Head down a tunnel off Devonshire Square and find your way into this Middle Eastern netherworld, full of sequined cushions, incense, magnificent carpets and – of course – belly dancers. The food mixes Moroccan and Lebanese flavours, and there’s a lot of it.
Kenza, 10 Devonshire Square, EC2M 4YP.
The West End’s most famous and fashionable Middle Eastern restaurant – its owner, Mourad Mazouz, is also the man behind Sketch – with a vibrant, upbeat atmosphere, fabulous cocktails, and an ambitious menu that inspired the award-winning Momo Cookbook.
Momo, 25 Heddon St, W1B 4BH.
With a remarkable interior resembling a particularly ornate Moroccan palace, this West London favourite has a luxurious lounge for enjoying cocktails and shisha pipes, while the sultry basement restaurant offers traditional Moroccan sharing food.
Pasha, 1 Gloucester Road, SW7 4PP.