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“Hidden, but well worth discovering”
Review of NUR Restaurant

NUR Restaurant
Ranked #28 of 211 Restaurants in Fes
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $81 - $81
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: NUR Restaurant is situated in the heart of the Fez Medina: the cradle of Moroccan gastronomy. The medina is filled with local markets offering a cornucopia of seasonal flavors. From wild local mushrooms to the hallmark mint and coriander, lean chickens and camel's milk, it boasts a feast for senses on every level. The goal of NUR (Arabic for "light") is to shine a light on the potential of Moroccan gastronomy.
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Hidden, but well worth discovering”
Reviewed November 8, 2012

If Numero 7 were a bar, it might be up there with some of the coolest in the world. The monochromatic interior gives you the impression you have quite literally walked straight into the 1920s whilst the jazz soundtrack and the location in the Medina only reinforce the notion that you've stepped back at least a few centuries. Of course, most important is the food, and it did not disappoint. We had a Moroccan salad to start followed with salmon for the main course and did not feel in slightest as though the meal was overshadowed by our surroundings. The chef, Bruno, comes straight out of Parisien culinary scene and there is definitely a taste of the city in each dish, however the does not detract from the distinctive Moroccan flavour imbued in everything we tried. A fantastic restaurant for a beautiful night out in Fes.

  • Visited September 2012
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Philadelphia
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“This Place Is a Gem”
Reviewed November 3, 2012

My husband and I were enjoying an idyllic vacation at Riad9 in Fes, Morocco when we decided to try the new adjoining restaurant, Restaurant Numero 7. Recently opened by the riad’s owners, Stephen di Renza and Bruno Ussel, Mr. Ussel is the Chef with an impressive culinary pedigree from years working in Paris.

The restaurant’s beautifully designed black and white interior is full of surprises. A waterfall makes peaceful background sounds, My husband had the lemon veal chops which were tender and succulent. I had pink atlas trout which was very fresh and extremely well-prepared. For dessert we shared a dark chocolate and orange tart which was memorable. If you’re in this part of the world, do not miss this gem.

  • Visited October 2012
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Farnham
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“Fantastic place”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

An incredibly stylish restaurant in the heart of Fez Medina, where Moroccan tradition meets new and blends perfectly. Everything is black or white. Incredibly, the cutlery is solid silver - so stylish!

The food was wonderful. I had a delightful pea salad with artichoke.

  • Visited November 2012
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“Sophisticated dinner out”
Reviewed October 22, 2012

We visited at the end of September 2012 and think they just opened. It is a modern sophisticated version of Morocco - very stylish and design was considered on all levels. Everything is black and white with striking photography and waterfall/feature inside. The food and atmosphere was great.

Visited September 2012
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london
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“Delicious & stylish”
Reviewed October 20, 2012

The short blackboard menu offered enough choice for all of our group of five, and all of the food was fresh and beautifully cooked.
The interior is a pleasant change from the norm in Morocco - there is certainly Moroccan influence in the tiling, but with a contemporary feel.

  • Visited October 2012
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