Argana cafe Marrakech -1

Cafe Argana is located on the main Jemma al Fnaa square with panoramic views from the upstairs terrace, renowned as a particularly fine place from which to see the Marrakech sunset.

The cafe is close to reopening after renovation following a tragic terrorist incident in March 2011. Some of the shops on the ground floor of the building have reopened for business.



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Some of the longest established fine dining restaurants in the Medina are located near to our Marrakech Riads in the heart of the Medina. We are delighted that there are also an increasing selection of Cafes in which to hang out and relax. Newly opened in the spring of 2010 Marrakech Korner  is a pleasant and inexpensive daytime eatery located on the Bab Doukala street between Dar El Bashah and the Bab Doukala Mosque. There is a small dining room on the ground floor as well as a larger space upstairs accessed from the street and a shaded roof terrace.

A variety of teas, sodas and juices are on offer with food freshly made to order. We particularly like the home made soups and have found the staff to be unfailingly attentive and polite. A drink and light meal here will cost less than ten euros.

Marrakech Corner has been closed during July and August 2011, we hope it will reopen for the Autumn season

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The Earth Cafe is the the only western style vegetarian restaurant in Marrakech and the food is truly outstanding as well as great value for money with main dishes from 60 dirhams. The extensive menu caters also for vegans and is regularly updated featuring fresh produce from the owners organic farm near to Marrakech. The juices are also fantastic, last time we visited our group of nine tried five different seasonal juices and they were all excellent.

The rustic interior is reminiscent of the ‘hippy paradise’ of Chefchaouen in Northern Morocco, and the atmosphere relaxed and casual.

The Earth Cafe can be tricky to find the first time you visit. It is located to the South East of the Jemaa al Fnaa square accessed via the well know street ‘Zitoun Kedim’. Look out for signs hanging over the street advertising Earth Cafe then turn right into Derb Zawak and look up to see the Earth Cafe sign.

Reservations are not usually necessary but your Marrakech Riad staff will be happy to phone ahead for you, in any event you can be sure of a warm reception.

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