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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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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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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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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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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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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 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 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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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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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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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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  • 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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