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“Truly Amazing” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Caravane Cafe

Caravane Cafe
2 bis, Rue du Qadi Ayad | Medina, Essaouira, Morocco
+212 5 24 78 31 11
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Ranked #18 of 191 restaurants in Essaouira
Price range: $14 - $27
Cuisines: Indonesian, Moroccan, Vegan, International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Newcastle, England, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Truly Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Gorgeous restaurant situated in the walls of the Medina. Each room has a different vibe. Food was fabulous especially the chicken. the service & staff where fantastic.

Visited June 2013
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Auckland, New Zealand
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“Pretty restaurant, good service, very disappointing food.....”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

This restaurant caught our eye one evening as the menu seemed more diverse than others in the local medina and we were also looking for something a little different.

The welcome was warm, the interior is very eclectic but interestingly charming.

We were recommended one of the daily specials (brioche of goats cheese salad) for an entree which was very nice.

We were slightly overwhelmed when the mains arrived as it was almost like the flamboyance of the restaurant had jumped onto our plate. It would have been far better if the extensive amount of herb garnish had actually been utilized to flavor the meal as we found one of the mains to be completely bland and tasteless.

It was fortunate that the meal overall did not reflect the exceptionally high price that we paid for it.

Visited June 2013
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Dublin, Ireland
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“Lovely Dining Area with Local Music”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

We enjoyed our evening at this highly-advertised restaurant. The restaurant is in a restored riad so has a open to the sky hollow core that it lush with vegetation and is the main dining area, although there are also tables in the adjoining rooms as well as the upstairs rooms. While we wouldn't actually rave about the food, we had a most pleasant and enjoyable evening here. The portions are very large but the food was a little bit bland and lacked a sophistication that they seem to be trying hard to attain. The service was attentive and the owner-manager was eager to ensure that we were enjoying our evening. There were four young Moroccans playing guitars and percussion and singing that created a wonderful atmosphere.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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“Awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

We were seated in one of the upstairs rooms, just the two of us. It was fab, the service was exceptional, the atmosphere was bohemian, the food was lovely and portions were big. The art work on the walls added to the opulence of the place. A band played some cool up tempo music and a magician came to our table to entertain us. All in all a top night.

Visited April 2013
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Laguna Niguel, California
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“Fun atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

We had some cocktails and this really fun bar / restaurant and meet one of the owners who also is a musician there. The staff and patrons were very nice and friendly.

Visited May 2013
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