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Cafe Des Epices

75, Rahba Lakdima (Spice Square) | Place des épices, Marrakech, Morocco
+212 5243-91770
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Ranked #68 of 541 Restaurants in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $12
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Fast Food, Tea Room, Soups, Sandwiches
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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London
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

This cafe is worth searching for. Steep steps take you upto a very small terrace but it's worth the effort. The view across the spice market is lovely. The menu is simple but sufficient & surprisingly good value considering the location. Friendly staff & great service every time we visited.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Great view over the Medina. Simple menu and not expensive. And they have mist blowing on the terrace to keep you cool!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The place is adequate but brilliantly situated above an open area within the souks district. Below you can see spices being made and ground and hats sellers and much more.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I only had drinks at Cafe des epices, which doesn't allow me to say much about the quality of the place. Yet, sitting down on the low chairs in the early morning sun, overlooking the square where vendors are setting up shop, is a little bit of heaven. Absolutely recommendable. It is one of my favourite things to do in... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Describing this place as an oasis in the middle of the souks would be a huge understatement. Everything we tried over the course of a week during our multiple visits was great. Most memorable was the Moroccan coffee which upon our return home inspired me to begin making my own. Suggestion: 'Moroccan coffee.'

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Chislehurst, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Set in a quiet square we enjoyed a quiet lunch on their upper balcony. Prices were reasonable and food delicious.

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England
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36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Delightfully simple and welcoming place with plenty of space to soak up the souks. Tasty sandwiches, cold drinks and sweet mint tea, smiling staff and relaxed atmosphere. Visited several times over the weekend, the balcony is fun to look down on the market of curiosities.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Great atmosphere and simple food. Sandwiches are a nice find and watching hustle bustle from terrace was fabulous. Hamburgers also a bit different and would recommend.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Loved this place. Good value. Nice food if peckish. Great location to people watch and soak up the local atmosphere. Wifi which is a little hit and miss. Get next to the balcony on the higher floors and while away the day reading or planning your next shopping purchase. Always my regular daily haunt in Marrakech if in souks area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

A good spot to find to cool down in the heat of the day. Open all day with different levels to look out on to the Spice square sand where you can also see turtles and lizards for sale. The slave market was apparently next door to the cafe. Clientele seems to be entirely foreign but it is a comfortable,... More

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