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Dar Cherifa

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8 derb Cherfa Lakbir, Moussine | Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212 44 42 64 63
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Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Dar Cherifa Marrakech Dating from the 15th century, this riad will dazzle...
Dar Cherifa Marrakech Dating from the 15th century, this riad will dazzle you by its pureness and elegance with its spacious patio and antique doors and stucco.It's a place that hasn't moved with time, a real haven of peace and serenity where one can just forget daily pressures – a quiet space just a moment away from the surrounding lively and animated medina.
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Deep into the Orient

WE had a lovely time on the roof top of this wonderful , old Riad in the Medina of Marrakech.its all white and orange up there like in the sands of the Sahara and very peaceful and quiet.just what you need when you have enough of the bouncing bazaars and the never ending bargaining!We were served a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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Treuchtlingen, Germany
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  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
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Treuchtlingen, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

WE had a lovely time on the roof top of this wonderful , old Riad in the Medina of Marrakech.its all white and orange up there like in the sands of the Sahara and very peaceful and quiet.just what you need when you have enough of the bouncing bazaars and the never ending bargaining!We were served a Moroccan coffee by... More 

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Stazzano, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Good place for midday break. Not so much courses but quite good. Different from other cafes or restaurant. Is a sort of open space museum charming and architecturally beautiful

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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306 reviews 306 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This is part of a chain of Riads in Marrakech. All offering great food and service. The central courtyard is cool and peaceful and the rooftop terrasse offers commanding views across the city. Difficult to find down many twisting alleyways but look up there are many signs. The food was one of the best meals we had in Marrakech. Highly... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This was recommended to us by a staff member in our riad, he told us to go here and knock on the door and try the cake. We did, and if we could have eaten it every day we may well have done so! The staff were SO friendly and the atmosphere was absolutely tranquil and just like being in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We had a great time the food is excellent the serviced very good. It was the best meal of our stay in Marrakech. Also Dar cherifa is nice place in the middle of medina, really recommend ! We were there for lunch, was sitting on the terrace. Try ginger juice.

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London
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22 reviews 22 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Wife found this little hidden gem in a guidebook and i was amazed by how tranquil and beautiful the renovated interior was. It certainly wouldn't look out of place in the bahia palace! It is a great place to chill and spend an hour for lunch. Upstairs is a gallery. Food itself was decent and prices reasonable.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

difficult to find but once you're there it is a relaxing place away from the hushhush in the souks...we just had a minttea and the people where very friendly

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MarrakechRiads, Manager at Dar Cherifa, responded to this review

we thank you for your comments about Dar CHERIFA, and we will always appreciate title information that a house from the 16th century and was restored in 2000 by Marrakech riadsDAR.you're always welcome is there is always looking for your satisfaction More 

New York City, New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

If you go you go for the orange cake - the piece is huge so you could definitely share it but you could totally eat it on your own and it is perfect.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We had coffee and cake here in the beautiful surroundings of this gallery/library. like so many places in this city, it is hidden behind a closed door, but a knock and you are in.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We called in here for mint tea and pastries as we had heard that this palace was very beautiful. We were not disappointed by the architecture which is amazing. Should be on the list for any film location manager! The large room is a most delightful place to sit with tea and look at the literary magazines. In the centre... More 

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Address: 8 derb Cherfa Lakbir, Moussine | Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Phone Number: +212 44 42 64 63
Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
Average Prices: USD 10 - 17
Cuisine: Moroccan

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 derb Cherfa Lakbir, Moussine | Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
  • Phone Number: +212 44 42 64 63

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 17
  • Cuisine: Moroccan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Families with children

Description

Dar Cherifa Marrakech Dating from the 15th century, this riad will dazzle you by its pureness and elegance with its spacious patio and antique doors and stucco.It's a place that hasn't moved with time, a real haven of peace and serenity where one can just forget daily pressures – a quiet space just a moment away from the surrounding lively and animated medina.

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