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No1 Kaa Sour, Sidi Ben Slimane | Medina, Marrakech 40 000, Morocco
00212524382627
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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156 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

So you have a small choice in Marrakesh - a 'traditional' restaurant - which actually means a traditional tourist restaurant as there isn't really a local restaurant culture or one of the large hotels or one of the newer fusion type eateries. Dar Zellij is one of the better 'traditional' Moroccan tourist restaurants - along with places like Dar Yacout.... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We dined here on the recommendation of our Riad. Fabulous tagines in a gorgeous setting in a Riad type building with flowers on lovely white clad tables, live music, and just a superb ambiance. Starters and desserts were also good, we took the cheapest combined meal option, and they had some decent wine. No accompaniment so you are basically eating... More 

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Thank Mark V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we sum went to eat with friends very nice welcome drink on the terrace on the roof and we had dinner on a beautiful table full of rose petal impeccable service to care little bitter meal we were'll walk to our riad

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Thank alexandra9567
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Restaurant is a beautiful Place in de the medina of Marrakech. It's hard to find but when you enter it through a small door, a new world is waiting. The food was delicous and from a very good Quality. The staff were very friendly, especially Hamza. When you stay in the old city, i really can recommand this place!

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Thank MatthiasKop
MarrakechRiads, Directeur général at Dar Zellij, responded to this review
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Bonjour , Merci d'avoir pris de temps pour écrire votre aimable commentaire. Nous serons toujours à votre disposition lors d'une... More 

Ridgewood, New Jersey
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't be fooled by modest exterior as inside is where you will find a beautiful restaurant . When coming in they encouraged us to have an aperitif upstairs which had a great view of the city. We then had a vegetarian meal which I enjoyed. This was a former house which is exceptional in beauty and obviously lovingly maintained even... More 

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MarrakechRiads, Directeur général at Dar Zellij, responded to this review
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Bonjour , Tout d'abord je tiens à vous remercier pour l'aimable commentaire,ensuite nous sommes très heureux que vous avez tout... More 

Spain
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose this restaurant as it was close to the Riad where we were staying but to our surprise it turned out to be the best place to eat in Marrakesh. As we entered we realised it was a small palace, beautifully preserved and the decor was superb. Details such as rose petals on the tables. We were taken up... More 

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MarrakechRiads, Directeur général at Dar Zellij, responded to this review
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Bonjour, Nous somme vraiment très heureux que vous avez tout aimer au Restaurant Dar Zellij, cadre, ambiance, terrasse, , service... More 

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was just round the corner from our Riad and the perfect romantic spot to celebrate our anniversary. Make sure you have a drink on the roof top terrace before your meal and then sit back and enjoy the live music being played whilst you indulge in the very fine offerings from Dar Zelliji.

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Thank Nick P
MarrakechRiads, Directeur général at Dar Zellij, responded to this review
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Bonjour , Toutes l’équipe de Dar Zellij vous remercie pour votre commentaire, nous espérions avoir le plaisir de vous faire... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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141 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like many other reviewers, we were recommended this restaurant by our tour guide as we had asked "where can we eat the best tagine in Marrakech?" The restaurant was difficult to find on your own. We were told that we could ask for directions in the square as we got closer to the restaurant. Our GPS got us to the... More 

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MarrakechRiads, Directeur général at Dar Zellij, responded to this review
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Bonjour, Tout d’abord nous tenons à vous remercier de nous avoir honoré de votre présence. Dar Zellij est un restaurant... More 

Surrey
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We would never have found this place, luckily our Riad booked it for us with a driver. A restaurant staff member escorted us from the taxi drop off as it was a long walk down some intimidating dark alleyways. However once there it was all 5*. A musician, attentive manageress, the staff were attentive but left us alone. We were... More 

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MarrakechRiads, Directeur général at Dar Zellij, responded to this review
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Bonjour, Je tiens à vous remercier d'avoir pris le temps d'écrire un commentaire sur votre soirée à Dar Zellij, je... More 

Ashtead, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The manager of our Riad recommend this restaurant and he was right to as it was lovely. We had a driver from the Riad and we were met by a member of the restaurant staff who walked us down the narrow streets to the restaurant, I was very impressed by this. The meal was faultless and nothing was too much... More 

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MarrakechRiads, Directeur général at Dar Zellij, responded to this review
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Bonjour , Merci d'avoir pris de temps pour écrire votre aimable commentaire. Nous serons toujours à votre disposition lors d'une... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$36 - $67
Cuisine
African, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Soups, Halal, Vegetarian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No1 Kaa Sour, Sidi Ben Slimane | Medina, Marrakech 40 000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
  • Phone Number: 00212524382627
Description
Up in the Sidi Ben Slimane quarter, this small, intimate, relaxed Moroccan restaurant is set in a 17th-century riad. Set menus consist of salads, briouats, pigeon or fish pastilla, chicken, lamb or vegetable tagine, then desserts and mint tea with traditional sweets. It’s also open for Moroccan brunch from 10.30am–3pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?