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“Buzzing” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Comptoir Darna Marrakech

Comptoir Darna Marrakech
Avenue Echouhada | Hivernage, Marrakech, Morocco
+212 5244-37702
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Ranked #42 of 536 Restaurants in Marrakech
Price range: $59 - $132
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Moroccan, Bar
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Comptoir Darna is the first lounge-restaurant-club in Marrakech, its musical concept has made it famous. This Restaurant & Club is a place where a colorful, cosmopolitan clientele of the famous and the not-so-famous rub shoulders in a festive atmosphere created by exotic dancers, live musicians and DJ's… A fun and trendy place offering a menu featuring both International and Moroccan dishes. The perfect blend of the Orient and the West, this is the place in Marrakech where night time means party time.
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Buzzing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

The cocktails in the bar were fantastic, and the food was a good standard, although more asian meets west than Moroccan. Prices are uk prices £10 for a cocktail and £20 a main course but the wine is a rip off and of poor quality so stick to the beer . Belly dancers come down the stairs at 10 30, ladies carrying trays of candles and others shaking their booty, outside you can sit and take a pipe and the staff are lovely and all speak english. All in all a fun experience but a touch pricey . £140 a couple for two cocktails, main and starter and two glasses of wine.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Cork, Ireland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“A bit over-hyped!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

I was very eager to go here after reading reviews but was disappointed. We booked a table for dinner, when we arrived we were shown upstairs and were given a table right next to the bar while there were other better tables available. The worst thing about this was there were people standing over us at the bar smoking while we ate our meal which was off-putting to say the least!
The belly-dancers were good and I found it entertaining to see people putting money in their bra top / skirt. This was certainly new to me. The staff were a bit "too cool for school" for me though, or at least thought they were!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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New York City, New York
1 review
“Amazing atmosphere!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Great food, great portion sizes - the best we found in the area.
The atmosphere was stunning and the show after dinner was a stunning cultural experience.
English is well-spoken there and they were able to accommodate to my food allergies.
We recommend the lamb for 2! Went there 2 nights in a row.

  • Visited February 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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Gloucestershire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Spine Tingling Ambience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

My Husband and I have put our night out there as one of our Memorable nights, modern Marrakech meets old traditional. First Class service from arrival through to our exit and like the last reviewers comments our glasses were topped up constantly. We had a meal downstairs first, during which the floor show of Belly/Hip dancers started, a couple of girls advanced onto table tops where a few male diners strategically tucked a few 'notes' in the girls Bikini tops! The decor, music and lighting add to the experience and I have to admit every person in the room seemed transfixed. After our meal we went upstairs where the bar/club stays open til 4 am and at 12 am were treated to another floor show. The Music is very loud but apt and much of it is mixed by the resident DJ upstairs, again its a mixture of old Marakech meets modern and would not be out of place in Ibiza club lounges. The food and drinks are expensive but bear in mind the cost of it also stretches to cover the cost of the entertainment and attentive staff. The only negative is that like every other place in Marrakech smoking is not banned yet so our meal was somewhat spoilt as we were sandwiched in between 2 different couples who were puffing away as we ate, however I do feel that this venue could easily split both dining and bar areas into smoking and non smoking areas without compromise as the reception and stairs run through the centre of both rooms so one side could serve smokers and the other side non smokers

  • Visited February 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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Paris, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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“Excellent service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

My boyfriend and I went to this restaurant for his birthday. The service was simply amazing! The prices were a little higher than other restaurants in Marrakech, but I expected that cause the restaurant is in the more fancy neighborhood. Our wine glasses and water glasses were never empty and the waitresses were really helpful. There was live music and belly dancers during the evening. The food was really good and there was a lot. We were so full we didn't even have room for dessert.
I would definitely recommend this restaurant to anybody who wants to have an amazing time: good food, awesome service and great location.

  • Visited February 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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