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Mascara

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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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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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1 Thank 11London1111
Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

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!

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1 Thank Canel K
Swindon, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

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.

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3 Thank Qualia1962
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

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.

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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, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?