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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” (74 reviews)
“bento box” (18 reviews)
Open Now
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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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank CyrusPine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank Cyntia P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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

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.

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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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

Reviewed 9 July 2018

Three of us were in Oxford for a weekend and decided to try Taberu for dinner. We ordered ramen rather than sushi. Food was excellent and service was friendly. Highly recommend!More

Thank misopiso88
Z H T, Manager at Taberu Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Hi Misopiso88! We are very happy to hear that you fully enjoyed your journey with us :) Every single feedback gives us motivation and helps us to improve and do better. If you kindly would let us know what we can do or change to...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Taberu is one of the restaurants my partner and I can always agree on for good quality food. Service is always quick all the times we’ve been here! A fab weekend dinner choiceMore

Thank Chloe L
Z H T, Manager at Taberu Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Dear Chloe! Many thanks for being our loyal customer and writing this awesome review :) We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your each stay at Taberu and we hope we will always meet your expectations. Looking forward to see you soon again!...More

Reviewed 14 June 2018

One of the best eats on the Cowley Road, Taberu offers a mean selection of bitesize Japanese treats, from bento boxes to katsu curry with quick service and minimum fuss. Always busy.

Thank SimonVeaney
Z H T, Manager at Taberu Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Hi Simon! Thank you so much for your lovely note. We are so glad everything from the service to each dish met your expectations. We are very pleased to see you soon again! Kind Regards, Taberu Management,

Reviewed 11 June 2018

The taberu roll was tasty and contained a lot of fresh salmon. However, £10.80 is the most I've ever paid for a few pieces of maki, and while the food was definitely good, it was not good enough to justify that price level. I also...More

Thank Peter L
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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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