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218 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UQ, England
+44 1865 723029
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Today
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sun 17:30 - 00:00
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We use to like this place until one of these days when we came back after few months. Food was not great although expensive, and meat was .... sparse in the curry, lets say. Also, not happy with service. Huge disappointment.

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Thank Rotiv S
united kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reviewed this restaurant a few months ago when we visited on a Sunday lunch time. It was quiet - we were the only ones eating- the food was fab. Our recent experience was quite different, a busy Saturday night. Long, long wait for average food. Starters didn't arrive at all, apparently forgotten. It seemed that most of the tables were... More 

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Thank bramblesfriend
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was greeted by a cheerful person despite the constant ringing telephone -obviously a popular restaurant for deliveries and collections. My order came very quickly and I enjoyed the meal very much when I got home, especially the chicken pathia. There was 20% discount on my order and I had complimentary poppadoms, dipping sauces and salad.

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Thank Wendyloued
Oxford, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a busy Sat night. Lots of takeaways coming out of the kitchen, but many tables without food. Long wait before ordering and food, thank goodness for the great poppadoms! Many tables sending food back (seemed like wrong dishes rather than bad food) Food average, wait too long

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Thank douglas_familiy
Coventry, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was really tasty. It was nice to have an Indian meal that was not swimming in grease. The packaging was good - I collected my takeaway and it stayed warm during the 20 minute drive home. The staff were polite when collecting and even held the door for me. The restaurant was busy when I went in which... More 

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Thank RobynBruce
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok so we had to send one starter back as it wasn't cooked properly but ........ they sorted it out and after that it couldn't hav3le got any better food and service was excellent. Great chocolate at the end too!

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Thank Teresa H
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with my boyfriend to celebrate a new job and they made it so so so special. They could have just left us to it, we were happily chatting and the restaurant was quiet (it was a monday night) but they kept us stocked up on poppadoms and then gave us some baileys on ice to finish off!... More 

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Thank Stephanie H
england
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

No choice in buffet,VERY POOR.They seem to open when the want,food is cold,service none existent.If you like good Indian food stay away

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Thank yellowarmyEngland
Oxford, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

We love this curry restaurant, always visit on a lunchtime, made a taxi jounery so we could enjoy a lovely meal and a few beers, says on door lunchtime open 12-2, apparently not today😢😢😢, tried door it was opened by a member of staff, who we are not open today😡😡😡😡, although seemed to be doing takeaways as saw delivery car... More 

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Thank mary k
Truro, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Excellent service and food that relies on taste not just heat. If it is an indian meal you are after this delivers in spades.

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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
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 723029
Description
Malikas in the heart of Cowley Road offers a unique Indian food dining experience. The restaurant presents constantly evolving menus and a carefully matched wine list - all designed to reflect an ethos of novelty and creativity in a newly redesign dining room.We are unique in spanning a fine dining restaurant serving real Indian cuisines. The restaurant is highly acclaimed and is widely regarded as amongst the best Indian cuisine in Oxford.

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