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Al-Shami

25 Walton Crescent, Oxford OX1 2JG, England
+44 1865 310066
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“falafel” (25 reviews)
“meze dishes” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
25 Walton Crescent, Oxford OX1 2JG, England
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1 - 10 of 330 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the wife daughter and fiance to Al Shami for a Friday evening supper. Had 13 meze dishes between us and a couple of kebabs. Food as always is great. 4 rating because the service lets the food down. The servers spend more time at...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank stevemQ91UQ
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

We diverted to Oxford to have a meal and as every good plan it failed, the place was closed. We asked some locals and what a find!! The food was simply wonderful, so reminiscent of our friends mother’s cooking in Turkey! Highly recommended

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 435christosg
Reviewed 25 October 2018

One of the few restaurants in Jericho I WOULDN'T recommend. Decidedly average food, coupled with below par customer service. Charged twice on card because waiter didn't understand how contactless payments work. Had to waste my time returning the next day for a refund. Poor.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Joseph H
Reviewed 13 October 2018 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.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 772terjel
Reviewed 25 September 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nicholasreed2017
Reviewed 23 September 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank cremonagirl
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Pand1g1tal
Reviewed 17 September 2018 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

Date of visit: September 2018
1  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

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: October 2017
2  Thank rrehman123
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
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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