Serves meat, veg options available. In Lebanese cuisine you could find a variety of veg suitable items in cold and hot mezze such as hummus, chickpea salad, tabouleh, beans, stuffed grape leaves, falafel, and potatoes. Veg items are clearly marked. Also lots of meats. Operating since 1988. Price: Inexpensive more-less
Beer/Wine, Take-out, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Non-veg
25, Walton Crescent
Oxford, England OX1 2JG

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First Review by CallumB
  • vegan

My favourite Oxford restaurant

Posted on 09 / 09 / 2013

Despite not being a vegan, nor even vegetarian restaurant, Al Shami is my favourite place to eat in Oxford.
It's best to go as a group of people as the dishes are mostly meze (small plates) so you should order lots and all share. All vegetarian and dishes are clearly marked on the menu and there are many to choose from.
For a full review with pictures see here:

  • vegan

Many (labelled) vegan options, and good food

Posted on 09 / 02 / 2013

The menu is very well labelled, with many vegetarian and vegan dishes labelled as such. The prices are low to moderate, though the portion sizes are a little small. The service was also good, and a platter of vegetables is provided before your food arrives.

We particularly liked the falafel (in combination with the hommos), and the fried cauliflower dish (Zahra Maqlia), as well as the spinach dish (Sebanikh Bilzeit)

Pros: Good food, Good service
Cons: Serves meat


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Last updated: 2013/08/25


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