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Dar Donab Le Restaurant

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53, Dar El Basha-Bab Doukkala, Marrakech, Morocco
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Westbury, Wiltshire. U K
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent the day here to make use of the pool and also had a lovely lunch. The briouattes and Moroccan salads were delicious and just right for lunch time. As a regular visitor to Marrakech, I will certainly return here. Thank you.

Thank Carolesusan56
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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654 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 406 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

This is a beautiful space to enjoy a meal. We paid a bit extra to use the pool for our son while we stayed in a different riad that didn't have a pool. They provided a towel and we could eat poolside, so if you enjoy swimming on a hot day, bring your suit! The food was good and plentiful.... More 

Thank Barbara A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

You wouldn't guess what kind of little palace is hidden behind the entrance. It's more spacious and serene than you could imagine from the outside and the host welcomed us with a big smile and great service. We both had a tajine and wine (also during Ramadan) and it was a very nice value for money experience. It was nothing... More 

Thank misjamarije
Adelaide, Australia
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a hidden gem. Part of the Palais Donab in the middle of the Medina, we were seated by the pool for dinner. We wanted authentic Moroccan food, but noted other guests ordered traditional western food. I ordered Berber Tangine (vegetarian) and it was delicious. The waiter had fun, telling me initially it was "beef" then with a... More 

Thank johno-sa
Hong Kong, China
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

The food was so-so but the garden is stunning. We enjoyed having our lunch there. The weather was so lovely while we were there. The service was alright.

Thank Stella B
Belfast, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

We went twice for dinner during a recent long weekend in Marrakesh. Plus on our final afternoon we just went for wine!!! A lovely place. Higher food prices than elsewhere in the old town, but not in way that is a rip-off. Comparison-wise the price is better than at home for both food and wine, and the food was wonderful.... More 

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Queretaro, Mexico
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70 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

A beautiful restaurant with a pool in the middle, romantic. A good place for a beer or glass of wine you dont easily find in Marrakech.

Thank jpmfv
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This unique house is full of history, it's luxurious ,refined and very nicely located. It's not very big which give it a private and exclusive character. Fabulous suites and delicious restaurant.

Thank sidikacem
Lima, Peru
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

We went to Dar Donab for a nice dinner out while in Marrakech. It is in a beautiful riad near the one of the main souks. The setting was lovely.. warm, good space between tables, terrific lighting and woodwork. The service was absolutely superb, with a highly professional wait staff. Could not have asked for better in the best of... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

On our last day in Marrakesh we wanted to finish off with an excellent lunch. We found it and in the most amazingly beautiful Riad. The waiting staff were exceptional and polite. Most impressively was that they remembered us from calling in for a late night coffee a few days earlier. We cannot recommend Dar Donab more highly.

Thank 558JohnP

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Moroccan, Vegetarian Friendly, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53, Dar El Basha-Bab Doukkala, Marrakech, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
  • Phone Number: +212(0)524441897

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?