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Le Chrysalis

Complexe Bin Al Aswar | Porte Bab SBAA, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 5244-72663
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible15%
6 May 2018
“Delightful food, superb atmosphere”
27 Sep 2016
“No atmosphere, terrible food”
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Mediterranean, Moroccan, International, European
€€ - €€€
Complexe Bin Al Aswar | Porte Bab SBAA, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Would highly recommend you go early to insure favourable seating. Security seemed a bit over the top, metal detectors on the way in but not a problem, food value for money portions, well cooked, flavoursome, grilled fish expertly done and at a perfectly acceptable price....More

Thank _royhd03
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We went here for dinner and some drinks. The food was bland and pretty awful. There was no atmosphere at this time and I was alarmed to see the metal detector that had been erected at the door on our way out...presumably to ensure safety...More

Thank GoodVibesSunshine
Reviewed 6 April 2015

I visited Le Chrysalis 3 times during my stay in Essaouira and all 3 experiences exceeded my expectations. My first visit was in the evening, around 11pm, for a glass of wine after having just spent 3 hours on the bus. The atmosphere was nice,...More

Thank ladywhitham
Reviewed 30 March 2014

drugs dealers, full of prostitutes, bad service cheating on price, violence... not nice for couples will get abuse, of course not for the family, i will never go back thats for sure

3  Thank Hamza a
Reviewed 24 October 2013

Insufficient security, my girlfriend was molested here. The men and women toilet is in the same room!!!!!!!! Terrible place

2  Thank RawIce1980
Reviewed 10 January 2012

This is a fairly recent arrival on the Essaouira resto scene and from its appearance and location (in the party area ouside the old medina) we had expected it to be another tourist trap. Certainly theres nothing Moroccan about it... the interior could be London...More

2  Thank jasminebaraka
Reviewed 1 June 2011

On a day trip from Agadir our guide took us to this place for lunch. We had fantastic fresh fish and seafood at reasonable prices off the day specials menu. Staff were friendly and courteous with a very relaxed style. Not for fast foodies or...More

Thank shuggie12
Reviewed 23 May 2011

We were in Essaouira for the day and came across this little restaurant near the wall and stopped for lunch. I had been unwell the previous evening and knew exactly what I wanted to eat to help. It was not on the menu but when...More

Thank suzisad
Reviewed 13 March 2011

Hello fellow travelers!!! Been travelling around Morrocco for the past 2 weeks and totally fell in love with Essaouïra!! The only thing missing to make it perfect was a place where i could relax, enjoy good food and a good atmosphere.... Then i came across...More

Thank gaelle1986
Reviewed 13 March 2011

We are on holidays has essaouira and we found this restaurant yesterday evening which was recommended to us by our hotel and I recommend you the cooking and the atmosphere of this restaurant.. We liked and we shall leave before our depart there.. One thank...More

Thank mikellange
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$56
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Complexe Bin Al Aswar | Porte Bab SBAA, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: +212 5244-72663
  • E-mail
Essaouira has a new place to be, the Chrysalis, restaurant, cocktail bar and tapas bar, sports coverage on big screens and live rock and pop rock music scene every night. The ideal location of Chrysalis and ambitious programming make this place a new obligatory passage in Essaouira. At Bab Sbaâ, along Medina, facing the beach and adjacent parking, everything is perfect for your evenings take place at Chrysalis. Menu refined international, staff speaking English, French, Arabic and Berber, the quality of events, music and sports programming offered create a festive atmosphere full of charm, multicultural, like Essaouira.
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