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Newly opened in the Spring of 2014 Cafe Clock is the baby of Englishman Mike Richardson. It is the Marrakech sister of Mike’s well respected Cafe Clock in the Medina of Fez. Reasonably priced food and beverage in relaxed surroundings. … Continue reading
The Birkemeyer gallery is the leading designer store for both international fashion and Moroccan leather goods. Located in the new town of Guiliez.
An iconic restaurant in the Marrakech old town. Founded in 1952 and still run by the same family. Its popularity has been assured since the restaurant was used in the 1956 Hitchcock thriller “The man who knew too much” starring … Continue reading
On the south side of the main square there is a concentration of banks most of which have ATM machines. One of the best known is the French owned Societe Generale on the main Bab Agnou shopping street. Alternatively walk … Continue reading
A long established family business this is the largest and best carpet shop in Marrakech located opposite the Ben Yussef fountain behind the Ben Yussef Mosque. Shopping here is a pleasant and relaxing experience. You will be stunned at the … Continue reading
Dar Habiba or Riad Papillon will be your home for a three night culture break. Just ten minutes walk from the drama and chaos of the Jemaa al Fnaa Square you could hardly believe the oasis of calm provided by … Continue reading
Enjoy one of the best tasting menus in Marrakech in a relaxed atmosphere either in the spacious dining room or at a table by the pool. Try the cous cous which is among the best in Morocco.
Visit Bennina shoes early in your stay and you can leave with a pair of hand made shoes a bargain at just 400 dirham (about £32). Three days in normally enough but be sure to check when you order. A … Continue reading
Keep It Secret! Not such a well kept secret these days is the KIS boutique on Mouassine not far from the main square. Clothes, accessories, bags, toiletries and household items from contemporary Moroccan and international designers. There is a small … Continue reading
Among the traders in central medina district near the Sidi Abdelaziz shrine you will find English expat Jo from Essex and her wonderful boutique Rock the Casbah. Bags scarves bracelets postcards and a variety of distinctive souvenirs. Look out for … Continue reading
Some of the most amusing and remarkable characters in the Medina are the Taureg traders who offer tinkets and jewelry as well as art and antiquities. One of our favourites is the charming Abdou (to the right) who will always … Continue reading
Undoubtedly one of the best restaurants in Marrakech. Located inside English owned Riad mk in the L’Ksour district of the Medina. A fusion of Moroccan and modern french cuisine, five course tasting menu at 650 Dirhams. Chef Omar visits each … Continue reading
Classic family owned restaurant, serving a wonderful multi- course Moroccan banquet. Go early and go hungry. The ‘all inclusive’ format provides for an apperatif on the roof terrace then an evening of fabulous food and entertainment with wine included. You … Continue reading
Il lomoni, or to give its full title, il giardino dei limoni, the lemon garden was newly opened in 2013. Classic Italian with the attentive owners usually on the premises. The bohemian atmosphere is set with a Bob Dylan poster … Continue reading
Panoramic restaurant located just off the main Jema al Fnaa square, one of the classic Marrakech ’dinner and show’ venues. Moroccan owned with a upscale traditional Moroccan menu, great atmosphere enlivened by a pianist and belly dancers.