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5 Derb el Arsa Riad Zitoun Jdid | Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212-24-38-96-15
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11:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Esay to reach and find as it is located in the core Medina...The Food is Pure Moroccan, delicious with excellent quality and in large quantities. Charming palace in Marrakech with fantastic decoration and building that represent the Moroccan culture. The Pearl of the south has jewels hidden within its medina ... To be repeated...

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Thank Sarra R
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's absolutely stunning in its playfully modern style. The Palais Gharnata entrance is grand and opulent whereas the lounge and spa had a more modern minimalistic feel to it. The pool area is huge with ample space and lounging options and the spa is gorgeous, meals are cooked to perfection.

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Thank Naru M
Suva, Fiji
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70 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Palais Gharnata is an old Moroccan palace, extremely exotic arabic with coves, gardens and chambers that give a special feeling when you enter and while you dine. I had been earlier to a reception at the invitation of delegates for COP22, so I knew this was an extraordinary place. You literally need a guide with torches at night to... More 

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Thank francois210
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We travelled to a country known with their good hospitality .. they were great and simple people .. also the place has an amazing view and a great history that makes you feel like you are living in the past with every detail in it .. The service was extraordinary and the food is a fusion between traditional plates and... More 

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Thank Wafaa A
Geneva, Switzerland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Honestly, I had one of the best meals in all of Marrakesh. The decoration is also very elegant, classy, and quite magical. To top it off, the service was very friendly and the reception warm. It really was a memorable experience

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Thank nassarnick
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

My husband and I decided to do our wedding in Morocco and preferred a truly Moroccan location for our wedding especially that we live in Qatar and many of our friends and family were flying in for our wedding so we wanted to give them a lifetime experience and get them to truly experience the real Moroccan traditions. Palais Gharnata... More 

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Thank Sarah O
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015

I spent a week in Marrakesh and this was by far the best meal my friends and I shared. The location is fantastic and the architecture is breathtaking. Not only were the food and wine delicious, but the staff was very helpful and pleasant. Would go there again in a heartbeat.

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Thank Tara H
Colleyville, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014

Our tour guide insisted on bringing us here. He wanted us to see the belly dancing. There was none. We had missed it. We were the only people in the restaurant. It was very pricey, not good and just bad quality. We learned that the tour guides get a commission for the tourists they bring in. Sent 8 days in... More 

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Surbiton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2014

We were taken to this restaurant on the first night of our holiday and were seated at the side of the immense, beautiful room. Apart from one other table across the floor, there were no other customers! It was very dark and we had difficulty reading the menu. The waiter offered 2 prices and we chose the food in the... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2014

The location is very good. charming atmosphere. The staff was courteous and helpful. Moroccan Salad beautiful but literally sucks the other dishes. Couscous with meat for dinner and we were seven people had two pieces of meat. If you do not want to stay hungry I suggest you to choose a better alternative.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 50
Cuisine
Moroccan, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Derb el Arsa Riad Zitoun Jdid | Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
  • Phone Number: +212-24-38-96-15
Description
Set in an ancient alleyway dating in Marrakech���s Jewish quarter, Palais Gharnata restaurant possesses a rarefied luxury that comes only with the passing of time. Everything here speaks of grand antiquity, of North African exoticism and beauty. Handcarved cedar woodwork, ornate sculpture and carvings, handsome waiters dressed in loose white cotton, trays elegantly poised above their right shoulder��� it���s a magical world. A formal dining space, Palais Gharnat specialises is Morroccan cuisine. Begin perhaps, with a pastilla of tender pigeon and crushed almonds in a soft aromatic dough, as a bottle of fine local vintage is opened, and the aroma of spiced lamb curls up inside your nose. The best tables are on the mezzanine, overlooking the set-piece central fountain.

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