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Dar Zellij

No1 Kaa Sour, Sidi Ben Slimane | Medina, Marrakech 40 000, Morocco
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Ranked #82 of 527 restaurants in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $36 - $67
Cuisines: Moroccan
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Up in the Sidi Ben Slimane quarter, this small, intimate, relaxed Moroccan restaurant is set in a 17th-century riad. Set menus consist of salads, briouats, pigeon or fish pastilla, chicken, lamb or vegetable tagine, then desserts and mint tea with traditional sweets. It’s also open for Moroccan brunch from 10.30am–3pm
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Marrakech, Morocco, Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW via mobile

We ate here two nights ago after the riad booked for us. We were offered a choice of taking aperitifs on the terrace or at the table. We are so glad we chose the terrace. It was wonderful to sip our drinks under the stars by candle light. The waiters were attentive enough without being obvious and the food was... More

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MarrakechRiads, Gérant at Dar Zellij, responded to this review

Hello Dear lovely review, thank you so much for taking the time to write about us, it is much appreciated. All the best from everyone and we hope to see you again in the future. we are in your service. Thanks Khalid More

London UK
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The restaurant was local to our Riad and we visited on our last night in Marrakech as a 21st.birthday celebration. The restaurant ticked the boxes for atmosphere and being in an old Riad is somewhere special. We had the first option set menu and servings were plentiful. The Lamb Tagine was delicious and the meat melted in your mouth. All... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Here you can find a mixture of impressions. How different it is. The terrace is and looks poor, the view over Marrakech is very poor. The service in the whole restaurant and especially on the terrace was poor as well. On the terrace they have served cocktails and long drinks with warm (!!) water. Then the staff disappeared and never... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us by the Riad that we stayed at for our stay in Marrakech. It is located in the residential part of the Medina and is a beautiful Riad building. After roof terrace drinks and nibbles we opted for the mid range menu (you can choose from 3 menu's with various options within the individual menu).... More

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MarrakechRiads, Gérant at Dar Zellij, responded to this review

It was a real pleasure to have you in our Restaurant Dar Zellij, and i was very pleased to get to know you and talk to you. Thank you to have chosen Dar Zellij. Thank you for your lovely lovely lovely comment. hope to see you soon. All our team will be in your service for a next visit. KHAIID. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The absolute best restaurant that we visited on our trip to Marrakech. It was our 40th Wedding Anniversary and the restaurant was recommended and also booked for us by Abdou the owner of our Riad, Amanza. Very romantic with red rose petals on all the tables. We were taken up to the roof terrace for drinks first which were accompanied... More

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MarrakechRiads, General Manager at Dar Zellij, responded to this review

Dear client, First of all i would like to whish you again a happy happy Wedding Anniversary, we are really glad to had the opportunity to share this celebration whit you. We are really happy that this important event was just perfect in our Restaurant Dar Zellij, that makes all our team feel proud. Thank you so much for your... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Extraordinary location, extremly kind staff, excellent food. Diserves that more people just find it ! Thank you very much for the great evening, we will be back.

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MarrakechRiads, General Manager at Dar Zellij, responded to this review

Dear client, We are really glad that you loved our Restaurant Dar Zellij, i will sahre your comment whit all our team, we will all be happy to have you whit us again. Thank you for lovely comment. Best Khalid General Manager More

Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Was booked into this restaurant on reccomendation by our Riad and it was amazing. So romantic, the setting, the candle light, the food was amazing and we were picked up from our Riad and shown back at the end of the night. Amazing night - please go! :-)

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MarrakechRiads, General Manager at Dar Zellij, responded to this review

Dear client, Thank you so much for your lovely comment, it makes all our team glad and proud. You are always welcome in Restaurant Dar Zellij. Best regards Khalid General manager. More

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Cannot fault this place: amazing atmosphere, delicious food, fun music. However the thing that topped it all off for us was the service, and specifically Hanaa - favourite person we have come across during our whole Morocco trip. She is hilarious and fun. It's worth going to this restaurant just to meet Hanaa. Wonderful woman. Every restaurant should have a... More

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MarrakechRiads, Guest Relations Manager at Dar Zellij, responded to this review

It was a real pleasure to have you in our Restaurant Dar Zellij, and i was very pleased to get to know you and talk to you. Thank you to have chosen Dar Zellij. Thank you for your lovely lovely lovely comment. hope to see you soon. All our team will be in your service for a next visit. Hanaa... More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My husband and I visited on the first night of our trip to Marrakech. One of the waiters picked us up from our Riad so that we could find our way. The setting is beautiful and relaxed, they have a great roof terrace for pre dinner drinks. There is a lot of food so if there is just 2 of... More

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MarrakechRiads, General Manager at Dar Zellij, responded to this review

Dear client; We are very glad that you liked our restaurant Dar Zellij. Thank you for your comment. It will be alwyas a pleasure to have you in Dar Zellij. Best Regards Khalid General Manager. Khalid More

De Bilt, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Fantastic athmosphere, difficult to find though, but whole neigbourhood is helpful in sending you in the rigt direction. The start of your evening is at the terrace for a relexed drink, and then tdinner... absolutely fabulous and in a 17th century decor.

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MarrakechRiads, Directeur général at Dar Zellij, responded to this review

Dear client, I am really glad that you loved our restaurant Dar Zellij. It's very lovely to take from your time to write such a nice comment. I assure you that all our team will alwyas be happy to have you over us. Best regards Khalid General Manager More

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