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The Pickled Walnut

137-139 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1HU, England
+44 1865 430478
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (8 reviews)
“lentil soup” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
137-139 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1HU, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great food from pickled walnut. We had the damascan chicken, shish tawook and kofta and all were very nice. Fantastic array of starters and sides but we totally over ordered and spent more than we had hoped! Would love to see a meze option on...More

Thank Sophg1986
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Calm, friendly atmosphere and fantastic food. The restaurant ist beautiful with some lovely artwork. A real gem!

Thank Candida J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mixed grill with salad with healing lentil soup and pickled walnuts... and Friendly service..... very hard to beat!

Thank mkj2001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a solo, post shopping, lunch here. The food was tasty and the portions were huge. The service was fast and the waiter was attentive.

Thank Corin76
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had not eaten Syrian dishes before, but the staff were very knowledgeable and helpful. The dishes we ordered were very tasty. It's well worth the short walk to Cowley Road from the centre of Oxford!

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 12 January 2018

The Pickled Walnut is a lovely place to eat. It is really nicely decorated, comfortable and the service is friendly and professional. We originally choose this because we needed a halal eatery, but were so glad that we had, and will definitely come back regardless....More

Thank MegL_RosaB
Reviewed 18 December 2017

The meal was absolutely lovely and all members of our party enjoyed what they ordered. The menu has a good number of choice and there is a vegetarian section - we had the mixed dips to start and all had the baklava for dessert which...More

Thank S_Rhiannon
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

delicious food and quick service. The restaurant is Ok for vegetarians. The staff does not try to please, but you can eat here deliciously and quickly.

Thank Anna B
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Arrived about 6/6:30pm, was seated immediately without a reservation. Waiter gave us about 2 minutes before coming back to the table and asking if we were ready to order drinks - we had just finished putting our coats onto the back of our chairs and...More

Thank foodie-catherine123
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This is a really nicely decorated restaurant, with a great atmosphere and a very enticing menu. A great choice for vegetarians and meat eaters alike. We had four veggie starters and they were all first class and very reasonably priced. The battered aubergine with yoghurt...More

Thank Colin S
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137-139 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1HU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 430478
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