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“Dish with hair”
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Liaison
Price range: US$57 - US$57
Cuisines: Chinese
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Reviewed 3 May 2013

We were there last week on our trip to oxford from london. We wanted to eat chineese food and on tripadvisor we found these restaurant. Reviews wasn't so bed so we decide to eat there. We ordered sweet and souer chicken and spicy chicken (i don't remember the exact dish name) surpisingly, our food was on our table after 5 minutes (isn't that suspicious???) some Chineas also ordered something and theirs meal came after more then 20 minutes.

Sweet and sour chicken was full of vinegar. You couldn't smell nothing more than this vinegar and smell of old food. In this meal we also found hair!!!!!! We decided to return dish (and restaurant act fairly and didn't charge us for it.

My spicy chicken was poor but at least it was eatable and without hair:)

The service was also poor. Staff bairly speak english. They even didn't say 'sorry' for meal with hair

Summary:don't eat there!!!!!

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1  Thank Urszula S
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Reviewed 17 February 2013

I should have guessed what it was like when we saw it almost empty at 8pm on a Saturday evening, and four of us were shown to a tiny round table that would hardly seat two, even though there were bigger tables available. We moved tables although the staff were grumpy about it. Their English was so poor that we could barely understand each other. When the food arrived, the meat was on cold serving plates and we asked for them to be warmed up, again a grumpy response. My friend and I spent ages trying to decide which was our order, which plate held the lamb and which the beef, as they were indistinguishable in look and taste! The red wine on the wine list was not available. The rice was clumped. Altogether not a nice experience. There used to be an excellent restaurant here; I suppose it must have changed hands.

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3  Thank LadyReadingOxford
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Reviewed 22 January 2013

Food was pretty tasty, but nothing special. Beef was served in a traditional Chinese way, with fat and sinew. Was very quiet so hard to gauge the atmosphere.

1  Thank JCG2Glasgow
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Reviewed 14 January 2013

Came to this place with a relatively large group of people, including native Chinese and Chinese-speakers, who vouched to us that the food was authentic. I love Chinese cuisine and was very much satisfied with the food. It was quite heavy but I think that this was to expect from this type of kitchen. The staff apparently only speak mandarin Chinese.

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2  Thank Ra1dA
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Reviewed 8 December 2012

Fancied Chinese whilst in Oxford and followed this review to Liaison.

We went at 7.30 on Saturday night, there were two other tables. Food was OK, Dim Sum entree was not great. i ordered the hot & sour soup which was inedibly hot. Aromatic Duck was good although we faced a surcharge for 2 extra pancakes which i feel was petty.

we won't be rushing back, i won't be writing home.

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1  Thank STrottski
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