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€€ - €€€Indian, Asian,
218 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UQ, England
+44 1865 723029
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“curry” (52 reviews)
“poppadoms” (31 reviews)
“onion bhaji” (5 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
218 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered 5 dishes in total , 2 of the meat dishes Sabzi jalfrezi and murgh chilli Mumbai and one veg dish , Mutar baigon were all served in the same red , tasteless sauce pretty much inedible! . The dhal and Chot Poti were...More

Thank Alison M
Malikas O, Owner at Malikas, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Alison sorry to hear that you had a bad experience dining in our restaurant ,I would be greatfull if you came to dine in our restaurant and gave us a nother chance to put the whole meal from the restaurant to say haw sorry...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best onion bhajis ever, very friendly staff and a really delicious tikka option! Would massively recommend

Thank Jemma P
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Came here with a few friends for dinner and we were all very impressed. Lovely restaurant with a nice atmosphere and brilliant service. We ordered a variety of dishes to share and ate way too much but couldn't help ourselves, it was so nice! The...More

Thank bex_darlingb
Reviewed 8 April 2018

I have not visited this restaurant but have ordered a takeaway to be delivered. I ordered for the 5th time yesterday and it will be my last. The first time the food was absolutely delicious. I got 2 free pompadoms and small onion salad and...More

Thank 445essexgirl
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

It’s so nice and beautiful restaurant and lovely service. All the time when I go in feel like I m in my house.

Thank Yo P
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Very rude manager. Very rude. Actually swore at me as I walked out because I wanted to change my order. Poor hygiene. Walked by the kitchen and it looked filthy. Spoons were dirty. Food was meh. Won't ever visit.. Ever again.

1  Thank Sid P
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Very friendly staff lovely restaurant we have been here many times and the food has no fault it’s perfect well flavoured tasty enjoy going there

Thank Westy197
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Friends and I ordered food from here. The food was too oily and the vegetable paratha was very heavy and tasteless. The olive rice is nice, but we found there was not much difference in the dishes in terms of taste. Might give the place...More

Thank Rudigar87
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Never visited this restaurant before but I'd heard it's a good place to eat before gigs at the 02 Academy music venue which is really close by and I love Indian food, so glad I found it. The restaurant was empty when arrived as I...More

Thank SophieCalifornia
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Its nice to still have the option of Indian restaurant dining despite the fact there are many more exciting choices now. We went for Sunday buffet. This was good value, decent food and piping hot which so many buffets fail to be. However it was...More

1  Thank CoolCaro
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 723029
  • E-mail
Malikas in the heart of Cowley Road offers a unique Indian food dining experience. The restaurant presents constantly evolving menus and a carefully matched wine list - all designed to reflect an ethos of novelty and creativity in a newly redesign dining room.We are unique in spanning a fine dining restaurant serving real Indian cuisines. The restaurant is highly acclaimed and is widely regarded as amongst the best Indian cuisine in Oxford.
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