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Cockadoo Bar & Restaurant

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Nuneham Courtenay, Oxford OX44 9NX, England
+44 1865 341030
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Wantage, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were greeted by a very apologetic waitress who explained that their boiler had broken down so it was very cold. They put our party of six into a smaller room with an electric heater and although it was decidedly chilly to start with the quality of the food and service absolutely made up for it. Between us we had... More 

Thank JFel51
Warwick, United Kingdom
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243 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eaten lunch here a few times over last 5 or more years, as I once worked nearby and even now it's worth a slight detour when in the area. It's a strange one to review as food is always excellent and a big step above most Chinese restaurants, but service has always been so very slow to get the first... More 

Thank Johnfcooper
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food!! Not sure anyone would be disappointed here Only slight issue was waiting 10/15 minutes to be acknowledged when entering. When eventually welcomed the waitress was friendly and very polite Will be coming back!! Try the spring rolls and prawn toast you won't regret it

Thank honestreviews111
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant looks good but keep away! Booked to celebrate birthday with family, 10 of us. Firstly noticed the toilets very smelly and blocked!, Ordered food which smelt yummy! However waited 2 hours until we all received our main course! All of us starving and no idea how long food would be, as really no communication from waiting Staff, who left... More 

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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to try Cockadoo last night for a birthday treat - it was a great idea! We were welcomed by the owner who showed us to a table for two, comfortable seats and nicely laid table with linen table cloth and napkins, quiet music playing in the background. The menu combines Chinese and Thai cuisine - we had soft... More 

Thank Saab4Me
Reading, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was very impressed with the restaurant, very spacious & ambiance brilliant. Me and my group of friends had the set menu and it was delicious, especially the sweet and sour chicken, just the right amount of tang in it and the spring rolls were perfection, very crispy the way I like it. Nice touch that the chinese tea was... More 

Thank Jennifer B
oxford, uk
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here 3 weeks ago for a birthday meal with a large group of friends. The restaurant was pretty quiet but they seemed to have a staff shortage as we were kept waiting at the bar for a drink for 10 minutes without anyone bothering to serve us. As we were a large group we were asked to pre... More 

Thank oxford_chick21
Goring-on Thames, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Service was slow when we went last time but they were busy and this is no problem for us what so ever! The food was amazing, drinks are of very good quality! all in all a really nice place and lovely atmosphere ! highly reccomend!

Thank AmyAdamF
Oxford, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

The place is outside Oxford, in the village of Nuneham Courtenay. Ample car park, big restaurant/bar area/dining area. I visited when it was decorated for Christmas and there were corporate diners with (noisy) live show included. We were sat in a smaller area with 'normal' dining area (4 tables). Service was good, Starters came quickly, however we had to wait... More 

Thank RedThunderbird
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

What more can I say, the manager of the restaurant and the staff are always happy and welcoming when we go in. The food is on a whole different level! If you have ever been to the crazy bear just down the road in Stadhampton, it's good but very over priced. In the Cockadoo, the food is even better and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$37
Chinese, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nuneham Courtenay, Oxford OX44 9NX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 341030
Winner of local and national culinary awards, Cockadoo offers a chic twist on Thai and Chinese cuisine. A sultry bar and lounge setting features glittering chandeliers, subtle low lighting, an open fire and a rich chocolate and aubergine colour palette. Crafted by the highly skilled chefs, guests can choose from an array of colourful recipes, bursting with flavours of the Orient.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?