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“Amazing lunch/brunch place in Essaouira.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ginger Cafe

Ginger Cafe
8, Rue Ibn Rochd | Kasbah of the Medina - Just off Main Square, Essaouira, Morocco
+212 5247-85120
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Ranked #15 of 193 restaurants in Essaouira
Price range: $4 - $18
Cuisines: Vegetarian, Café, Sandwiches
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: Super friendly and fun café with free wifi in the very centre of the old town. Best known for its fabulous smoothies, amazing salads and savory Spanish tortillas. Large selection of teas, great coffee, fabulous cakes. Great advice on things to do and see, super selection of magazines; great to hang out and meet travelers and locals.
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Amazing lunch/brunch place in Essaouira.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Superb little quirky lunch place in the middle of the medina. The owners (Argentinian and Spanish couple) have transformed this little space in a unique restaurant with a chilled & relaxed vibe. The food was perfect : salads, sandwiches with a spanish twist, and the juices & smoothies fresh and delicious. The music and decoration of the restaurant are spot on and very enjoyable. Watching the owners work here just makes you wanna swap your life for theirs! Big fan!

  • Visited April 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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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
the Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Just the best��”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013 via mobile

We had our lunch here three times and the atmosphere is just amazing. The owners, a young expat couple, make not only the fresh/delicious lunch but also creat a home-like feeling for the guests. They are so friendly and helpful which I even find difficult to search right words to describe.

They serve only lunch as well as tasteful coffee.

For me the most important is THE way how they treat the clients. You just feel home and eat at one friends place.

This is my first rating/comments for a restaurant. They do deserve a best feedback.

  • Visited April 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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Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
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“Just what I needed!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013 via mobile

Awesome fresh salads and juices such a nice change from the heavy Moroccian food. Loved the decor, music and friendly owners. Forgot the rest of the world going on outside...

  • Visited April 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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Brighton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Gorgeous food and lovely people”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

This little cafe sells veggie delicious alternatives to the rather heavy tagine alternatives of usual Moroccan food. The juices are fresh and inventively mixed with a menu that changes daily. These guys seem to have set this gem of place up after after extensive travelling and their menu choices are all the better for their experiences with the added benefit of an impressive array of languages spoken to make people like myself with rusty French feel welcome.

Visited March 2013
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Newport Beach
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38 reviews 38 reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Please, please do yourself a favour and EAT HERE!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

In summary, it's fresh, healthy, home-made and the only place to get hummous in all of Morocco! It is also so original, and so delicious...please eat here.

PROS
1. Food - so good, especially for vegetarians tired of eating cous cous and tagine.
2. Location - just off main square.

  • Visited March 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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