“A Mediterranean culinary voyage from Beirut to Marrakesh” Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 2019
There is no need to fly half-way around the world to get the tastes and atmosphere of Morocco or Beirut. In the traditional code of middle Eastern and North African hospitality, all guests at the Le Kesh Restaurant are treated with graciousness and attentiveness. you can also bring your own bottle of alcohol if you like and enjoy no corking fees, so if you’d like to enjoy some beer, cider, or wine with your meal
Sunday – Friday: 5 pm – 11 pm
Saturday 12.30 pm – 11pm
180 Cowley Road, Oxford
About le Kesh restaurant
Our food pays homage to those roots, showcasing the rich and vibrant flavours of Morocco in new ways that harmonize with the fresh, local, artisanal ingredients, and the spirit of innovation of Oxfordshire
sultan back garden
Le Kesh, a fusion between Moroccan restaurant and Lebanese restaurant in Oxford, we offer traditional Moroccan cuisine alongside innovative Nouveau Moroccan dishes, handcrafted cocktails, Moroccan beers and wines for a great evening with friends, for a party or just romantic dinner.
Make a Reservation
We gladly accept reservations online for parties up to 6 guests. For any alternative inquiries or requests for a reservation of 6 guests or more
Lunch / Dinner
What We’re Known For
Le Kesh Bastila
Our traditional Bastila is so lavish and so rich with flaky chicken pie never less than 50 cm diameter, beneath the crisped pastry top, which is covered with cinnamon and sugar, are layers of shredded cooked chicken, two dozen of eggs curled in a lemony spiced onion sauce & sweetened almonds.
Le kesh chicken tajine
Our classic chicken tajine served in a sublime, intricately spiced, creamy lemon sauce with a scattering organic olives from Morocco.
Lamb tajine with prunes and almonds.
This luscious pairing of dried fruit and almonds calls for the North African spice mixture La Kama – a balanced aromatic blend of cinnamon, ginger, turmeric, pepper and nutmeg, our lamb is simmered in a small amount of butter-rich juices, then the meat is cooled to firm up , the fat is removed and the lamb is sautèed to produce a great glaze and firm exterior texture.
Having visited Marrakech recently I was hoping that Le Kesh would by able to produce flavours like those I experienced there. I was not disappointed, the Lamb and Chicken tagines were incredible. The rice was so perfectly seasoned, I honestly haven’t eaten so well in years. I highly recommend a visit here, even the mint tea was served in the same little teapots that are typical of Morocco.
Truly authentic. Well spiced, good sized portions, attentive service (without being overbearing). Do not overlook this spot just because it’s away from the crowds.