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La Cle de Voute

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76 Rue Laaloujj, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 658-836496
Sun - Fri 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
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London, England, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Well everything has been said before, but this restaurant is extremely good value for money. a limited menu ensure freshness and quality I returned several time and have tried almost every dish during my stay, never disapointed. The only down side is that due to moroccan legislation You may not be served alcohol, it depend... but for the food and... More 

Thank Philippe B
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

Well run , welcoming, friendly. Nice decor, very clean. Very happy to have a great steak. Nice to have a nice chilled glass of wine with dinner. Would recommend !

Thank TimDavies64
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

The food is good, but the best thing about this place is clearly that they do serve beer. Both Flag and Casablanca. The staff is also very friendly!

Thank Gaute S
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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458 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Nice little restaurant with wine and beer on the menu where we were the only guests. Dishes were nice although quick in succession. Friendly service although quite noisy chatting with each other. Good value.

Thank iWiebe
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Off an alley near our Riad we found this little gem. Warm, friendly staff greeted us and we got to try a traditional Moroccan Ramadan dish for free - it was delicious. The three course menu is a steal and the Lamb Tagine was the standout dish. Two very content and well fed travellers for under 20 pounds! Would definitely... More 

Thank Ben K
Reno, Nevada
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50 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

What more can I say? Everything was truly amazing and perfect about this place. A dinner to remember. The kefta and lamb tagine were cooked perfectly and were bursting with wonderful Moroccan flavors. The staff was friendly and attentive. The soups were some of the best I have ever had. The place is so cheap too. Bottles of wine from... More 

Thank abcblondie
Hertford, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We came here twice during our stay in Essaouira and both times we thoroughly enjoyed our experience. The service was excellent and the food was a delight. Live music throughout with chill out music very good duet. Food quality was high, fresh and very tasty typical Moroccan. Both occasions the restaurant was filled with people so it's wise to come... More 

Thank Dave186305
Palo Alto, California
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Looking for a late evening meal with friends, we came across La Cle de Voute reviews and after the experience should be rated even higher! One enters into a very quaint yet homey and rustic space. At first look at the menu I wasn't overly impressed with options. But upon ordering holy cow did they impress! After a week in... More 

Thank mbaybutt
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016

The monk fish tagine was excellent, the amuse bouche was an unexpected delight and the Moroccan salad very tasty. The service was exceptional, the best we had in our time in Morocco. I would recommend this restaurant without hesitation and cannot understand the negative comment below!

Thank paulabaker39
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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222 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2016

After reading several good reviews we chose here as or last nights dinner. Quite easy to find, on entry we found the place empty and it stayed that way all night. Yes we were the only two diners. We had both been craving for lamb chops. We asked the waitress if they had any, no lamb was the reply. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $16
Moroccan, Mediterranean, French
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
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: +212 658-836496
Restaurant decorated with gaiety. Home in simplicity and gentillese. Small menu card but regular suggestions.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?