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Assilah Bistro

194-196 Wells Road | Totter Down Knowle Border, Bristol BS4 2AX, England
+44 7816 202827
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Ranked #23 of 1,392 Restaurants in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $24
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: We are a family run authentic moroccan bistro on the wells road between totter down and knowle. Established 10 years ago we operate on a B.Y.O basis allowing the customer to bring the tipple of their choice. We use traditional moroccan recipes from tagines to meshwi and relax in the moroccan bedouin seating or the more traditional bistro seating. We can cater for large groups and belly dancing can be arranged. So come and enjoy a taste of morocco in Bristol. AS WITH ALL TRADITIONAL MOROCCAN RECIPES TAGINES DO TAKE A WHILE TO COOK SO WE WOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED FAST FOOD
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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Just retuned home from a fantastic authentic Moroccan meal at the Assilah Bistro. The décor was very 'Moroccan' and the food was amazing. The service was excellent and the two members of staff we met were friendly and very efficient. One even went the 'extra mile' when we phoned en route to ask where on the Wells Road the bistro... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Our first time at the Assilah Bistro. The restaurant is decorated in such a way you would think you were in Morocco. We had sardines and falafels to start with Moroccan bread and olives. The main was a fish tagine and lamb meatball tagine. each was served with rice, couscous and salad. we finished off with baklava and icecream. The... More

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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

First time to this gem of a restaurant. Really friendly service and a genuine north-african ambiance. The menu is short but certainly not short on flavours. BYO and just £2 corkage. I would highly recommend this restaurant for authenticity and value..

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Loved this restaurant. The food was great (kofte tagine - yum!), the service friendly and attentive, the decor really atmospheric and removing the cost of wine from the bill (it is a BYO restaurant) meant it was really affordable too. Would definitely recommend.

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Bristol
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We went for the first time last week. Two dining areas, one very traditional, low seats and lovely and the small but very nice restaurant bit. Both very nice. Food was really excellent and a really nice BYO wine. Good service and authentic food.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We have been here a few times now, and on each occasion we have left feeling very impressed. The food is absolutely delicious and the service is friendly and down to earth. On top of this it's a BYO and we usually leave feeling as though we haven't paid enough because it's so reasonably priced. In my opinion this is... More

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This was our second and long overdue return visit to Assilah and it was just as wonderful an experience as our first one. From booking to leaving the service was relaxed, welcoming and efficient. The decor is wonderfully atmospheric and sets the tone for the most wonderful and traditional Moroccan cuisine. The lamb couscous with saffron couscous was exceptional and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We called to see if there were any tables an hour before and were warned that we had to be patient as there would be a wait on food, which were fine with. The restaurant is also BYO with £2 corkage per bottle. I loved the decor in the restaurant, very in keeping with Morocco - the tables were beautiful... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Second visit to this wonderful restaurant, very much looking forward to our third. Excellent food, great ambiance and great staff. It really has the "Wow" factor. Its a BYO restaurant too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Been here quite a few times as the food and place is amazing, also great value! I had a lemon and olive chicken with potatoes type thing last time, which was delicious. Would highly recommend to anyone. The seating arrangements are so lovely, I like the borderline communal feel.

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Additional Information about Assilah Bistro

Address: 194-196 Wells Road | Totter Down Knowle Border, Bristol BS4 2AX, England
Phone Number: +44 7816 202827
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
Average Prices: USD 16 - 24

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