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The Standard

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Indian, Asian,
117 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AJ, England
+44 1865 553557
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (29 reviews)
“tarka daal” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (18 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
117 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AJ, England
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1 - 10 of 282 reviews

Reviewed today

Firstly on the positive. The service was very efficient and helpful and the place itself was nice with a good atmosphere. For a place rated so highly I was expecting alot but was very disappointed. The vegetable curry dish I had (forgot which one) was...More

Thank Adventure813056
Reviewed 5 days ago

After reading some reviews we thought we would give it a go and try this place out. Grease puddle with the sauce... I couldn't get a sense of traditional Indian cuisine. Service was prompt which we couldn't grumble about. Such a shame! We won't be...More

2  Thank Culture594908
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always good with great food and lovely service but the special lamb chops tonight were, in fact, the best lamb chops I have ever had. Nothing more to be said..........

Thank DidcotBob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely love this place. The food is fantastic - full of flavour and not oily (unlike many other local Indian restaurants!). The saag paneer, chana masala and vegetable patia are all amazing! The restaurant is really cosy and intimate, and the staff are lovely....More

Thank Tourist431937
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff friendly + Amazing food+ Good to call for booking before you go for assure place. Good location close to Center.

Thank Jassim_gege
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second time back to the Standard and it’s been fantastic both times. Service is spot on - not intrusive but very attentive and speedy. The food is delicious - we’ve had the Pathia, Muktaaj, Makon and Korai and would recommend them all....More

Thank Croyde22
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Pretty disappointing dinner! The food was fine but with very little taste and spicy. It is very far from real Indian food... The service is friendly and the atmosphere is nice but not sure that I will go back. It is nothing special!

Thank Valentina R
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Nothing too fancy, but everything you'd want from a good Indian restaurant. Food was superb, service also friendly and fast. Not particularly cheap, but pretty standard for Oxford prices. Well worth a visit.

Thank Joel R
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch with a friend, rather quiet which I was told was very rare. Lovely food and lovely friendly staff. Highly recommended.

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 8 July 2018

The Standard is pretty much as its name implies-- good quality food that probably won't blow you out of the water, but makes for a decent meal nonetheless. Staff is friendly, prices are reasonable by Oxford standards, carry-out is ready in 10 minutes. Ask for...More

Thank Catherine X
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 34
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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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