But if you just want to enjoy a drink or have a meal with
friends, then the ambience and decor of La Casbah also make this possible, although it
will not be a quiet conversation! Yet from the moment you enter through the majestic
large carved wood doors you feel like being in a different part of the world, with the
walls in colours of the earth and desert hung with skins and artefacts. The wrought iron
chairs, wooden tables, tiled floors, mosaics from Marrakech and lots of cushions also in
earthy tones, along with candle light and palm trees makes for a truly memorable Moroccan
Situated in the 11th arrondissement within walking distance of the Place de la Bastille often just known as
Bastille Square, which is where a prison used to stand before the French Revolution and
this area is known for its nightlife with numerous Paris bars and places to eat out in Paris late in the evening.
On the ground level is the restaurant where they serve refined Moroccan cuisine in a
traditional way that uses subtle flavours and mixed spices. The menu features
tagines, couscous and pastilla, with dishes like couscous Lawrence d'Arabie with four
meats and what is unusual for many of the restaurants
in Paris, is that you will find this place is vegetarian friendly. But there is
also a scarlet-draped mezzanine area that can be booked for groups of up to eighteen
To access the nightclub you have to go downstairs via a large staircase to the basement
where there is a dance floor ready for you to boogie away to the latest tunes from the
DJ. And again this has a true Eastern theme with lots of cushions, mosaics and other
items that provide the feel of being in Morocco, plus you can experience some very unusual
and exotic cocktails.
So if you are looking for a lively and fun evening out in Paris, then why not give La Casbah a try, as we are
sure that you will come away with a very memorable experience.
Bar, Nightclub and Restaurant Guide Key Points
La Casbah Bar and Restaurant is open on a Tuesday to Saturday from 8pm through to 2am.
The Nightclub is open on a Wednesday to a Sunday from 11pm through to dawn, which is
usually 5am in the morning.
You can reserve a table either via the internet, fax or telephone but for last minute
reservations these must be booked via telephone to get a confirmation, otherwise you may
end up being disappointed.
The cost for an A la carte meal is approximately 30 upwards and you will be pleased
to know that the restaurant diners also have free access to the nightclub to dance the
Just bear in mind that the dress code is smart casual, yet chic and the languages spoken
are English, Arabic and French.
The nearest Metro station is the Faidherbe Chaligny on line 8.
Address & Contact Details:
18-20 Rue de la Forge Royale
Telephone: 1 43 71 04 39
Fax: 1 43 72 00 11