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€€ - €€€Indian, Asian,
218 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UQ, England
+44 1865 723029
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“poppadoms” (36 reviews)
“curry” (51 reviews)
“keema nan” (4 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

We popped in for a single course and were squeezed into a busy restaurant. We ordered quickly. Drinks and poppadums (and more) came, and then main shortly after. One of the challenges with going for 'Indian' food is overfamiliarity and so I went for something...More

Thank AndrewT42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a restaurant throwing off the flock wallpaper for a 21st century design but the the formula of poppadoms and lager and wait at least an hour before the sludgy curry is delivered by overworked waiting staff on an early Saturday evening. Sadly this...More

Thank JohnOB-12
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

A lovely meal here with my daughter this eve. Food was excellent! Very tasty, fresh curries and sides. Great service too.

Thank ChrisP5000
Reviewed 16 October 2017

The food and the service in this restaurant was excellent. Very friendly staff and nothing was to much trouble. They even arranged a taxi at the end of the evening for us.

Thank John N
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Went today with my partner, staff were very welcoming, had the Sunday Buffett, selection was excellent, something for everyone. Couldn't fault it, best Indian I've ever had.

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

The food was so amazing at this restaurant and the service was second to none. I will definitely be going back with my family and friends....

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

As always, had a superb meal! 😁 Minimum waiting time.. complimentary drinks.. honest and friendly staff!! The manager.. Mohamed is the most welcoming person.. nothing is never to much! Will always go above and beyond for his customers! Lovely to see the business booming!! 🍴🌶

Thank Emily B
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Went with about 12 friends for dinner. Slow service? It was 90 minutes before the main order was taken, meanwhile papadums were copiously served (3 on a plate broken into bits to share between 4 at a rate of nearly £8 per plate - you...More

Thank julianhill99
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Superb food. Lovely service. All you can ever want from a curry house. A place I will definitely be coming back to in the future.

Thank Jamie S
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

I will definitely be coming back as this resturant hit the spot with its tremendous food and great service

Thank Tony M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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