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No1 Kaa Sour, Sidi Ben Slimane | Medina, Marrakech 40 000, Morocco
00212524382627
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Ranked #74 of 585 Restaurants in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $36 - $67
Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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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Ullapool
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

The restaurant is in a lovely old riad. The food was overcooked and it was very expensive for a totally unexceptional meal. We had much better in the riad where we were staying for less than half the price.

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Frome, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This is an absolutely stunning restaurant. It's opening page on the menu says it all...they have thought about the five senses and not only accommodated them all but surpassed anything I have ever experienced before. The service was impeccable and bought me to tears (may sound a little odd I know...but when you clearly feel the love and attention bought... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We loved this place. It was just a couple of minutes walk from our riad (Dar Zaman) and came recommended. The service is warm and professional. The place is really beautiful, a lot of ambiance and character. We are big fans of Moroccan food and this place did it very well. The belly dancer was good but it wasn't quite... More 

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

Dear client, It was a real pleasure to have you in our Restaurant Dar Zellij, 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. KHalid. More 

Carcassonne, France
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is a gem tucked away in the Medina. It is difficult to find but well worth the effort. The food was wonderful, the service first class and quietly efficient. The ambience and setting is perfect for a relaxing evening. We would recommend it to anyone.

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

Dear client, It was a real pleasure to have you in our Restaurant Dar Zellij, 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. KHalid. More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

You walk into a building that is nondescript from the outside, off some small street in the Medina, and you enter a spectacular set of rooms with high ceilings, gorgeous decoration. Very helpful service - maybe a few too many hovering waiters, but better that than its opposite. The food - tagines, lamb and chicken - was very good though... More 

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MarrakechRiads, Directeur général 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 . More 

Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The food and atmosphere was great. We enjoyed both the chicken and lamb tangines. It is a quiet oasis in the middle of Marrakech.

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MarrakechRiads, Directeur général at Dar Zellij, responded to this review
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Bonjour Mr, Je vous remercie d'avoir choisis notre restaurant Dar Zellij comme destination à Marrakech. Je suis très content que... More 

London, England
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64 reviews 64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This is a lovely restaurant. Rose petals spread around every table. Good wine list. I would say a tad pricey for the food but not that much. We chose Dar Zellij as it was very close to our Riad. All in all a perfectly nice night out.

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

Dear client, We are really glad that you have a perfect romantic meal. Thank you to have chosen our restaurant dar Zellij, and thank you for your lovely comment. You will be alwyas more than welcome. Best regards . Khalid . Général Manager . More 

roma
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

you may feel to be a sultan here. i suggest you all to visit this magnificent restaurant, rich decorations, good cuisine (wine included) good music and everything else you may love about moroccan atmosphere. bye m

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MarrakechRiads, Directeur général at Dar Zellij, responded to this review
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Bonjour, Nous somme vraiment très heureux que vous avez tout aimer au Restaurant Dar Zellij, cadre, ambiance, service et bien... More 

London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Had a pretty special trip here. Stayed at a nearby Riad and they recommended this place to us. Difficult to find but incredible when you walk through the door into the open courtyard. We visited in the evening and the lighting and decoration based around the orange tree in the middle of the courtyard is spectacular. The staff wear long... More 

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MarrakechRiads, Directeur général at Dar Zellij, responded to this review
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bonjour cher client, J'ai bien noté vos remarques et commentaire que je vais partager avec notre équipe, et aussi prendre... More 

New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Beautiful place and very good service but unfortunately the food doesn't reach up to the same standard. It doesn't taste bad but it doesn't taste much at all. For the price you would expect something much better. Had ten times tastier food for a tenth of the price at the local low key places around town.

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

Dear client, I would love to thank you to have chosen our Restaurant Dar Zellij, and for your comment, it help us to offer the best service for our client, I am glad that you liked the atmospher in restaurant Dar Zellij, concerning the price it's affiched on the menus, and the restaurant it's moroccan restaurant, so it's not touristique,... More 

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Additional Information about Dar Zellij

Address: No1 Kaa Sour, Sidi Ben Slimane | Medina, Marrakech 40 000, Morocco
Phone Number: 00212524382627
Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 36 - 67
Cuisine: Moroccan

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