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Couscous Darna Restaurant

306 Earls Court Road, London SW5 9BA, England
+44 20 7373 3030
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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11:30 am - 11:30 pmAll hours
African, Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
306 Earls Court Road, London SW5 9BA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose this restaurant as it was close to my hotel, but little did I expect to find a fantastic trip to Morocco just down the street! The host was wonderful and knowledgeable about the flavors that truly make Moroccan food unique and delicious. He...More

Thank Gretchen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really tried hard to find something bad about this restaurant that would cost it a less than 5 star rating. Be it the fantastic aesthetics and tranquility of the venue, the tasteful selection of furniture, the authentic recipes, the colourful decoration and tableware or the...More

Thank douniko
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was great. Great food, decent portions and authentic flavours. Knowledgeable host. The design of the restaurant is stunning as was the scent! Good for groups, family and couples visits. We left wanting to go to Morocco!

Thank lostonearth1986
Reviewed 28 October 2017

A friend and I went to this restaurant last night and were pleasantly surprised. Don't be deceived by its modest exterior, inside the owner has worked hard to give it an authentic Moroccan atmosphere warm and welcoming, down to small details, of incense aromas, and...More

Thank Mountaindreamer10
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We visited this restaurant in August and went back the other week. Our Server was Ben who seems to be the co-owner of the restaurant. He was helpful. We both had the Sardines Mkalli as my husband had had them on our previous visit and...More

1  Thank HongKong77
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Visited this evening for a meal and had an amazing evening. The food was very tasty and good selection of starters, mains and desserts. The drinks selection was Ok, a lot of wines to choose from. The only thing I would mention is that when...More

Thank mals2008
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

I love this place the waiter Mohammed always welcomes me & my wife usually on Sunday afternoons always sharing the offers & not just trying to upsell the expensive dishes which is nice... The owner one Saturday evening made us a lovely non alcoholic cocktails...More

Thank Farooq H
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I really like the food and the lamb is awesome and the soup and i recommend this Moroccan Restaurant

1  Thank Sami M
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This is a gorgeous little restaurant it feels like another world once your in there with the music and decoration. The guy who was serving was so helpful and lovely and couldn't have been more pleasant. And the food was sooooo good! I was there...More

1  Thank Amber O
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Great food. Nice Moroccan wine. Attentive service. Best dish was the chicken B'stilla. Authentic decor. Overall great experience.

1  Thank glassdale
South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque
white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's
easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with
superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and
Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely
child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to
mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall)
such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 34 - USD 48
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 306 Earls Court Road, London SW5 9BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > South Kensington
  • Neighbourhood: South Kensington
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7373 3030
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Feel the heat of the Moroccan desert at Cous Cous Darna -- the fire of the people, the warmth of the hues and the passion in the cooking. Fittings and ambiance are imported from Morocco, creating an authentic outpost of North Africa in the heart of South Ken. You’ll be surrounded by ochre walls, Berber pottery and pierced wooden screens while relaxing on chairs upholstered in Berber script. Bring a friend and start the meal with the Kemla salad terre-mer, including a very good aubergine zaalouk, then follow with one of the eight tagines or Darna’s signature couscous with lamb, chicken, and merguez sausages. The wine list has a unique list of Moroccan beers, wines and cocktails to explore. Don’t miss the shisha pipe. Belly dancers at the weekend.
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