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Le Kesh

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180 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE, England
+44 1865 202077
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Devizes, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food, I couldn't recommend it enough, probably on of the best Moroccan restaurants I've been to. Great atmosphere. I'd go again, a great date venue to take your lover.

Thank Kitalon
Oxford, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to this lovely little place after a long time and as usual I wasn't disappointed. We were two families with young children. The staff at Le Kesh could not have been more welcoming. We had a mixture of starters and main courses, me having the lamb tagine. I like my tagine spicy so asked for this and sure... More 

Thank Mo-Oxford
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I went all over Oxford looking for a good place to eat and found Le Kesh. It looked very interesting and we decided to give it a go. It was generally good and the place where we were seated was right by the window next to a radiator. It was super cold but enjoyable enough. The food... More 

Thank Minnah R
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food here tonight. Hot mezze starter and salad between us, quite a large serving and really tasty. Followed by mixed grill and chicken tagine. Both had rice accompaniments. Such lovely, tasty food in really comfortable surroundings and polite, attentive staff. Would highly recommend.

Thank Alli A
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

I went to Le Kesh last night with a friend for a 'Palentine' dinner. The restaurant was clearly a popular choice that night as it was extremely busy, but the service was still very attentive. This was a return visit for me and it was nice that the manager, Sam, remembered me and stopped to have a chat. The food... More 

Thank rlcarey
Witney, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

My partner and I went on a cold Sunday evening in mid February. The restaurant was cold despite a small fan heater blowing above the entrance. The Meze starter was disappointing. Quite expensive and not much meat, in fact not much of anything except salad. A LOT of salad in the middle of a large dish. I would have called... More 

Thank Mark C
selim B, Owner at Le Kesh, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you first for taking the time to write a review about our restaurant. We are however sorry that your experience at Le Kesh was not as good as we hope each and every one of customers would experience. We will always try and take the objective criticism on board and have many a time taken measures to... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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614 reviews
324 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

It was a while since we had been to Le Kesh, but it was as we had remembered - a decent place serving food that's a little different from the usual fare on the Cowley Road. It's some sort of Moroccan fusion place but exactly what it's fusing with I'm not sure, but it was very good nonetheless. Friendly staff,... More 

Thank BrushM
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick supper before seeing a show at the Bullingdon. The meal was excellent and I would absolutely recommend le Kesh to everyone.

Thank PeterBOrner
Vancouver, Canada
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I had dinner at Le Kesh recently and thought it was just an amazing place with excellent food, staff and a lovely Hooka lounge at the back, which was a real surprise. We ordered a bunch of warm and cold starters as well as a lovely bottle of Lebanese Wine. We had our meal and the waitress informed us that... More 

Thank lola1212016
Swindon, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

4 of us visited Le Kesh last evening we arrived early in the evening after a matinee performance at the New Theatre. We were all visiting a Moroccan restaurant for the first time. The waiter , who I think was the proprietor, was most helpful offering us advice on the food on offer. The starters were excellent, Le Kesh Halloumi... More 

Thank Don H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1UE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 202077

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?