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“Attentive staff and nice atmosphere” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Restaurant Loft

Restaurant Loft
18 Rue de la Liberte | Gueliz, Marrakech 40000, Morocco (Formerly Loft)
+212 5244-34216
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Ranked #41 of 582 Restaurants in Marrakech
Cuisines: French, Brasserie, Bistro, Family Fare
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Good for: Doing business, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: A restaurant in New York atmosphere.Wooden floors, brick wall and wood everywhere gives the place a certain warmth, which is reminiscent of the small restaurant in New York.The clock, paintings recalling the era of Pop Art, ropes and huge fan-shaped blades, plunges us into the atmosphere of the restaurants of Soho, at a time when artists found themselves around the table, leaving Art galleries nearby.A friendly table, a nice background music to the rhythm of the 80s, allowing you to talk without shouting.In the kitchen, there is a contemporary concept with giant salads for quick meals and a menu featuring appetizers, meals and desserts for an average price of 180 dhs per person.The Loft offers daily suggestions on the board, depending on the market.Map Loft is simple, and quality productsYou will also find a variety of French wine, it will be possible to control the glass.The Loft also has a mini terrace equipped with a sunroof, and if you want to install, it is best to book as places are limited.The Loft is a trendy restaurant, where philosophy is clocked by customer. Whether you are in a hurry or the movements of the clock leaves you indifferent, Loft let you judge.For drinks, lunch or dinner, the Loft welcomes you every day from noon to midnight.
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“Attentive staff and nice atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Nicely decorated as others have pointed out. I ordered badly I think, the meal was very light, i think it was a tomato and mozzarella tart and my boyfriend ordered steak and chips, which had nice dipping sauces but the steak was thin. It was really hot in there and we ended up sitting there for like 3 hours and getting really drunk, because they kept giving us more complimentary drinks, It started with complimentary really nice like crispy bread and olive paste and a glass of sangria. Then we ordered the cheapest bottle of wine (which was more expensive than other places) and at the end of the meal we got these complimentary vodka shots which was quite funny. I do recommend it though for a trendy night, more expensive than other recommended places in guilez though.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“A huge disappointment !!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

We walked into a beautifully decorated restaurant and walked out with a very bad taste in our mouths.

It started with the wrong appetizers. We ordered beignets calamari and got 4 small cheese beignets with no calamari to be found instead. The waiter was so kind to admit, after we had asked him 2 times if this was the correct appetizer, that indeed we were given the wrong appetizer. Yet we didn't get a replacement and paid 80 dam (about $9.5) for 4 small cheese croquettes we didn't even ask for. The 4 calamari would have been about $5 for four calamari!!!


The main dish....I got 3 overcooked shrimp that weren't even cleaned. Cut in half with the intestinal tract hanging on it. At 180 Dam ($22) for 3 shrimps , i really expect not to be eating shrimp waste, thank you very much! The rice was super dry and the veggies tasted like they just came out of the frozen vegetable department at Carrefour and were heated bag and all in their microwave.

My boyfriend got grilled entrecôte. Now he is a big eater and he was hungry yet had two bites and left the remaining on his plate. The meat was completely dried out and was not even chewable. Forget eating it. The bearnaise sauce turned and had a dry crust on the sides. It was gross.

The whole experience was a total disapointment and obviously we skipped desert.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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“Great food, lovely atmosphere in Guliez”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

We had an excellent lunch here. The items on the fixed price menu were limited, and I think it was worth the extra for the a la carte items, the crab remoulade starter was amazing, the portions on the main courses were sizable. The drinks were on the pricier side, but the food was so very good that we'll definely be back soon. Just lovely atmosphere, service, presentation and portion size. Highly recommended.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Loft style in RAK”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Excellent restaurant in the new town.decor all exposed brick ,large fans and pop art paintings.food classic French bistro all well served with a good value lunch menu at 110 dhrs.
Steak frites great as is the magret with honey and rognons dijonaise. I really enjoy sitting at the tall tables polishing off Moroccan Gris ! The owners are preparing an Italian restaurant next door which should be open soon
This is a welcome stop after hovering up shoes in Atika a few doors down

  • Visited May 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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“Wonderful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Starting from decoration and ending the quality of service and food this small restaurant in the center of Gueliz deserves the best note. We have taken lamb and steak, and as a steak lover i would say it was cooked perfectly. The meet was tender and melted in the mouth. The staff is attentive and the service is just .Thank you all for the nice eveing we spent there.

  • Visited May 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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