”
Reviewed September 21, 2012

Inhave seen the mixed reviews on Trip Advisor and thought twice about eating here but I'm glad I did. It was a quiet night appart from the very noisy family in the conservatory (screaming - not crying- two or three year old) but that's not the restaurants fault. I was offered a choice of table in the closer agora ut opted for the slightly quieter inside room. Service was quick and I wasn't ready when they came to take my order but it wasn't a problem. Love hot soup and a very tasty chicken dish. Paper table cloths are quite common in Chinese restaurants - it is often a messy meal with chopsticks and sauces ! It was removed immediately I finished my meal leaving crisp white linen underneath. I will definitely go back.

  • Visited September 2012
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