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L'Heure Bleue Palais

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2 Rue Ibn Batouta | Bab Marrakech, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 5247-83434
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a beautiful meal here, the food is amazing as is the peaceful surroundings, its like being in an old movie. Hendrix wote here and I'm not surprised he was inspired. beautiful place to be.

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Thank traciehunter2016
Dublin
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364 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 606 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Essaouria for a week and came here to have a birthday dinner for my wife. The atmosphere is great at night in this elegant hotel. it is a silver service high end restaurant and well worth a visit if you want a good splurge on the holiday budget. As expected, service is top notch, the food delicious,... More 

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2 Thank BrandonDublinIreland
f_laustriat, Directeur général at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review

The chef and the team of Heure Bleue are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your diner. We hope to welcome you for your third visit...feel welcome. More 

Birmingham, Alabama
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed a beautifully paced and sumptuous dinner. Cuisine was sophisticated and very pleasing. We would definitely return.

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Thank RBMGCA
f_laustriat, Directeur général at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comment. We hope to see you again as soon a spossible in our Riad More 

Darwin, Australia
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49 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We had a delicious lunch of fish and red pepper "tartine" served with small salads. Very tasty, perfect size, and lovely surroundings on the terrace which has ocean views.

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Thank ntflyingdoc
f_laustriat, Directeur général at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review

thank you for taking time to share with us your comment, we are so pleased to hear that you loved your lunch on the roof top terrace, which is an amazing place. we hope to see you again may be to experience a dinner in our oriental restaurant. More 

Kauai, Hawaii
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117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We were a group of four who ended up dining at L'Heure Bleue when our first choice restaurant was closed for the evening. The hotel is lovely, it has a luxurious atmosphere and the rooftop pool and patio area look like a great spot to spend an afternoon. The meal itself was good but not exceptional and the ambience is... More 

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f_laustriat, Directeur général at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review

On behalf all the team of Heure Bleue, i thank you for sharing with us your experience. we hope to see you soon in our Riad in order to erase this bad souvenir about our restaurant, the chef is ready to make you discover his cuisine. More 

Banbury, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Good food not very exciting but well cooked. Very dark in Restaurant bring a torch to read Menu. Expensive.

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Thank philippa h
f_laustriat, Directeur général at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comment. We hope to see you again in our Hotel for another experience more interesting than the first. More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Looking for a last minute holiday last year, I found a deal for this hotel in a place I had never heard of and thought it sounded great. I wasn't disappointed and fell in love with both Heure Bleue and Essaouria instantly, so much so I came back again this year! I had a look around for other hotels, but... More 

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Thank Supers1984
f_laustriat, Directeur général at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review

The General Manager and the team of Heure Bleue are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay among us. Sure this is an amazing place , that's why all team are working here for more than 10 years. we hope to welcome you for your third visit...feel welcome. More 

Brussels
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76 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

If you want traditional and modern haute cuisine, you will love the restaurant in L'Heure Bleue. We recommend the selection of kemias (local tapas).

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f_laustriat, Directeur général at L'Heure Bleue Palais, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comment and recommendation...we hope to see you soon. More 

Paris, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Dinner at L'Heure Bleue was so good that we kept dining there every evening. This is the best gastronomic surprise I have had in a long time around the world. The Chef, Ahmed Handour, is very talented, creative, yet respecting traditions, and surprisingly humble. We enjoyed amazing and refined Moroccan cuisine, with a twist of audacity. We will surely be... More 

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Thank CarolineMC2
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Slow and uninterested service, less than average food, my advice is to avoid this over priced place. Shame as the terrace is pretty and offer good views over Essouiara.

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Thank Fabien-E14

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 37 - US$ 56
Cuisine
Moroccan, Mediterranean, European, French
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Rue Ibn Batouta | Bab Marrakech, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: +212 5247-83434

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