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Dar Essalam

170, Riad Zitoune El Kedim, Marrakech, Morocco
+212 5244-43520
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tagine” (79 reviews)
“lamb” (22 reviews)
“bread” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
170, Riad Zitoune El Kedim, Marrakech, Morocco
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11 - 20 of 438 reviews

Reviewed 20 December 2017

I dont think you will find a better dinner and show in Marrakech. I try to visit at least twice every time I am in the city. The first time the whole event was brilliant with a lamb tagine cooked to perfection and the trditional...More

Thank tony b
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Dear Customer, We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your meal in Restaurant Dar essalam and acknowledge so many positive elements, your kind comments are highly appreciated Thank your for spreading the word on here, and we look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 11 December 2017

The restaurant where everything works. If you like good food, friendly and helpful service in spectacular rooms, this is the place to go. If you also enjoy an occasional belly dancer and local music, it's a bulls eye. The only "don't miss" restaurant during my...More

Thank thomasB2801FT
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Dear Customer, We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your meal in Restaurant Dar essalam and acknowledge so many positive elements, your kind comments are highly appreciated Thank your for spreading the word on here, and we look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for Lunch as part of our full day immersive guided tour of Marrakesh which I booked on Viator. Which was put on by Destination Services Morocco. The lunch was included as part of the overall price however we had to pay for...More

Thank iolite85
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Dear Customer, Thank you so much for your thoughtful review! We believe that our dedicated staff is our greatest asset, and we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal in the restaurant Dar Essalam; your kind comments are highly appreciated. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

We had lunch in this restaurant. Food was tasty, service fast and restaurant clean. Also beer and wine was available. We had big group and tight schedule, restaursnt managed well.More

Thank marjuts2017
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Dear Customer, We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your meal in Restaurant Dar essalam and acknowledge so many positive elements, your kind comments are highly appreciated Thank your for spreading the word on here, and we look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This place looks amazing, the decor is beautiful and luxurious and has the potential to be a truly memorable dining experience. Unfortunately though, the whole experience was memorable for the wrong reasons. The food was a real let down, small portions, very slow service, twice...More

Thank Tallie74
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Dear Customer, First of all we would like to thank you for choosing the restaurant Dar Essalam. We feel really sorry to read the negative points you listed. Please be assured that the occurred situation is definitely not a standard of Restaurant Dar Essalam and...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

You will see a huge crowd senior tour groups lining up to go in and this should be Q for you to backtrack and go elsewhere. But little me went in and was seated at a big room. After 3 minutes a waiter came and...More

Thank flowerdesun
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Dear Customer, First of all we would like to thank you for choosing the restaurant Dar Essalam. We feel really sorry to read the negative points you listed. Please be assured that the occurred situation is definitely not a standard of Restaurant Dar Essalam and...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017

This place is a mix of the old and the new (such as serving french fries). The tables are set up around the edges of the room with a small stage in the center. Several performers take the stage throughout the meal. The qraqeb player...More

Thank HerNomadicLife
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Dear Customer, We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your meal in Restaurant Dar essalam and acknowledge so many positive elements, your kind comments are highly appreciated Thank your for spreading the word on here, and we look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I came into the restaurant 30 minutes before their afternoon close. They still took my reservation and sat me comfortably in one of their beautiful rooms. The food was great and well priced. I enjoyed the belly dancing show and the live band. I would...More

Thank Kamikak1
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Dear Customer, Thank you so much for your thoughtful review! We believe that our interior decoration is our gratest asset, and we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal in the restaurant your kind comments are highly appreciated Thank you once again for...More

Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We went to Dar Essalam for dinner. The arrived at the restaurant walking as cars cannot get into the small street of the Medina. The architecture of the place is one of the best. The welcome is adorable. The internal space is typical marrocan and...More

Thank jadelmaamary
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Dear Customer, Thank you so much for your thoughtful review! We believe that our interior decoration is our gratest asset, and we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal in the restaurant your kind comments are highly appreciated Thank you once again for...More

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with 6 of friends to enjoy the show and the food. The interior of this restaurant was great, but the food took a long time to come out, some of my friend felt sleep, and actually the food was less than...More

1  Thank Hoshhosh
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

First of all we would like to thank you for choosing the restaurant Dar Essalam. We feel really sorry to read the negative points you listed. Please be assured that the occurred situation is definitely not a standard of Restaurant Dar Essalam and does not...More

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Response from DeannaBanana3011 | Reviewed this property |
As I mentioned in my review I visited the restaurant on a organised group trip. I would believe the entertainment is regular, and that she would come out and dance have a break and then come back out again. That's how I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170, Riad Zitoune El Kedim, Marrakech, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
  • Phone Number: +212 5244-43520
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Description
N full heart of the medina where merges tradition and modernity, an authentic restaurant has several years of perfectly preserved history. DAR ESSALAM is the first moroccan restaurant in Marrakech since 1952, it's here that the Hitchcock's movie "the man knew too much " was filmed. Come and taste our refined moroccan cuisine.
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