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Address: 224 Derb Chtouka, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Phone Number: +212 5243-78367
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Description: Traditional storytelling dates back thousands of years an is an important...
Traditional storytelling dates back thousands of years an is an important part of the Moroccan collective memory. However this rich tradition is fading asfewer raconteurs detail rich narratives for crowds in Jema el-Fna’a square. Cafe Clock reinvigorates this tradition by bringing retired storytellers to perform alongside freshly trained apprentices of the craft. Stories in English and Arabic.
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It was an awesome experience... I totally loved it.. I went there two times there is story telling every Monday and Thursday . I went to a Moroccan show there it was fantastic :)

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

It was an awesome experience... I totally loved it.. I went there two times there is story telling every Monday and Thursday . I went to a Moroccan show there it was fantastic :)

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Basel, Switzerland
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We did a 6h cooking class and learned some of the techniques for cooking Moroccan cuisine. Overall it was a fun experience but not exactly as advertised -- we did not get to go shopping in the markets and there were several long unstructured breaks. Less teaching and more instruction and division of tasks. Still it was a good experience... More 

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Shipston on Stour, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Indulged in Camel Burgers & Tapas whilst our ears were blessed with stories of Marrakech. It's a cracking spot, with great decor blending the old and new. Traditional storytelling was captivating and the place has a really genuine vibe to it.

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We have been to this restaurant numerous times, both in Fes and in Marrakech. There are two great things about this place (other than the food itself). Firstly, the quality of the food is very consistent and always a pleasure. Secondly, the price is excellent and you can eat two courses with two drinks and coffee for around two hundred... More 

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Douglassville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

My husband and I visited Cafe Clock several times during our first trip to Morocco last year and once this trip (2015). It is a nice little taste of home for when you are just sick and tired of couscous! (Although I admit my favorite thing there that I tried was the Falafel and the almond milkshake.) The husband stuck... More 

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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Wsh I had found this sooner, it's just round the corner from Rue de la Kasbah and it's owned by someone English, as you can tell by the decor left inside. The menu is thoroughly Morrocan though with some of the classics on there, including the camel burger, almond milkshakes and the like. All in all a great place for... More 

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Bath
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

A really lovely cafe tucked away in the Kasbah. Great place to visit, food good, but not cheap. The staff are absolutely lovely & make you so welcome, Mohamid was visiting from Fez to train the new staff, he is a really likeable guy. A good experience, we went many times.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

The food there was definitely above average of your usual toursity quality, although it is not cheap, and can have some improvement. Staff are wonderful and friendly. The story telling was interesting, although if you speak standard Arabic, or English, you would still understand nothing from the haj, and it can go longer than what one who doesn't understand what... More 

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mtoplo, Cultural Programming at Cafe Clock, responded to this review

Dear Sam, Thank you for your feedback and for coming to Cafe Clock. We agree on the importance of our storytelling apprentices to continue to develop their skills and build upon what they are learning. Our program began only four months ago and we take your feedback seriously because we want to tell stories in a way that is interesting... More 

derbyshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

If you want to have an authentic Moroccan experience in Marrakesh, absorbing the local culture with great food at a reasonable price...do not go here! The idea is probably a good one, but it's trying to hard, and isn't representative of the city itself. You could quite easily be in any other city, paying above average prices for drinks. The... More 

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mtoplo, Cultural Programming at Cafe Clock, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Cafe Clock. As we are new to Marrakech, it's very important to us to build upon our program by considering the feedback from our clients. As you likely realized during your time in Marrakech, there is a wide range of diversity within the city and our cultural program attempts to incorporate storytellers, musicians, artists,... More 

England
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31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Difficult to add to the excellent reviews already received, suffice to say this awesome little place (which only opened a matter of weeks ago) has a very bright future! A refreshing change from the tedious carbon copy menus which get quickly tiresome at "traditional" Marrakech restaurants. Bright, clean and fresh - you won't be disappointed.

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