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No1 Kaa Sour, Sidi Ben Slimane | Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212 5243-82627
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12:00 - 00:00
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Wed - Mon 12:00 - 00:00
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Basel, Switzerland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing atmosphere - very friendly stuff - fantastic food - always looking forward to my next visit there

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dar Zellij restaurant is hidden in the north of Medina (Ben Slimane El Jazouli) close to the Riad Dyor where we stayed. We have been truly blessed with some fantastic food from Limioni, Latitude 31, our Riad as well as restaurants in the Atlas Mountains and off the beaten track but to say the food here was poor would be... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were escorted 300 years to here for our Riad as we would most likely not have found it as its behind a locked door that opens on knocking. Offered an aperitif in the rooftop covered bar which is cosy and atmospheric. The dining room is bustling and attractive. We had the usual fare of tagging, Moroccan salad etc and... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved having drinks on the rooftop, it felt like some kind of arabian nights. The restaurant is beautiful, the food delicious. My mom said the lamp tagine was the best she ever had. No complaints about this place whatsoever, we had a wonderful time!

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Thank maril345
MarrakechRiads, Directeur général at Dar Zellij, responded to this review
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Bonjour , Un grand merci pour tous vos commentaires et remarques, que je ne manquerai pas de partager avec mon... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Far Zellij is a beautiful restaurant but that's also the only positive we can report from a very disappointing encounter with Moroccan cuisine. We ordered different variants of couscous, and after some confusion where we had to sort out who of us got which variant we had very bland tasting food, very simple and far from worth the money Service... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant atmosphere. Great and delicious food. But service is terrible during busy nights. Took them 40mins to slice up a few oranges and cover them in sauce. Good overall but ended poorly due to not getting food.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A place rather favored by tourists, but serving good food in a nice place with very friendly service. The food is not only well executed Moroccan food, but the food and the wine are fairly priced as well. Both the lamb and the chicken tagine were delicious and for the first time during our trip, well proportioned. The filo pastry... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We and my partner were staying in the Riad Origines which is right infront of this restaurant. It was just a small wooden door which looked quite old, we did not think much of it. When we entered this place, it was jaw dropping. It was as if we entered Narnias wadrobe. The food is expensive but apart from that,... More 

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MarrakechRiads, Directeur général at Dar Zellij, responded to this review
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Cher client, Tout d’abord nous tenons à vous remercier de nous avoir honoré de votre présence. Dar Zellij est un... More 

London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Make sure you have an aperitif on the terrace, and if you like lamb I recommend the "agneau trois facons" Lovely friendly staff and great food.

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MarrakechRiads, Directeur général at Dar Zellij, responded to this review
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Bonjour , Merci d'avoir pris de temps pour écrire votre aimable commentaire. Nous serons toujours à votre disposition lors d'une... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

My husband and I ate here on our first evening in Marrakech. Our riad organised the meal and a guide from the restaurant collected us and guided us through the narrow streets of the old town. The restaurant is beautiful and the welcome we received from the staff was wonderful. The food was delicious, the chicken and fish pastilla for... More 

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MarrakechRiads, Directeur général at Dar Zellij, responded to this review
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Bonjour , Toutes l’équipe de Dar Zellij vous remercie pour votre commentaire, nous espérions avoir le plaisir de vous faire... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$36 - US$67
Cuisine
African, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No1 Kaa Sour, Sidi Ben Slimane | Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
  • Phone Number: +212 5243-82627
Description
Up in the Sidi Ben Slimane quarter, this small, intimate, relaxed Moroccan restaurant is set in a 17th-century riad. Set menus consist of salads, briouats, pigeon or fish pastilla, chicken, lamb or vegetable tagine, then desserts and mint tea with traditional sweets. It’s also open for Moroccan brunch from 10.30am–3pm

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