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Riad Kniza Restaurant

34 Derb L'Hotel | Bab Doukala Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212 5 24 37 69 42
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Ranked #17 of 539 Restaurants in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $32 - $84
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

The food was absolutely divine. I had the fish tagine and my other half had lamb. His lamb was so succulent and fell off the bone no problem. Mine was monkfish and was the best I've ever had. Their attention to detail is brilliant and you're never left without a full glass thanks to the attentive waiters. Highly recommended to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Incredible service, amazing variety and everything was just delicious. We let the staff serve us with the set menu so we could get a varied experience and it was amazing. I really recommend booking to eat here, can be a little tricky to find (down a quiet street) so I would get a taxi.

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Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Not only was the food incredible but the decor, service and ambiance just perfect. The whole experience is unforgettable and beats any fancy Michelin star restaurant you'll find in London.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The tajines and Moroccan salads were delicious, and breakfasts for those staying at the riad were plentiful and tasty as well.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The best food we had in Morrocco- we had three dinners and a lunch here. Beautifully cooked, served and presented.

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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Well prepared tagines presented in a stunning riad in the Medina. Not an extensive menu, but traditional food with excellent quality.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

So many delicious samples of local dishes in beautiful surroundings. The staff were charming. The meal was accompanied by local musicians who played discreetly in the background which just added to the overall atmosphere. Understated charm.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Marrakech offers an abundance of opportunities to dine, most of them very good. Riad Kniza is a cut above. You enter into a sumptuous, elegant dining area having passed through an incredibly stylish and beautifully executed Riad. The service could not have been better, friendly, courteous and unpretentious. The meal was perhaps the best you can get in Marrakech, endless... More

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Food hers was very tasty , in abundance and reasonably priced. We had Moroccan salads and then tagine. Beautifully laid out with fantastic flavours and all freshly cooked . Service as always at this Riad was superb, charming and everything delivered with smiles .

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Had dinner here for my 50th last week and the whole experience was everything I could have wished for. Beautifully restored building with some of the best service I have ever received. The meal was fabulous and managed to even please 2 fussy daughters! The surprise birthday cake and being sung Happy Birthday to by Moroccan musicians is an experience... More

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