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Restaurant d'Orient et d'Ailleurs

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7 Bis, Rue Touahen | Proche de la Skala de la Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
212 524 47 59 77
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Wifi freeClosed on saturdayOpen from 18.30Menu at 90 dhs and 130 dhsFrench...
Wifi freeClosed on saturdayOpen from 18.30Menu at 90 dhs and 130 dhsFrench & vegeterian and morrocan cookingMorroco wine cardNo credit card accepted
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  • 397
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    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Perfect place for a great meal

We were a group of friends and someone recommended we eat there and we were so glad we did. The food was really good, I had the prix fixe which was quite good at a really good price. The decor is simple and elegant, great pictures taken by the owner I believe. Overall a very nice experience

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Lise J
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Toronto, Canada
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We were a group of friends and someone recommended we eat there and we were so glad we did. The food was really good, I had the prix fixe which was quite good at a really good price. The decor is simple and elegant, great pictures taken by the owner I believe. Overall a very nice experience

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Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Very very good food. Traditional moroccan food with a choice of moroccan wine and delicious starters and desserts. I can recommend the kafta and tajine.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Like its sister restaurant (La Cle de Voute) this restaurant was a delight. Excellent food (mix of Moroccan and European), lovely surroundings, smiling staff and a good wine list. We would go back again if we return to Essaouira.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I booked this restaurant having seen the reviews on tripadvisor. The booking process via email was easy and efficient. The food was good and the prices reasonable but unfortunately when we went there were not many people in the restaurant and with the typically low lighting made it look quite dark and gloomy. The service was very good, the starters... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

Having been to Le Patio and being taken aback by the prices, Restaurant d'Ailleurs came as a very pleasant surprise. I couldn't resist trying the pan fried Foie Gras but was not expecting much. It was nothing short of superb to match the best you could hope for in a top French restaurant. Similarly the seafood gratin. Amazing quality. My... More 

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Port de Pollenca, Spain
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We chose this restaurant from its tripadvisor reviews and were so pleased we went it's ahead food wise of other places above it on TA the wine reserve local red was the best we have had in morroco so far ! And the food we had was so tastey the host was friendly and provided Excellant service . We had... More 

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Ely, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This is our first visit to Morocco and we have been impressed by the quality of the food and service throughout our stay. However, our meal tonight was the best yet. The seafood pastille and my wife's avocado salad which we shared were excellent (and substantial) starters. These were followed by meatballs and monkfish, both beautifully presented and very tasty... More 

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Essaouira, Morocco
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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

meticulously managed,impeccably lit and decorated,recent full renovation has brought it to another level,beyond what we imagined. The steak,seafood and daily menu surprises set this restaurant apart. An old Essaouira staple with a wonderful reputation continue to make d'Orient et d'Ailleurs one of our first choices whenever we are oit for a special evening in Essaouira.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Excellent pastilla, in quieter part of medina, friendly staff; red mullet bit pricey by local standards - tho' not tried; set menu, however, 90D very good value

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Nailsea, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

What a good, chance find. Quiet and excellent food under French-ish influence. Beer and wine available with meal. Excellent value. Cleanest, neatest loo in whole of Morooco.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 Bis, Rue Touahen | Proche de la Skala de la Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: 212 524 47 59 77

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 13
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Wifi freeClosed on saturdayOpen from 18.30Menu at 90 dhs and 130 dhsFrench & vegeterian and morrocan cookingMorroco wine cardNo credit card accepted
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
6:30 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?