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l'Atelier Madada

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“spice market”(62 reviews)
“cooking class”(44 reviews)
At the entrance of the old medina, in a former almond warehouse, l'Atelier Madada welcomes you under its stone arches. By small groups (8 persons maximum) and supervised by a professional team (a cook and a trilingual presenter) our hosts discover...more
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Rue Mohamed Ben Masoud, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 700-189017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our day at the cooking school was one we will never forget. It was a wonderfully fabulous experience learning how to make a lamb tajine with apricots, figs and almonds in Morocco. We also made harira soup. As my sister and I were the first...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

We did the patisserie workshop and it was such a great experience. Even my husband enjoyed it! This was our first experience of a cooking class and the session was so much better than I imagined it would be. The kitchen was really nice and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kerry O
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I happened upon L’Atelier by chance when we first arrived in Essaouira and thought we would give the Cooking Workshop a go the following day and this turned out to be the highlight of our holiday, we enjoyed it so much we...More

1  Thank sarahukhan
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Firstly, 5 stars is absolutely not enough for l’ Atelier cooking workshop, and the experience was one of the most wonderful that myself and my boyfriend have had on our travels. I will also say that this needs to be up there on you’re number...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank brittanyh2604
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This business is owned and managed by an english woman. And you get it as you walk in. This place is like a piece of art. They have cooking workshops and a shop in the back for interior. The place is so clean and fresh...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dirt M
Reviewed 21 July 2018

L'Atelier Madada is located right in the Medina in a lovely sunny spot. It was a straight up professional cooking workshop with a nice set up and equipment (the photos in the description are accurate). Mona the instructor is great and fun. We made tagine...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PC-0830
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Well worth the time and effort, even though my knife skills were terrible! Alyson explained everything in English -- she has lived in Essaouria for 14 years and is very knowledgeable. Mouna is very patient and demonstrates each step clearly. We did a soup and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Elaine H
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We really enjoyed our morning with Mouna and Alyson. We booked a few days in advance and, being the first to book, got to choose the menu. We were shown how to cook a starter and a main course by Mouna and Alyson translated as...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank jarfie
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Visited twice during our 10 day stay in Essaouira. Great kitchen and setup. Really knowledgeable guide and cooks. Alyson told us so much about Moroccan food, spices, life and culture.Mouna the Moroccan chef was great fun, gave me lessons on how to cut onions I...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Smiffy1955
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We had two sessions here and they were both exceptional. Alyson is a lovely lady, very knowledgeable and a good speaker. She knows a lot about Moroccan life and cooking and is keen to share it. Mouna , the chef is very good at passing...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Phillip C
23 March 2017|
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Response from AtelierMadada | Property representative |
Hello Phillip, Thank you for your interest in l’Atelier Madada. It is better to book in advance as our classes are frequently full. Furthermore, the first person to book get the chance to choose the menu we will learn and... More
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12 May 2016|
Response from AtelierMadada | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your interest in l'Atelier Madada. I'm not allowed to write an email adress or web link on Tripadvisor answered. However You can easily find us on Internet by googleing our name : Atelier... More
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8 March 2016|
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Hello, Thank you for your interest in l’Atelier Madada. Here is some information about our workshop: The course starts at 10h30 in the morning; it lasts around two hours and a half to three hours and is followed by the... More
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