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Le Rif Cafe & Restaurant
172 Seven Sisters RoadIslingtonLondonN7 7PX
- +44 (0)20 7263 1891
- Public transport:
- Finsbury Park, Underground
Had a wonderful late lunch here. The owner made us feel welcome and introduced us to Moroccan food with a wide range of dishes.
From Lamb Tagine to beautifully-cooked fish with fresh bread (perfect for dipping) - every taste was a delight. And to top it all off, we both left stuffed and happy.
I'm impressed...by the friendliness of the owner, the tastiness of the food and by the overall down-to-earthness of this Moroccan restaurant.
I'd bookmarked Le Rif a while back and when I was riding the bus along Seven Sisters Road towards Finsbury Park, I dimly remembered that there was this place that I've been meaning to check out. I quickly researched the whereabouts of this place and...more
What a gem of a place. The interior is comfortable, the food options are varied and cheap, and the staff are remarkably warm. My friend and I both had tagines (hers lamb, mine a combination of three of the day's vegetarian options) and dessert, and the bill came to a total of 11 pounds. If you order a tagine, be sure to ask for a bowl of hot pepper sauce to drizzle over it.
Three stars for...more
Excellent moroccan place. Usually quiet with a few locals hanging about. Staff are incredibly friendly and not annoying. The gist here is to go for a tagine. Depending on the day you can find lovely meatballs, lamb shank, chicken... Add some lentils, spinach or a vegetable stew. Cous cous or rice. Amazing!!! Coffee is okay and there's mint tea which i don't like so no marks for...more
WOW. What an awesome cheap eat!!
They make all their dishes freshly daily! Just come in and chose two of 6-8 Moroccan dishes... I chose a fish dish with a side of green beans (gotta have your 5 a day). Then your chosen dishes are served to you over cous cous or rice, all warmed up in a nice tajine. SO GOOD! My husband and I were fed and full, and even topped it all off with a nice big pot of...more