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“Very uncomfortable”
Review of Chez Ali

Chez Ali
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$62.30*
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Fantasy Moroccan Dinner and Cultural Show in Marrakech
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$37.38*
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Chez Ali: Fantasia Show with Moroccan Dinner and Oriental Dance
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$80.99*
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Day Trip to Atlas Mountains, Takerkoust Lake and Kik Plateau From Marrakech
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Reviewed April 10, 2013

I went to Chez Ali with a friend yesterday evening. We found the staff to be unfriendly and the performers made it evident that they didn't want to be there,thus making us feel very awkward. We didn't find the experience to be authentic and the food was not very good - we'd had better in the souks. Overall it was all very fake and poor value for money.

3  Thank SurreyRos
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

After being served a bland, mass catered meal we were still hungry. The dancers that came to our tables were obese and barely moved. Looking for tips and cursing you if you didn't tip.

The much advertised horse show would have been a good experience except for the terrible LOUD fire crackers that scared the pants off us (and the poor horses!)

The show also ends late, the drive is long so its more or less an evening ruined.

Thank Beachberry
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Reviewed April 4, 2013

Please please avoid this hideous, expensive nightmare! For €100 you could have a fabulous night out in Marrakech and not waste it on this Butlins meets a mass-catering canteen meets a show in the semi darkness. We arrived late as the driver didn't know what he was doing so we had a rushed meal before being herded into the area around the arena to peer into the barely lit show area.

Marrakech is wonderful place so don't spoil your visit by going to the Fantasia show!

Thank JulesReeves
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Reviewed April 3, 2013

We booked a evening at Chez Ali, through our hotel, 4 Adults 3 Children, cost us 2250 dirhams, what a waste of money! I would not recommend this to anyone, it was supposed to be an evening to show us the traditional Moroccan ways, well it was an poor attempt! Not only did the meal let us down (the only time i was still hungry on my holiday) but the whole ambience and entertainment did. The performers were as if they were there just for the sake of it, no enthusiasm, expression or effort! We thought there would be at least the fireworks that the children will enjoy, but there wasn't any, not sure what happened there! So disappointed, felt we had wasted not only our money but our time too!!

3  Thank Abi_uk5
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Reviewed April 1, 2013

After reading the reviews, I almost dreading going (figured MedEvil Times jousting meets Morocco) however; it was on my itinerary from Oussaden Tours and much to my surprise, I really enjoyed it. The food was good and I did not expect a 5 star dinner nor did I receive one but all in all the food was good, the show however; was very entertaining, lively, and enjoyable. We were advised to dress warmer since the show did take place outside. We ate under a tent and the dancers came in and danced around the tables and played drums while chanting, the people at my table all like to have fun, so a few people got up voluntarily and had a blast dancing with the dancers. The show tells a story and the Arabian horses were absolutely amazing, talented, and beautiful. Glad I went and enjoyed myself despite the negative reviews.

Thank sbcactus
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