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Restaurant d'Orient et d'Ailleurs

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67 bis, rue Touahen | Proche de la Skala de la Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
212 524 47 59 77
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6:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 395
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  • 134
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
Superb Restaurant

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
ChrisChaplin
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London, United Kingdom
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Geneva, Switzerland
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 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
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
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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Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
361 reviews 361 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We had been to this restaurant and enjoyed our dinner there and it was on our list for a return visit. This restaurant is owned by a Frenchman, but the kitchen staff are Moroccan women. We shared a chicken, almond and cinnamon pastille starter which was very tasty. I had a hunk of steak which was tender. Joan had calamari... More 

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Dartford
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Calling in by chance, we had an excellent meal in delightful surroundings. Service was swift and friendly. It rates for us as one of the best we visited over a two week holiday in Essaouira. Worth booking in advance as it is quite small. Alcohol is available by the bottle or by the glass.

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Essaouira, Morocco
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Although I have lived in essaouira for almost 12 years have never tried this restaurant. But took 2 friends there tonight (who used to live here but had also never tried it ) and we were all delighted with the quality of the food and the service. We all tried something different (fillet steak, monkfish, seafood gratin) and everything was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 67 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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, 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?