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La Cle de Voute

76 Rue Laaloujj, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 661-613188
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab ravioli” (3 reviews)
“lamb” (16 reviews)
“tagine” (20 reviews)
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French, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
76 Rue Laaloujj, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment we (5 girls) stepped into this restaurant and until the moment we left we were made to feel like long lost friends coming for dinner!! The owner went to great lengths to accommodate us despite not making a reservation. We were very...More

Thank aishah H
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Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

In the center of a port in the medina in Essaouira, you'll find La Cle de Voute (The key to the vault). I would add 'The key to my heart' . . . The restaurant lures us in with a poster in the street that...More

Thank IngvildSS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner after checking out the reviews and it was fantastic. The owner greeted us at the door and went over the whole menu. Really nice on his part. They have a very nice wine selection featuring local wines and the food is...More

Thank cooneybrendan00
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been there twice and each was just great. We tried variety of starters & main courses. Great wines at reasonable price. Top hospitality.

Thank BenTheDude1973
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been there as 9 person team. I tried a bit out of all served dishes. All were just great! Regardless you are vegetarian or meat/fish fun, You will find great proposals for You. Nice atmosphere at this cosy spot with great experience offered by...More

Thank Łukasz Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great vibes, great service and the best tajine I ate in 10 days in Morocco! They also serve alcohol :)

Thank robsuddaby
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I was just wondering around looking at every menu, came across this place and decided it was where I wanted to eat. The best decision I made. It's not always easy to be a solo diner but the staff made me feel so welcome. Not...More

Thank Steinthor
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

An absolute treat. Top notch, stylishly plated food and impeccable service. Understated decor but attentive and informed service. Far and away the best food in town.

Thank Ria201
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

So glad we found this place. The menu was innovative yet made the most of local ingredients with lots of fish, shellfish and lamb. The menu was explained in detail and while it had lots of creativity there was also classic Moroccan tagines and pastillas...More

1  Thank Paul W
Reviewed June 28, 2018

This little gem of a restaurant was a great find, it had a relaxed and chilled ambience The food was affordable fine dining with excellent service Would definitely visit La Cle de Voute again Thanks for a lovely evening

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Cliona S
July 20, 2018|
Response from Paul W | Reviewed this property |
Lots of lovely vegetarian and the prices are reasonable given the quality of the food and The ambience.
August 27, 2016|
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Response from Bruno B | Reviewed this property |
yes they do. very good at a very decent price
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:15 PM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:15 PM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:15 PM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:15 PM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:15 PM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:15 PM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Rue Laaloujj, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: +212 661-613188
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Restaurant decorated with gaiety. Home in simplicity and gentillese. Small menu card but regular suggestions.
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