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25 Walton Crescent, Oxford OX1 2JG, England
+44 1865 310066
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“meze dishes” (12 reviews)
“falafel” (23 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
25 Walton Crescent, Oxford OX1 2JG, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good wine from Bekaa valley. Vegetables from the UK freezer. Cold Lebanese bread, should be hot . Please make the restaurant so we feel we are in Lebanon.

Thank Terje L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were part of a party of 52 people who had booked several days in advance. The organisers had also been back the afternoon before our evening booking, to check that everything was arranged for 8pm on Friday 21st September 2018. They said it was....More

Thank nicholasreed2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely hopeless. Called earlier in the day and told we could have a table a 8pm. Arrived to find chaos with other people waiting who had also booked. We were told the restaurant was full and there was no way we could get a table....More

Thank cremonagirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service for an impromptu Monday lunch. A wonderful range of vegetarian dishes and some meat from the grill.

Thank Pand1g1tal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was looking for some Arabic food in Oxford, Me and my friend found this restaurant. The staff are welcoming, the ambience is ok, but it is not clean, the ceiling was full of spider nests, with many flies falling on our table .. the...More

Thank drsame77
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Booked a table for twelve for a birthday celebration and they did us proud. The room we were in was decorated in stunning middle eastern style and the food and service were outstanding. We all enjoyed the three course meze - cannot praise it highly...More

Thank Caroline C
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

I love Lebanese food and have been to this restaurants quite a few times. I completely stopped going there because I found that food took 1.5 -2 hrs to come and when I complained the staff dealt with it quite rudely saying it’s not a...More

2  Thank rrehman123
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Booking easy, welcoming staff, EXCELLENT choice particularly for my sister in law who is vegetarian and enthused about breadth of choices. Non veggie dishes we had - lamb, chicken etc. were of equally high quality. Very pleasantly surprised at bill, EXCELLENT value, WOULD DEFINITELY RECOMMEND...More

Thank Pratto58
Reviewed 27 August 2018

One of the many great things about the Al-Shami restaurant is that when one is finished, if staying the Richmond, the hotel is upstairs. A lovely Lebanese meal, fresh produce freshly cooked. Started with Hummus, and an Aubergine dish with fresh flat breads. Followed by...More

Thank AlexWembley
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We went as a group of six (albeit we had booked for eight), and the table was not ready, but they accommodated us quickly enough. Weirdly, plates, napkins and cutlery were put down in front of us before the menus arrived. Having got the menus,...More

Thank junglexpat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Walton Crescent, Oxford OX1 2JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 310066
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