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“Good place for friends' gathering”
Review of Xian Restaurant

Xian Restaurant
Ranked #102 of 687 Restaurants in Oxford
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $21 - $42
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed November 6, 2013

This restaurant is very friendly one. The food is a bit sweet(lean more to the cantonese style). But the quality of the material is upscale. This restaurant is suitable for those who like sweet Chinese food instead of spicy Sichuan food。

Thank Lu L
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Reviewed November 1, 2013

Very generous portions, well prepared (though I am not a Chinese expert). Attentive service. Sensible prices. Suitably busy for a Tuesday evening in October. Would certainly re-visit if in the area.

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Reviewed September 24, 2013

Eaten here a few times and I have had great food, OK food and one time poor food. Depends how busy it is with the kitchen not seeming to do as well if the restaurant is really busy. Usual range of Chinese food with some new things to try. Staff friendly and attentive unless it's really busy when service has been slow. Lovely decor and a place I feel comfortable eating alone.

Thank Janet D
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Reviewed September 19, 2013

The lunch menu for £8.95 was great value. There are around a dozen starters to choose from, followed by a similar number of main courses covering most of the staple Chinese offerings, including your choice of rice and a soft drink.
Great service too, nicely understated and extremely polite. Recommended for a swift lunch stop, be it business or otherwise.

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Thank Richard N
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Reviewed August 12, 2013

Unexpectedly, there was a reason to celebrate an event happened in the evening and we got some troubles in getting a table in other Chinese restaurants in Oxford, and a friend of mine managed to remember about this nice place, where we decided to go. First we had no problem in getting a table, secondly, the food was perfect in all seances: decent, tasty, at reasonable price and very authentic, thirdly, the service and the restaurant staff was very helpful and provided us with valuable recommendation about the food. Excellent - is a correct word to briefly describe the place.

In general, Xi'an provide the Cantonese and Malaysian dishes. Crispy duck is there as well. ;)

Parking may be a problem, but if you go there after 7pm you can find parking place near the Summertown shops or on closest side streets.

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Thank Alexander S
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