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101 Western Road, Brighton BN1 2AA, England
+44 1273 278185
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12:00 - 23:00
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My wife and I visited here with my brother and his wife. The food was very good, we had a selection of starters and various mains, I had a very tasty duck main with dried fruit, veg and a nice sauce. Only issue was the song d very uncomfortable. The seats are extremely low, which would have been fine if... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came for early dinner restaurant quiet, atmosphere would be better later I'm sure. Lamb tagine delicious, my partner had fish & although good, the portion size was very different to the meat option. Staff really helpful & friendly will come again.

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1 Thank LouiseC2107
Brighton, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our trip here. The inside decor is very calming and offers something different and authentic. We went quite early so the restaurant was empty but soon filled up. The waiter was attentive and friendly, making jokes with us and making sure we were happy. But of course the main focus here is the food, and it did not... More 

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1 Thank Ayla R
Brighton, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to come here for my birthday and I was not disappointed. The decor in this restaurant is beautiful and you really feel like your in North Africa and definitely not in Brighton. Rugs hanging from the ceiling and copper tables with low seating. We had a £12.50 deal which was two courses - i had calamari and sweet lamb... More 

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1 Thank ebonyjameskent
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

If you fancy a really well priced meal where you can BYO booze (pop next door and grab more when you need it!!) then this is the place. Decent, reasonably priced food, great atmosphere along with entertainment (belly dancers, check which nights). We and friends have had many parties here. They will even let you put your own music on.... More 

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1 Thank Shaun H
Brighton, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Not been here before and had supper with a friend. We arrived about 730 pm and it was empty and we wondered if we had made a mistake. It soon filled up however and the service was prompt and friendly. They had botched up their license so we pooped round to the offie and bought a nice bottle of Rioja... More 

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1 Thank xavier N
London
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Swagged carpets on the ceiling, beautiful lighting, mirrors, candle light to set the scene. Low beaten copper tables, comfortable seats and all really relaxed, cosy and welcoming. The service was exceptional, the food DELICIOUS. We had such a happy evening. A really lovely surprise as it's been on our doorstep and have never set foot inside.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Probably my 10th visit and never disappoints. Delicious food, generous portions and great atmosphere! Highly recommend.

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1 Thank natscarpenter
Brighton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant interior has a cozy exotic vibe to it with African fabric hanging from the ceiling and ornaments displayed on the walls. The food is excellent. I had Djaj M'charmel. It was a chicken tagine, simply though this sounds, it was cooked in a way that would be hard to replicate at home, which is what you want you... More 

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1 Thank 27BMS27
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere for our birthday booking of 12 people. Good service, all of the food arrived at the same time, everyone commented on how tasty the food was and reasonably priced too. Would go back again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$24 - US$33
Cuisine
African, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Western Road, Brighton BN1 2AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 278185

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