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“Great authentic atmosphere” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ksar Es Saoussan

Ksar Es Saoussan
Rue des Ksour 3 Derb El Messaoudyenne, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
0524440632
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Ranked #24 of 603 Restaurants in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Moroccan, Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Antwerp, Belgium
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Great authentic atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

Great setting in an authentic riad. The food is traditional marrocan. Well prepared and well served. We found the portions huge, so could not finish more than half of every plate.
Wait outside for the guide in his red robe or you won't find it.

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Bedford, England, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Fair, but not outstanding”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Small riad restaurant in the Medina quite difficult to find, but with excellent service and good traditional Moroccan food.

Very welcoming staff, very 'authentic Moroccan' - Food was OK, bit bland, and seems very expensive for what you get.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Marrakech, Morocco
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Nice restaurant with good Moroccan food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Small riad restaurant in the Medina quite difficult to find, but with excellent service and good traditional Moroccan food. They offer several set menu suitable for the different appetite. A positive experience

Visited April 2013
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Guerneville, California
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3 reviews
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“What a setting for a memorable meal!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

The owner of our riad, Dar Silsila, recommended this restaurant and reserved his special table for us. Wow! I have never eaten in a similar setting. They have three fixed price levels with a few options of dishes at each level. We all chose the least expense one which was more than ample and we had delicious selections. The setting though is what sets this establishment apart and makes it so special. They provide a guide both to and from the restaurant to help you find it though the narrow alleys. What an experience!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“lovely”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Beautiful riad, well signposted on fairly main street, but then you will need to be very confident to find it yourself down the little alleys. However, very helpful (name-badged) doorman on main street is there to assist! Very good salad starter, average tagine, average dessert, tea and Morroccan petit fours. This for what initially looked to be a steepish 350MAD pp - however, the aperitif (alcoholic) and wine (house, but very drinkable) were included - much to our surprise - which made it good value for money (particularly when compared with some others). Just be careful at the end, when the over-optimistic waiter pours tea from high, as splashes will get you...

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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