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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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Louisville, KY
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114 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2013

Third visit to Marrakech and second visit to the Riad Kniza. Lovely old riad in the medina not too far from the souks and the main square. delicious breakfast, one of the best restaurants in the city and all the mint tea you can drink. very spacious rooms and bathrooms. dependable pick-up at the airport. a classic!

2 Thank MFHLouisville_KY
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 14 June 2013

Heartbursting. An experience to build a relationship or marrige on. I'm the fussiest person in the world (person of hight standards in a nicer way to describe me), the charming, cheap but dull main square restaurants didn't impress me too much. On the second day of our vacation my boyfriend took me to Kniza - which was LUCIKLY - very... More 

Thank MizRitaLon
Rocklin, CA
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2013

There could not be a more perfect venue than Riad Kniza for any occasion. Ours happened to be the introduction of the bride's Moroccan and French family to the groom's American family. The evening began with refreshments on the roof-top terrace with views of the entire city of Marrakech, downstairs the dining room seated our party easily and felt like... More 

Thank SeniorsTraveling
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2013

Go hungry as the food is lovely and it would be a shame to leave a morsel. All the staff made us feel welcome. Our waiter was informative about the food. He was attentive but not intrusive. The Morrocan red was fine ( there is no list, a choice of colour is offered) We came away feeling VERY full ,... More 

Thank T H
Brighton, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2013 via mobile

My Tunisian and I visited Kniza Riad after reading a few reviews on TA. We both haf a fabulous evening. If you happen to be in Marrakech do not give this place a miss. Food was excellent, service was fabulous, not too intrusive. We where made to feel very special and welcome. This is true moroccan dining at its best.... More 

Thank RashidaE
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2013

We had dinner here on our first night in Marrakech. You have to have a build an appetite to enjoy this 5 course meal. From the soup to the salad and the tagine, the food was superbly prepared and tasted delicious. The staff were discreet and served well. Atmosphere was great . A great way to start our trip

Thank Sanjpal
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2013 via mobile

I chose to visit this restaurant with my husband after reading some of the reviews on trip advisor and was definitely not disappointed. This is a family owned restaurant and could tell straight away how proud this family was of their business as they were working extremely hard all night to ensure each table was getting the best service possible.... More 

1 Thank Froso22
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2013 via mobile

5 course meal giving you a taste of most morroco dishes. Good size portions. Great first 3 courses main, tagine was ok but by now we were on our 3rd day of tagines. Great experience and great friendly staff

Thank Belalhu
Milan, Italy
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2013

My boyfriend and I dinned here our first night in Marrakech, and we ate very well here. The food was divine and the staff was super friendly and helpful. The riad itself is beautiful, and very romantic. So, If you want to have a tasty dinner in a romantic atmosphere with great service and staff, then this is the place!

Thank Stefidep
London, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2013

Riad Kniza stands as the polar opposite to Gastro MK, they both charge the same for a set menu but where Gastro MK offers an innovative and quite brilliant take on Moroccan food, Riad Kniza provides you with the traditional version and is an essential counterpoint to Gastro MK. Yes the wine list is non-existant but quite frankly the food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 28 - US$ 73
African, Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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