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The Pickled Walnut

137-139 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1HU, England
+44 1865 430478
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“mixed grill” (9 reviews)
“lentil soup” (5 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 17 September 2017 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere, we had fries cauliflower with tahini and grilled vegetable mix and the parsley dish. The restaurant was nicely decorated. Will definitely visit again.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank KarinGran
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

What a great restaurant. Fantastic space. Beautifully decorated. Chilled atmosphere and suitably priced, tasty food. Will definitely go again.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank clarep496
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The staff seemed completely incompetent, incoherent and were generally vacantly staring off into lalaland. Nice food however.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank louiec41
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Having never tried Syrian cuisine, I was pleasantly surprised by the eclectic mixture of flavours. It's certainly worth a try! The food was delicious but was quite expensive, and if I'm honest I didn't enjoy the homemade lemonade. Everything else was great though, including the...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Lee S
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We chose a mixture of dishes and they were all delicious. The service was efficient, although slightly unfriendly to start with, but the waiter who brought the dishes was delightful. I would recommend the tagine.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Catherine O
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Turned up with a friend who had been before and had a very good lunch. We ordered plenty of small dishes to share and they were pretty much all excellent (although the pickled walnut dish was a bit too strong for my taste). Perfect for...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank James R
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Visited The Pickled Walnut for first time last night. Lovely friendly waiting staff, tasteful and stylish decor, relaxed friendly atmosphere but most importantly some lovely dishes on the menu and new taste sensations. I had the Mloukhia with chicken and found it delicious and different....More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Sara H
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I wanted to try the pickled walnut after hearing a lot of recommendations from colleagues and they were right! The food is different and very tasty. Service was lovely and professional. I loved the treatment I have had here, I would definitely go back. The...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Jaimece12
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Firstly, I have to say that unfortunately this is not a review of a restaurant experience, it's a review of an unhelpful phone conversation. I have never written a seriously adverse review in my life but I feel obliged to comment here. I booked a...More

Date of visit: September 2017
3  Thank mumawayfromhome
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Went there with my family, The food is very good, but some items on the menu were not available. Getting a decent waiting service in Oxford is an issue and Pickled Walnut is no different, plenty of them but not what I would call professional....More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank w0rrybeads
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, 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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