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Telouet | next to the famous Kasbah, Telouet 45252, Morocco
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This simple restaurant close to the Kasbah was wonderful. Our guide helped us choose a fantastic meal - starting with a Moroccan salad- followed by the very best tagine I ate in Morocco. We sat outside to enjoy the sunshine.The staff were charming and very helpful. We walked our lunch off by visiting the kasbah. This felt such an authentic... More 

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54 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

The people running this are doing well - small menu, comfortable seating, amazing views - they deserve all the plaudits they get. We had pastilla - Moroccain speciality - mixture of sweet and savoury. Plus quite delicious smoothies of date and fig. It's charming. Way up high. If you are visiting the Kasbah go no further.

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Thank rowanLondon
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We had a stop for lunch in this nice little restaurant with great panoramic view during our tour. The tajine we had here was the best we had during our three week holiday in Marocco! Beef tajine with dades is highly recommended! Also the owner is very friendly. Great place for lunch if you are visiting the kasbah of Telouet.

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Thank Gerdie K
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 October 2015

We stopped off at Kasbah Telouet during an itinerary organised by Wild Morocco and made our way to Lion d'Or after rambling around the magnificent kasbah. The food was very simple and extremely tasty - home-cooked, slow-cooked tagines that were an absolute delight. It was nice to eat indoors on a very hot day and we were joined by a... More 

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Thank lazerock
Heusden, The Netherlands
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2015

the best maroccan food we had on the whole trip to Marakech and kashbah tour. Very good tender meat and nice fruits made a perfect meal.

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Thank bmw52
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Have to agree with other reviews here - the food was fantastic. Unassuming little place in the small town of Telouet (which is a bit of a nightmare to get to). But really excellent Tagine(s), with lots of salad stuffs, and great service. Nice views too. Recommended.

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Thank gh132014
London, United Kingdom
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2013

I love The Morrocan food that I have had outside Morocco but was disappointed with my experiences in Morroco until my last day when our driver recommended Le Lion D'Or. Hooray for the Le Lion D'or!! Wonderful menu. Starter of cooked vegetable salads. Main course of chicken pastilla which was delicious, fresh fruit pudding and wonderful juices which were actually... More 

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Nederland
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2010

What a big surprise to find what might very well be the best restaurant during our week in Marrakech not in the city but in the Atlas mountains! We visited on a day trip from Marrakech the kasbah of Telouet and Ait Ben Haddou. We had lunch at Le Lion d'Or which is a small restaurant located right next to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Moroccan, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Telouet | next to the famous Kasbah, Telouet 45252, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Souss-Massa-Draa Region  >  Telouet

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?