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“An excellent classy place” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Al Fassia Aguedal

Al Fassia Aguedal
9bis route de l'Ourika, Marrakech 40000 , Morocco
+212 524 38 38 39
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Ranked #66 of 589 Restaurants in Marrakech
Cuisines: Moroccan
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Andorra la Vella, Andorra
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“An excellent classy place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

A restaurant just outside the centre maybe 15 minutes by taxi, you can either sit outside or inside. It has beautiful decor and the place is run by women who also have a place in town. Certainly a top end very classy place, just not in prices as dinner for two including wine was only 65 euros.

Started with soup which was the best we tasted in Morocco and came in such a large tureen you could have had three bowls each

Followed up with lamb for me my friend had brochettes which was very nice

Ice cream to finish plus tea.

A very nice place in a beautiful setting worth the 10 euro return taxi ride and one of the best meals in Morocco.

Highly recommended

  • Visited July 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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“Good food, no atmosphere”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

On the strength of other TA reviews, we had high expectations for Al Fassia but were left somewhat disappointed. To clarify, there was nothing wrong with the food, staff, décor or service; it’s just that we were left thinking it was very expensive by local standards for an average experience.

All in all, my wife and I compared this restaurant to that in an international ‘five star’ hotel where the food is made a little bland (so as not to upset anyone) and the staff functional but not particularly talkative or friendly. If that’s what you like, then you’ll love this restaurant!

Visited May 2013
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“Funny Women in Morocco!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013 via mobile

This is the second restaurant run by a collective of Berber women. The first, more centrally located in the Medina, was fully booked so we headed out of town on recommendation. What ensued was delicious, entertaining and great value for money. The selection of salads for two as starters could have easily fed all four of us or been a full meal for four and the main dishes were generous too! Order cous cous if you're really hungry or be prepared to submit to wastage. We'd heard that the left overs go to the poor so that assuaged our guilt a little. Lastly the service - all four of us work in entertainment (comedy, acting, music) so we're a tough crowd! It was hilarious and our waitresses had the two men in our party firmly put in their place with a wit and humour! I was disappointed not to have room for dessert just to see what these funny, extraordinary Berber women would serve up alongside it!

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Bogota, Colombia
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“Best food in Marrakech so far”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

Although expensive, it was completely worth it! The place was so nice, the service was great and the food was absolutely amazing! I recommend ordering the lamb with sweet tomatoes, best dish in the table!

PS. It's not absolutely elegant but you should be well dressed when going to this restaurant.

  • Visited June 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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“Exquisite authentic moroccon cuisine”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Having eaten at the lively Le Comptoire the night previous this was a welcome solace, providing superb food. The menu is predominantly Moroccan, but provided this is what you are after, I would highly reccomend. The prices also are'nt extortionate as its a little out of town and out of sight of the tourist targeted main square. Service was a little slow but it was wholly enjoyable.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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