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Dar Cherifa

8 derb Cherfa Lakbir, Moussine | Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212 5244-26550
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Moroccan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 derb Cherfa Lakbir, Moussine | Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Reviewed today

I would recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting the beautiful city of marrakech. The food was delicious, the service was excellent and the athmosphere was wonderful. The best dinner experience I've had abroad. 5/5

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank NabilM446
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was in dar cherifa with my family it was a big suprise tbe food was exellent and the service also a big thinks to our server for his glorious avaibility

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Toner G
Reviewed 2 days ago

In a city where you expect beautiful old buildings, Riads to be specific, this one is a stunner. If Federico Fellini had seen it it would surely have been in one of his films. It is gorgeous. Then you get to food, service and beverages...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jean-Pierre D
Reviewed 3 days ago

You will find this place tucked away in an alleyway inside and alleyway inside an alleyway. Do not let anyone help you find it because they will take you to the wrong place and then expect a tip. Ask at a cigarette store or your...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Marrakech_Riads, Gérant at Dar Cherifa, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for your kind words and for taking the time to leave a review.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food was awsome the welcoming also i read a lot of good comments on Tp and it was a good choice , i recomended

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good restaurant with a amazing food with history conception a exellent welcoming and good service such expetionel experience

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bernanrdo S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Frankly speaking, together with my visit to the Hamam this beautiful restaurant made stay in Marrakech something I’ll never forget. The smell of roses, the calm traditional Moroccan music and the wonderfully kind waiters and waitresses are just the start of a unique experience. Once...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Pa T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The place is atmospheric but let down by the menu. We had gourmet starter which include 2 small oily briaoutes ie spring rolls and 4 heaps of so called salad which are over cooked veg that have peculiar sweet taste. My Berber veg tangine with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 896ckl
Marrakech_Riads, Gérant at Dar Cherifa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear David Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While I wish you had a better experience, it is feedback like this that we learn from and use to improve. We work hard to deliver an exceptional guest experience, and it's apparent...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was the 2nd time I ate there this year, and I’ve also tried their sister restaurant, Dar Zellij. Both places feature the best of Marrakshi delicacies. I love the Tanjia. My friend had the brochettes. All good, and I know I’ll return. Can’t wait....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mvirchick
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good restaurant with a exllent food the service is so perfect and also the food so originals thanks to the manager for his kindness

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Morgan S
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3 October 2018|
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Response from Alex A | Reviewed this property |
Ask your Riad, they are usually very helpful
15 July 2018|
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Response from Marrakech_Riads | Property representative |
Hello, Yes indeed the restaurant is on the ground floor, there is just twon steps to come in but our staffv will be happy to help
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Response from Natasha W | Reviewed this property |
Je ne sais pas, mais Maroc est Islam - tous les personnes fait Ramadan.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 derb Cherfa Lakbir, Moussine | Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
  • Phone Number: +212 5244-26550
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Situated in the very heart of the souks, this building is a hidden secret, only found by the discerning and curious visitor, where history is recorded in the delicate tracery of the stucco and skilfully carved wood. In the year 2000 , Marrakech Riads, a leading player in the restoration of the riads of Marrakech, brought Dar Cherifa back to life, and simultaneously unveiled a hidden treasure of the medina, the refined decor of this building recalling that of the Medersa Ben Youssef, jewel of the Saadian era (16th century) and one of the finest monuments of Marrakech. Renovated with the greatest care and attention to detail, with the participation of renowned craftsmen so as to maintain its authenticity and splendour, Dar Cherifa welcomes all visitors eager to meet new and interesting people. It is a real cultural venue, hosting regular exhibitions, workshops, concerts and events. This inimitable space draws one into a meditative state of mind and heart. Everyone fortunate enough to visit this building says that they breathe an atmosphere of peace and serenity the minute they cross the threshold. The mention of Moroccan culture immediately implies Moroccan cuisine, and what more beguiling setting than this pure and refined interior for sampling a cuisine abounding in cultural exchange; a subtle blend of sweet and sour, the inheritance of Berber, Jewish and Arab-Andalucian influences. Enjoy!
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