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“Great place for a drink on the terrace” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Dar Cherifa

Dar Cherifa
8 derb Cherfa Lakbir, Moussine | Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212 44 42 64 63
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Ranked #108 of 551 Restaurants in Marrakech
Price range: $10 - $17
Cuisines: Moroccan
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Dar Cherifa Marrakech Dating from the 15th century, this riad will dazzle you by its pureness and elegance with its spacious patio and antique doors and stucco.It's a place that hasn't moved with time, a real haven of peace and serenity where one can just forget daily pressures – a quiet space just a moment away from the surrounding lively and animated medina.
Marietta, GA
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
“Great place for a drink on the terrace”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

We needed to sit down for awhile! We arrived at the terrace just in time for the call to prayer next door. We had some tea, enjoyed the view, and watched the medina turn to dusk. This was kind of hard to find in the darkening alleys. After tea, we enjoyed checking out the Dar downstairs. This is a beautiful place!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“An Oasis in the medina”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012 via mobile

If you need directions to this place then lonely planets guide to Marrakech got us down the many avenues in good time.

When we got there the door was locked but a little girl showed us a buzzer near the door on the right. We were welcomed into this beautiful Riad with simple white sofas with sandy coloured walls and pillars with HUGE ceilings. It was very quiet and peaceful as we were the only people there. We got a mint tea and we could hear the calling for prayer. The atmosphere was perfect. You must visit this place if you are confident to go and find it.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Restful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

This restored riad offers a quiet spot away from the hustle and bustle so don't be put off by the route to get to it! It's at the end of an alleyway. The art on show was nothing compared to the architecture, tiles and woodwork of the riad itself. We enjoyed saffron tea on the terrace. The food and service were average; the surroundings were excellent.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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“Bad experience in Dar Cherifa Cafe”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

Few hours have passed since we had a very bad experience in the Dar Cherifa Cafe. We went there today 7/06/2012 at about 19:00 (I give this details so as the manager will find who was the man looking after the place that time). We ordered one big bottle of water, one tea and one orange juice. The man who served us asked for 100 MAD. We paid. Few minutes later we realized the extremely big amount we paid. I asked the waiter for bill details (menu, receipt) and to speak with his boss. No response. He started to speak in French and Arabic which are totally misunderstanding to me. We decided not to have an argument with him since we were the only clients of the place. Finally, when we reached the exit door we realized that the latch was looked from inside…
This is our bad story with that place. I hope that the manager will take care and protect his business.

Visited June 2012
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“lovely”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

a peacefull retreat from the melee ..try the almond milk

Visited April 2012
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