Hours & Location
Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant
Open for dinner at 5pm
Please book ahead on Open Table
Wednesday-Sunday: 5:00pm-10:00pm last seating, open late.
Friday and Saturday: 5:00pm-11:45pm
Our wine list focuses on BC and Mediterranean wines. Pairings are done to complement our flavourful spices. Our cocktails bring together Moroccan tradition with contemporary touches. Our traditional Moroccan tea, served in a silver teapot, is a must-try, either before, during, or after dinner. Juices are homemade, using fresh fruits and vegetables. All prices are exclusive of taxes.
Moroccan CocktailsFlavours of Morocco as refreshing cocktails
Casablanca spice Mulled wine
6 oz of Full body BC wine infused with dates and spices warmed up.
Moroccan spiced sangria
5 oz spiced red wine, orange , figs, pomegranate juices
Kir Royal Marrakech
Cardamom infused Crème de cassis, sparkling wine 5 oz.
Moroccan Bourbon Sour
Forester Bourbon (1.5 oz.) infused with Moroccan spices, fresh lemon, egg white, and Moroccan white cherries.
Saffron Lemon Drop Martini
Saffron infused vodka in a lemon drop martini. (2 oz.)
Wine RedBottles are 750 ml
ZENATTA SYROCCO - ALAIN GRAILLOT SYROCCO, MOROCCO
Deep ruby colour with an expressive nose, excellent balance and complex aromatics. Plenty of ripe purple black fruits and dried red cherry followed by hints of sandalwood, herbs, and spice. The finish is dry, long, and similar to classic Syrah. great with Merguez, Rack of lamb, lentils
$53 per Bottle
$11 per 5 gl
COTES DU RHONE VILLAGES VISAN - COMMANDERIE DE BONPAS BIO8 Organic 2018
Grenache / Shiraz Intense garnet red in colour and lovely brilliance. On the nose, aromas of ripe red berries ranging from wild cherry to strawberry coulis, underscored by a hint of spices. On the palate, it starts off bold and powerful, supported by pleasing minerality and notes of cinnamon and white pepper, ending on a long, complex finish.Great with duck or rack of lamb lemon lamb shank, lentils
$49 per BTL
$10.50 per 5 oz Gl
Black Sage Cabernet Franc BC VQA 2018
Big jammy plum, blueberry, smooth vanilla and a hint of smokiness on the nose. The palate has similar flavours of rich ripe fruit and spices with pleasant smoky vanilla notes. The tannins are soft and the finish is long with the flavours lingering long after the last sip. Pairs with eggplant stew, vegetable pastilla.
$49 per Btl
$10.50 per 5 oz glass
Carnivor Zinfandel California 2016
Berry fruit and hints of chocolate and vanilla combine to be a hearty drop of red wine. Pairst with beef prune tagine, goat, lamb shank tagine.
$39 per BTL
$9.75 per 5 oz Glass
CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA - MAZZEI SER LAPO Tuscany , Italy 2015
Sangiovese Blend. Ripe bouquet with forest fruit, ginger spice and delicate floral notes. Full and densely textured with mature and cedary black fruit note. Pairs well with beef tagine, lamb shank with apricots, lentil stew
Châteauneuf-du-Pape Clos De L'oratoire A.C-Du.P. C. 2017, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Recommended. Very deep black cherry colour. Open, ripe, complex scent. Marked by blackberry and blueberry aromas with notes of heather and moss, layered with hints of spice and coffee. Very full and fatty on the palate. Intense fruit and good structure of ripe tannins. Warm, ripe finish, balanced by fresh acidity. 80% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 5% Mourvèdre, 5% Cinsault. Pairs well with rack of lamb, Merguez, goat, vegetable pastillas.
SAVIGNY LES BEAUNE - GEANTET PANSIOT Cote De Beaune, France 2017
Pinot Noir. From Sunny area of Beaune that gives full body wines. Dense and rich in the mouth, this wine will be enjoyed with duck or beef.
QUAILS GATE PINOT NOIR
Aromas of cherry, cocoa, raspberry, wild strawberry, lavender, dried cranberry with savoury notes of sage leaf and earthy, blackberry, leather tones. A medium bodied silk feel on the palate with balanced flavours of juicy red fruit. Pairs well with duck, eggplant, lentils
Hester Creek cabernet merlot , VQA, 2019, Okanagan, BC
This vintage sees ripe raspberry fruit, supported by black peppercorns, tobacco leaf and earthy notes. A persistent palate follows of juicy blackberry, currants, and Italian plum fruit, along with hints of minerality and tobacco leaf. A well structured and supple wine Pairs well with duck
Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 Napa Valley California
Caymus has a signature style that is dark in color, with rich fruit and ripe, velvety tannins – as approachable in youth as in maturity. We farm Cabernet grapes in eight of Napa’s 16 sub-appellations, with diversification enabling us to make the best possible wine in a given year. Our Cabernet offers layered, lush aromas and flavors, including cocoa, cassis and ripe dark berries.Great with rack, beef, goat. restaurant market price is $200
Sterling Vineyards Merlot, 2016, Napa Valley, California
The Sterling Vineyards Napa Valley Merlot is a vivid ruby-red color in the glass with aromas of blackberry fruit, plum and ripe black cherry. The appealing bouquet leads to a mouthcoating, rich palate where additional red and black fruit flavors mingle with notes of graphite and dried spice. The viscous mouthfeel of the wine is plush and the ripe tannins are refined and polished. The Napa Valley Merlot is well-balanced and elegant, offering true varietal characteristics and a sleek, flavorful finish. Great pair with lamb shank, eggplant stew zalouk
Stags' Leap Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Napa Valley, California
Cabernet Sauvignon is rich and dark, with an abundance of blackberry, cherry and dark plum alongside nuances of lifted violet, sweet cinnamon and clove spice. There is also a beautiful savory quality exhibiting notes of leather, tobacco and earth, giving this Cabernet a classic old-world feel and elegance. Great With beef tagine, Lentils
$84 per btl
Fontanafredda Barolo DOCG Nebbiolo, Italy 2016
Nebbiolo finest variety in Italy's rolling Piedmont region. Savour aromas and flavours of plum, cherry, licorice and spice. It is dry with balanced acidity, firm tannic backbone, and lovely fruit flavours that linger on the finish. Pairs with rack of lamb.
VENETO APPASSIMENTO - MASI CAMPOFIORIN RIPASSO, 2017, Veneto, Italy
Deep ruby red colour; lifted, savory aromas of figs and spices; the palate is dry, medium-bodied with dominating flavours of dried fruit - figs, cherries, with a nice backbone of spice; medium tannins are supple and the finish is medium. Pairs well with shank, rack of lamb
Domaine Drouhin Laurène Pinot Noir Oregon 2016
Nose of cranberries, cherry, rose petals, black truffle and black tea aromas that build in the glass. The palate is silky smooth, showing a soft texture. Red cherry puree, black plum, peat moss and wild blackberry preserve flavors all marvelously combine. Pairs with duck, stuffed eggplant
Lambrusco Reggiano Fizzante - LINI 910 LABRUSCA, Italy
*favourite -Bursting with bright berry. Balanced aromas and flavours of ripe blueberry and raspberry with an intensely flavourful and slightly tannic finish. Very food-friendly
$44.25 per btl
Tommasi Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2015 D.O.C.G., Italy
Extremely attractive aromas of dried fruit, prunes and sweet almonds follow through to a medium to full body, soft, juicy fruit and a flavorful finish. Shows depth and beauty on the finish. Pairs well with Rack of lamb , lamb shank
$95 per Bottle
DON DAVID MALBEC Reserva Argentina 2018
Great with vegetarian plater, lemon beef and lemon lamb
$9 per gl 5 oz
Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio, 2017 Italy
Eefreshing green apple, peach and citrus notes. Pair with a Pastillas, Chicken tagine or fish
$44 per btl
$10 per 5 oz gl
TOKAJI FURMINT DRY - CHATEAU DERESZLA 2019 Hungary
A dry and fragrant white, this wine is made from Furmint, the same variety that yields Dereszla's Tokaji Aszu. The nose is very aromatic with a refreshing and structured palate of juicy pear, spicy apricot and lovely minerality. Pairs well with fish, fresh salads, pastillas.
$39 per 750ml btl
$9 per 5oz gl
Oyster Bay Savignon Blanc 2020, Marlborough, New Zealand
Expect notes of expressive lime, passion fruit, kiwi fruit and fresh-cut grass. Pairs well with seafood pastilla, pickled eggplant, fish
$41 per btl
$9.50 per 5 oz gl
TINHORN CREEK - Gewurtztraminer, 2019 VQA Okanagan, BC n/a 7/25
The nose of tropical fruit, banana, pineapple, papaya and lychee, with the next whiff showing fresh ginger and flowers. Mandarin flavours. Pairs well with spicy Harissa fish, mini eggplants.
POUILLY FUISSE - CHARTRON ET TREBUCHET CHAPELLE 2017 Burgundy, France
The saturated, enticing flavours of citrus and tropical fruit are underpinned by roasted hazelnut. The style is elegant with an enticing purity of fruit. pairs great with seafood pastilla, vegetable pastilla, eggplant dishes
CHABLIS - LAROCHE VIEILLE VOYE France 2015
Chablis Vieille Voye has a light and airy apple blossom bouquet. The palate is crisp on the entry with bright acidity, simple with a green apple and pear-tinged finish. Stuffed eggplant, fish tagine
Beers & Cider333ml
Peroni Pilsner, Italy
Phillips Blue Buck, Bc
Alhambra Reserva 1925, Spain
Spain- Euro Strong Lager- 6.4% ABV. Pours a clear dark golden color. Sweet, biscuity aromas with honey character and some vegetal notes. Light malt flavor with grain, subtle hops and notes of alcohol on the palate.
$7.50 per 330ml
Lonetree Dry Cider, BC
Dry apple cider
$6.85 per 330ml
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Strange Fellows Jongleur Wit Beer 473ml large can
soicy aromatic hazy
$8.25 per 475ml
Feature: CRUDO ROSATO Negroamaro 2015 Puglia Italy *ORGANIC
Fruity aromas with hints of dark cherries, herbs and ripe raspberries. Fresh, fruity and aromatic flavor with hints of ripe red berries, pink grapefruit and currant. Pairs well with duck, fish and vegetarian sampler plater.
$37 per btl
$9 per gl 5 oz
Provence Rose France
Champagne & Sparkling & Sauternes dessert wine
PERRIER JOUET - GRAND BRUT
90 Points, Wine Spectator - "A fresh and elegant Champagne, with the delicate mousse imparting a soft creaminess to the finely knit flavors of poached apricot, toast, lemon preserves and spun honey. Smoke-tinged finish
LAURENT PERRIER - Cuvee Rose Brut, N/V Champagne, France
Notes of rushed raspberry, blood orange peel, smoke and toasted almond notes set on the satiny mousse. The finish echoes subtle saffron and spice accents
Santa Margherita Prosecco DOCG
Prosecco Superiore DOCG is fresh, elegant, and refined. Lovely ripe fruit aromas and flavours, including hints of pineapples and apples.
SAUTERNES & BARSAC - CHATEAU ARMAJAN DES ORMES 2016
Classic Bordelais (Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc and Muscadelle) has a rich golden hue and concentrated aromas of orange blossoms, warm peaches and honey and distinct tones of lemon grass and sweet herbs, thanks to the Sauvignon Blanc. It is opulent, bordering on unctuous, with luscious peachy-apricot, candied lemon and honey flavours. Despite its seemingly lower acidity than is typical in this wine, it is slick and persistent and a charming dessert wine to pair with crepes, cheese plate.
$44 per 375ml
INNISKILLIN OKANAGAN - RIESLING ICEWINE 2018
Golden yellow in colour, this icewine is intense with fruit aromas of apricot, peach and tropical fruits. Its rich palate is overflowing with sweet nectar flavours and is balanced with a crisp acidity.
Tokaji 5 putton
$72 per 375 ml
Traditional Moroccan Fresh Mint Tea
Gunpowder green tea, boiled fresh mint, brown sugar. Please advice your server on sweetness.
Boiled traditionally with cardamon and rose water. Please specify your level of sweetness to your server-- medium sweetness is recommended.
Freshly Squeezed Juice
Combination choice of carrot, ginger, beet, zucchini.
$5.50 per 10 oz
Pelegrino 750 ml
$6.75 per 750 ml
Pellegrino small 250 ml
$2.50 per 250 ml
Updated and cooked daily in limited quantities. All our tagines are braised in theirs own juices with lots of Moroccan spices which are imported and mixed in-house, just as our signature Ras El Hanout. Homemade Harissa sauce. Homemade semolina Moroccan bread.
vegetarian sampler platter for two *vegan option*
Lentils, white bean stew with ginger, eggplant pepper stew, tomato pepper salad, mini eggplants, carrot salad and Moroccan bread.
Spicy Baked Harrisa prawns * Oceanwise
5 pcs Harissa marinated baked prawns served with salad
3 homemade lean lamb merguez
halal homemade sausages braised in harissa sauce, spicy peppers, served with salad Mild spicy
Stuffed Mini Eggplants *Vegan Option*
Walnut and red pepper stuffed mini eggplants on a bed of arugula. Dressed with pomegranate, sheep feta. Comes with one piece of Moroccan bread.
Traditional Vegetable Pastilla * ask for Vegan
Olives, peppers, carrots. Baked in pastry. Amazing flavours, highly recommended. Available
Traditional Moroocan pastry with chicken and almonds.. Pairs well with Tokaji, Poully Fuse Available
Traditional dish, made with scallops, mussels, calamari, shrimp, white fish. Pairs well with California Ste. Michelle Chardonay and Chablis. Available
Mujadara Lentil Stew *Vegan*
Traditional Moroccan lentil stew with homemade spice mix Ras-el Hanout, caramelized onions, Tfaya.
Zaalouk Eggplant Stew *Vegan*
Traditional Moroccan stew made with roasted eggplant, tomatoes, bell peppers and Moroccan spices. Served with warm Moroccan bread.
Loubia white bean stew
Warm stew made with white beans, fresh tomatoes, cilantro and garlic.
Soup & Salad *Gluten Free*
Traditional Moroccan green pea soup. House specialty. (Contains garlic)
Classic Moroccan Harira *Vegan*
Lentil, chickpea, and tomato soup.
fresh Chermoula cucumber salad
Refreshing moroccan Chermoula spiced cucumber salad, virgin olive oil lemon dressing
Fresh Pepper & Tomatoes Chermoula salad
Freshly cut green and red peppers, tomatoes. Lemon juice, first cold pressed Middle Eastern olive oil, Moroccan spice mix. Refreshing and crispy. Goes well with a rack of lamb and pastillas.
Beet and Orange Salad
Roasted red beets, mint, orange zest dressing
Moroccan Roasted Carrot, Feta and Lemon Salad
Roasted carrots, spices, lemon, fresh cilantro.
Main course | Halal Tagines, Rack, CouscousAll our meat is halal. Morrocan tagines are cooked and served in traditional pots with conical lids. Please order a side of couscous or bread with tagine.
7 Vegetables couscous *vegan
Moroocan Semolina. Tradtional vegetables, turnip, zuchini, carots, cabbage , homemade Vegetable bouillon with Moroccan spices. Pairs well with St Michelle Chardonay and Quails Gate Pinot Noir
Additional 2 Lamb Merguez $9
Beef kefta in spicy tomato pepper sauce
Mildly spicy 4 Halal homemade meat balls, seasonal vegetables, nugget potatoes. recomended with Moroccan Bread. Pairs well with Hester creek and Sterling Merlot.
Cardamom Duck with Figs, Pear and Sesame Tagine
Halal, hormone-free and non-medicated duck confit, braised in duck consommé, pear, carrots, potatoes and figs. Great with Fontanafredda Barolo, Domaine Drouhin Oregon Pinot Noir. Most popular tagine of 2021 *
Moroccan Rack of lamb, tableside cognac flambed
Full 8 chop Sringland rack of lamb (14-15 oz.) served with roasted zucchini, potatoes, pomegranate. Medium-rare recommended. Signature dish. Serves two people. Pairs well with Côte du Rhône and Barolo.
Temana Rack of Lamb, tableside cognac flambed
Temana region, high quality lamb rack 8 chops (16-17 oz.) Medium-rare recommended. Not breaded, gluten free, Marrakech spices. Serves two -three people. Pairs well with Châteauneuf-du-Pape.
Lemon & Olive Saffran Chicken Tagine
Halal, hormone-free and non-medicated chicken braised in its own juices and Moroccan spices. Carrots Traditional dish. Ligter sumer vegetables Recommended with Moroccan bread. Pairs well with Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc.
Lamb Shank with apricots
Braised halal lamb shank tagine with Moroccan spice mix Ras el Hanout. House-mixed and served with seasonal vegetables. Signature tagine. Pairs well with Hess Cabernet or Carnivor Zinfandel.
Safran and Lemon Halal Temana Lamb shank
Outstanding Cut, front shank from Temana region, 16oz , tender, flavourful lamb shank with Saffron and Marakchi spices Pairs well with Barolo, Cote Du Rhone. Chateauneuf du pape from our list
Prawns and chickpea tagine
Light summer tagine, fresh sesonal vegetables, tomato sauce. Pairs well with Santa Marghrerita Pinot Grigio and Oyster Bay Savignon Blanc
Lois Lake Stealhead trout tagine
fresh 5 oz fillet of steelhead trout cooked in tomato and Harissa sauce and fresh vegetables, braised in tagine. Pairs well with BC Tinhorn Creek Gewurtztraminer
Beef sirloin tagine with saffron, artichoke and green pea
Halal beef sirloin, braised in its own juices, spices, saffron green pea, artichoke. Savoury dish Great pair with Malbec, cabernet
Homemade Moroccan semolina bread
Handmade and baked in-house in small batches. Traditionally served with tagines and stews.
Harissa Hot Sauce
Homemade traditional hot sauce made with red peppers, chilli peppers and Moroccan spices.
Please notify your server about any allergies or dietary restrictions
Side Couscous with Vegetablele bouillon and chickpea
Steamed with Moroccan spices. Great with tagines to soak up the sauces. side dish for tagines.
Homemade Date cake * Vegan
served warm with orange syrup
Assortment of Baklavas
pistachio, Walnut, almond . good too share
Double Chocolate ice-cream with vanilla cherries
Chocolate icecream Vanilla white cherries
Pistachio, Almond Baklava with Vanilla icecream
Crepe Suzette with figs
Spiced crepe with fig cofit and vanilla icecream, table side flambeed with Cognac and Grand Marnier
4 Homemade sesame cookies
Glenfiddich 12 year Scotch
$14 per 1 0z
Armagnac Saint Vivant VSOP
$12.50 per 1 oz
Taylor 2015 Port
$9.50 per 3 oz