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“Lovely and authentic” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Al Fassia

Al Fassia
55 Boulevard Zerktouni | Guéliz, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
24434060
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Ranked #58 of 539 Restaurants in Marrakech
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Moroccan
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
London, United Kingdom
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“Lovely and authentic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

The first impression is great , and the rest is even better!
We didnt have a booking on a saturday night but they manage to get us a table in half an hour, all the ladies are very nice and know a lot more about service than many expensive places in marrakech !
We had the mix pastilla and the mix salad to start with wich both were great! For main couscous royal and tajine with prunes as good as the starters BUT it was way too much food, i suggest to start by sharing a main course and then you can see. The bill was 690 dirrham including water and their finest second cheapest wine!! (170 dirrham) .
Definetely a place to go ..

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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“A fantastic meal in a great restaurant.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

We had lunch there during the week. We ordered starters and main course. The service was friendly and attentive, the food was excellent and well presented, and the surroundings very pleasant. It was an authentic experience and one we were pleased to have had. We are looking forward to trying their Uk branch in Windsor!

  • Visited August 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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“A look inside the Morroccan cuisine”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This is a must-do if you are staying in Marrakech and want to have some good Morroccan food. It isn't cheap food but it's worth it. You leave the restaurant with a feeling that this was both good food and a good experience.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Lovely food, but.....”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

The concept is such a good one, a restaurant run by women. We went to Al Fassia near the Majorelle Gardens. We read elsewhere that one of the starters is a combo of salads and that is just what we were looking for. We ordered 3 (the fourth member of our party ordered a main course chicken). It was at this point that the lady taking our order became disgruntled and sadly let her feelings be clearly known. This continued well into the meal but she seemed to relent towards the end. But you can imagine how this impacted on our dining experience. This is why we aren't giving 5*.

The food - to wit the salad combo - was in fact some of the best food we ate during our stay. And was the perfect amount, with lovely bread and a bottle of wine.

(Watch out for the midget dining tables and chairs).

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Al Fassia, Marrakech, Morocco”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Very few Moroccans eat Moroccan food outside their homes as they firmly believe that the best Moroccan food is what their mother makes!
Having said that and in the absence of eating a home cooked Moroccan meal I would rate the one we had at Al Fassia at Gueliz, Marrakech as definitely worth a visit. Make reservations, its popular and you wouldn't want to be disappointed.
The interiors and ambiance are typical Moroccan.
They do serve liquor, I don't remember if they were serving spirits as well but wine and beers were certainly being served.
Food very good as was the service.
Their website is : http://www.alfassia.com/restaurants-gastronomique.html

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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