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L'Orient

7 Rue Ali Bach Hamba, Tunis, Tunisia
71252061
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Ranked #31 of 112 Restaurants in Tunis
Cuisines: Tunisian
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Hadlow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Don't be fooled by its exterior appearance! This was opposite our hotel (Tiba) and we never thought of going in because of how it looked from outside. However, I spotted it on our Lonely Planet guide and thought we should give it a go. The inside was a pleasant surprise. The tables were all dressed in white and set up... More

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London
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We ate here early evening when it was very quiet - all the Tunisian classics on the menu, fine in all regards but lacking any wow factor. Good wine - Gris de Tunisie and pleasant staff. Reasonably priced, so not a bad choice by any means

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Cairo
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131 reviews 131 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

There are a lot of fast food "restaurants" next to Tunis' main axe... But this restaurant deserves to be mentioned! I love the interior, the decor... And above all the food and drinks! For 25 dinar I had great food, two nice fish and some starters... Well, I feel like in times long long ago!!! Hopefully this restaurant will last... More

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Alghero
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

On a side street off of Tunis' main boulevard, L'Orient looks pretty seedy, especially at night, but inside the 1956 decor is delightfully dated, the service friendly and attentive and the food plentiful and inexpensive. A big seafood lunch for two with wine was 69 TD. As the European shores of the Med are losing their fish stocks to over-fishing,... More

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UK
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88 reviews 88 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Came for lunch. Obviously highly rated by the locals. Excellent food, attentive no-nonsence service, and reasonable value.

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London
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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

The decor is very dated -- chairs covered in perma-plastic -- and the staff may appear a bit rude by western standards -- our waiter poured a taste of the wine and then put the bottle down and walked off. But the fish couscous was delicious -- one of us got a sea-bass, the other a halibut steak -- and... More

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Toulouse, France
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171 reviews 171 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

The food in L'Orient is good and reliable. It is a restaurant that has stood the test of time and provides a combination of Franco-Tunisienne cuisine along with friendly service. The decor is somewhat dated but if you like food then don't worry about the decoration. It is charming in a 1950s sort of way. Location is good in the... More

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