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Zayna Restaurant

Zayna Restaurant (73, rue Ibn Jaljal, Casablanca) — Ideally located near the ISESCO park, Zayna is known for its welcoming service, and authentic and traditional Moroccan cuisine. With a musical and enchanting atmosphere, guests are taken into a Moroccan oasis, where they can sample traditional tajine and fresh fruit juices amongst much more. Hailed not […]

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Sakura Restaurant

Sakura Restaurant (Sheraton Casablanca Hotel, 100 Ave. des F.A.R., Casablanca) — Casablanca’s true international atmosphere comes out in the numerous cuisines represented throughout the city; this popular restaurant serves Japanese teppanyaki. Meals are prepared at your table, and the food & atmosphere are pure Asian.

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Rick’s Café

Rick’s Café (248 Bd. Sour Jdid, Casablanca) – launched in 2004, Rick’s has become an institution in the city. The mythical saloon from the 1942 film Casablanca is housed in a beautiful art deco building built against the walls of the old medina, and has been styled to look just like the movie. Sculpted arches, […]

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Restaurant du Port de Peche

Restaurant du Port de Peche (Route Sidi Abderrahman, Casablanca) — if “eat where the locals do” is any guide, then Port de Pêche is a winner. Seafood tagines as well as fried and baked dishes are on offer. Go for the fresh fish. The setting and style is delightfully informal with none of the “French […]

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Le Grand Café de la Poste

Le Grand Café de la Poste (corner of Bd. El Mansour Eddahbi and Av. Imam Malik, Ville Nouvelle, Marrakech) — a 20th-century update of 1920s style, this restaurant combines the sophistication of colonial era Morocco with contemporary trends. The décor is decidedly retro, with an emphasis on Art Deco styling and a relaxed ambience which […]

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Le Cabestan

Le Cabestan (Phare d’El Hank, Casablanca) — if you want fabulous French food with a seaside view and the in-crowd of the establishment, this is the place for you. Located at Phare d’ El Hank near the El-Hank lighthouse. Steak with foie gras is fine, as is the lobster. This is the favored restaurant of […]

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La Taverne du Dauphin

La Taverne du Dauphin (115 President Felix Houphouet Boigny, Casablanca) – this restaurant, located near the port, just next to the medina in Casablanca, is a must-see for all those who love fish and crustations. The ingredients are consistently fresh and served modestly in a dining-room that is always bustling. Here, the most important aspect […]

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La Sqala

La Sqala (1 Boulevard des Almohades, Casablanca) — Tucked into the ochre walls of an 18th-century fortified bastion north of the centre, this delightful and charming restaurant offers an escape from the bustling city. With a rustic interior and stunning garden full of beautiful flowers, La Sqala is a haven of tranquility. Offering typical Moroccan […]

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La Maison Arabe

La Maison Arabe (1 derb Assehbe, Bab Doukkala, Marrakech) – this upscale Marrakesh restaurant is an absolute must. It first opened in the 1940s and has always had an exceedingly good reputation. Today this character hotel has been taken over by new management and has subsequently become the benchmark for fine Marrakesh living. The imaginative […]

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Dar Moha

Dar Moha (81 rue Dar el Bacha, Marrakech) – international visitors come to Dar Moha simply because of the reputation of its location, tucked inside the medina within the former residence of the Pasha of Marrakech and later fashion icon Pierre Balmain. Here, a prix fixe menu begins with a selection of 10 or so […]