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Chinese, Asian
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Reviewed 2 March 2024

Food is not fresh and not tasty at all. Price per person is more than £19. Very disappointed with the quality of food. Ruined dinner.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 2 March 2024 via mobile

The place is very tired, food - mediocre, oily, and tasteless, especially for the amount of money you are asked to pay. Simply put - avoid, and you won’t be disappointed.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 28 January 2024

Good for nighttime with family and friends nice foods good service all staff Friendly table and all things are clean price good

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 16 December 2023

Had Takeaway and sat down one of the best places for value and really nice food. Friendly staff I love the place

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 18 November 2023 via mobile

Terrible lunch - definitely would not visit again. Food was cold, told to give it a stir which is a bit difficult when there isn’t anything in the dish. There is only a choice Indian and Chinese. Plates were cold. Mushrooms ran out and no...more cooked. Wouldn’t go again.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 26 October 2023 via mobile

Not the nicest experience. The food was bland, slow to replenish (hence long queues), the Pepsi tasted like water (asked for it without ice). Don’t think we will return for some time.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 14 October 2023

We've been coming here for years and the food has always been great but today was different. I was specifically refused entry due to my disability, whilst my wife and the rest of my family were invited inside in front of me, after the apprent...owner said "We don't care if you're disabled we don't serve you here". I will be taking further action on this case, as it is illegal to refuse entry to disabled people due to their disability (visable or otherwise). I was genuinely stunned at the behavior of the owner, I've never been treated like this in a public place in my life!More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 20 August 2023

One of the worse buffet I ever had Please don’t visit better would be cosmos Don’t go please Waste of money

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 6 August 2023

Absolutely disgusted with the treatment I have just received. I tried to explain my situation to the manager (I recently had 80% of my stomach removed so I barely eat) he wouldn't listen to me, and told me in no uncertain terms that if I...didn't want to eat I should leave!! There were 3 other ppl in my group, 2 who would have been charged as adults. Everywhere else I have been to eat has listened & accommodated me (reduced portions/charges). Won't be going here again!!!More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 30 July 2023

Stay will clear of this place staff are rude!! I told them at the beginning of the meal and called before hand to tell them 2 of my children coming wouldn’t eat anything they said that’s fine only for them to charge them FULL price...when it come to pay trying to embarrass me in front of a Que of people until I just had to pay. Would NEVER return.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 27 May 2023

Absolutely awful. Food was stone cold, not as cold as the man who dealt with my query though. Don't replace the food that's been sat out on counters with hot food. I was charged 7 pound for my 2 year old because she's mature and...likes to eat at the table and not in a high chair. She had a handful of chips and a small jelly. The man who I approached about being overcharged said because she wasn't in a high chair She wasn't eligible for the £3.50 fee. He hesitantly refunded me 2 pound and insisted he was in the right. Strongly advice any people with children to not go. However if your are going make sure they're charging the right amount the moment you step through the door.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 8 May 2023

The food was honestly so bad the food buffet was messy and cold, I asked for soup as the soup pot had soup that looked it was their for days it was all crust and dry, asked when the soup was made and they said...today which didn’t look like it . The fruit were bitter and felt it a burning sensation on my tongue told the manager he ate off my plate and accused me I am lying my tongue was red visibly (a circle that was red, as soon as my daughter had it she throw it out so I tired it and had the same reaction she is 6 years old) I should of taken a photo, when I went to pay he laughed at me and said you want me to call a doctor or ambulance( I said I am fine but it’s best to swap the fruit as you might get complaints). Last time I was there about 2 years ago it was fantastic but I have heard it’s down graded but now I believe why people don’t go there anymore. Customer service from manager was horrible and my children and I left their and had to go and eat somewhere else, the worse part is their was hair on the pizza and also accused me it’s my hair when my hair is long and not short? The staff has great customer service but the manager needed some training no wonder why it was empty on a Saturday nightMore

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 7 May 2023

Manager is lacking in any type of customer service. He is rude and argumentative. I would not recommend this restaurant for families at all because he tried charging my 2 year old son full price, when I explained I think he made a mistake on...the bill. He turned aggressive telling me , because he sat on a chair and not a highchair he wasn't a toddler and couldn't be charged at that rate. I explained very clearly he didn't eat anything but prawn crackers and a mouthful of rice. He said how could I prove this, he shouted and argued with me for a good 5 minutes infront of whole restaurant. The food wasn't great either and dessert options are ridiculous for example they had cut a pink and white wafer into 4 and only expected you to have one piece! Not family orientated and food is mediocre - I wouldn't recommend to anyone !More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 6 May 2023

Oxy Oriental, Oxford, It has a rude Manager, below standard food, poor service, and a very strong smell of Bleach, as they start cleaning up 1 hour before closing. We arrived at 1.30pm, 2 hrs before closing. My son's first time, he loves Broccoli, one...piece in the pot the whole time, we were there, which he did eat! The empty plates slowly stacked up on our table of 4, so I removed them, and put them on the unused side of the buffet, (as it was a lunch menu) at this point the Manager storms over very aggressive like, tells me to leave the plates on the table, a waiter will take it... I take my son back to the table, and sit him down, then go to said Manger and tell him his attitude is awful, and one of our party has asked about 15 times for a glass of water from a waiter, but nothing. The 11 yr old had to go to the bar himself in the end, and get 2 glasses of water. The dessert menu was pathetic, the boys loved it, 9 and 11 year olds.. but, it was very lacking. I would not recommend the Oxy to anyone, and I certainly won't be going back anytime soon myself, such a shame as my 9 yr old has just discovered this amazing cuisine! PS: And the website also does not give you the poor lunch menu, so you never know what your going to get!More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 28 April 2023

Awful costumer service, 0 respect for all types of cultures, i have been coming to this restaurant for over 15 years and never had a problem before, i invited my family to come and now I have experienced it first hand with discrimination as a...gypsy, I was asked upfront for the money although everyone else in the restaurant was eating and not payed. When we asked the reason why they said it was because they had the right to and no reason what given. When we asked some of the costumers if they had payed they said no and they said they where disgusted about the way in which we where treated. Awful experience would advise not to go.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Aaron J
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Response from ronir359 | Reviewed this property |
Just copied this from their website: Monday to Friday (12 noon - 2:30pm) Adult: £8.99 Child (under 150cm): £5.99 Minimum charge: £3.00 Saturday (12 noon - 4:00pm) Adult: £9.99 Child (under 150cm): £5.99 Minimum charge... More
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i think a monday would be quiet, you could phone and see what they say. unless your booking for a large partie of guests.
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I wouldn’t recommend it if you have serve nut allergy. As they do use sesames on some dishes and you never know when some people might mix up the tongs when picking up food. Considering it is a buffet, it is likely you could... More
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Oxy Oriental is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5