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El Bahia

37 Wicklow St, Dublin 2, Ireland (South City Centre)
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Ranked #293 of 1,795 restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $23 - $30
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: South City Centre
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84% Recommend
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Dublin, Ireland
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

What a nice little find! Food is great, service high standard and good value for money. Ambience also quite authentic. I recommend the lamb tagine or the chicken Bastille. I have been here before and will be back again soon.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I had a voucher to spent at this Restaurant and was a really great experience! I went there with my husband for the "early bird" (because of the voucher) and the service was amazing! Me and my husband were advised by a waiter call Henrique and he really understood what we like! The restaurant is small and I suggest that... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Heard lots of good things about this restaurant , mmmmm not so good in reality , Bank holiday weekend on a Saturday night , not very busy , yet the service was very poor we kept having to chase the staff up for both food and drinks , there was real feeling of .......we don't really care , we were... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I was brought here as a surprise as I am travelling to Morocco during the summer and it was absolutely gorgeous. I had the soup for starters which although not roasting hot when served, was perfect as the spices added heat to it. I had a chicken dish for the main course with seasonal veg and the infusion of the... More

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Dublin, Ireland
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I think this is the best Moroccan restaurant I have ever visited. You need to wait a little for your order, but I think this is because they prepare it fresh. I visited it twice and the food was always great. The staff is really nice and interior is well decorated.

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Dublin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Had dinner there with family. Even though our waiter was very nice and the place looks very good, the food was just average. Chicken was dry, harissa was probably just some Asian chilly sauce, fish tajine was average. I would have loved to give it a better rating since I love Moroccan food but this is not the best.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I've eaten here 4 times now and every time has been excellent. The atmosphere was great, the waiter was friendly and attentive, lots of variety on the menu, the food looked, smelled and tasted wonderful and it was great value for money - we got the three courses for 20 euro (7 days a week) option, and weren't disappointed. Highly... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

enjoyed this restaurant , very relaxing , the food is very tasty , the lamb tagine just melted in my mouth . finished with a moroccan coffee . the staff are very helpful and attentive . will be back again .

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Atlanta, Georgia
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

We had visited Dublin last year and happened on this Moroccan restaurant in the heart of the city and were truly amazed at its authenticity. The owner is a friendly and well-informed Moroccan who's been in business here in Dublin for fourteen years. It's no surprise why as the food is tasty, fresh and well-prepared. We had emailed him well... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I got the chicken tagine and though the chicken was very moist, tasty and tender the portions were tiny! For the price we paid we deserved a generous filling portion. I was hoping the vegetables would be more exotic with zucchini or aubergines but they were carrots and parsnips insteads. Having said that the food was very tasty and staff... More

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