Closed September 2013 - now a Chinese restaurant
This is thought by many to be the best Indian in Oxford. It's a BYO, so a trip to the Grog Shop beforehand is a spectacular idea.
The sarso baigon (aubergine with mustard seeds) is heavenly, and the chicken jeera (with cumin) is also excellent. The service is great, and if you come quite early it's usually completely empty. Fridays can get very busy though, so you might want to book ahead.