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Taberu Japanese Restaurant

100 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1JE, England
+44 1865 434100
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (76 reviews)
“bento box” (19 reviews)
“edamame” (9 reviews)
Closes in 9 min
12:00 - 22:15 Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
100 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1JE, England
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1 - 10 of 185 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The food was very similar to what I’d experienced in Japan . I wide range of stares are available , more limited mains. Everything we ordered was tasty , good sashimi , tempura prawns etc. The slightly screened table felt rather oriental as well ....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank hilltopOxon
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We had a day in Oxford in a fairly bohemian Cowley Road. Listening to live music and found this restaurant recommended on trip advisor for dinner. Excellent food and value. Ramen and tepanyaki beef were excellent. Also enjoyed the side dishes. Excellent value and plenty...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank fizic
Reviewed 13 October 2018

We were looking for a New Japanese in the New Malden ŷytarea... and this is it... great taste... great price... My husband had the Katsu Bento box which was really good and superb value.... I had edamame, Chicken yakitoti and soft shell crab, which was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cnb134
Reviewed 29 September 2018

If you love Japanese cuisine and are looking for high-quality sushi, this is NOT the place. Supermarket sushi is closer to the ideal than Taberu.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Anastasiia C
Z H T, Manager at Taberu Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Dear Anastasia! Thank You for taking time to review our restaurant. Could you kindly specify what was exactly the issue about your sushi plate? You didn't feel happy about the rice, fish or maybe presentation of the dish? We have lots of complements if it...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018

Unpretentious little restaurant down a beautiful side road. Never been a big fan of Japanese restaurants in the UK since living in Australia but this one was great. Fresh and tasty. Typical Japanese service: quick and attentive.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CyrusPine
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Delicious is the one word to describe our experience at Taberu. Food was served quickly and tasted freshly cooked. Outstanding! Service was good, friendly and welcoming.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank cyntiamp77
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We came for lunch and were not disappointed. My gf ordered a bento box and it was delicious. The salad that came with it had a delicious gingery dressing on it. I had chicken katsu curry and I can honestly say the sauce was the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Hegaro H
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Been to taberu restaurant and it just blow me away as you could tell that every thing is really fresh and service is very prompt too. Strongly recommended.More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Cecelia G
Z H T, Manager at Taberu Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Dear Cecelia! Thank You very much for such a great review. We work really hard to offer the best food and service to our guests and we are really happy to see that reflected on your last visit. Hope to see you soon again! Have...More

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Ordered delivery home and really enjoyed it . Clean, professional and tasty . Will order again soon.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank abid a
Z H T, Manager at Taberu Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Good Afternoon Abid! Thanks for leaving your feedback. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your take away order from us! Please visit Taberu one day to experience full service we provide to our guests :) Kind Regards, Taberu management.

Reviewed 16 July 2018

We decided to come here after Googling in the car after noticing it was rated 2nd best Japanese restaurant in Oxford. I can see why. The gorgeous smells coming from the kitchen was enough to whet my appetite! The waitress was friendly and tended to...More

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Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lwln3739
Z H T, Manager at Taberu Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Hello IwIn! Thank you for celebrating your cousin's birthday with us! We truly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience at Taberu, also we are very pleased to hear that all of you fully enjoyed! We also have in our offer a traditional...More

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19 November 2016|
Response from Z H T | Property representative |
You can always call to make a booking to avoid disappointment. Please call us on 01865434100
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 22:15
12:00 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 434100
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