Top ChoiceHistoric Site in El Jadida

Cité Portugaise

Head through the main entrance gate of the Unesco-protected Cité Portugaise off Place Mohammed Ben Abdallah, and on the left are the early 16th-century Church of the Assumption and the Grande Mosquée de Mazagan...

Top ChoiceCafe in El Jadida

Le Lokal

At this lovely, art-filled cafe you can sip on a fresh juice – perhaps avocado or date – or eat breakfast on one of the tiled terraces while gazing out over the old city. If you reserve in advance, they’ll cook...

Top ChoiceMediterranean in El Jadida

La Capitainerie

In the annexe of L’Iglesia, the decor is retro, the plates and glasses are handmade and the à la carte and fixed-price menus change daily, with a focus on just-caught fish and seafood with a Moroccan twist –...

Seafood in El Jadida

Sel de Mer

Bathed in an ethereal blue light, this sophisticated restaurant at the Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort focuses on the catch-of-the-day displayed on ice. Perhaps briny oysters from Oualidia, meaty turbot or sea bass...

Beach in El Jadida

Sidi Bouzid

The golden crescent of Sidi Bouzid beach, 5km south of El Jadida, is more pristine than the town beach and popular with both sunbathers and surfers. The water's chilly but the sunsets are magnificent. To get...

Seafood in El Jadida

Restaurant du Port

Head into the port and up the stairs to find this restaurant, which focuses on simple fish dishes and views over the harbour. It's one of the few restaurants in town serving alcohol, and the small bar in the main...