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Carpets chez les Nomades

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

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Culture Break

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

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Dar Donab Restaurant

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.

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Bennina Shoes

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

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KIS boutique

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

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Boutique Rock the Casbah

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

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Boutique Abdou

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

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Gastro MK

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

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Dar Marjana

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

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Il Limoni

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

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La Salama

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.

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Pepe Nero

Fabulous, Italian owned and run and without doubt one of the top restaurants in Marrakech.  Set in a spacious and beautifully designed Riad courtyard, perfect for any special occasion. Gourmet food and outstanding service are the hallmarks of this restaurant. … Continue reading

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Kosy Bar

Kosy Bar is a Marrakech institution.  Unrivalled views from the two stunning roof terraces which overlook a lively square.  Glance across to the Storks nesting on the walls of the nearby ruined palace.  This is probably the best place in … Continue reading

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Les perles des princes

Les Perles des princes is one of the best places in Marrakech from which to buy gold and silver jewelry. Conveniently located on L’avenue des princes, adjacent to the djema el fnaa square, you can find a small collection of … Continue reading

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Jamade boutique Marrakech

Close to habiba on the way to pepe nero restaurant jamade boutique  is a great place from where to buy nice jewelry, handbags and many other small items, most of which would fit your hand luggage. Although it has  an … Continue reading

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