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“Lovely meal.”
Review of Moya

Moya
Ranked #9 of 690 Restaurants in Oxford
Price range: $10 - $21
Cuisines: Eastern European
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Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed May 20, 2013

Had a great meal in this restaurant. The portions seem very generous so if you don't have a huge appetite do what we did and have a liquid starter and desert. It's a shame I don't live near Oxford as otherwise I would be a very regular visitor to Moya.

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Thank Belle44
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Reviewed May 20, 2013

The Moya experience was totally satisfying. It was such a surprise to have a good evening, as the outside looking of the place does not look really promising. Also, the decoration and atmosphere is very "neutral". However, staff was very welcoming and friendly at all times. Additionally, the cocktails on offer (we tried different Martini cocktails) were of high quality and easily compete with good cocktail bars. The Czech-Slovakian food (Halusky with Sauerkraut, Rezen, Goulash & dessert) were really great in taste, portion size and presentation.
I definitely recommend this place. Go before 8pm to get 30% off on their amazing cocktails. Even going just for cocktails is possible...

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Thank Y_and_M12
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Reviewed April 21, 2013

Wouldnt normally have thought to go for Eastern European food when going out to a restaurant, but this was really excellent.

The staff were busy but attentive and gave great advice on the food. Lovely cocktails too. If you fancy it, it is definitely worth booking as it is not very big and was very busy when we were there.

Try the pork main, it was amazing (to be honest) as was everything else, but this stood out). Enjoy.

Thank Therealrobk
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Reviewed April 19, 2013

Just had a really nice evening here with relatives.

This is technically a Slovak restaurant, but more of the modern trendy club style than the traditional heavy food. The dumplings are light, the goulashes not stodgy and the vegetables not boiled too much. If you are looking for traditional Slovak, well, it is in the style but updated.

Starting from the top, this is also a nice cocktail bar. My fave is the JD and blackberry mix, but they have a nice set if gin based specials and will do about anything. Nice start.

The food is also very good. Particular stars are the breaded prawns, the sea bass, the Segadin - all the goulashes really - the "devils toast" and the grilled sausages. I'd explain the food further but best thing is just try it. Something for everybody.

Service was friendly and attentive, restaurant style is light, modern but comfortable and the beer and wine a selections are excellent and well priced.

On a practical note - oxford is probably the least car friendly place in England and they have just closed down the only local car park. Take one of the cheap and plentiful taxis or check out the buses. Lots of the main bus routes pass the restaurant.

Besides, with drink this good who would want to drive?

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Thank Zortoc
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Reviewed April 13, 2013

Delicious meal at Moya. Dishes sound heavy but aren't and its all beautifully presented and not over-priced. Plenty of vegetarian choice. With the bonus of amazing cocktails. I wish they were open lunchtimes too!

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Thank CoolCaro
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