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6 rue Andre Chenier, 78000, Versailles, France
+33 1 39 53 52 83
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
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19:00 - 22:30
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Fancied trying some north African food and was not disappointed by this restaurant. We had a tagine, a couple of kebabs and a couscous dish, which was plenty for 3 people. Lamb was beautifully tender. Would recommend fully.

Thank bunnyofdarkness
Perth, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We first visited this restaurant two years ago and the food was excellent, since then we have visited Morocco including Essaouira; returning to France we visited again and found the food to still be of high quality very tasty and very authentic. The staff very efficient, and friendly, the boss/chef happy to respond to questions and always checks if you... More 

Thank 302elained
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015

The staff are very pleasant, I always feel welcome. If you fancy a break from the usual fayre, visit this place. The food is really very good, good portions, and fresh. In fact, I try to visit every week now, which isn't doing my waistline any good! The Turkish Coffee is pretty good too.. You will notice when cruising this... More 

1 Thank Francis M
west midalnds uk
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81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015

North African restaurants are a staple of France and I always enjoy having one when I visit France. The style is simple and an excellent one rarely stands out too much but a bad one does. This was very much a good one. Excellent service, happy to accommodate our sleeping baby in the evening. Appeared busy with reservations and a... More 

Thank BobbyBillyClint
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015

The food was yummy, portions were large, wait staff was friendly and the place was unbeatable. When we wanted to try something non-French while staying in Versailles, this seemed like a great option. And like the reviews said, it delivered. In the mood for some Moroccan, try this out.

Thank Ravi N
Newtown Square
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78 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Went here with folks who'd never had Moroccan food. This made for a nice diversion from typical French food. The tangines (lamb and chicken and fish) were superb, and the Moroccan rose wines were perfect and inexpensive (19 euros). The servers were helpful and friendly. I'd go back in a heartbeat. A great value!

Thank winefishhoops
London, United Kingdom
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493 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2015

one of the many restaurant at the market place.. the service was very efficient and friendly. the food was great and plentiful.would go back again!

Thank cgab2013
Davenport, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2014

This restaurant was our first choose while staying in Versailles, and it was the best choice we made for dinner during the entire stay. We ate here numerous times, and all the food was superb. The staff was friendly and timely. We enjoyed the tajines, couscous, and the anise bread. We also liked the Moroccan wine suggested for us. It... More 

Thank Porfiris
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2014

The chicken Tagines are wonderful, and they use only free range chicken. A big plus. The service was friendly, recommendations good - we could not fault it. We live in France (in the Dordogne) and to find something so different is a treat. They also do a vegetarian couscous and various other veggie options. The spices and herbs used are... More 

Thank fredolyn
Versailles, France
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103 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2013

Three of us had lunch here, it was our first visit. The decoration was light coloured Tunisian style and overall atmosphere was lively. The welcome was warm, we were quickly shown to our table and handed the menus. One of the meals chosen wasn't available but wer were guided towards an alternative The tajine of chicken with figs which I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 39
Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 rue Andre Chenier, 78000, Versailles, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Yvelines  >  Versailles
  • Phone Number: +33 1 39 53 52 83

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