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Restaurant d'Orient et d'Ailleurs

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67 Bis, Rue Touahen | Proche de la Skala de la Medina, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 5244-75977
18:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Fri 18:30 - 00:00
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wonderful space, with nice quality of every plate you chose. i was so happy every time go there. really it's a great space.

Thank yassine b
Lewes, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal here and would recommend the food very highly. No wine or beer but my partner had an alcoholic mohito that he enjoyed! Very well presented dishes and we had a great conversation with the waiter about all manner of world affairs!

Thank Miranda K
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Absolutely first class food and really nice server, nicely decorated with photographs which is part of the theme of the place as they do offer photography courses. Very fairly priced for the quality of the food you get, highly recommend.

Thank Joy W
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122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

So this place no longer serves beer or wine (stringent licensing it seems), but who needs booze when the food is so amazing. And of course this is a Muslim country so good to conform. An 'amuse bouché' in place of the usual plate of olives sets the scene. French owned and decorated with images of Cuba, food here offers... More 

Thank RobertAshton
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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We spent New Years Eve in Essaouira and didn't have a clue where to have dinner. We stumbled into a small street and looked on the menu of small restaurant. The fact that the Waite didn't pressure us to com inside was very pleasant surprise. Inside, we found a very sweet little restaurant run by a French photographer who also... More 

Thank Sebastian E
Hove, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We had a super Christmas Day dinner here. The service was excellent, very relaxing ambience. The food was delicious, with highlights being fish couscous, pastilla and chocolate fondant.

Thank gobbledygook100
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Ate here on our last night in essaouira. Everyone liked the food. The waiter was lovely and the owner chatted to us about his photography

Thank laulaupip
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Went here on the basis of positive TA reviews. Nice, quiet place, very clean, with decent Moroccan food and a few international specials. Portions were large and prices reasonable. The owner was friendly in an unobtrusive sort of way. He told us that they had not been allowed to sell wine for a few weeks so it was soft drinks... More 

Thank PT5
London, England, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

the restaurant is small but very nicely decorated, Same owner than the cle de voute, this is a good restaurant, better decoration and more romantic, I recommend the tartare of sea bream, portion are good and food is good almost great. I refer the cle de voute but both are worse trying You wont be deceived.

Thank Philippe B
Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

We had a great time in this restaurant and I can only recommend to have dinner here if you are in town. I personally loved the Kefta. The prices are vert reasonable.

Thank Paulkristns

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
French, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
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
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 ? Lawrence Quammu will gladly share a moment with you to share his passion : Photography

Menu at 80 and 120 dhs
Closed on sunday, open from 19.30. Wifi

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