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Maghreb Restaurant & Bar

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189 Upper Street | Islington, London N1 1RQ, England
+44 20 7226 2305
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18:00 - 23:00
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Tue 16:00 - 23:00
Wed - Mon 18:00 - 23:00
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Watford, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This is the first restaurant that my wife and I went to when we were dating. The food is delicious and the service is good.

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Thank Rowan S
London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Walked up and down Upper Street. A mate of mine checked as well. It's either vanished into the 4th dimension (this can happen in Islington) or it's closed. Probably closed.

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Thank Ben B
London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2013

You could easily walk past this place and not notice it - but if you feel like authentic Moroccan food then this is the place to go.

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Thank specklesparkle
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2013

First time eating Moroccan, so I cannot compare the flavors and food to other restaurants. But I do have to say this, the service was EXCELLENT! Our server was extremely helpful in recommending dishes for us to try. The food was great as well. But I'll reiterate that this is my first time trying Moroccan food. For the starter we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2013

Picked this by chance after walking the streets of Islington. We were quite early and so we were placed by the window, which suited us. Good choice of dishes, seems authentic as best I can tell. Starters were excellent, and my main tagine was also perfect. Other main was a slightly dry chicken. Service was very good: attentive without being... More 

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Thank dvz12
Reading, United Kingdom
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712 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2013

Went with my sister and her other half. Restaurant wasn't busy when we got there, but soon filled up. Menu has a lot of choice, and around 10 tagines, ranging from a selection of different lamb dishes, through a fish tagine to rabbit and venison. Everything was very fresh and well cooked and presented. Reasonably priced for London - came... More 

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Thank Clivel_98
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2012 via mobile

We eat here whenever we are in the area and never disappointed. Forget all the other, newer, trendy places in Upper Street. Maghreb has been here for ages and the food here is always excellent. Wine list has a good mix too. Some of the Morrocan wines are a real treat!

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Thank LAL403
London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2012

Went there on a sat evening based on Tripadvisor recommendations (don't ask me why, but that day we have been craving for a good couscours...) We arrived early & since the restaurant was almost empty, they put us by the window to attract passers by... (In the end it worked, when we left at around 9pm the place was very... More 

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Thank Resyek
UK
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77 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2012

Islington, a wide choice of restaurants. A few weeks ago, I was there with some friends. Almost by change, we saw this restaurant and we decided to try it. It was a pleasant surprise ... great food, wide choice of dishes, excellent service. Definitely one to return to.

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Thank lormiuk
Surrey
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2012

We ate there last Thursday evening , I had the Kefta Tajine, very tasty. Friendly service . Not that cheap £77.00 for two courses for 3 people, price did include 4 Moroccan beers and a couple of glasses of wine. Would recommend if you are in the area.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$55 - US$55
Cuisine
Moroccan, African, Mediterranean, Halal
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Upper Street | Islington, London N1 1RQ, England
  • Public Transportation: Highbury & Islington Tube & Rail: 5 minute walk Essex Road Rail: 5 minute walk Angel Tube Station: 10 minute walk Bus routes 19, 30, 4, 43, N19, N41: 2 minte walk Bus routes 73, 38, 56, 341, 271, 476: 5 minute walk.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7226 2305
Description
This may be North London but you could easily be forgiven for thinking you have been transported to North Africa when you step into Maghreb. A bit like setting foot in a souk with lots of Moroccan pottery and artefacts. Hoards of loyal Islington customers make this a popular North London hangout. What's cooking? Moroccan fare, of course. Mixed meze, spicy lentil and pumpkin tagine, vegetables couscous, aromatic duck served on a bed of couscous and beetroot salad, baghrir - a kind of pancake served with honey and butter and Moroccan coffee or mint tea.

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