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Le Caïd

This classy, intimate and laid-back restaurant is perhaps the best place in Algiers to eat gourmet versions of local classics. It's best known for its mechoui, delicious slow roasted lamb on the bone. It also...

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Cafe-Restaurant El Salam

A handy place to eat when exploring the Casbah district, this cheap locals favourite serves traditional home cooking that can be hard to find elsewhere. Try the grilled sardines, various kebabs and, if you're...

Algerian in Algiers

Lalla Mina

This gorgeously renovated old building, with its star-studded roof, Andalucian-style tiled walls, Moorish arches and an interior stage that was once hosted musicians, is now an upmarket restaurant specialising in...

Cafe in Algiers

Café Tontonville

This Algiers institution is a great place for breakfast and coffee on the ever-busy terrace of the cafe. Around the back is the restaurant serving grilled meat and fish dishes as well as thin-crust pizza.

Middle Eastern in Algiers

Oriental Restaurant

A fast, fun, noisy and busy Palestinian restaurant with a calling card of succulent dripping shawarma and plates of mezze loaded with hummus, olives and falafel.

Algerian in Algiers

La Maison de Couscous

Up by the concrete Sacré Coeur Cathedral, high up rue Didouche Mourad, this local no-frills place serves what its name says: couscous, along with chorba (soup) and bourek (filled pastry). Algerians don’t often go...

Algerian in Algiers

Brasserie des Facultés

This venerable spot on Algiers' main drag offers hearty meals of the steaks and couscous kind in an atmospheric dining room with partial sea views. Good service and a reasonable selection of Algerian wine make...