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“well worth a taxi ride” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Le Blokk

Le Blokk
Circuit de la Palmeraie. Marrakech, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212 674-334334
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Ranked #55 of 535 Restaurants in Marrakech
Price range: $13 - $40
Cuisines: French, Japanese, Moroccan, International
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: In the heart of the green Palmeraie, discover "The BLOKK" the perfect place to enjoy fine cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere. Delight your senses in our live-spectacle with original concept: Covering artists like Ray Charles, Barry White, Luis Armstrong, and Ella Fitzgerald.... Many figures through which you will pleased to relive the 60s, 70s. The friendly staff, as soon the door crossed will make you feel the atmosphere. "THE BLOKK" offers a journey into the depth of the greatest musical classics, through unique performances that turn your dinner into a convivial evening full of surprises and good spirit. The cuisine, our menu offers a plethora of dishes French, Thai, Japanese, molecular and Moroccan to satisfy all your wishes.
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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“well worth a taxi ride”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

This restaurant is about a 10/15 mins taxi ride from Marrakesh . We managed to book a return trip via our hotel for 350 dm . It is well worth the journey . eat after 8.30 to get the best atmosphere . The service was outstanding and the food was exteremly good . Comfortable seating in what feels like a small cabaret club . The entertainment is a group of excellent blues/jazz singers who perform singly and in small groups . Some wonderful voices covering lots of well known favourites . A terrifc night , my group wantde to go back again but we ran out of time . But will return again next time .

Visited December 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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“Great food, entertaining singers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

We came here on a Saturday night and it was packed so I would recommend booking in advance! Unfortunately when we arrived we were presented with a set menu as it was a special event night which we were not made aware of when booking. However, the food that was part of the set menu was excellent. I had chicken spring rolls for starters, monk fish with mashed potato for mains and the chocolate soufflé for dessert. Each course was great with the starter the highlight. The a la carte may be different but the set menu did not have any vegetarian options on for my girlfriend however, the chef prepared a special main just for her which was excellent, the waiting staff were very helpful and friendly the cocktails were also very good.

I think the main people people visit this restaurant is the live music. They had a mix of Motown covers (which whilst not being the best singers were very entertaining), flamenco singers and at one point an acrobatic performance.

I would recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting Marrakech it is however, outside of the main city and cost us 15 euros each way from the centre of Marrakech but it was worth it. I would recommend booking a return taxi in advance if you are visiting.

Our bill came to about £70 for two people each having the set menu and two cocktails each.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“A trip down memory lane”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

We had dinner at Le Blokk, and while the food is decent the restaurant ambience and entertainment were truly outstanding. The decor is mostly black and white, so you would think you are in an old movie.
There were many bands and solo artists singing Aznavour and Sinatra... And singing quite well I have to say. The finale was a gospel style "we are the world", a bit cheesy I agree but then again who can not like this song. There was also an acrobat dangling herself from ropes in the ceiling.
The funniest part is the Men in Black look alike that greet you on the outside of the restaurant, I so regret not taking a picture with them
Overall a very good night out.

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Gloucestershire
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“Great Night Out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

This was my first visit to the "Le Blokk" The music was excellent, the atmospherewas outstanding, and the the food and drink was good. 10/10

Visited October 2012
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“Best night out in a long time!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

Made the decision to go to Le Blokk after our Riad owner described its 60/70/80's live music atmosphere as opposed to the belly dancing and late night drinking venues others may know of in Marrakech. Absolutely overjoyed that we made this choice! After a lengthy taxi journey outside of Marrakech to the north-east (we paid 250 dirhams return as arranged by our Riad ower and had Le Blokk call him to pick us up on completion of our night to the south side of the Medina) we were seated front row and centre as we were first there at around 8pm! Not long after arriving did the nights acts begin sound checking with some old Rat Pack numbers. Very relaxing atmosphere and drinks and starters began to flow quickly. All of our food and drink were on recommendation of the most attentive and friendly staff we'd come across in all of Marrakech so far (aside from out Riad's staff that is...). We stayed until 1am and enjoyed every minute of the night. About 10 singers in all performed all through the night and even had some acrobatics from one young gymnast to music. Would recommend the night to anybody, especially couples or groups. Prices were reasonable-high, in comparison to UK prices but totally got your monies worth with the whole package of food/drink/atmosphere. We paid about £150 in total for three courses, two bottles of good rose wine, and a fair few drinks afterwards :-S ... But, all totally worth it and would do it all over again. If we could afford it. :-) ENJOY!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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