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“Great food and ambience.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Restaurant of La Maison Arabe

Restaurant of La Maison Arabe
1 Derb Assehbe | Bab Doukkala, Marrakech 4030, Morocco
+212 5243-87010
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Ranked #22 of 602 Restaurants in Marrakech
Price range: $30 - $60
Cuisines: French, Moroccan, International, Mediterranean, Halal
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Doing business
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Our new restaurant, “Les Trois Saveurs”, which offers a choice of French, inventive Moroccan or Asian-inspired dishes. Our head chef, Didier Levy, was previously in charge of the kitchen at “Le Pavillon”, considered for many years the best French restaurant in Marrakech. Didier has a passion for seafood, which is bought fresh to the hotel from the coastal towns of Oualidia and Essaouira.The handmade teardrop-shaped lanterns at “Les Trois Saveurs” were specially designed for La Maison Arabe by Yahya Rouach; his workshop is producing the most refined metalwork in Morocco today.
Altrincham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great food and ambience.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Breakfast was very good and a change from the usual. It was a mixture of continental and Morrocan. We had lovely fresh juices from the usual orange all the way to freshly squeezed beetroot. The homemade yoghurt with the fruit compote (they called it jam) is a must. By evening the restaurant was transformed into a tranquil, romantic, candlelit setting with traditional berber musicians playing by the pool at one end. Service was excellent and quick. I had the best tagine I had come across during my stay. It was lamb with almonds and saffron. By far the best food we had in Morrocco. The manager called Badr was very passionate about good service and he and his staff had the balance just right. We were so impressed that we asked Badr to join us for dessert and coffee. Definitely recommend this place.

Visited September 2013
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Oxted, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Good food great ambience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

We ate here on our stay in Marrakech. Food was good with a reasonable selection of Moroccan, French and Asian cuisine. Also a reasonable selection of wine. As with many places in Marrakech the approach to it down an alleyway leaves you wondering where you are going but once there, the setting is excellent, the ambience good and the service friendly. One to try if you are staying in the vicinity

Visited September 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Solid for guests of the hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Good food and excellent service. We stayed in the hotel and ate here for lunch twice and dinner once. I recommend it but would probably not go out of my way to eat here if I wasn't staying at the hotel, mostly because the ambience feels more like a hotel than a restaurant and I preferred the pure restaurants we visited.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great Food and Excellent Service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

This was truly a find during our week long stay. In fact the first visit was so enjoyable that we felt compelled to again. From the moment we entered, Suleiman, our head waiter took charge of making suggestions based on our preferences. They even managed an excellent Lebanese meze followed by a stir fry for the vegetarians in our our group. The lamb (first visit) and lemon chicken (second visit) were both cooked to perfection with generous portions. Seated around a small pool with excellent lighting and live local soft music in the background created the perfect ambience. The manager, a very amiable individual named Bader, has the ideal disposition. He went to extreme lengths to please my 11 year old daughter. If I had to make a criticism, then it would be cost. A tad on the expensive side. Then again, your are paying for the experience and enjoying a venue where Churchill once ate! If you go there, do read the history of this property. Interesting. Thank you Suleiman and Bader.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Over priced mediocrity”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Just had a meal at Arabe, vastly overpriced middle of the road food. We ate at a place on the square 2 nights ago and received the same standard of food for 25% of the cost! Nice setting for food and staff where very attentive, try Kniza first for Moroccan food and experience.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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