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El Khaima

Rue Laalouj | Place Al Khaima, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 5244-76052
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible27%
1 week ago
“Fresh seafood”
21 Jan 2018
“Food was actually really good”
Restaurant Hours
Moroccan, Mediterranean
££ - £££
Rue Laalouj | Place Al Khaima, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked a private day tour from Marrakech to Essaouira with lunch included in the package. The tour guide took me to this restaurant for lunch. I paid additional 110 dirham to add a broil crab (and a soda) to the pan fried fish dish...More

Thank Ya-wen Y
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Well they must have got a new chef since the bad reviews it had received about the food, it was actually very nice and the service very good indeed. Nice to sit on the top terrace in the sunshine too.

Thank Mikki B
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Called in for lunch as it looked very welcoming. There's a good atmosphere here and our meal of salad, fresh fish followed by fresh fruit was well prepared and served quite quickly by friendly waiters. Would recommend.

Thank lynda m
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

I think El khaima is the best restaurant if you want alcohol with Moroccan dishes. At first, actually, I suspected because of other bad reviews. But for me it was no problem. I ate tajine poulet and it's delicious. They have enough variety of beer...More

Thank 千尋tty こ
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Looks absolutely superb from outside but. Fish soup was like sludge. Poor salads doing a great start. Many of the main courses where unavailable. Some was bland and minute, prawns dry with no sauce, but daughter enjoyed the veal. We where the only people in...More

Thank FrankandKay_12
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

From outside, the restaurant looks nice and inviting but don't be deceived, the food is awful. Staff are very nice but the meat was too chewy and food did not taste good and was flavourless. Choose another restaurant!!

Thank Umayair U
Reviewed 11 June 2016

So, not feeling couscous today, go to Linda's creperie! Lots of choice and perfect for families this place! Love it! Bonne appetit!

Thank Jolanda V
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Despite other poor reviews we thought the food was excellent, very tasty, no stomach problems. Very good value and nice Rose wine on the menu. Price for 2 courses plus wine, water and coffee, 350Dh.

Thank james d
Reviewed 3 June 2015

We went here as a group of 10 on the recommendation of our guide. It turned out to be a dreadful mistake. The unhygienic look of the place should have been a warning, which unfortunately we ignored. I won't go into the details of the...More

Thank TravelCriticWales
Reviewed 21 May 2015

A kind sir from Senegal invite you inside. You can agree talk with him but dont eat at the restaurant : the food is not good, very poor, and the price is not like shown outside (particularly water is 20 dirhams over the price !!!!!).

Thank Supomo
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Laalouj | Place Al Khaima, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: +212 5244-76052
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