AMERICAN diner Glut is fighting it out with Turkish restaurant Antep Kitchen for top spot on reviews site TripAdvisor.

Glut in George Street is top of the TripAdvisor charts listing 487 eateries in Oxford while kebab specialists Antep Kitchen are second.

Oxford Mail:

Glut is in the city centre while Antep Kitchen is in Cowley Road - both have five star ratings.

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Former Cherwell School pupil Sami Mahfouz launched Glut in May and has won praise for dishes including a vegan plant burger and buffalo wings.

Oxford Mail:

Antep Kitchen staff are now jealously watching Glut’s top rating, and hoping positive reviews for their dishes will help them win back the top spot.

Antep Kitchen supervisor Burhan Davidov said: “We were number one for six months before Glut came along. Of course we would love to get back to number one.

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"At the weekends it is particularly busy and people sometimes queue for half an hour for a table.”

Oxford Mail:

Like Glut, Antep Kitchen has received glowing reviews from customers.

Ruth W from Nottingham wrote: “I have been several times already this year and I always have a brilliant time.

“My colleague said that this is the closest he has come to the meal he had in Istanbul a few months ago on a work trip.

Oxford Mail:

“Staff are always friendly, accommodating and very hard working.

“Food is beautifully presented and delicious!

Oxford Mail:

“Definitely worth waiting at the door if you arrive at a busy time.

“Congratulations, Antep Kitchen, you are doing a fantastic job and I love your restaurant!!”

The other restaurants in the top 10 are, in consecutive order, Za’atar Bake, Cowley Road, home in Abingdon Road, The Coconut Tree in St Clement’s Street, Spiced Roots in Cowley Road, The Porterhouse Grill in Mill Street, Comie’s Caribbean Grill in Garsington Road, Yeti Nepalese Restaurant in Cowley Road, and Oli’s Thai in Magdalen Road.

Manda J said she enjoyed a ‘tip top' Sunday brunch at The Porterhouse Grill in West Oxford.

Oxford Mail:

She added: “Difficult to see how it could have been improved.

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"We both had the full cooked breakfast - £14 a head (excluding drinks and service) it was excellent. Every component was carefully selected and properly cooked.”

At Yeti Nepalese Restaurant James C from Oxford said the eatery did not disappoint.

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He added: “We have been going to Yeti regularly for many years, and it has always been of a consistently high standard.

“The dishes are all individual, and are prepared with flair that gives them a special ‘zing’.”

The top six all have five-star ratings while the final four in the top 10 are rate 4.5 out of five.