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Al Farid Restaurant

3 Cathedral Yard, Exeter EX1 1HJ, England
+44 1392 494444
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“baklava” (42 reviews)
“lamb tagine” (27 reviews)
“meze dishes” (30 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Cathedral Yard, Exeter EX1 1HJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited with my partner. Lovely atmosphere and the food is amazing! The staff are also amazing, very friendly and helpful in recommending dishes to try!

Thank Pioneer30688321390
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had amazing food here and great service. The restaurant and decor is gorgeous. We recommend the Meze, so much choice.

Thank Quest55728586600
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had been to The cathedral and looked around for somewhere interesting to eat and found this little gem. The decor is sumptuous and exotic but doesn’t quite prepare you for the excellent meal and service. We had a set menu for two people. Really...More

Thank Indigomistress
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited with a group of friends for a birthday celebration. As soon as we set foot inside, we were completely immersed in the warm, vibrant atmosphere. All the staff were immediately welcoming. Claire guided us through the extensive menu and help us make suitable...More

Thank Daydream14244
AL farid T, Owner at Al Farid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you, hopefully see you soon.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I visited with a group of friends recently and all of us had a wonderful time. The food was excellent - it was great to see such a comprehensive vegetarian menu to choose from. Our waitress, Claire, was excellent. She was very conscientious and attentive...More

Thank Naomi D
AL farid T, Owner at Al Farid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your lovely words, hopefully see you soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

this restaurant may look pretty but it is filthy. everywhere layers of dirt an filth, my partner had to ask for a different glass as his glass was so greasy. he is not one to complain but it was revolting. they brought another one which...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for dinner with business colleagues. The food was very good and the quantities were generous. The service started out good but got a bit slack towards the end of the meal with a big delay waiting for the bill. Overall it good experience

Thank jimfH795TB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tasty food, Claire explained the menu really well and advised amazing choices. Nice atmosphere and service with a smile 😊

Thank Trek63381506478
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with my friends no long ago and had the best service by this lady called Claire? She was so attentive and so lovely:) the food was great!! Would definitely recommend

Thank Quest34511944994
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing dinner here, amazing service by a lovely waitress called Claire! Will be returning for sure!

Thank Maia B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 11:45 PM
12:30 PM - 11:45 PM
12:30 PM - 11:45 PM
12:30 PM - 11:45 PM
12:30 PM - 11:45 PM
12:30 PM - 11:45 PM
12:30 PM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Cathedral Yard, Exeter EX1 1HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +44 1392 494444
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Welcome to Al-Farid Mezz Bar & RestaurantUmar ibn ‘Al-Farid’ was an Arab poet, his poetry is entirely suffic ,and he was esteemed mystic poet of the Arabs.Our head chef has created a thoughtful menu that delights the taste buds. A firm favourite is the mezze, an array of small succulent dishes. The mezze comprised both cold and hot dishes and offers a wealth of colour flavour, texture and aroma.An attribute of Moroccan food is the fact that is healthy as well as tasty and filling.A choice of traditional Moroccan dessert is an offer to complements the meal, expect Baklava a sweet pastry, and Mhallableyh, rice pudding with rose water.Also the drink menu is Moroccan national drink, Arak, which has an aniseed base, and a variety of fruit juices. To finish your meal you cannot miss out on one of our Moroccan coffee, flavoured wit natural cardamom, cinnamon or rose water.No bona fide Moroccan meal complete without smoking an authentic hooka pipe. Each day the water pipes are packed with fresh flavoured tobaccos, choose between apples, strawberry, cherry, rose, grape or fruit cocktail.
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