Southern Morocco & Western Sahara restaurants

Top Choice Moroccan in Tiznit

À l'Ombre du Figuier

Follow the signs through alleyways and under low doorways to one of southern Morocco's best restaurants. Colourful tables are arrayed under the dappled shade of a sprawling fig tree. The menu is meat-heavy, with lam…
Top Choice Spanish in Dakhla

Casa Lola

This stylish restaurant celebrates the region's recent Spanish heritage with hot and cold tapas – the shrimp croquettes and the calamari are both very good – while local octopus and grilled whiting are popular menu …
Top Choice Seafood in Sidi Ifni

Nomad

The best restaurant in Sidi Ifni serves excellent grills and seafood, often to a soundtrack of Western music – English-speaking owner Abdellah is a big fan of the blues – amid an elegant Moorish-style interior. Serv…
Top Choice Moroccan in Agadir

Le Jardin d'Eau

By far the best restaurant on the Blvd de 20 Août tourist strip, the Jardin d'Eau slings fragrant, flavoursome tajines, salads and meat-based mains sourced from a collective farm south of the city, as well as freshl…
Top Choice Moroccan in Tafraoute

Restaurant La Kasbah

Decorated with rugs, lanterns and jewellery, this licensed restaurant serves dishes including a wonderful beef-and-prune tajine, harira (lentil soup) and the house speciality, nomad tortilla: kalia (minced meat with…
Moroccan in Ameln Valley & Jebel El Kest

Bio Beldi

Friendly proprietor Yassine has done an excellent job converting the family home into a welcoming restaurant, the only one of its kind in the Ameln Valley, complete with a back garden. Tajines and couscous are great…
Moroccan in Taroudant

Riad Maryam

The first Taroudant riad to open as accommodation, Riad Maryam has been overtaken by other flasher options, but it's still a wonderful location for an evening meal. Multicourse menus, including soup, salad and desse…
Fusion in Agadir

Côté Court

This restaurant at the Royal Tennis Club occupies a lovely outdoor area presided over by a glamorous French patron. The garden and grounds feature up-lit trees, basket lamps and the pizza oven flickering away. Servi…
Moroccan in Taroudant

Chez Nada

This 60-year-old restaurant specialises in tajines, including one with pigeon (or chicken), prunes and grilled almonds. Above the male-dominated ground-floor cafe and elegant white 1st-floor dining room, the roof te…
Cafe in Mirleft

Tifawin Cafe

Tifawin's laid-back cosmopolitan style includes excellent juices and smoothies – especially anything incorporating creamy avocado – and Moroccan pancakes with honey or amlou (a winning combination of argan-nut butte…