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“Trevligt för lunch eller fika” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe Des Epices

Cafe Des Epices
75, Rahba Lakdima (Spice Square) | Place des épices, Marrakech, Morocco
+212 5243-91770
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Ranked #69 of 541 Restaurants in Marrakech
Price range: $4 - $12
Cuisines: Fast Food, Tea Room, Soups, Sandwiches
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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“Trevligt för lunch eller fika”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

This cafe is excellently located in the middle of the souk north of the big square. The prices are moderate, the service friendly and good - and not pushy - and you can idle away there at your leisure if you need a break from the hustle and bustle of the souk around you. Clearly recommended.

Visited September 2013
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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“Only did lunch, but boy was it on the money!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Seated, served and slurping a cold Fanta within 2 minutes of even seeing the place. This little gem is just what you need to recharge and fortify yourself before heading back into the souks.

Great views of the little square and a perfect spot to people watch. Indeed we saw many people on the roof terrace sitting back and nursing a mint tea for hours to enjoy this spot.

The sandwiches are terrific also. In the 45 degree heat of midday... they are filling, tasty and light on the old tummy. Perfect!

Visited August 2013
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Vitre, France
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“Cafe in the spice souk with a great view from the terrace”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We just had beverages on the roof terrace. The service was super slow. I mean, I think we waited 40 minutes just for the waiter to come to our table. Then, they brought me a Sprite instead of a sparkling water. I drank it anyway but, for the record, Sprite and eau gazeuse sound completely different. Even with an accent. We did meet some new friends here. A lovely German couple that were in Marrakech for their honeymoon. Thus, I have no regrets of our time spent here. The view of this little square in the spice souk is amazing, too. The rooftop has it's charm. Just don't expect speedy service.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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“Friendly, cheap cafe for a spot of lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

A great find in the spice souk - sit and have cheap but good food with the aroma of spices and views of the small square where you can people watch! Menu is small but all you need for a snack or lunch - sandwiches and salads etc. Very friendly and polite staff who speak good English.

  • 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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“Awesome nosh”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Very good food - in a great authentic 'french-moroccan' setting. And so reaonable! The food was good throughout the day and evening

Visited June 2013
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