Step into Dada Restaurant and you’ll find yourself transported to a little corner of Morocco. The moody interior, with its low lighting, earthy colours, ornate mosaics and metalwork feels both atmospheric and authentic.
This Dublin restaurants menu continues in this vein, offering a broad collection of Morocco’s vast and colourful cuisine. Familiar offerings like rich harira soup sit alongside more unusual starters like delicious baked squid stuffed with mince meat, couscous and harissa.
Main courses present similar choices, including a whole range of organic couscous dishes; pigeon- and fish-stuffed pastries and fragrant tagines in conical clay pots served with classic North African condiments like preserved lemons and fiery harissa.
Service is both knowledgeable and friendly and the keenly priced wine list presents a great opportunity to sample some Moroccan wine.
Desserts may be less successful than the tasty savoury dishes, but delicately flavoured fresh mint tea served from ornate pots is a pleasant and authentic way to finish up a meal here.