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Restaurant d'Orient et d'Ailleurs

67 Bis, Rue Touahen | Proche de la Skala de la Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 5244-75977
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“avocado salad” (14 reviews)
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French, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
67 Bis, Rue Touahen | Proche de la Skala de la Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Really deliceous food. The sad part was, that when we visited, suddenly some "important" men in suits came in so the whole restaurant turned around them. We had to wait for our dishes for one hour. The important men ordered 20 minutes after us but...More

Thank Joonas S
dorientetdailleurs, Manager at Restaurant d'Orient et d'Ailleurs, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Dear guests, Sorry for that trouble. I can anderstand your disappointment and it troubled the kitchen also. I don't like to choose, make difference but this time, very special i needed and didn't realized that it was so long for you. Hoppefuly it's the first...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Visited with friends having read all the great review on this site. It's a lovely place and very easy to find just next to the Scala. As we were a group of 8 we booked but I don't think they wrote down the booking and...More

Thank LJ-Suth
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Both service and food were very good. A nice cosy restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere. Staff were nice and welcoming.

Thank GuSk71
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Really nice atmosphere with super friendly and helpful host and staff. Food is very good and prices very reasonable. The meat Brochettes / samosa things were our favourite. It only opens at 7pm and service was quick despite everyone showing up at same time. Definitely...More

Thank NicandFlos
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

5 of us had dinner there and so happy for Trip Advisor, otherwise, how would you even know about this hidden gem. Everything we ate was delicious, the staff and owner very friendly and impeccable service. It’s a small restaurant and we had to wait...More

Thank mtrottier
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Orient ailleurs was just what we needed! After checking out a few menus, this had a nice combination of tradition Moroccan food with some French dishes as well. Great, low key feeling in a beautiful space. The staff were very helpful and friendly, and the...More

Thank Leigh B
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Very good service, very tasty food (tajin, monkfish were delicious) and great desserts! Definitely in top 3 places for diner in Essaouira. Very good price/quality ratio and definitely worth to visit! We wanted to come back for diner another day but they were closed. Next...More

Thank Svoya
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We had a very nice dinner at d'Orient et d'Ailleurs. It was the best food we had in Essaouria. A little different from the traditional Maroccan Restaurants with some french dishes on the menu. Especially the Entrecôte was delicious. The waiter was very friendly. The...More

Thank annasara722
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Ignore the leaflets from other restaurants. Whilst this looks like a photo exhibition from the outside inside it is wonderfully romantic and th food is great as is the hospitality. One Noe to be missed

Thank mrmreallygood
Reviewed 28 September 2017

It's quite difficult to tell many of the restaurants apart in Essaouira. From first glance this menu looked the same as many others but it was absolutely a cut above. We had the fish pastilla and meat briouates to start, which were both absolutely delicious....More

Thank LondonClaireT
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Questions & Answers
Ignas D
30 December 2017|
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Response from dorientetdailleurs | Property representative |
hello, is it you i had on the phone for the reservation ? if yes it 's ok, if not we are full booked. best regards. lawrence
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Hilary U
27 September 2017|
Response from dorientetdailleurs | Property representative |
Hello, sorry only cash. Hope it's not a problem for you. Best regards. Lawrence
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Renato O
3 May 2017|
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Response from dorientetdailleurs | Property representative |
Hello, sorry we just changed the day off. It s closed on tusday. We ll change on tripadvisor. Have a nice day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Bis, Rue Touahen | Proche de la Skala de la Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: +212 5244-75977
  • E-mail
You're welcome !

A couscous, a tajine, a pastilla or briouates ? Or maybe you are looking for vegeterian dishes ? It's here !
Would you like to spend a evening in a intimate setting whose walls are adorned with beautifull pictures from Essaouira and Cuba ? Lawrence Quammu will gladly share a moment with you to share his passion : Photography

Menu at 80 and 120 dhs
Closed on tuesday, open from 19.00. Wifi
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