Oxford’s Opium Den restaurant…

Story by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM
Who is brutally frank about a Chinese restaurant  in the elite University town in Oxfordshire…

Story by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling GourmetTM

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No photos for this review for very obvious reasons

MOSTLY patronised by persons with no taste or appreciation of true Chinese regional cuisine. The Opium Den is run by a motley crew of Chinese from the People’s Republic of China who are rude, mercenary, money grabbing malcontents that cannot speak HM The Queen’s English. When I am in Europe I NEVER eat Asian food, only European food. Read on please…and you will understand why. According to a highly reliable source,  namely ‘The Terrific Gourmet’, they dump lots of ‘Napalm’ Chilli oil into every dish, especially the Kung Po Chicken and Mala Tang! Actually, the only safe thing to eat is the Chye Por egg omelette. Presentation and garnishing of the dishes is poor. Only opium addicts, misguided moronic masochists and PRC kommunistische Schweine can stomach this ‘food’.

With a name like the Opium Den…in all honesty what do you expect??? Avoid this place if you value your taste buds…and your health…

Opium Den

67-69 George Street, Oxford | 01865 248680


About thetravellinggourmet

As a renowned Travel, Food & Wine Writer he has travelled the world in a keen & indomitable pursuit of exotic delicacies & fine wines. His articles have been published in over 20 prestigious publications, both local & international. Dr. Lim has toured and trained in Wine Evaluation & Oenology in most of the world's top wine producing areas from France to Australia. The Travelling Gourmet says, "Gastronomy has no frontier. These are the gastronomic voyages of The Travelling Gourmet. My unending mission. To explore strange new cuisines, to seek out new wines and new culinary experiences, to boldly go where no gourmet has gone before...." Have pen, will travel. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any other information storage & retrieval system, without permission from Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet and/or MSN. Material may be works of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents may be true but may also be products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance whatsoever to actual person or persons, either dead or living, events, or locales may be entirely and purely coincidental and unintentional. No part of this website may be used to villify others or for criminal purposes. Interests: Travel, Food, Wines, Cooking, Wine Appreciation, Parachuting, Languages, Music, Reading, Swimming, Hunting, Ballet, Fencing, Archery, Anthropology and more... The Travelling Gourmet is a copyrighted trademark. All rights and photos reserved. No part may be reproduced without permission.
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