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“Fair, but not outstanding” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Ksar Es Saoussan

Ksar Es Saoussan
Ranked #48 of 759 Restaurants in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Bedford, England, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Fair, but not outstanding”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Small riad restaurant in the Medina quite difficult to find, but with excellent service and good traditional Moroccan food.

Very welcoming staff, very 'authentic Moroccan' - Food was OK, bit bland, and seems very expensive for what you get.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Paul W
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Marrakech, Morocco
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Nice restaurant with good Moroccan food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Small riad restaurant in the Medina quite difficult to find, but with excellent service and good traditional Moroccan food. They offer several set menu suitable for the different appetite. A positive experience

Visited April 2013
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Thank Erin J
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Guerneville, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“What a setting for a memorable meal!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

The owner of our riad, Dar Silsila, recommended this restaurant and reserved his special table for us. Wow! I have never eaten in a similar setting. They have three fixed price levels with a few options of dishes at each level. We all chose the least expense one which was more than ample and we had delicious selections. The setting though is what sets this establishment apart and makes it so special. They provide a guide both to and from the restaurant to help you find it though the narrow alleys. What an experience!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank GlenB992
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“lovely”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Beautiful riad, well signposted on fairly main street, but then you will need to be very confident to find it yourself down the little alleys. However, very helpful (name-badged) doorman on main street is there to assist! Very good salad starter, average tagine, average dessert, tea and Morroccan petit fours. This for what initially looked to be a steepish 350MAD pp - however, the aperitif (alcoholic) and wine (house, but very drinkable) were included - much to our surprise - which made it good value for money (particularly when compared with some others). Just be careful at the end, when the over-optimistic waiter pours tea from high, as splashes will get you...

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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1 Thank melanie p
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Chamisal, New Mexico, United States
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Memorable, Old Marrakesh Charm”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Food great, service great but the environment is the reason to go especially if you are not staying nearby.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Marie Coté T
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