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Top Tables Marrakech: 20 of the Best Restaurants in the Moroccan City

Indagare's favorite hot spot restaurants change all the time, but there are also some staples in each of the cities we love that never go out of style. Here is our current short list for the best restaurants in Marrakech.

Contact Indagare for assistance planning a vacation to Marrakech. Our specialists can book you at the hotel that is right for you, plan great meals and activities and arrange behind-the-scenes tours.

Best Lunch Spots

  • In the Medina: La Famille, a trendy garden oasis; Le Salama, a hidden gem just off Djemma el Fna Square; Nomad, a chic, three-story restaurant serving modern Moroccan fare (but doesn't serve alcohol); L'mida, a stylish and lively rooftop restaurant and El Fenn, a quirky spot with a breezy rooftop bar, best for pre-dinner cocktails.
A traditional Moroccan spread of fish and tagine at El Fenn restaurant in Marrakech

A traditional Moroccan spread of fish and tagine at El Fenn

  • Near Jardin Majorelle: Café Le Studio, serving Moroccan and French dishes inside the YSL Museum
  • In GuelizGrand Café de la Poste, a colonial French café; Plus61, for fresh Australian fare, or Le Petit Cornichon, a charming French eatery
  • Poolside: Le Jardin at Royal Mansour, a garden oasis serving fresh seafood; and the delicious Jean Georges-led L'Italien at La Mamounia

Related: Marrakech: Indagare Matchmaker

Best Dinner Options

The candlelit restaurant at Villa des Orangers in Marrakech Morocco

The candlelit restaurant at Villa des Orangers

  • Big Night OutVilla des Orangers for French and Moroccan–inspired cuisine inside or in the intimate garden; Le Marocain at La Mamounia, the opulent resort's traditional restaurant; Grand Café de la Poste with jazz in the evenings and La Grande Table Marocaine, a foodie favorite at Royal Mansour.
  • ClassicLe Tobsil, one of Morocco's most famous restaurants with traditional fare and ornate décor
  • Local: Al Fassia, an authentic, family-run Moroccan restaurant with an intimate dining room
  • Italian: La Trattoria, an old-fashioned favorite in Gueliz.
  • Hot Spot: Le Studio, a wildly popular spot for French staples in a casual setting; and Le Palace, a glamorous clubby lounge and restaurant serving Italian fare; and Ling Ling Restaurant at the Mandarin Oriental Marrakech, which boasts Asian–inspired fare, a trendy lounge and DJ

Related: The Shopping Guide: Marrakech

The Beldi Country Club outdoor dining area near Marrakech Morocco

The Beldi Country Club, a 20-minute drive from the Marrakech city center

  • Out of TownKsar Char Bagh, a foodie favorite for alfresco dining featuring a seasonal menu and an herb garden; and Beldi Country Club for a festive ambiance and chic crowd dining poolside or in the lavish rooms; Tamimt at The Oberoi Marrakech is a standout and worth the drive for those looking to dine outside the Medina.

Read Indagare’s Marrakech Destination Report and contact Indagare  for assistance planning a trip to Marrakech. Our specialists can book you at the hotel that is right for you, plan great meals, shopping routes and activities and arrange behind-the-scenes tours.

Published onJuly 21, 2014

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