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Les Premices

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place Jamaa fnaa | marrakech menara, Marrakech 40 000, Morocco
05 24 39 19 70
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice views over the jamaa el fna square but the food wasn't good. My husband and I both ordered a chicken tagine. We were literally given half a chicken each with some bread. My husband had some meat on his but mine was mainly bone. There were no vegetables and no cous cous. We ended up eating again elsewhere. Service... More 

Thank Suzanne V
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

The five of us ate twice at Les Premices during our stay. Service was good/laid-back - which we welcomed - and the coffees, fruit juices, tajines, omelettes, kebabs, etc, were great also. A main course with a drink was typically £4 - £5. We wanted to watch the vibrant life of the Square as we relaxed and dined, so we... More 

Thank Johnfrisbee
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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332 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We ate here once and had a reasonable meal. The prices were fair but the service was a little brusque. During the daytime, the views of the square are good but early evening it becomes rather cool without the rays from the setting sun.

Thank AndyMcGonegal
Darlington, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Ate here when we had had our fill of moroccan food! Big pizza for me, spag bol for rt. Cannot fault quality for the price. Great service in a great location. You will pay more for other restaurants on the square.

Thank ktrtontour
Luton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

On the South Side of Place Jamaa El Fna, probably the most famous square in the world! Wonderful local food for extremely reasonable prices! Tagines are too die for! and such a variety! Soft drinks only! But you won't leave hungry! Service a little slow but only due to the enormity of service they have and everything is obviously cooked... More 

Thank Ann H
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Restaurant is in a great tourist location overlooking the busy square. However the service was awful, we waited half an hour for two bowls of soup, then another half hour for some cous cous and a tagine. The soup was luke warm, and the mains very bland. The service was even worse and we were actively ignored. Couldn't agree more... More 

Thank danf1985
Dublin, Ireland
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233 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Sitting on the terrace you get to watch the comings and goings in the square and, if you're lucky, you therefore won't notice how bland the food is. The couscous has no flavour, the accompanying meat and vegetables don't really either. A bit of Harissa would go a long way! Service was ok and it's cheap enough that you don't... More 

Thank T-G4728
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

My husband and I stopped here on our first day for just a drink. It was ok but when we paid they took the money but didn't give us our change. We had to ask for it twice and had to wait about 10 minutes. By this time there was another man also being made to wait for his change.... More 

Thank Paula B
Community of Madrid, Spain
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This is a 'restaurant' smack in the Jamaa Fnaa, the main square of Marrakesh and were it not for the location I am sure it would long be out of business. But because so many thousands of tourists flock to the Jamaa every day some few make the mistake of venturing into the clutches of this poor excuse for a... More 

Thank franciscortezmadrid
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Lovely place to watch over the square. Food was good and cheap. Amazing ice cream. Ate here a few nights for 180 dhms (approx £14) for 2 mains 2 puddings and drinks

Thank LyeanneW

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $14
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: place Jamaa fnaa | marrakech menara, Marrakech 40 000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
  • Phone Number: 05 24 39 19 70

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