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le Jardin

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner
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Habitual visitors to the ancient labyrinthine streets of the Marrakech Medina will be familiar with the Cafe des Epices, a reknown meeting point and perfect location for a respite from shopping excursions in the souks. Many will also be aware of Kamal Laftimi’s other much heralded establishment, Le Jardin, in which he and interior architect Anne Favier have created a true magical oasis located within a beautifully renovated 16th Century building. Entering through an unassuming door, one comes into a lush garden dotted with tables and lights surrounded by the majestic building and the terraces above where one can lounge in the evening and watch the occassional open air projected classic films.
PRICE RANGE
$2 - $13
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Moroccan, Mediterranean, European, International
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
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Reviewed today via mobile

Came here because it was on every list that I found for top restaurants in Marrakesh. The hype did not live up to reality. The food was decent but not noteworthy. The portions were huge which is probably used to justify the high prices. Service...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AnonTraveler11
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful place, kind staff and very good food.Try the delicious chocolate cake with ice-cream: DA LECCARSI I BAFFI, we say in italian.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PFLM
laftimigroup, Propriétaire at le Jardin, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We thank you for sharing your review with us. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed. Please visit us again you are welcome back any time.

Reviewed 5 days ago

Gorgeous little restaurant situated in the midst of the busy medina, when you step in it's like an oasis full of plants and the most beautiful green decor - even the bathroom was beautiful! We ate here twice and the food was great, only downside...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mahrlin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend this fantastic restaurant. Delicious food and a great menu. Loved the atmosphere here and the service and decor and even the great books available to read. Book yourself a table for the evening and you won't be disappointed!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ayesha2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trendy restaurant within a Riad in the middle of the Marrakech Medina souk. Good food and ambiance, nice outdoor seating.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank OlaaLaa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good meze in a cosy garden away from the noise! Also in a nice part of the Medina. The hummus is great!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 66hel_nk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for a light lunch and to escape the maddening crowds. It’s a pleasant respite in a crazy city. Food was good. They were very busy, so service was not stellar, but acceptable considering the busy period we visited.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank LauraGrace1126
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant is a respite in the Medina. Warm atmosphere, lots of greenery and a nice set up in the courtyard. That said, service is poor and food is average at best. Too few servers who aren’t particularly friendly or knowledgeable means that when you ask...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank EpicureanAdventurer7
laftimigroup, Propriétaire at le Jardin, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We thank you for sharing your review with us. We apologize about your disappointment during your visit Please know that we have worked on the several points there were to improve. and we hope receiving you soon so you can , hopefully , enjoy your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good restaurant in an open courtyard with lots of trees in between tables... food was excellent - menu included Moroccan and International dishes. I had the beef tanging which was superb.. Location was a little tricky to find, it being near the edge of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank peterm224
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With a street closure nearby and a building site entrance, expectations were slightly knocked, but take the few extra steps to walk the stairs into a cool, laid back terrace restaurant with flame candles and rooftop views. While not cheap, comparing similarly to UK gastro...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TDM99
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Eleanor705
March 23, 2018|
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aabir c
January 19, 2018|
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Response from federicapG2665QS | Reviewed this property |
I dont remember exactly what we spend, maybe 50/60€ total! So maybe slightly more expensive than average in marrakech but totally worth it! Im sure on the website you can find the menu with prices !
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whitrogers
May 22, 2017|
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Response from Rosa F | Reviewed this property |
Dear Sir, I have been there for lunch. As such I have no ideia if they project films at night. It is probably better for you if you ask directly the restaurant. Best regards
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