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The Standard

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi
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117 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AJ, England
+44 1865 553557
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Today
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
Sat - Thu 12:00 - 14:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really great food and great customer service. In 'good' part of town but prices very reasonable. Will definitely be returning.

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Thank Julian R
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been told that this is one of the best Indian restaurants in Oxford..... It is! Good menu plus daily specials, all perfectly cooked and presented by very friendly and helpful staff. Very good value too. Restaurant is quite small, so booking strongly advised, if not essential. They also seemed to be doing a brisk take-away service - handy... More 

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Thank Peter M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I lived in Jericho while we were in grad school, and the Standard was our go-to for takeout or an occasional date (when we could get a table, which is not always easy and merits a call ahead). They've got amazingly flavorful options in a variety of Indian styles, and the prices are incredibly reasonable. If you... More 

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Thank s0uthernsweethearts
Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Wonderful food and service on several different occasions. Particularly accommodating and willing to go the extra mile on large group takeaway orders. 100% would recommend.

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Thank dsowood
Oxford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Food is acceptable at best. Their attitude however: shocking. Owner is immediately impertinent and impudent unless you're from his target clientele 'profile': i.e Caucasian. Never experienced someone so insulting and with such a deep-rooted superiority complex.

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14 Thank TeriMaadi L
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Homely atmosphere and superb food - as it always has been on my occasional visits over the last 35 years!

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Thank Michael W
Oxford, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We were passing the Standard last Friday and decided to call in on the off chance of getting seat as we hadn't booked. We were offered a table in the corner, but were told it was rebooked for 90 mins time, this was fine with us. We had poppadums and pickles for starters, lovely warm fresh poppadums, the only thing... More 

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1 Thank nobberOxford
Oxford, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

If you looking good service and flavoursome well-cooked Indian cuisine in north Oxford then The Standard will not let you down. The staff work well as a team and the food we ordered was very good. The special (slow cooked lamb with lentils) was very good, and the Mushroom and Sag Bhaji's made a very good accompaniment. They offer a... More 

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Thank James G
Devizes, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We have been here several times now, especially with two grandsons at Uni in the City. Food for six tonight, served with a smile, hot and full of flavour. We always enjoy coming here, its not the smartest place and it's quite small, but the reward is good food and service.

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Thank PTRaggett
Heswall, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We booked here for a family reunion meal and they team of staff very welcoming. Although booked for out numbers put on two different tables which wasnt ideal but ok. The food when came ok but as plates cold the food went cold very quickly. Food ok but I found it rather bland and I'm not one for spicy food.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$32
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 553557

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