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The Momo's experience in London, UK, involves North African cuisine, an eclectic African and diaspora music programme (that pulls in major stars and up-and-coming artists alike), beautiful decor and a relaxed boho-luxe ambiance. The restaurant/café/outdoor terrace/basement bar/disco was opened in the late 1990s by Algerian-born Mourad Mazouz.

 

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As a creative entrepreneur, Mourad's CV is very impressive: he has opened several experiences centred around food – 'restaurant' alone is not an adequate description – (e.g. Sketch, a tribute to superb gastronomy and cutting edge art); he has founded a record label, Mo’Zik, that brings together Eastern, Western contemporary and traditional music and; he has published The Momo Cookbook, containing authentic North African recipes.

 


  

Find out more about Momo's (and upcoming music events, including the Africa Shock Party) on their website.

 

Mourad's portrait by Dean Dorat. Images via the Momo website.

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