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“Excellent meal when you can't face another brochette or tagine” 5 of 5 stars
Review of L'ANNEXE

L'ANNEXE
14 Rue Moulay ALI | Gueliz, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212 5244-34010
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Ranked #5 of 529 restaurants in Marrakech
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: European, French, Gastropub, Grill
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Weekly Closing on Sundays and Mondays. Annual closing from July 7 to August 4, 2014
london
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103 reviews 103 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 61 cities Reviews in 61 cities
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
“Excellent meal when you can't face another brochette or tagine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

Tucked away down a dark restaurant lined road in the new town, l'Annexe offers inventive and classic fare. The inventiveness comes from French-takes on Moroccan classics (Bastilla, sleds, etc) and from Moroccan-isation of French specials (foie gras with saffrony sweet sauce, osso bucco starter [fabulous] with oregano and olive). The classics are perfectly done steaks of good quality meat. The side orders are great, and the children's pasta inventive yet spot-on, without being formulaic or too heavy. Waitering staff very friendly and speedy, yet allowed for an easy paced meal. Chef-patron frequently made it front of house and was plainly keen for us to enjoy his food, a nice touch without being at all pressurised.

If there is a quibble, to our personal taste, the lighting was a bit bright. So if you see some of the photos and a re a bit put off thinking it looks more like a bar, don't be: it is a place for great food.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Best meal in 2 years”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

Trip advisor, as usual, was a great help. We went to marrakech for the first time and wanted good food, L'Annexe was highly recommended.
We travel all over the world for both business and pleasure, eating in some of the best restaurants, and therefore are not often surprised by a restaurants offer.
It is small and unassuming from outside, relatively simple contemporary style inside, interesting and uncomplicated menu. The service was good and the owner extremely vigilant as well as welcoming.
The food was extremely well presented, cooked perfectly, tasted delicious and would have graced any of the best restaurants worldwide for flavour, presentation and combination.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Close on a Sunday”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

Before I went to Marrakech, my plan was to eat here, took us a while to find it and it was close when we got there =( I wished they have mentioned it in their site.

Visited March 2013
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“So worth it”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013 via mobile

Such lovely place , the food was so good the honour of the place such nice guy the service was good its really worth the trip cheers

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Worth the trip to find it”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

In a small street in the Ville Nouvelle. Our taxi driver had to ask a local. But persevere! It is worth it. Quiet surroundings Small-ish menu but every sign that things are prepared to order. As an antidote to the endless kebabs and tagines of the old town, it has fresh flavours and interesting blends of tastes. Very good value for money

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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