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170, Riad Zitoune El Kedim, Marrakech, Morocco
+212 5244-43520
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Ranked #136 of 567 Restaurants in Marrakech
Price range: $12 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: African, Moroccan
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The first moroccan restaurant in Marrakech since 1952 ,here Winston Churchill , charles trenet , alfred Hitchcock apreciated refinements of true moroccan cuisine, accompanied with arabic songs and oriental dancer.

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Marrakech
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

The under street level restaurant it's really interesting, like a museum,for old decoration, chosen on the past for important politic and stars and film-makers; The food needed to be improved like the staff,playing with the guests like used 30 years ago,even the belly and chandelier dancers must be renovated

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012 via mobile

We went here with our kids on our last night in Marrakech expecting a tacky tourist experience. There definitely weren't any locals here but it was a very jovial ambiance with great music and dancing and impeccable service. The room decor is fabulous and food was copious and very good typical Morrocan fare. Prices for menus seemed a little high... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012 via mobile

We really enjoyed our dining experience here. The food is very good but not excellent. However we picked this restaurant because we wanted a fun Moroccan evening and that is what we got.

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Hemel
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165 reviews 165 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

Wow - what a place. An old palace now a beautiful restaurant. Choice of 10 set menus so plenty of choice - the food was excellent and the waiters made it a great experience - laughing and playing jokes. Great entertainment with live music and belly dancing and a great atmosphere. A superb night out

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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34 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

The decor was very ornate. It seems to cater for only tourists (no locals to be seen). It was extremely over priced and sadly we did not enjoy the food or experience at all. One to be missed.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

The atmosphere in the restaurant was lovely with attentive waiters and entertainment from live musicians, a lady who dances with a tray of candles on her head and some... uh... enthusiastic, if not gifted, belly-dancing. However, the food itself was disappointing, although my partner particularly liked his lamb, prune and almond tagine and I quite liked the pastilla. Unfortunately, the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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22 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

We had our first meal in Marrakech at this restaurant as it was near to where we stayed. The building is fantastic and the staff very friendly. However, the options are set menus at various prices. We chose the 250 dirhams option. The soup was Ok but lukewarm. My partner chose lamb with couscous. Lamb was inedible, couscous cold on... More

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Leuven, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

This restaurant is really, really nice, but when you take a look at the prices also expensive for the region. It is a superchique interior and you have extra entertainment: belly dancers and live music. The food is really too much: big portions, but very tasteful! A nice way to have a first encounter with the maroccan kitchen!

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Surrey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

It was our first night in Marrakech, and we decided to see what the Medina and square was all about. After being terrorised by so many of the locals trying to get us to look at the menus of the various eating stalls, we were approached by a young man who asked us if we'd prefer to eat away from... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

belly dancers, traditional dancers, amazing food, friendly faces, "palace like" atmosphere.... for me the best place of all !

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Additional Information about Dar Essalam

Address: 170, Riad Zitoune El Kedim, Marrakech, Morocco
Phone Number: +212 5244-43520
Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 50
Cuisine: African, Moroccan

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