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Assilah Bistro

194-196 Wells Road | Totter Down Knowle Border, Bristol BS4 2AX, England
+44 7816 202827
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tagine” (51 reviews)
“sardines” (30 reviews)
“falafel” (58 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Middle Eastern, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
194-196 Wells Road | Totter Down Knowle Border, Bristol BS4 2AX, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hadn't visited Assilah for a couple of years but we weren't disappointed. We took friends who hadn't been before and had a lovely evening with them, accompanied by good Moroccan-style food. Service was discreet but attentive and we enjoyed an unhurried meal. It's BYO...More

Thank DBBristol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having moved away from Bristol, I am unable to visit as often as I used to. However, I made the trip this week, and was not disappointed. Great food, friendly staff, and fair prices. :)

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Visited with wife using Groupon voucher Thurs 11/5/17. Regular chef was away due to bereavement. No need to worry the girls did them proud, really enjoyed our evening. Intend to visit again fairly soon

Thank sldav15
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic and very different Christmas work do! Bridget and her staff were amazing and made it a great relaxed atmosphere. Everyone enjoyed themselves and what better way is there to be social when you are breaking bread together. Thank you.

Thank mabes550
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

I found this place on a top 10 byo list. After visiting it with a friend it become the first on my list. It's cosy with great design, we could feel that running the restaurant is owner's hobby. Definitely will come back.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Went for a romantic valentines meal last night with my husband! Been here only once before. The FOOD was LOVELY and TASTY, love the' Harrissa Sauce ' the SERVICE was EXCELLENT something I look outfore being an ex -waitress. Traditinal Morrocan Restaurant! With a cosy...More

Thank _atageorgiou
bridgteann, Owner at Assilah Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Thankyou so much for your review and so glad you enjoyed your valentines evening with us. Look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I've been there a couple of times, but my last visit was on Valentine's Day, the bistro is a fantastic Moroccan restaurant with a new menu that's delicious, some examples being the crab cakes & Moroccan minted meatballs which tasted great. Definitely would recommend eating...More

Thank Abfab61
bridgteann, Owner at Assilah Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

It was great to see you again and glad you enjoyed your valentines eve with us. It was also our 15 Birthday so it was extra special.

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife went there for a meal and we weren't disappointed the food was excellent authentic morrocan

Thank Panayiotis A
bridgteann, Owner at Assilah Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Thankyou for taking the time to write a review we really appreciate all feed back. Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 30 January 2017

We celebrated my husband's 40th birthday at Assilah. All the guests were impressed with the food and atmosphere. Well done!

Thank AbbiGu
bridgteann, Owner at Assilah Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

What a wonderful surprise Birthday Party and Jazz Singer. We are so glad your husband enjoyed it.

Reviewed 27 January 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed our evening at this bistro. Very welcoming with quaint little glasses of mint tea, flavoured with orange blossom water. We sat on very cosy, comfortable low sofas with plush scatter cushions. Authentic music and atmospheric Moroccan lamps added to the ambience. Fabulous falafels,...More

Thank cherylsuesomerset
bridgteann, Owner at Assilah Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2017

Thankyou for your review and comments. We have a new menu starting this week which you can find on our website or Facebook which also posts all the events that we run here at Assilah so hopefully we will see you again soon. Maybe for...More

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angela r
Could you tell me your opening hours please? Do you have gluten free options? thank you
2 December 2016|
Response from bridgteann | Property representative |
we are open from Tuesday to Saturday eves from 7pm and yes we have gluton free dishes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 19
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194-196 Wells Road | Totter Down Knowle Border, Bristol BS4 2AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 7816 202827
  • E-mail
We are a family run authentic moroccan bistro on the wells road between totterdown and knowle. Established 14 years ago we operate on a B.Y.O basis allowing the customer to bring the tipple of their choice. We use traditional moroccan recipes from tagines to meshwi and relax in the moroccan bedouin seating or the more traditional bistro seating. We can cater for large groups and belly dancing can be arranged. So come and enjoy a taste of morocco in Bristol. AS WITH ALL TRADITIONAL MOROCCAN RECIPES TAGINES DO TAKE A WHILE TO COOK SO WE WOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED FAST FOOD. We now offer breakfast and brunch on selected days
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