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The Opium Den

George Street, Oxford OX1 2BQ, England
+44 1865 248680
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“dim sum” (17 reviews)
“hot pot” (11 reviews)
“hotpot” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
George Street, Oxford OX1 2BQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have had better dim sum , the gyoza is doughie the rest of the dim sum was below standard, they also had the ordasity to add 10% service charge onto the bill.Will I go back there NO!!!

Thank Pim D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entire experience was absolutely awful. We went because we wanted to have some dim sum, and when I asked the waiter about various allergen contents in the food, he was unfriendly, unhelpful, and just plain lazy. The food then arrived, and both the pork...More

Thank ilikefoodalot22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I have visited this restaurant on many occasions and have been impressed with both the food and the service. However, this latest visit was very disappointing. The food, when it finally arrived, was almost cold, and the portions were very small compared...More

Thank Kallista29i
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited after theatre trip at 10p.m. Staff pleasant but was only able to order one dish as the restaurant closes at 10.30 Food arrived quickly and shredded pork and rice was tasty. Special seafood rice bowl not so good Only two prawns and other seafood...More

Thank Celia W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would of given a 5 for food, but the staff were so unfriendly I couldn’t wait to leave. Never felt so unwelcome. Never again.

Thank JSW666
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On the Saturday after Valentine's Day, all the restaurants down this street were fully booked and we came across this gem that had a free table! Still very busy though. It doesn't market itself very well from the outside, only a few images of their...More

Thank AnonymousBeean
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Awful. The place was dirty and the food was bland. The lemon chicken was so coated with lemon sauce it was like mush.

Thank MissAnthropist88
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Town centre Chinese food, very popular with oriental clientele which is very telling. I have broken out from crispy fried noodles and tried crispy shredded beef, sweet and sour chicken and a spicy aubergine dish, all good, and the aubergine was excellent. Generous sizes.

Thank AlisonRyde
Reviewed 27 January 2018

A meal before we popped over the road to the cinema. Buzzing and full of a mix of people, with lots of Chinese people eating all variety of dishes. They cater for British interpretations of Chinese food as well as more classical Chinese cooking and...More

Thank Jeremy S
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Lived in San Francisco for 25+ years, a city with a large Asian population so fortunate to experience a good range of the various Chinese cuisines. TOD is a pretty cheap and cheerful dining experience. Purists will likely sneer but it's definitely in the top...More

Thank David R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: George Street, Oxford OX1 2BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 248680
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