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“Excellent if you can find it”
Review of Le TOBSIL

Le TOBSIL
Ranked #100 of 942 Restaurants in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $78
Cuisines: Diner, Moroccan
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Inside a traditional house of the Medina, warm atmosphere, carpets, rose petals and candlelights for a tasting menu of moroccan specialities with the unobtrusive sound of 2 Gnawas musicians. (closed in July-August)
Reviewed September 23, 2012 via mobile

Recommended by friends it didn't disappoint. I would reiterate the advice 'go hungry' as the 5 course set menu is a challenge for most people.
The restaurant is set in a court yard under an open sky with amazing live music.
The starter comprised of 12 tasting dishes and local wine of your choice. The 2 mains were amazing and deserts a brilliant representation of local cuisine. The menu changes everyday and the staff were knowledgable and attentive.
The only minor niggle was finding it, either people didn't know it's location or in asking for directions you were a target for those trying to make a quick buck. It is tucked away down a series of back alleys and it's hard to understand why more effort isn't made to signpost people from the main street.

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Reviewed August 29, 2012

The Moroccan food served is not bad....but you have only the possibility of a set menu ddespite youur appetite with the consequent high price.
The place in a little street of the Medna of Marrrakech, not easy to be found, is small but charming.
Good ethnic muusic; but it is not enough.

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Reviewed June 28, 2012

Tucked away in the back streets of Marrakech, this is a hidden gem. If you can find it, you are in for a treat! My boyfriend and I ate there to celebrate his birthday, and we ended up staying for over 4 hours. You are required to pre-book, and for a set price of around £50, you get fed like royalty, with (from memory), around 10 courses of exquisite Moroccan food. Certainly more than enough to satisfy even the biggest appetites. The atmosphere is one of indulgence and the building is pretty romantic; tables are strewn with rose petals, lighting is by candles and unobtrusive live music is performed most nights. I'd rank this in the top three restaurants I've ever been to.

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Thank Laura V
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Reviewed June 26, 2012

Having read reviews about going here whilst being hungry. We did, but perhaps should have fasted for a few days. no menu so you get whatever they choose to serve.
Salads were lovely, chicken tagine was tender, lamb tagine ok, bowl of couscous enough for a dozen diners (such waste), Lovely steamed pear and then after saying no more..... They bring a pastry. All polished off with at least a bottle of wine and 3 bottles of water. The latter because it was unbearably hot. They did open the roof and turn some fans on but only after a couple of hours of being in the sauna. An experience my waistline will not allow me to repeat during this visit. 125dhs for 2 felt somewhat pricey although beautiful surroundings and local musicians also thrown in!

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Reviewed June 15, 2012

It's a rather chic thing, with traditional erudite music. Talk with the owner who is charming. We talked about recipes, she was very nice. The food is excellent, traditional moroccan. There is a set menu for around 650 dh per person that includes a very wide selection of starters, two dishes and dessert.

Thank InesDomingos
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