This is the page for 137 - 139 Cowley Road.
2016 - present
This is the Pickled Walnut Syrian Restaurant, owned by Ahmad Mohamad who also owns Beetroot cafe at number 166 and Pomegranate at number 126 Cowley Road . It opened in 2016 after an extensive refurbishment of the former Mirch Masala.
This was the Mirch Masala Indian restaurant. Thomsons Directory 1995 listed it at No 139. From photo below No 137 was Daud groceries in 1995
A photo of 1984 shows the Khyber restaurant in right hand half (No 139) of this frontage.
1940s - 1970s
Kelly's Directory 1975 to 1976 No 137 Just You, fashions
Kelly's Directory 1969 to 1973 No 137 Garland Fashions gown specialists
Kelly's Directory 1960 to 1968 No 137 Coranet Fashions
Kelly's Directory 1943 to 1958 Mo 137 Mabelle, milliner
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- Oxford Mail Restaurant Review: http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/leisure/eatingout/omrestaurantreviews/14879659.Review__The_Pickled_Walnut_in_Oxford____Evocative_and_adventurous_taste_of_Syria
- Marilyn Yurdan The Changing Faces of the Cowley Road