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“Great locale, good and plentiful food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Le TOBSIL

Le TOBSIL
22 Derb Abdellah Ben Hessaien | Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
00-212-524-444-052
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Ranked #64 of 543 Restaurants in Marrakech
Price range: $0 - $71
Cuisines: Moroccan
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Great locale, good and plentiful food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

The locale and ambience is unbeatable. If you're a couple, this is an amazing date place. It is the type of restaurant you would only find in Morocco. The menu was fixed and came with wine. There was a lot of food. The salads were tasty as were the tagine and couscous. The food was not as good was Al Fassia or Ksar Es Essouan, but it was still good. Make sure you go hungry because the portions are rather big and the courses keep coming.

The one bad thing was that they had these two musicians come by each table (the music was good and the guys were funny) buskering for money. For me it kind of cheapens the experience and is somewhat tasteless to be solicited for money while you are trying to enjoy your meal. The restaurant has a more serious atmosphere than other restaurants we went to, such as Ksar Es Essouan, that were more laid back.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Fabulous experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

Loads of different beautifully cooked courses kept coming. And they kept bringing more wine and water. We thought it was good value for all we ate and drank. Wonderful surroundings. The only problem is that it is very difficult to find. If you get close, someone will guide you.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Milan, Lombardia, Italy
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102 reviews 102 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 48 cities Reviews in 48 cities
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“perfect”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

Fantastic atmosphere, candlelight, romantic and extremely friendly. The owner is so severe as efficient. The menu is endless and the food is fresh and of excellent quality. The waiters very good and kind. A bit pricey but absolutely of good value. I would definitely recommend it.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cambridge
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92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
“Very Exotic, Lots of Food for Good Value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

In order to get to the restaurant you need to be met on the street by a guide which the restaurant supplies. Then you are led down narrow winding streets until you get to the restaurant, which is lovely, with lots of candles and exotic music. The dinner is prix fixe, huge and very good.....many courses. I would definitely recommend going here.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Should be the set for a James Bond Film”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

By the standards of Marrakech the food was very si,ilar other restaurants, marginally better than others. However the setting was outstanding. We visited the restaurant twice, first time we sat upstairs on a sofa in the corner and the second downstairs in the covered courtyard. Music was fine, service was good.
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  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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