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Ksar Es Saoussan

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Rue des Ksour 3 Derb El Messaoudyenne, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
0524440632
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Atmosphere is out of this world!

We ate here on our last night in Morocco and were truly stunned by the amazing decor, music choice and general atmosphere, which was a journey back in time to the 1920s. I felt like Rose on the Titanic. Next time we come, I'm going to wear a ball gown, that's how special it was! The food was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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Cairo, Egypt
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  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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London , UK
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The restaurant is in a very small riad in a cul-de-sac of the old Medina, not very easy to find Mai be because of the heath we felt uncomfortable all the evening..an anguish feeling of being trapped. The Moroccan cuisine served is really less than ordinary..The lemon chicken tajine was very dry Not to bad the service, but is not... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We ate here on our last night in Morocco and were truly stunned by the amazing decor, music choice and general atmosphere, which was a journey back in time to the 1920s. I felt like Rose on the Titanic. Next time we come, I'm going to wear a ball gown, that's how special it was! The food was very delicious... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This place is heavenly; the decor, the service, the mysterious backstreet location - it's an enchanting and cultural feast. From the (harmless) snake on the rooftop veranda, with a view over the city, to the beautiful and lofty traditional square where you dine... it's glorious. The food is exquisite, and the whole experience, one of the best available in Marrakech.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Eating here is truly an amazing experiance. The interior is amazing and the service is very good. Also we enjoyed the food and unlike in the other reviews, we didn't think the portions were too big (just leave the bread alone and you'll be fine). The only thing we didn't like was that we felt rather rushed with the three... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed Le "petit diner". You can choose from three sizes of the menu, ranging from 350 to 550dh, which gives you 1, 2 or 3 main courses. The rest stays the same. Aperitif and half a bottle of wine is included in the price. The ambience and the service is truly five star as well. Just the way there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We arrived at the most beautiful house after navigating down the side streets. The food was spectacular, the chicken tagine had the most delicious, rich sauce and it more than beat our expectations. By far the best meal in Morocco so far! Fantastic service, the most romantic setting and extremely reasonably priced (£60 for 2 including all our drinks).

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Berkshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

You find the large wooden door to this riad/restaurant after walking down some dark, quiet alley ways. It took them a while to answer the knocker and it was only the jostick burning outside that indicated they were open. We had no reservation but we asked to see the menu. What a surprise when you enter this place with its... More 

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Vicenza, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Beautiful location, perfect service, good food. Hidden in a small road it is a perfect choice for a dinner out of chaos of Marrakesh.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We had heard how good this was from tripadvisor, and weren't disappointed. It was one of my highlights of Morroco, and I would recommend it to everyone. After going down windy streets to a small door, we thought we were in the wrong place (!) but as soon as you go in it's like entering a private palace. What a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The building is over 400 years old and we were shown around the upper floors and roof terrace, before taking a table in the central courtyard. The Sultan of Morocco dined here some time ago according to antique newspapers proudly framed around us. The service and food were excellent. The set menu included wine or drinks of your choice which... More 

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Address: Rue des Ksour 3 Derb El Messaoudyenne, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Phone Number: 0524440632
Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
Cuisine: Moroccan

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rue des Ksour 3 Derb El Messaoudyenne, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
  • Phone Number: 0524440632

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Moroccan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Romantic

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