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Riad Kniza Restaurant

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34 Derb L'Hotel | Bab Doukala Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212 5243-76942
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

In its hey day the was probably a very lovely experience. This Riad is the height of luxury and has attracted celebrity visitors. You pay a high price to sit at a table around £320 for 4 of us. The food was a set menu and you chose your main course. The food was Ok but nothing super memorable .... More 

Thank JanetteD
Singapore, Singapore
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

We were staying at Riad Kniza so were more focused on outside restaurants, but what a wonderful treat. Well worth staying in. Food was wonderful and the service was even more impressive. I have rarely seen wait staff more focused and attentive. Riad is worth the visit even if you aren't staying there. First class in every respect.

Thank Mark S
Weston, FL
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Not only the food is excellent and the service is outstanding.... The place is magical. It does not matter if you are eating at one of the rooms at the lower level or in the terrace, you will feel like a Queen or King... each of of the rooms is fantastic. You can't go to Marrakesh and miss this riad.

Thank PepeD
Bristol, United Kingdom
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273 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

First thing, amazing building and setting. Stunning................... Quite difficult to find but ask someone they will know. Set menu - although we didn't get one, but the waiter talked it through for us. Loads of food, did feel a bit rushed at times. Great flavours. Nice wine, we had the white. I would go back, although its quite pricey around... More 

Thank Marie S
Ilminster, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

Having trawled TripAdvisor for good restaurants in Marrakech, I booked to dine here, before we even left the UK. Communication via email was easy and cordial. One has to choose when booking, what you would like for the main meal and we both chose the Lamb and Fig tagine - more of that later. Finding the restaurant was a main... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

this Riyad we wish we had stayed at !!! the food and service was great, with some traditional Moroccan dance and music probably the best food we had Marrakech.would definetly reccomend !!

Thank John P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

We go there for a romantic dinner in Marrakech. The atmosphere was great but the food was poor. They have standard menu for 55 euros per person. It is only for tourists with this money you can have great dinner in the heart of medina in Marrakech for 2 days at least.

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San Marino, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

We stayed at the Riad over the Christmas holiday. Ate several meals, both on the roof and in the dining room. Everything truly exceeded our expectations. A memorable place.

Thank Kikinunu
Barcelona, Spain
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

We had the new year's eve celebration in the Riad Kniza. There is only a word to describe it: fabulous. The cost was 120 euros per person but the food (tajin or couscous), plus drinks including champagne and wines, the welcoming cocktail, the musicians, etc etc etc were outstanding. The Riad like most of Riads in Marrakech are located in... More 

Ascot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Hidden away down a side street this restaurant was such a great introduction to Moroccan food and being a set menu it made it so easy. We ate on the roof terrace which was so peaceful and beautiful. Unfortunately the fish tagine wasn't available the day we went so I had vegetarian, the rest of my family had lamb and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 27 - USD 69
Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Derb L'Hotel | Bab Doukala Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
  • Phone Number: +212 5243-76942
  • This restaurant is at Riad Kniza

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