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101 Western Road, Brighton BN1 2AA, England
+44 1273 278185
12:00 - 23:00
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

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

1 Thank natscarpenter
Brighton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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 

1 Thank 27BMS27
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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.

1 Thank doz_l
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I booked this restaurant for my birthday celebrations with a group of friends. They gave a great customer service and the food was lovely too!

1 Thank Canel K
Swindon, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Needed a great place for an alternative Christmas Day feast and boy did we find it? The staff were amazing. We were given a free glass of fizz on arrival and the whole meal and experience was first class. Will definitely be back the next time we are in Brighton.

3 Thank Qualia1962
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmospheric interior makes the delicious food even better. It felt like we had been transported abroad. We enjoyed boureks, olives and hummous, lamb tagine and chicken tagine. The portions were generous, especially the tagines - we could have shared one.

3 Thank Tarheeel_Baby
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35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked in here last minute for Christmas day, impressed that they were doing main menu with no overpriced supplements for Christmas. Lovely atmosphere and given a free drink on arrival. The staff were really friendly and the food was fantastic, all in all a great Christmas lunch with a difference, would highly recommend.

2 Thank Tracey K
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Mascara to celebrate friends' birthday and we loved the food, the atmosphere and the fantastic dancing show we absolutely did not expect and was a beautiful ending of our dinner.

2 Thank Monika K
Brighton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided on somewhere different to eat. What a surprise food was amazing shame was so empty. Highly recommend

2 Thank Barbicanlad
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Good authentic food but do not be sucked in by expecting an authentic belly dancing experience. One woman doing a bit of a jiggle for 5 minutes does not count. Disappointing.

3 Thank ScoobyDoo17

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$24 - US$33
African, Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?