Oli’s Thai, Oxford [Closed]

Oli's Thai Restaurant, Magdalen Road, Oxford
8 Magdalen Road

About Oli’s Thai

Tucked away from the busy Cowley Road, Oli’s Thai is a small, family-run restaurant that serves up the most delicious, fresh and authentic tasting Thai food. The menu is reassuringly short, but with good variation, so you won’t fail to find several dishes of interest.

The restaurant lives up to the hype. Book a table and wait, you won’t be disappointed – it’s usually booked up several weeks in advance. The prawn crackers with peanut sauce, sweetcorn fritters, and duck panang are some of our favourites.

Opening hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: noon to 3.00pm (food served from noon to 2.00pm)
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: noon to 3.00pm and 5.00pm to 10.00pm (food served from noon to 2.00pm and 5.00pm to 9.00pm)
Saturday: noon to 3.00pm (food served from noon to 2.00pm)
Sunday: Closed

Good to know

  • Bookings are taken months in advance, so plan ahead.
  • The front row seats at the bar are never booked out so there’s still always a way in without a booking – just turn up early.
  • The largest party that the restaurant can accommodate is 6 guests.
  • The restaurant is not suitable for children under 12 years of age.

Editorial updates

November 2021: Oli’s Thai to close in February
Oli’s Thai, which holds a Michelin Bib Gourmand has said it would be closing in February and potentially reopening as a new establishment called Elle’s Deli in April or May 2022.

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