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51A Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1HP, England
+44 1865 791906
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
18 Nov 2017
“A lovely regular gem”
19 Aug 2017
“i had the vegan root pie”
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Fusion, Healthy, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
51A Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1HP, England
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Thanks Agata for another great visit. A good combination of informal, but intimate and attentive service. Delicious Greek food, with fresh flavours, and healthy ingredients. My family always feel very welcome.

Thank Kate R
agnieszka1616, Owner at Meli, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Thank You Dear for the kind feedback,I look forward welcoming you back!

Reviewed 19 August 2017

.. and it was delicious, along with an above average coffee. quite a small place (seats about 10 on a rainy day), lots of variety though, mostly (not all) vegan food

Thank Marcus I
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Slightly over priced, big shame about rude and unhelpful staff. Would not recommend and shall not be visiting again.

Thank Consuela H
Reviewed 13 March 2017

They serve delicious food here, and seem to specialise in vegan and raw food. It is often quiet, which is surprising given the quality of the good.

Thank OxfordecoR
Reviewed 15 January 2017

My girlfriend and I sometimes go to this little cafe' to have some infusion and vegan snacks. I find it quite enjoyable, even though atmosphere and character lack a bit. Let me suggest you to try their falafels, and coconut treats.

Thank Nirvana8517
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious home-cooked Greek food, ideal for an informal lunch or breakfast stop. Also a deli stop for key Mediterranean ingredients if you want to cook at home. Love it.

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

I loved the food here. It is tasty but also healthy and reasonably priced. I had rice aubergines, moussaka, feta pastry. Everything was also gluten free...I could not believe how good it was. I can not wait to go back and try more.

1  Thank lauritaox82
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Finally some proper food here in UK....enough with the fish & chips and all the fried, oily , meaty stuff covered in heavy sauces.... Clean tastes, good materials, nice recipes and fairly priced! Lovely tastes of Greece. Only "complaint", add some slices of bread in...More

5  Thank Konstantinos T
Reviewed 14 March 2016

We're regular visitors and felt it was time to acknowledge the quality of this lovely cafe and deli. The food is home made and is so tasty and authentic. Try the sweet potato and feta pie and just about any of the cakes - the...More

Thank M0nB1
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Studying for grad degree in Oxford and live down in Cowley. I've been to Meli a handful of times and decided that I had to give recognition where it's due. Their soups are just so humble, hearty, and delicious. Pop in and out quick and...More

Thank grusk1991
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Restaurant Details

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After-hours, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51A Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1HP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 791906
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