Posts Tagged “restaurant”

Amal Association Moroccan Restaurant Marrakech

Association Amal fish vegetable lunch

The Amal Womens Training Centre and Moroccan Restaurant is a surprisingly excellent choice for lunch in the new town, Gueliz. It may not sound very glamorous, but the quality of food served here is first rate. Amal – meaning “hope” in Arabic – is a training centre for disadvantaged women, where among other things, the […]

Dar Cherifa Cafe Restaurant Marrakech

Dar Cherifa Restaurant Marrakech

Aside from offering stunning 15th century architecture and a zen ambiance, Dar Cherifa serves a really delicious lunch menu. The base menu is Moroccan with an international twist. Skewers of ginger chicken are served with aromatic couscous, possibly the most delicious lunch in Marrakech. The grilled vegetable plate and the vegetable briouattes are also divine. […]

Le Salama Marrakech

Le Salama Marrakech

The first and second floors of this gorgeous oriental brasserie offer a colonial style complete with library and grand piano. Le Salama‘s menu offers fine traditional Moroccan cuisine. During the day the panoramic terrace offers great views over the Marrakech medina and Jemaa el Fna. Early evening at Le Salama a local pianist plays on the […]

Café Arabe Marrakech

Cafe Arabe Marrakech

Until Café Arabe came on the scene, there were no Western-style cafés in the heart of the Marrakech Medina; or at least nowhere that offered a decent lunch and a glass of rosé. Café Arabe offers a full range of meals centred mainly around a Moroccan and Italian menu that includes pastas, soups and salads, […]

Terrasse des Epices Marrakech

Terrasse des Epices Marrakech

The restaurant Terrasse des Epices is sprawled over the entire roof terrace of a Moroccan artisan shopping centre in the Marrakech medina. There are cosy alcoves on either side of the terrace, as well as tables and cushioned areas in the central area for sun-seekers. Straw hats or jellabas are provided to diners depending on the season! The varied […]

Le Tanjia Marrakech

Le Tanjia Marrakech

Le Tanjia serves mainly traditional Moroccan food – with some international fast food at lunchtime. The décor is oriental in style with bubbling rose strewn fountains on each floor and cosy seats. There is a cigar lounge and bar on the ground floor that also has hookah pipes and is very popular for pre-dinner drinks. Le Tanjia […]

Kosy Bar Marrakech

Kosy Bar Marrakech

Kosy Bar is not just a bar, but also operates as a very decent restaurant, tucked away in the corner of the Place des Ferblantiers. Its dark hallway and elegant downstairs bar area create an urbane welcome, although you’ll be heading upstairs to eat – either in one of the salons on the middle floor […]

Les Jardins de la Medina Marrakech

Les Jardins de la Medina Marrakech

Les Jardins de la Medina is a wonderful hidden boutique hotel oasis located in the Royal Kasbah district of the Marrakech medina, great for everything from a fresh squeezed orange juice or glass of wine to a full blown gourmet dinner. The restaurant has superb high carved cedar wood ceilings and an intimate bar for pre-dinner […]

Katsura Japanese Thai Restaurant Marrakech

Katsura Japanese Thai Restaurant Marrakech

Katsura is a “Thai Wok and Sushi” restaurant located in the street behind the Hotel Marrakech in Gueliz, the new part of Marrakech. The main chef is from Phuket and the dishes on offer are excellent quality, both Thai and Japanese. The red thai curry dishes are truly delicious, also the pad thai is consistently […]

Vegetarian Food at Earth Cafe in Marrakech

Earth Cafe Marrakech Vegetarian Food

Marrakech is a paradise for vegetarians and vegans seeking vegetarian meals in Marrakech. To begin with, all Moroccan restaurants in Marrakech include on their menu an assortment of Moroccan salads, vegetable briouattes, a vegetable tagine and a vegetable couscous. When you are in the mood for something a little more elaborate, then Earth Café is a […]

Kasbah Café Marrakech

Kasbah Café Marrakech

The Kasbah Café is located in the Kasbah quarter of the Marrakech medina just in front of the Saadian Tombs. There is seating downstairs and also on the first floor, but without a doubt the highlight is the terrace which is gorgeous, offering a spectacular view over the Kasbah rooftops towards the Mellah. The menu […]

Kafé Fnaque Berbere

Kafé Fnaque Berbere Marrakech

The bookshop Fnaque Berbere existed for many years and was a Marrakech institution, selling books from around the world in a strategic corner of the Marrakech medina. In 2012 Fnaque Berber underwent a major renovation and Kafé Fnaque Berbere was born. Facing Rue Mouassine on the corner of Rue Ksour, just north of Jemaa el […]

Café des Epices Marrakech

Cafe des Epices Marrakech

Set snugly into the corner of the old spice market in the middle of the Marrakech souks, where old women gather to sell knitted woolly hats and older men sit and sell spices, the Café Des Epices is in a perfect location for taking a break from the heat and hassle of the souks. The […]

Le Jardin Restaurant Marrakech

Le Jardin Marrakech

Le Jardin (The Garden) is a large old riad restaurant full of tall banana trees and other foliage that provide shade for the tables scattered around the courtyard. It’s located in the Marrakech medina north of the main square, close to the souks in Sidi Abdelaziz. Upstairs there are two large terraces. Open from breakfast through […]

Souk Kafé Marrakech

Souk Kafé Marrakech

Souk Kafé is a fun, nicely decorated café/restaurant ideal for snacks, lunch or dinner. Located on the edge of the northern souks in the Sidi Abdelaziz neighbourhood, it’s literally 50 metres from Le Jardin and Les Terrasses des Epices and only a five minute walk from Riad Dar Zaman. The menu offers great value, good […]

Bô-Zin Restaurant

Bô & Zin

‘Bô’, pronouned ‘beau’, or ‘beautiful’ in French, means the same as ‘Zin’ – ‘beautiful’ in Arabic. It’s one of the places in Marrakech where beautiful people like to go to feel fabulous, taking over from older favourites like Le Comptoir as the place to see and be seen. The restaurant at Bo-Zin is chic Parisian […]

French Restaurant Marrakech “Les Jardins de Gueliz”

Le Jardin de Gueliz restaurant Marrakech

This unpretentious, friendly French owned restaurant provides a peaceful respite from the traffic and bustle of Gueliz.  The interior is simple European/Moroccan, creating a cosy, down-to-earth atmosphere. Les Jardins de Gueliz Marrakech offers a comprehensive French menu with some Moroccan dishes too.  The slow cooked shoulder of lamb is amazing.  Reasonable prices make this restaurant […]

Lebanese Restaurant Marrakech “La Cuisine de Mona”

La Cuisine de Mona Marrakech

La Cuisine de Mona is a Lebanese restaurant in Marrakech serving fresh, tasty dishes prepared with love under the direction of the lovely Mona. This fun and friendly, brightly coloured Lebanese restaurant is located in the new part of Marrakech, just behind the military base in Gueliz. Each day Mona and her team create fresh hot and […]

French Marrakech Restaurant “Le Studio”

Le Studio Marrakech

Our favourite French restaurant in Marrakech, Le Studio, serves consistently delicious food, in a chic and stylish setting.  Le Studio is decorated in black, white and red, with black and white photos of Hollywood actors adorning the walls in a homage to film studios in Los Angeles. This Marrakech restaurant is the brainchild of two warm […]

Dar Zellij Restaurant Marrakech

Dar Zellij Marrakech

Once upon a time Dar Zellij was a guesthouse. In fact, it was one of the first traditional houses to be converted into a maison d’hote and was thus partly responsible for kick-starting the whole ‘riad boom’ that has infected Marrakech ever since. In contrast with many other ‘designer’ spots, Dar Zellij was a spartan […]

Marrakech Vegetarian Food

Marrakech Vegetarian Food

Finding vegetarian meals in Marrakech is not a difficult task as all Moroccan restaurants offer delicious Moroccan Salads, a Vegetable Tagine and a Couscous with Vegetables dish. At Dar Zaman we prepare various delicious vegetarian-suitable dishes, including tagines of fresh local vegetables and spices (ginger, garlic, sweet red pepper, parsley, cilantro plus Karima’s magic!), Couscous with vegetables, […]

Budget Restaurant Oscar Progres in Marrakech

Restaurant Oscar Progres in Marrakech

Oscar Progres is one of the best budget restaurants in the Marrakech medina. Not unlike a dinner hall, it is brightly lit, has long tables, high ceilings and serves perfectly decent standard Moroccan fare. The staff are friendly, service is efficient, and the prices represent excellent value. If you want to eat where the locals […]

Dar Cherifa in Marrakech

Dar Cherifa Marrakech

We visited Dar Cherifa today, 20 Sep, 2012, and had some of their delicious “cake du jour”, which is always Orange Cake drizzled with an orange juice and orange blossom reduction sauce. Dar Cherifa seemed more divine than ever.  It’s a place where you can easily spend a few hours, just taking in the magnificent surroundings and […]