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“Moroccan Fantasia show” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Moroccan Dinner Show

Moroccan Dinner Show
Rue Ibrahim El Mazini | Es Saadi Gardens & Resort - Hôtel, Marrakech 40 000, Morocco
212 6 63 58 15 99
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Ranked #384 of 529 restaurants in Marrakech
Cuisines: Moroccan
Description: Beneath an Oriental canopy, taste the delicious specialties of Moroccan cuisine by candlelight, and watch as acrobats, musicians, singers and dancers, Gnaouas, snake charmers and belly dancers entertain you. This magical moment which mixes performing arts and gastronomy is the fruit of a lifetime passion fed by Jean Bauchet, founder of Es Saadi Gardens & Resort, who used to own the famous Moulin Rouge!Every Wednesday and Friday, at 8:30 p.m, in Es Saadi Gardens.
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Description: Beneath an Oriental canopy, taste the delicious specialties of Moroccan cuisine by candlelight, and watch as acrobats, musicians, singers and dancers, Gnaouas, snake charmers and belly dancers entertain you. This magical moment which mixes performing arts and gastronomy is the fruit of a lifetime passion fed by Jean Bauchet, founder of Es Saadi Gardens & Resort, who used to own the famous Moulin Rouge!Every Wednesday and Friday, at 8:30 p.m, in Es Saadi Gardens.
Exeter, England, United Kingdom
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“Moroccan Fantasia show”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Food wasn't special. Better food in the Medina - Soup to start was tasty - Large half side of lamb OK, but it was fatty and too dark to see what you were getting - cuscous dish with chicken was bland and tasteless. Desert was apples or oranges and 1 small biscuit. The entertainers who came into tent looked bored, walked around shouting/singing/chanting? and went out. Felt would have been better with some introduction. The outside show was very dark unless at lit end. It was just horsemen riding up and down and firing shots and people walking around all seemed very commercialised.

Visited November 2013
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Adelaide, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Great night out”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

A good Moroccan style meal cooked in a turine. But the horse show after was well worth seeing. We travelled to and from the show by horse drawn carriage. There are literally hundreds of these in Marrakech.

  • Visited August 2013
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Cheshire
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“Excellent atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Well worth experiencing. This was very busy with lots going on. Try to stay in well lit areas and take lots of photos as it's unlikely you will ever see anything like it elsewhere.

Visited July 2012
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“Tourist Show”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

This is a place designed specifically for tourists. The highlight was watching the horse show. What these men can do on horses is quite remarkable.
The food was just so-so. I find many of these experiences disheartening as it almost seems like tourists are exploiting the natives of the country.

Visited May 2013
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St. Louis, MO
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“Thought It Would be Commercial and It Was!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

The food was ordinary. The inside entertainment was some dancing and music which was presented by a group of locals that had limited talent. The outside show was so commericialized we left the show.

Visited December 2012
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