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Scorpion House

Scorpion House 54 Drouj El Hafa | Zerhoune, Moulay Idriss 35055, Morocco
+212 5355-44729
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Overview
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“the owner” (5 reviews)
“hills” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Moroccan, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Scorpion House 54 Drouj El Hafa | Zerhoune, Moulay Idriss 35055, Morocco
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We were traveling from fes to marakesh via volubilis. We had booked for lunch at this place and after the fes experience we thought this would also be similar experience, but to our surprise it was really a hidden jewel. Our entire family with kids...More

Thank Uttara J
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Just a real delight, the owner (Mike) is a great guy. He made sure that we had a lovely lunch here and we had full run to explore the home which has a fabulous view. This made for a very pleasant afternoon.

Thank JrnyJunkie
Reviewed 5 May 2017

From the moment we set foot into Scorpion House we immediately fell in love with it. The lovely antique decoration that blends in so well with the Moroccan tiles and contemporary architecture, not to mention the stunning views from multiple terraces overlooking the town and...More

Thank Zaratoestra
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Moulay Idriss is the most enchanting town. Walking up through the green painted walls to the gorgeously curated home of Mike where the view will simply take your breath away. Here you will eat delicious food and experience some truly generous hospitality. Thank you to...More

1  Thank janice b
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Scorpion House is built high into the hills of Moulay Idriss and offers views of some of the holiest spots in Morocco. Mike Richardson hosts a fantastic lunch. Rachida cooks a memorable meal - try sardines with chermoula - and house manager Hamsa offers service...More

Thank 00Douglas1949
Reviewed 22 February 2016

I will never forget the first time I had lunch at The Scorpion House. The space itself is spectacular--perched up on one of the hills of Moulay Idriss and offering a far-reaching view of town and the Tuscan-like landscape beyond (If you squint a bit--you...More

Thank C A
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

This small simple guesthouse offers lunch for visitors of the nearby Volubilis. The quality of the food was OK, nice views from the little terrace, service friendly : however we were charged a round 1000 drh for two ( smootie, stuffed chicken water and a...More

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Where place and taste unite. And if a view had flavor, this one tastes as subtle-sweet as the pomegranate meringue we had for dessert. Mike = marvelous.

Thank Annazonita
Reviewed 15 November 2015

What a gem! We were blown away by Michael's hospitality and then the magnificent banquet he had prepared for us. we were in a group of 21 and more than enough food to go around, Beautiful salads amongst the many other delicious dishes. It was...More

Thank Maureen K
Reviewed 12 May 2015

I found the Scorpian House on TripAdvisor and our guide made us a reservation for lunch after visiting the Roman ruins of Volubilis. Our driver dropped us at the top of Moulay Idriss and we did have a tough time finding the restaurant so I'd...More

Thank tmorty
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$80
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Scorpion House 54 Drouj El Hafa | Zerhoune, Moulay Idriss 35055, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Meknes-Tafilalet Region  >  Moulay Idriss
  • Phone Number: +212 5355-44729
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Description
Private house overlooking the Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss with far reaching views to the ruined Roman city of Volubilis. Open everyday with prior reservation for exclusive dining experience. Fresh and modern Moroccan inspired food and drinks. Produce sourced from the souk and our kitchen garden.
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