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Cafe El Bahdja - CLOSED

59-61 Westgate Street | GL1 2NW, Gloucester GL1 2NW, England
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible4%
27 Aug 2013
“Excellent food and good value for money”
26 Aug 2013
“Sadly, Café El Bahdja closed on Saturday 24 August 2013”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Moroccan, Cafe, Mediterranean, Tunisian, Halal
59-61 Westgate Street | GL1 2NW, Gloucester GL1 2NW, England
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Reviewed 27 August 2013

My daughter and I regularly lunch here when we shop in Gloucester. The food is unreservedly delicious. I usually go for the lamb with dates or the lemon chicken and khobz (moroccan stuffed bread). Everything is freshly cooked or baked and full of authentic north...More

Thank MazzaF2013
Reviewed 26 August 2013

See http://www.gloucestercitizen.co.uk/Farewell-Gloucester-cafe-replace/story-19708952-detail/story.html It was an excellent café serving niche North African food close to Gloucester Cathedral, and will be much missed.

1  Thank Tallisite
Reviewed 8 March 2013

If you want a taste of authentic North African food go no further. The cafe, not far from the Cathedral, is a perfect place for lunch. Our kefta tagine was superb. The spices were perfectly balanced the meat tender and the couscous light and fluffy...More

Thank popsExeter
Reviewed 7 February 2013

We went for an early dinner on Saturday. The Tagines and sides we chose, were very tasty and the service was efficient. The North African Mint Tea was very refreshing and I could have drunk it by the gallon..... It was great value for money,...More

1  Thank Louise M
Reviewed 23 October 2012

A pleasant change from all the "chain" coffee shops . A taste of north africa ,loved the music and the art work -like being on holiday without leaving Gloucester ! Clean ,tidy and relaxing .The coffee was lovely . I had a tangine which was...More

1  Thank katie5566
Reviewed 22 October 2012

Asked for a coffee, got a cup of hot milk.Did not see much tempting food on offer. Shame because its in a good location with some good comfy leather chairs to relax in.

Thank PaulN007
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Wow after going to Morocco the previous year, we decided to have a birthday dinner here, there were 6 of us, 2 of which had never had North African food before and were a little apprehensive. But i must say they have now been turned....More

Thank Rob-L-Glos
Reviewed 29 July 2012

Friday dinner for 4. We did not know Gloucester at all and chose this restaurant for the unusual menu and cheerful decor. The lady who served us was very helpful, the food was served quite quickly, and everything was delicious. The dishes were as good...More

Thank Alienor1153
elbahdja, Owner at Cafe El Bahdja, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2012

Thank you for taking the time to review us and for your positive comments - they are very much appreciated. Its particularly gratifying to hear that we're achieving a standard comparable with the many North African restaurants that you've visited in France. We're very pleased...More

Reviewed 21 July 2012 via mobile

My husband and I fancied trying the food here as soon as we saw the restaurant I the morning and made a point of coming back at lunchtime. The interior of the restaurant is nice enough and we sat in a table the window hitch...More

Thank veeski
elbahdja, Owner at Cafe El Bahdja, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2012

Thank you very much for your very positive comments about our food and for taking the time to review us. Its unfortunate that you didn't find the young man working in the cafe at the time of your visit to be particularly chatty or friendly...More

Reviewed 9 June 2012

We visited on a Friday lunchtime to enjoy a mint tea and a light lunch - we ordered and paid at the counter and opted to dodge the showers and take our teas al fresco on the Westgate terrace which was a lovely cordoned off...More

Thank DocFosterGloucester
elbahdja, Owner at Cafe El Bahdja, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2012

Thank you very much for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor and we really appreciate your positive comments about our food, service and location. We're sorry that your enjoyment of your Mint Tea was affected by our use of Green Tea Bags rather...More

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US$5 - US$13
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  • Address: 59-61 Westgate Street | GL1 2NW, Gloucester GL1 2NW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Gloucester
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