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Dar Essalam

170, Riad Zitoune El Kedim, Marrakech, Morocco
+212 5244-43520
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tagine” (76 reviews)
“salads” (16 reviews)
“beef” (8 reviews)
Opens in 17 min
All hours
CUISINES
African, Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
PRICE
££ - £££
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Service
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LOCATION
170, Riad Zitoune El Kedim, Marrakech, Morocco
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

This place was super close to where we were staying (Riad Jona), but the entrance was enticing and we gave it a try. They had fun traditional music, entertainers and belly-dancing during dinner. The food was good and good prices. All of the guests appeared...More

Thank YankLivingInWoking
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 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 16 February 2017

We found this place by chance, as it was around the corner from our riad, and we drawn to it because of its incredible arched entrance of carved timber & mosaics. So our group of 4 went there for dinner one evening. You go down...More

Thank TheEganFamily
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 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 13 February 2017

This restaurant was recommended by a friend and it exceeds expectations!! The setting is intimate with the feel of a dinner party in beautiful surroundings and the entertainment adds a really special touch. The staff were not overly friendly but the food was nice and...More

Thank Emily W
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 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 13 February 2017 via mobile

Famous because the Hitchcock movie 'the man who knew too much'. Beautiful interior. Good service. Nice appetizers. Moderate food. And because it is partly in the cellar, it might be cold and moist.More

Thank Marcellino1966
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 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 5 February 2017

Amazing place, but food was very average and too touristic (uninteresting show and uninspired employees)More

Thank AskerGHW
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 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 27 January 2017

Great atmosphere with alot of entertainment. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. Food was great and the place is very picturesque. This is where you'll feel true Moroccan experience. Although, it felt very dark inside, there wasnt enough lights or not too bright. Apart from...More

Thank Louise D
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Dear Louise, 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 23 January 2017 via mobile

We were taken on A Thomson organised trip of Marrakech, the Dar Essalam was a restaurant chosen for the trip. It was very authentic, we had a fixed menu, which was a little disappointing . Soup,for starters which was very nice, with local bread. Meat...More

Thank paul h
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Staff are second to none polite courteous . The atmosphere is Truly amazing burrowed under the streets of this lively City is a maze of passages and splendid decoration mosaics. There is a Guest house connected to the restaurant the rooms are opulent and...More

Thank dippity2014
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Dear dippity, Warm greetings from Marrakech! 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...More

Reviewed 17 January 2017

This place is like in the 1001 Nights adventure .....beautiful from the outside and pretty amazing inside as it is an old royal palace - and now a great restaurant. It is for tourists - yes, absolutely but don't let that scare you. The food...More

Thank Lene R
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 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 14 January 2017 via mobile

We went really hungry and probably this is why we didn't get satisfied!we tried tajines with chicken and cous cous and they weren't tasty!it also expensive compering with the prices in Rabat. Basically for tourists, because of the building-nice for photoshooting- and the excessive live...More

Thank sea_salt2
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 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

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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$47
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
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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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