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“A great find...” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Caravane Cafe

Caravane Cafe
Ranked #10 of 255 Restaurants in Essaouira
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $43
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A great find...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2013

Didier and Daniel are excellent patrons and hosts of this unique and atmospheric restaurant hidden away in one of the side streets of Essaouira. We visited late at night (11pm) and early evening (7pm) and on both occasions had a fabulous meal, great live music and lots of laughter. A mild degree of chaos makes the place particularly fabulous, and Didier and Daniel made out party of 7 feel like lost friends found. Recommend the squid and the fishcakes, and the puddings were to die for.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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La Celle, France
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Great dining experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2013

The atmosphere is magic, the cuisine excellent not to forget the wonderful artists and entertainment during the meal. A must for anyone visiting Essaouira.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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“Heaven on earth in 1 Riad”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

If you want to check a Real Tradition Riad setting then this is the place to be.
The best food in town! On hell of a plate, big portion!
Great live band that makes you stay all night long inspired by the amazing decorations all around you. The owner has even painted some of the pictures himself.
The staff were really nice, fast service. The owner visited us to assure that everything was perfect... And indeed it was !

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Eliane87
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London
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Had high hopes, but this place didnt deliver”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

We arrived on a quite a busy Saturday night. We'd eaten elsewhere and so said we just wanted to have a drink rather than eat, the staff weren't particularly pleasant and seemed flustered ushering us to the top floor of the establishment away from any of the ambiance, they rushed our order, then didnt bring it for a long time, when we tried to get the tab, it seemed almost impossible to get their attention. Drinks werent amazing and were quite pricey.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Thank C_Alice386
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Essaouira, Morocco
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Worst and most over priced meal ever”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2013

Beautiful setting and fun ambience, I would recommend this restaurant for a drink only.

Our meal was worse than average there were far too many different ingredients involved on the plate and there were sprigs of rosemary and grass poking out of everything. We were offered what I can only describe as a mush mash of an 'amuse bushe' and the Tahitian prawn entree was insipid and vastly overpriced. The main courses were over cooked and the catch of the day was not fresh and had a a serving of mango sorbet and a banana smoothie accompanying it, along with the obligatory grass and rosemary embellishments.

Please don't waste your money on dinner here!!
Although the magician did momentarily distract us from the dire state of the food.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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