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French in Casablanca

La Brasserie la Bavaroise

Locals and expats like to hang out in this upmarket brasserie behind the Marché Central, partly for the French cuisine, partly to see and be seen. It offers a good selection of fish as well as French classics such a…
Top Choice French in Casablanca

Le Rouget de l’Isle

One of Casa’s top eateries, Le Rouget is set in a glorious 1930s villa and has a wonderful garden redolent with night-blooming jasmine. Sleek, stylish and charming, it’s renowned for its simple but delicious and lig…
Patisserie in Casablanca

Patisserie Bennis Habous

One of the city’s most famous and traditional patisseries, this place in the Quartier Habous is Casa’s best spot for traditional Moroccan treats, including some of the best cornes de gazelle (gazelle horns; almond p…
Top Choice Seafood in Casablanca

Restaurant du Port de Pêche

This authentic and rustic seafood restaurant in the middle of the fishing harbour is packed to the gills at lunch and dinner as happy diners tuck into fish freshly whipped from the sea and cooked to perfection. The …
Mediterranean in Casablanca

Rick’s Cafe

Cashing in on the Hollywood classic Casablanca, the bar, lounge and restaurant is run by a former American diplomat. It's not remotely authentic, but great fun nevertheless. The menu features excellent French and Mo…
Top Choice Moroccan in Rabat

Le Petit Beur – Dar Tajine

A modest little place renowned for its excellent Moroccan food, from succulent tajines and heavenly couscous to one of the best pastillas in town, and it’s licensed. It’s quieter at lunchtime but livens up at night …
Arts & Crafts in Essaouira

Espace Othello

Up-and-coming artists.
Top Choice French in Rabat

Ty Potes

A pleasant and welcoming lunch spot and tea house, serving an amazing range of sweet and savoury crêpes, salads and sandwiches. It’s popular with well-heeled locals. The atmosphere is more European, with a deeply pl…
Mediterranean in Essaouira

La Table Madada

A long-established dinner favourite, deep-purple seating, warm stone arches and giant lampshades dominate this trendy restaurant that serves well-cooked and original Mediterranean and Moroccan dishes. The cooking sc…
Top Choice Moroccan in Essaouira

Riad Al-Baraka

Set in a former Jewish school, this hip place has several dining rooms and a bar set around a large courtyard shaded by a huge fig tree. The food is mainly Moroccan with some Middle Eastern and Jewish influences, th…