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All 198 Essaouira Restaurants

La Cle de Voute

76 rue Laaloujj, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 (0) 658 83 64 96
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Ranked #15 of 198 Restaurants in Essaouira
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $11
Cuisines: French, Moroccan
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Closed on saturday & sunday lunch, open for lunch time and dinner

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English first
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

After having eaten Moroccan food for a week solidly we decided to try something a bit different. This is a hidden gem!! The service was lovely and attentive but the food was outstanding! We had the fish of the day which was beautifully cooked and served with lovely vegetables (also a very good portion of fish) and the shrimp rice... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

Today I came to this place with my girlfriend for dinner. After we've arrived and already got a table, she suddenly didn't feel very well (not because of the restaurant). In the end we had to leave, without having ordered anything. Despite of that the stuff kept very friendly and understanding and wasn't upset. All in all I can just... More

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Essaouira, Morocco
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Ambience,quiet unobtrusive service soft music,candlelight and a grand slam cuisine continue to make this Essaouira standout the only real choice in town.The magic continues..each plate is individually prepared..whether it's the fresh catch of the day,or the filet steak prepared to perfection or the filet of lamb tangine which has no rivals even up against the best Moroccan restaurants in town.... More

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Based on the great Trip Advisor reviews we've visited this small restaurant and it was our best dining experience in Essaouira. The food & service were exceptional. We went for 'Menu of the day' which included 3 courses and a mint tea and costed 120 dirhams (12 EUR). Morrocan salad was the best we've tried in Morocco, fresh fish was... More

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Essaouira, Morocco
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Nice ambiance. No to much, no to little , just in the right way. Good service and good food. Nice bottle of wine Honest price

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Stockholm, Sweden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Make sure you get the timing right and go here - is very good, there are no tired cliches of ambience and outstanding hosts to be written - it's just really good and you will like it as they have a great menu with a few twists.

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italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We ate an amazing thai rice with coconut shrimp and a crab salad wth nuts and avocado. The food was fresh and really tasty. The place is warm as well as the service. It does deserve a visit!

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Essaouira, Morocco
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

One of the best kept secrets in Essaouira is La Cle de Voute. The food is unsurpassed in Essaouira. Italian with a French and Moroccan touch, French with a with a Moroccan touch, and moroccan with a continental touch..all for a great value! The service, lighting and music are as discreet as one can find in New York or Paris.... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We spent four nights in Essaouira in total, and thought this was the best restaurant we dined at by far ! Excellent value for money, excellent service and even better traditional surroundings. Following a number recommendations we opted for the monkfish tagine - one of the best tagines we had during our entire stay in Morocco! Nothing quite like it.... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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78 reviews 78 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is good exemplar what happens when some place got good reviews from Tripadvisor- it is full of tourists. There is nothing wrong, it is just boring. Food was good but boring. Did I like it? Yes Would I go again? No

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Additional Information about La Cle de Voute

Address: 76 rue Laaloujj, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Phone Number: +212 (0) 658 83 64 96
Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
Average Prices: USD 6 - 11
Cuisine: French, Moroccan

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