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Le Grand Balcon Cafe Glacier

Jemaa El Fna, Marrakech, Morocco
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good27%
  • Average33%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“brochette” (5 reviews)
“take photos” (6 reviews)
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Moroccan, Cafe
Jemaa El Fna, Marrakech, Morocco
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1 - 10 of 274 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I must say this restaurant is good for viewing from the top the Jma el Fnaa place. THe food isn't that great, but the mint tea is as it should. Try it, you won't regret. I've tried a salad, wasn't that bad, but that was...More

Thank Vlad V
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We decided to get food after seeing the balcony and being shown the menu outside, however after going upstairs and buying a drink (which they force you to do before letting you sit down) we were told they were not doing food! Great view but...More

Thank Sam C
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Great, very famous restaurant in the city that offers variety of food, drinks, sweets and have arguably the best view of Jemaa el-Fnaa. I liked the coffee there as well as the juices, they are really good and fresh. I wasn’t impress with the pastry,...More

Thank Kosta-Macedonia
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Went to the balcony for a drink and timeout after a days souking and really can't see the point. Didn't order food as the waiters were really grumpy and rude. Drinks expensive.

Thank Crispness
Reviewed 26 May 2017

I visited on 25th May 2017 and had a lovely seat with excellent view of the square. HOWEVER, I only ate a fruit tagine (some fruit in a tagine) and two of their fruit juice drinks. About an hour after leaving I had pain in...More

Thank Emily W
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We were sitting at the roof top, which gave us amazing views of the craziness that is happening in the square ( snakes, monkey, dancers,..) however the food was very tasteless. When you order drinks, ask for the price as it is not on the...More

Thank Maja135
Reviewed 17 May 2017

One of the grand cafes most suitable for watching the action at Djemaa El-fna favoured both by locals and tourists. It is relaxing to sit in the shade drinking mint tea ( also available without sugar) as the world turns around like an image in...More

Thank Heli P
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Mandatory purchase of at least one (non alcoholic) drink to be allowed onto the balcony overlooking the square, which is fair enough. Get there at least an hour or so before sunset if you want to nab a prime balcony edge table to watch the...More

Thank Richardrocks
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Best Rooftop view of the square. Only rooftop accessible for the price of a bottle of water. On the main square. See the whole scene from here. Walk through the square to get here. Climb up a long flight of stairs and enjoy. Have to...More

Thank MikeDorsey
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We didn't expect brilliant food, though it is no doubt safer than in the square below. We had brochettes that were totally servicable, though the pizza wasn't great. BUT we had prime seats to watch the square as the sun went down. Wonderful!

Thank Travelling G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jemaa El Fna, Marrakech, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
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