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Cockadoo Bar & Restaurant

Nuneham Courtenay, Oxford OX44 9NX, England
+44 1865 341030
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“crispy duck” (17 reviews)
“prawn toast” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 15:00All hours
Chinese, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Nuneham Courtenay, Oxford OX44 9NX, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were visiting friends at Oxford for the weekend, and by chance found this restaurant online. A real hidden gem! Would say this is one of the best pan-Asian restaurant around in Oxford. One-of-a-kind ambience and quality food for the price, also quite chilled and...More

Thank manyeefannyl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two of us Came here on a Saturday night. We were seated quickly and drinks orders were taken quickly. Service went down hill from there. We ordered the shared seafood starter (£12 each). £24 it was really worth £12 for the whole plate maybe less....More

Thank Lewis R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have passed this restaurant many times over the years when it was derelict. More recently since its total refurbishment I have still driven past as thought it was a themed pub which often has tribute nights. To my pleasant surprise it is now a...More

Thank Oxonpam
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited this restaurant many times, the food is superb, the manager seems very nice. Great for family or work meals as it is very spacious. Perhaps because it is in a rural location, it always looks empty, which is a pity, as I...More

Thank vsolano
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is extremely yummy. I have been multiple times and would definitely recommend the cockadoo set menu and to add the duck. The service was a little slow but we did go on a Saturday and it was very busy. I will definitely be...More

Thank melissa b
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very surprised when walked in, very tardis like from the outside to inside, all tables laid out very well. great comfortable chairs. Our mains Slow cooked lamb shank and duck in plum sauce was very very good, fall off the bone lamb very tasty, Will...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This is always a favourite, it is quiet and the service is excellent. The food is very good indeed and there is a new menu about to be published. The fish dishes are striking.

Thank douglasdales
Reviewed 6 October 2017

After traveling most of the day, we enjoyed an extremely delicious meal at the Cockadoo. My wife and I are Americans visiting from Florida. The service and decor were wonderful with the Owner and his wife visiting with us at our table. But in addition,...More

Thank gencoljr
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I went to Cockadoo last Friday with my wife. A tip - be careful how you book, I booked online and we were therefore unaware that there was an Elvis night on! The table they gave us wasn't great, but we were happy enough. The...More

Thank EdD846
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Visited after recommendation and not at all disappointed. Food was excellent and good portion size. Where I read a review about service I admit drinks were maybe a bit slow to arrive, but food and manner in which service given couldn't be faulted. ambience relaxed...More

Thank Fiona F
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29 October 2017|
Response from Michael T | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I had a Latte, not champagne. I don't drink and drive
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nuneham Courtenay, Oxford OX44 9NX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 341030
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Winner of local and national culinary awards, Cockadoo offers a chic twist on Thai and Chinese cuisine. A sultry bar and lounge setting features glittering chandeliers, subtle low lighting, an open fire and a rich chocolate and aubergine colour palette. Crafted by the highly skilled chefs, guests can choose from an array of colourful recipes, bursting with flavours of the Orient.
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