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Cafe Des Epices

75, Rahba Lakdima, Medina | Place des épices, Marrakech 40030, Morocco
+212 5243-91770
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good48%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Moroccan, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
75, Rahba Lakdima, Medina | Place des épices, Marrakech 40030, Morocco
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For value-for-money, le Café des Épices has been the best restaurant where we ate during our stay in Marrakech. The place is informal but the service is pretty good, despite the crowd. And prices are cheap. Most of the tables offer a nice view over...More

Thank FabioDiglio
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's a touristic and occidentalized place to go. It's the same of Nomad and Le Jardin. Very clean and beautiful with a great view to place des epices. It's nice to have a coffee or a drink. A little pricey.

Thank Miss_ksousa
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We SO enjoyed our meal here the other night when we couldn’t get into Nomad - thanks for the friendly service in such a relaxed vibe

Thank John_Thynne
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Easy and casual ... and busy ... well worth the visit. The rooftop restaurant overlooking the Medina was authentic and prices were quite fair. We will go back on our next trip to Marrakech.

Thank jesau44
Reviewed 5 days ago

When you need a rest after the crowded Medina, have a nice cup of tea with an excellent view over the souk.

Thank Carmen L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really would not visit again. There was confusion with our booking, we stood around for ages up in the terrace area before having to ask to be seated. Then came the food....it was terrible. We had the vegetarian tagine and a salad. It was the...More

Thank seetakhagram
laftimigroup, Responsable relations publiques at Cafe Des Epices, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for sharing your review with us , we are sorry to hear that your visit was disappointing We always try our best to please our visitors and we would like you to know that your reviews are taken into consideration and we will...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place become our place for a tea, desert,.... 3 floors to,observe the people strawling by and relax after a few hours in the souks.

Thank Jan J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to go there when we planned our trip but we also knew we would get lost in the heart of the Medina. We found it by hazard and were glad it was like that. Went there for a mint tea, which is excellent...More

Thank JosePedroSerra
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place to be for people watching.I recommend visiting it at sunset. Food is ok,good dessert.Good service

Thank tuzik2010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Roof top restaurant with local Moroccan delicacies, very reasonably priced. Well worth a visit. Tagine are of course favoured dishes and recommended. .

Thank Grahame S
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Jeremy C
7 March 2017|
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Response from Maeve M | Reviewed this property |
If you wanted wine there's a bar/restaurant near here Called Le Salama,great beer and cocktails didn't have the wine but they had plenty of option.Also if you want a drink within walking distance is hotel tazi nice wine and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$6
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75, Rahba Lakdima, Medina | Place des épices, Marrakech 40030, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
  • Phone Number: +212 5243-91770
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In the heart of the Medina and Souks of Marrakech lies the Rahba Kedima spice square, where old women gather to pound henna for traditional tattoos and sell hand knitted hats, while seasoned vendors run the surrounding spice stores. Within this setting is the now famed Cafe des Epices, the perfect meeting place and rest stop from the heat and commotion of the souks. The inexpensive menu is focused on the simple and fresh, offering teas and coffee, freshly made juices, sandwiches, salads and crepes. The design is correspondingly simple: deliberately paired down and basic in order to offer a peaceful resting place after the visual overload of the Souks. Built over 3 floors, the top terrace offers great views over the square and surrounding Medina, the non-smoking 2nd floor salon is a great place to lounge and the ground floor and outdoor tables are fantastic places from which to watch the colourful comings and goings of the spice square market. Open daily from 9am to 11pm
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