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La Cle de Voute

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French, Moroccan
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76 rue Laaloujj, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 (0) 658 83 64 96
Today
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Closed on saturday & sunday lunch, open for lunch time and dinner
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Special occasions
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 257
    Excellent
  • 92
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very good cook, very nice atmosphere!

Very good food: taste, presentation and service are very well Ambiance is very wel too. Wine is available.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
joke a
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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368 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Very good food: taste, presentation and service are very well Ambiance is very wel too. Wine is available.

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Guildford, UK
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

We settled on this restaurant as it was just a few minutes' walk from our hotel, and we're not disappointed. Although we were the only guests at 8pm, a few others joined later to add to a convivial atmosphere. We were greeted warmly and shown the menu as well as the recommendation of the day, a goat's cheese salad with... More 

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Utrecht
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

In a laid back atmosphere the food you are being served by most friendly staff will hopefully impress you like it did us.

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Essaouira, Morocco
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Never disappointing..always consistent..wonderful starters,vegetable tart,pastilla,soups,incredible steak, then there's LiLi who provides artistry with every plate served.Not to be missed!!

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Cumbria
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

It was our last night and we had to decide between husband and wifes restaurants. It was a close call but we decided on La Cle de Voute (both look equally as good) From the minute we walked in we felt at home. The young lady that welcomed us and looked after us all night was lovely (we work in... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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357 reviews 357 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This was a return visit for us to this restaurant, this time with friends who now live in Essaouira. Owned by a French lady, the menu is French-Moroccan. The dining room is warm and inviting. The staff are friendly and welcoming; the service is attentive but not intrusive. A vegetable tart starter was a bit bland and perhaps needed an... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We ate our dinner at La Cle de Voute choosing the lamb tagine and beef fillet. For pudding we had the chocolate brownie option. Alcohol is available (and was had). The food, service and ambience were all great. Recommened.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We visited twice, it was that good! The food was very tasteful, especially the tagines, we simply just loved the Kefta and the lamb tagine. The atmosphere is so nice and calm, and the staff are the sweetest!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This was one of the best restaurants we tried in Essaouira. The food is fresh and delicious, the service was warm and inviting and the atmosphere was lovely. A definite must!

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Amazing place, I do not have much to add to other reviewers' opinion. Probably, one of the best Moroccan restaurants in Essaouira - great food, nice decor and atmosphere, very friendly and caring hosts.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 76 rue Laaloujj, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: +212 (0) 658 83 64 96

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: French, Moroccan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions, Dining on a budget

Description

Closed on saturday & sunday lunch, open for lunch time and dinner
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?