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No1 Kaa Sour, Sidi Ben Slimane | Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212 5243-82627
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Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Top class service, great good. A must to visit! Had a lamb shank - very tender. Staff very polite. Place looks very Nice. Real fire, life music..

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Thank Peteris30
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was really hard for me to choose a restaurant because of the so many choices. But then I refined my list to An Authentic Moroccan meal. I didn't want just a regular meal. I was looking for something TOP unforgettable. Dar Zellik was that special place I was looking for. This place was in business for years, and recommended... More 

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Thank mimi m
MarrakechRiads, Directeur général at Dar Zellij, responded to this review
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Quite sophisticated cooking in a xvii cent Riad. A bit extensive for Morocco 1500 MD for 3, wine and apéritif included. A really good moment

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MarrakechRiads, Gérant at Dar Zellij, responded to this review
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A few things first, the decor and ambience is fantastic and most of the service is top notch, but when you see the prices they should be ... and so should the food ... all of it ... and it nearly was. My husband had Traditional Harris (soup) and then a shin of beef tagine which were both really good.... More 

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Thank Emma S
Naples, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of four had a nice dinner here while visiting Marrakech. The food was good; different than what we're used to (living in Italy), and MOST of it was tasty. We got a mixed appetizer and it had many different tasty offerings, including a surprisingly good onion dish. I had lamb for my main and it was very good.... More 

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Thank Tom B
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Steps from our riad was Dar Zellij, which is the perfect place for a first night in Marrakech. Cocktails on the roof in a tented room and then dinner in a central courtyard and all decorated so beautifully. Loved the food, the service was sublime and it set the tone for the rest of the trip. Beware, though ... no... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I adore tagine, and Morocco has spoiled me. However, the lamb tagine I ate at Dar Zellij is hands down the most tender and flavoursome of my entire 30 years on this planet. The cooking and seasoning was absolute perfection, as were the vegetables that accompanied. The main was flanked by some beautiful soup and appetisers. Not to mention the... More 

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Thank RobbieScowls
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, what an experience! Felt like kings dining in the old open aired riad, serenaded by live music and treated with wonderful service. Incredibly romantic and the food was lovely. Huge meals - we struggled to finish half the food provided! The meals were expensive compared to other restaurants in the medina (we paid about £85 for 2x 4 course... More 

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Thank Hannah G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you walk in you cannot believe this is hiding behind the door beautiful place, very clean, petals on the tables, also friendly, helpful staff. The food and wine were very nice not cheap but you also get live music and a belly dancer that are all part of the ambiance. Definitely part of the Marrakesh experience.

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Thank maddie372
MarrakechRiads, Directeur général at Dar Zellij, responded to this review
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Albuquerque
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was great and the Moroccan wines were surprisingly good substitutes for French wines. Of course there were a lot of tourists, but it was nice to see that they didn't seem to all come from one or two other countries.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$36 - $67
Cuisine
African, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
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 40000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
  • Phone Number: +212 5243-82627
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?