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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%
Travellers talk about
“avocado salad” (15 reviews)
“lamb tagine” (15 reviews)
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 1 week ago via mobile

what makes this place special is positive vibe coming from the managment and the staff , this is on top of great food. The restaurant is small and cosy, with well-thougth design and a lot of nice details including photographies made by the owner. do...More

Thank Yana N
Reviewed 1 week ago

The reviews are very positive but also old. We tried it and were disappointed. In terms of price, this is more upscale but the dishes were not so special. The fish was very standard and the tajine was good but not above average. The ambiance...More

Thank Matthijs K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to escape the Medina and slip into some fantastic food in a relaxing atmosphere. This restaurant has a nice vibe and is a pleasure to sit in. The food is great too, I came here twice and had the vegetable tagine, vegetable...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Very few dishes on the menu card! But they are all very delicious! Very friendly service! We were 2 but ate for 4 persons :-D the lamb was perfectly done! Soup of the day was very good, and so where the salads! We'll be back!...More

Thank Zac F
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

I came alone and I felt so comfortable. There is some darkness in the restaurant that makes it so special, there is a candle in each table what makes it so romantic and the owner and staff are really helpful. The food is amazing, I...More

Thank Carmetaaa
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Fresh, well presented food with great service and a relaxing aesthetic. Enjoyed the avocado salad and vegetable soup to start. Had a beautifully creamy seafood gratin and a tasty chicken tagine. Recommended!

1  Thank Deegz69
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We found this restaurant on trip advisor. Small, intimate, with torch type music in various languages. The owner, a photographer, has some of his work displayed on the wall. He also gives classes. We’d asked about wine and they served it discreetly from a cupboard...More

Thank Carmen P
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Hands down the best meal I had during 8 days in Marrakech and Essaouira. Vegetable soup was so smooth and creamy, never had soup like it, divine. Beef tajine perfect. Chocolate fondant beautifully presented, could have been a touch more chocolatey but that's just me....More

Thank ShotsGeoff
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Doesn’t look like much for the outside but inside is a beautiful romantic cavern of sorts. Fantastic food that is reasonably priced. We had the catch of the day (John Dory) and lamb tagine both were really good. The creme brûlée was also fantastic would...More

Thank ah14420
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed this restaurant, certainly one of the best in the medina. Good portions, great food, very reasonably priced with great service and relaxed atmosphere; a hidden gem!

Thank jjbl100
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Ignas D
31 December 2017|
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Response from Radouane H | 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 Radouane H | 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 Radouane H | 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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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