Restaurants

Top Choice Moroccan in Marseille

Place Lorette

Tucked away on a quiet square in the middle of polyglot Le Panier, this Moroccan restaurant serves up a fantastic lunch in an arched and art-strewn stone dining room – lamb and chicken tagines, semolina bread and cr…
Tunisian in Marseille

La Goulette

Locals in the know and homesick Tunisians flock to this bustling, handsomely tiled restaurant, named for the main port of Tunis. A couscous maison of vegetables, brochettes (skewers), côtelettes d'agneau (lamb chops…
African in Montmartre & Northern Paris

Jambo

Fronted by a sunflower-yellow facade and decorated with shields and masks, Jambo was opened by former Red Cross chef de mission Pierre-Olivier Pinguet (known as Pop to regulars) and his Rwandan wife Dada. Central Af…
Moroccan in Reims

Le Riad

Morocco's rich colours and flavours make Le Riad a winner. On the menu are well-spiced specialities like harira soup with lemon and dates, fragrant salads, crisp pastilla (pigeon pie) and hearty tagines (casseroles …
African in Bastille & Eastern Paris

À la Banane Ivoirienne

An institution in Paris since 1989, À la Banane Ivoirienne dishes up the best Ivorian food in Paris along with fabulous live music and dancing on Friday nights. West African specialities – including stuffed crab, br…
Egyptian in Marseille

La Cantine de Nour d'Egypte

Nestled within a welcoming Egyptian cultural centre, this cheery restaurant serves dishes of thick Egyptian flatbread, chunky hummus, creamy aubergine caviar and crispy falafel, all from an open kitchen. Choose from…
Moroccan in Le Marais, Ménilmontant & Belleville

Le Tagine

Moroccan wines, including a fruity Amazigh Beni M'Tir red and dry Guerrouane Gris rosé, accompany delicious tagines (such as chicken and duck with honey and raisins or lamb with lemon and olives), nine types of cous…
Moroccan in Arles

L'Entrevue

There's a French portion to the menu at this popular Moroccan brasserie by the Rhône, but we strongly recommend you stick to wonderful Maghrebian favourites such as couscous, tajines and pastillas – they're excellen…
North African in Latin Quarter

Mosquée de Paris

Dig into one of 10 types of couscous, or choose a heaping tajine or meaty grill at this richly decorated, authentic-as-it-gets North African restaurant tucked within the walls of the city’s art deco–Moorish mosque, …
North African in Montmartre & Northern Paris

La Môme

For authentic Moroccan pastillas (sweet and savoury meat pies) and tajines running from chicken and pears to duck with cherries and pistachios, head to this unassuming neighbourhood cafe in the vibrant, predominantl…