Tag Archives: Marrakesh

Souk Kafe Marrakech

The aptly named Souk Kafe opened in March 2010.  Mike and Lucie of Marrakech Riad were the first customers! The Cafe is located  at the northern end of the famous Souks at  11 derb Souk Jeldid  about 50 metres south … Continue reading

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Bougainviller Restaurant, Marrakech

The Bougainviller Restaurant is a long established, cheerful and reasonably priced Cafe. It is conveniently located toward the Jemaa Al Fnaa end of the Rue Mouassine and serves as a bit of landmark walking north up Mouassine as the street … Continue reading

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Riad Medina

Medina living is a very special experience with centuries old homes woven together in an intricate tapestry. In the Medina of Marrakech there is a huge variety of accommodation from modest houses to palaces, from the street it is almost … Continue reading

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Chickens in Marrakech

It is surprisingly common to keep chickens in the Marrakech Medina, they are fed on scraps and kept mainly for eggs. When I first started visiting Marrakech regularly five years ago there were a particularly fine looking group of Andalusian … Continue reading

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Grande Cafe de la Poste

The aptly named Grande Cafe de la Poste is located in the very Grand ex colonial post office building in the new town of Guiliez, Marrakech. Fine European style food and superb service under the supervision of Maitre D. Eric … Continue reading

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English speaking Riads

Marrakech Riad is owned by English couple Mike and Lucie Wood who personally supervised the renovation of Riad Papillon and Riad Cinnamon both of which are situated in ideal locations within the Medina of Marrakech Morocco. Each Riad has five … Continue reading

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Riad Marrakesh

The best way to experience the Old Town Medina of Marrakesh is to stay in a Riad. Marrakesh is an ancient caravan trading post in Morocco, historically the meeting point between Europe and sub Sahaaran Africa. Now one of the hottest … Continue reading

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Whole Riad Rental

Renting a whole Riad is a fantastic way for a group of family or friends to enjoy the Marrakech Medina. the newly renovated Riad Papillon sleeps 11 people in five en suite rooms (2+2+2+2+3). Each room can be made up as a … Continue reading

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Marrakech Riad Dar

The terms Riad (literal meaning garden) and Dar (literal meaning house) are somewhat interchangeable in Marrakech. Strictly speaking a Riad is a garden house built around a courtyard or patio.  Some would say that a true riad requires four trees in a formal setting. The … Continue reading

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Marrakech, Marrakesh

So good they named it twice! Written in Arabic as مراكش foreigners use the French ‘Marrakech’ and English ‘Marrakesh’ interchangeably. Marrakech sits at a strategic location on the trade route between sub Saharan Africa and the sea route to Europe. … Continue reading

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