Morocco’s food scene is definitely one of the most exciting within travel, making it the perfect place for connoisseurs or those just interested in eating and trying new dishes on a Morocco Travel Tour. Here are some of the best picks for all the food fanatics out there.
SALT Marrakech- A newer, chic restaurant, that offers a whopping nine-course menu with loads of exotic flavours sure to get your taste buds tingling! The menu serves up many diverse dishes including; pickled watermelon with toasted almonds and argan oil, prawn ceviche with Barbara fig dressing, cumin infused carrot bissara with crispy ouarqa, slow cooked lamb’s should with ras el hanout, prunes, apricots and coriander. SALT is in one of Marrakech’s most stunning riads, Dar Les Cigognes. They serve some of the best cocktails and some of Morococo’s finest wines followed nicely by SALT’s very own deserts. This is one restaurant that you won’t be forgetting in a hurry.
NOMAD- Nomad cafe is a very in, chic place to dine and be seen in Marrakech. The fashionable restaurant has some of the most original and distinct Moroccan dishes. Located in the medina the NOMAD café has views of the Rahba Kedima (Spice Market & Local Square) with a mix of indoor and outdoor seating and warm indoor salons, rooftop terraces and a sun terrace as well. NOMAD’s menu is a mix of Moroccan and Western dishes; from shaved cauliflower and fennel salad with fresh herbs and toasted almond, ideal for vegetarians, to the modern take on Moroccan bastilla, filled with spiced vegetables, local goat cheese and caramelized tomato. Their mains start from calamari served in a cumin infused sauce to marinated lamb served with olive and red pepper relish. And most importantly, desert! An unmissable flourless saffron cake with caramelized orange zest and whipped cream! It sure should be a stop on your travels.
Café Clock- Known for selling some of Morocco’s more interesting dishes such as a Camel burger and created and owned by British foodie, Mike Richardson, this eccentric café is perfect for a lunch or light snack whilst journeys through Morocco. The café offers Morocco’s signature drink- mint tea and homemade cakes, delicious falafel and hummus salad, almond milkshakes, crunchy salads and it’s star feature, camel burgers and fries. It also offers a wonderful cooking school and weekly Hikayat performances which is the traditional art of storytelling. They also offer rotating showcases of local Moroccan painters, calligraphers and graffiti artists. This cafe is perfect for those who are looking for healthy options as well as culture and comfort.
Morocco has some of the best places to eat and indulge in the delicious cuisine. It’s the perfect way to complete your Morocco Travel Tour.