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“Tourist and clean” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Ksar El Hamra

Ksar El Hamra
28 Riad Zitoune Lakdim | Sabt Ben Daouad, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
0524-42-76-07
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Ranked #232 of 592 Restaurants in Marrakech
Price range: $31 - $62
Cuisines: Moroccan
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
el dorado hills
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Tourist and clean”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013 via mobile

Nice idea and very pleasant staff and service it's a shame the food was sub par. Gi for the ambience and a drink but don't waste your money on the food.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Frankfurt
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Totally overpriced”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

The atmosphere is very nice but the food is TOTALLY Overpriced.
I should have looked at the reviews on trip advisors before.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Montreal, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Tourist trap/piège à touristes!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

What a tourist trap! It is very big resto with a nice garden outside and a big dining hall inside. We entered by mistake because we did not know it serves mostly package tour groups. The groups come in and out and like a train station. They arrive, get loaded with the same food, and then escorted out and the next group is seated. The groups seemed quite happy about it! For private diners this is a terrible place, the staff are not interested and the food is just little plates of cheap tasteless stuff. But the prices!!!! are in the highest of Morocco!!!

  • Visited July 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Tourist trap”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

i have never written a review for TA before but this restaurant really deserves one. It served my family the worst meal we had in two weeks in Morocco and charged the highest price by far. It's the ultimate tourist trap. 'Nuff said.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Milan, Italy
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“A travesty of Moroccan food (and decor)”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

I have visited Morocco many times. This was one of the worst meals I have ever eaten there. The restaurant caters to just-off-the-plane tourists who probably think it's great until they get to know Morocco better. I knew as soon as I sat down and saw the barely concealed neon strip lights in the ceiling that the place was basically fake and I should have had the sense to get out right away, but I didn't. I wish I had. The meal I got was a travesty of genuine Moroccan cooking. Miserable portions of overcooked food served by waiters who looked bored and weary. Most of the beef tangine was fat and gristle. The tiny portions of vegetables were a disgrace and the dessert (a couple of bits of orange) was a joke. The bill came to about four or five times what the meal was really worth by the standards of other restaurants in the medina area. The outside garden area is nice though.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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