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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: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best ethnic restaurant in Oxford

Always my first choice in Oxford. Delicious food and very tasty Lebanese wine. Staff is always very nice and gentle and most of the time there is live music which it gives a magic touch. I have been to Marrakesh and this is the only place that can bring me back there when I dine in as none... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Always my first choice in Oxford. Delicious food and very tasty Lebanese wine. Staff is always very nice and gentle and most of the time there is live music which it gives a magic touch. I have been to Marrakesh and this is the only place that can bring me back there when I dine in as none of other... More 

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Nottingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

This place has good service, reasonable prices, and a pleasant atmosphere, but what *really* stands out is the cooking. I don't know how they season their mixed mezzes, but everything tastes fantastic!

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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I've been there several times even during Ramadan of 2015. The food is very tasty, in particular the Le Kesh couscous.

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Very tasty food, helpful staff. Not too expensive. Comfortable seating. Would like to visit again soon.

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Came here with friends. Maybe I just don't like this type of food but I wasn't impressed. Most of the hot starters are deep fried. I had a lamb dish which was so dry I had to ask for extra sauce. Other starters looked the same. I had a chicken dish for main. Although the chicken was nice, there was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Incredible food, great service and excellent value for money. The main meals were beautifully cooked, plenty of spice and meat flavours.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

The restaurant was busy when we walked in at 8.30 on a Friday night, unlike its counterparts in the vicinity. A table was quickly found for the 4 of us despite not having booked. Great menu with lots of familiar and less familiar Middle Eastern treats. Really reasonably priced and exceptionally tasty food - we had a selection of mezze.... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Went recently with a group. Staff friendly and attentive. Mocktails a little sour. Food all well prepared and tasty but Lemon taste a little overpowering in some dishes. Would go again and maybe try different dishes.

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Stratford upon Avon, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Quite a small restaurant with very friendly staff. We (4persons) each chose a different starter and main and shared them around. We would have been happy with any one of them, so no worry about picking the wrong dish. The food was freshly cooked and very tasty. Two of us tried the house cocktails which were also made from scratch.... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Loved the decor, music, and friendly staff, but the food was definitely the highlight. Between the three of us we tried the mixed meze platter, chicken tagine, meatball tagine and chicken risotto, and they were all delicious. There's also a good selection of interesting cocktails. Will definitely be back.

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Restaurant Details

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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