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“Great food”
Review of Door 74 - CLOSED

Door 74
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $26
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Just a few seconds stroll from The Plain on Oxford’s famous and central Cowley Road, Door 74 is the perfect European bistro with all the charm one would expect. With its modern boho styling, all chichi chandeliers and verdant palms, eclectic art and old fireplaces, Door 74 is extremely well suited to the Oxford crowd; the moneyed students and the yummy mummies, the bookish bohemians and the fashionable foodies. Thumbing its nose at the numerous nearby chains with their conveyor belt food and characterless interiors, Door 74 is an escape from the boring and the bland, offering an ever changing and original chalkboard menu featuring home-cooked dishes that conjure up flavours and aromas in the diner’s mind before they even reach the table. Expect plenty of Mediterranean inspiration as well as French brasserie sophistication and even a touch of Scandinavian freshness too. Of particular note are the kitchen’s absolutely unmissable desserts – divine!
Reviewed July 1, 2012

Food was well cooked and with some exciting dishes it is small inside so only go with a few people or it is a squeeze

Thank KAT0506
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Reviewed June 29, 2012

Lovely meal, mackerel was delicious and perfect semi- freddo chocolate pudding- excellent value - especially as local and organic!! Great to see such a large and creative vegetarian choice! So refreshing to be in an independent place with real character!

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Thank Fionafoodie
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Reviewed June 2, 2012

If you like yummy, honest dishes, created by an authentic foodie, this is the place for you. It is perfect for a lazy breakfast with papers, a quick lunch with friends, or a romantic dinner a deux. I just love the lack of pretense, but that it takes food and ingredients seriously, but without pomp or gaff. More places like this in Oxford please!

Thank CAROLE T
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Reviewed May 12, 2012

We've eaten at Door 74 a few times and it's always lovely. The meals seem well balanced so after three delicious courses you come out full but not bloated. All the meat was nicely cooked and served with good things. I really recommend the chocolate semifreddo - heaven!

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Thank doublespiral
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Reviewed April 25, 2012

I know this is a popular place on Cowley Road. Personally i have been there twice and I pretty much made my conclusion.
The restaurant itself is lovely, quite an intimate setting. The menu seems interesting as well. Service is always friendly.
The only issue I have which is the ultimate crunch is the food itself.
I can't even remember what I had but I just remember being unimpressed that's all. I like honest good food and I just don't quite get it from this place.

Thank freemama
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