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Le Kesh

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African, Moroccan
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180 Cowley Road, Oxford, England
+44-1865-20-20-77
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food and friendly service

5 of us had a 2 course meaty feast here and it was all very good. Lots of fresh starter dishes and a good selection of meaty mains. The restaurant staff were friendly and helpful, and the price was reasonable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Sarahjm45
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

5 of us had a 2 course meaty feast here and it was all very good. Lots of fresh starter dishes and a good selection of meaty mains. The restaurant staff were friendly and helpful, and the price was reasonable.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We ate here last night as it is literally next door to the O2 Academy. I had looked at the trip advisor reviews ahead of arriving and was certainly not disappointed. We were heartily welcomed and served quickly. The food was unbelievably good. Really fresh and tasty. We had the mixed mezze platter plus grilled halloumi and merguez sausage and... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We love this place. The food is always super-fresh and super-tasty. The garden is really beautifully arranged and was a good discovery in an already brilliant restaurant. The staff are always so welcoming and polite too. Nothing is too much for them.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Amazing food, great service, been here many times. Hiding in the shisha garden and yummy cocktails. Must eat le kesh hallumi!

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The waiter started me with a local Moroccan drink of grapefruit juice fresh lime and mint. This was followed by the most amazing appetizers of Harrrira soup, Foul Moukala (who knew that fried brad beans could melt in your mouth like butter ), Kibbeh (ground lamb pine nuts surrounded by crushed wheat), Merguez (Moroccan sausage) followed by 2 main courses... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Ate at Le Kesh tonight with 3 friends on a visit to Oxford based on trip adviser reviews and wasn't at all disappointed. Amazing cocktails, stunningly tasty food, good service and a fab atmosphere made for a fab night. Would definitely recommend.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We have been to Le Kesh a few times already. The welcoming staff makes it a pleasure to spend time in there. The food is normally excellent, except maybe for the last time where my other half complained that is was uncharacteristically too salty. The dishes' flavours are refreshing and bring back memories of wonderful time spent in Morocco a... More 

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Buckingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I asked a colleague of mine for a restaurant recommendation for Oxford. We were in the habit of always visiting the same places and I wanted to try something new. I was given the details for Le Kesh and booked a table for the following Saturday night. That was about 2 years ago now and can say unashamedly that this... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We have eaten in many Lebanese restaurants both in the UK and abroad and without doubt this is some of the very best Lebanese food we have ever eaten. You really will not be disappointed if you eat here. I would advise that you book (we went on a Saturday evening) and it was very busy but this did not... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Popped in here before a gig at the O2 yesterday evening and was super-surprised at the top notch food and service. We had the moutabel, falafel, and a couple of chicken tagines. Great price, great food, and a very friendly smile.

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Address: 180 Cowley Road, Oxford, England
Phone Number: +44-1865-20-20-77
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
Cuisine: African, Moroccan

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 180 Cowley Road, Oxford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44-1865-20-20-77

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African, Moroccan

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