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Chez Joel

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12 Rue Lobnane, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212 5244-31549
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Auckland, New Zealand
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260 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I am very surprised that this restaurant is rated so low as the food was fantastic. I found it extremely hard to find the restaurant to review and I wonder if others have too hence the limited number of reviews. Food was a breath of fresh air. We ate here as a group which was great as I got to... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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107 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

Charming restaurant with excellent menu offering mix of Moroccan and European dishes. Food is fresh, appealing and portions generous. Dining area is close to outdoor pool, so very calming, esp in the evenings. Full bar menu also.

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Edmonton, Canada
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Really delicious food and great service. Had fresh oysters, orange juice, and shared a salad and pizza. Cost me only 200 dirham. Excellent selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

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Bogoe, Denmark
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the lovet evening outside at the pool, and the food were very good. However, we felt the waiters were to pushy, for example pouring our wine and service our starters before we had finished our aperitifs.

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Thank Bent B
Marrakech
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

I went there prior to Christmas in a large group and they had done a very nice job of making it look festive. The staff did very well to remember the individual orders. The food was very good, apart from my steak, which was slightly grisly. The meat was tender though. It was reasonably priced and there was no confusion... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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82 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Our tour group had its final dinner here organised by our tour leader. We found the food here good and at reasonable prices. The place was lively & quite cosy at the same time. Can recommend a visit to this Chez.

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

The restaurant at the front was empty but the bar/restaurant around the pool was busy and lively. The bar shows football matches and was lively and relaxed, alcoholic drinks were very reasonably priced. The food in the restaurant was delicious, the service efficient and friendly, and we generally had a relaxed and lovely meal.

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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35 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

The restaurant owner has businesses in New York and Chicago.I ate here twice as part of an Intrepid tour. The food and presentation is fabulous.Beef Carpaccio, duck breast, pizza, steak as well as tajine and cous cous are on the menu.Service is a little slow with a large group, but worth the wait.Full drinks table service, with staff promptly filling... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

I went here with my girlfriend for dinner. Despite the restaurant being empty, an ominous sign, it was excellent. Attentive service from the get go and a simple but tasty looking menu. I had the beef carpaccio for a starter and the sirloin steak for main. Both were delicious. My girlfriend had the chicken for her main and also said... More 

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Thank Josh B
London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

Having eaten here several times earlier this year we were keen to return on this visit to Marrakech, we were not disappointed. The setting is lovely and we were able to sit outside by the small pool, very friendly and attentive service. The menu has a good range of choices from local Moroccan dishes to steaks and pizzas and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, French, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Rue Lobnane, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
  • Phone Number: +212 5244-31549

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?