Top Places to eat in Marrakech- Morocco Travel Tour

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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 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much do meals cost in Marrakech?2022-11-29T22:45:24+00:00

Marrakech has a wide range of restaurants, cafés and street food stalls that offer meals at varying prices. Generally, you can find good quality and tasty dishes for between 10 to 15 MAD (around £0.80 – £1.20/$1 – $1.50). Street food is usually cheaper than restaurant food, but the price depends on the type of dish and where you buy it. There are also plenty of mid-range restaurants offering set menus with starters, mains, desserts and drinks for around 80 MAD (7£/8$). For luxury dining experiences, expect to pay upwards of 150 MAD (13£/16$) per person.  In Marrakech, there is something to suit every budget!

What time is dinner in Marrakech?2022-11-29T22:44:34+00:00

Dinner in Marrakech typically begins around 8:00 pm. However, due to the city’s vibrant nightlife, some restaurants may begin serving dinner as early as 7:00 pm. Marrakech is known for its diverse and delicious cuisine, with a wide range of flavours that represent the culture and history of the city. As such, no matter when you visit Marrakech, you can be sure to enjoy a unique culinary experience!

Does Marrakech have McDonalds?2022-11-29T22:43:45+00:00

Yes, Marrakech does have McDonalds. It’s a great option if you’re looking for some familiar Fast food while you’re in Morocco. The restaurant is located near the Djemaa El Fna square, so it’s a great option if you’re looking to grab a bite nearby.

What is a typical breakfast in Morocco?2022-11-29T22:43:04+00:00

Typical breakfasts in Morocco include a variety of dishes, such as Moroccan pancakes (batbout), eggs, olives, cheese, butter and jam on bread, msemen (a type of flatbread), harira soup, dates, and fruits. Some Moroccans also enjoy drinking mint tea with their breakfast. Coffee is not typically served for breakfast in Morocco; rather it is enjoyed at other times during the day. Typically breakfasts are hearty enough to sustain people through the afternoon until lunch.

How much do you tip waiters in Morocco?2022-11-29T22:41:35+00:00

Tips in Morocco vary depending on the service. If you are just ordering coffee or tea, no tip is necessary. For nicer restaurants, a tip of 10-15% is customary. If you are served by a waiter, it is customary to give them a little more, around 20%. In general, if you receive good service, it is always polite to leave a small tip.

Do restaurants in Marrakech serve alcohol?2022-11-29T22:41:04+00:00

Yes, alcohol is served in some restaurants in Marrakech. However, it’s important to note that not all restaurants serve alcohol and that there may be restrictions on what types of alcohol are served and how much can be consumed. It is also important to note that drinking alcohol in public places is not accepted in Morocco and can be heavily fined. Therefore, it’s best to check with the restaurant before ordering or consuming any alcoholic beverages. Additionally, there are some tourist-friendly bars and clubs in Marrakech that serve alcoholic drinks. In general, these establishments will generally have a more relaxed atmosphere and may be more accepting of alcohol consumption than traditional restaurants. It’s still important to check with the establishment before ordering or consuming any alcoholic beverages.  Ultimately, it is best to know what the laws and regulations are regarding alcohol in Marrakech before planning a trip. Knowing this information ahead of time can help travellers stay safe and avoid any potential legal problems while visiting Marrakech.


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