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Al Farachah

24 Rue Iraq | Par Bab Marrakech 3eme Ruelle a Gauche Ferme Samedi Reouverture Tres Bientot, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 654-480078
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
23 Jul 2015
“It no longer exists!”
21 May 2014
“Extraordinary find”
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Moroccan, International, Mediterranean
24 Rue Iraq | Par Bab Marrakech 3eme Ruelle a Gauche Ferme Samedi Reouverture Tres Bientot, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Reviewed 23 July 2015

Tried to find this restaurant but apparently it no longer exists so unsure why it is still appearing on this site as apparently it has closed for at least a year!

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 21 May 2014 via mobile

2 small 'faux amis': neither nouvelle cuisine in terms of portion size; very generous indeed. Nor, as seems likely from reviews & photos, remotely pricey; rather good value we thought. Thankfully not as busy as it must get in high season (so then would suggest...More

Thank LondonsOurSpot
françoise b, Propriétaire at Al Farachah, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2014

It is very nice to you to have expressed your opinion on our restaurant, we are happy that our cooking(kitchen) pleased you, we hope to see again(to revise) you one day inch' Allah

Reviewed 8 January 2014

We selected this restaurant based on TripAdvisor comments. The food and service was incredible and whilst not a budget venue, it was vfm. As we are busting in January, ie low season, the restaurant was quiet, but the entire menu was still available and finishing...More

Thank philip_holmes_uk
françoise b, Propriétaire at Al Farachah, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2014

Thank you for your opinion(notice) in France we say better late than never, we hope to see again(to revise) you with beautiful days.

Reviewed 6 January 2014

We had a great two course meal at this elegant riad. We ordered the assortiment to share as a starter, which was lovely, then the pastillas of fish and prawn, which were topped with tasty prawns and accompanied by a selection of julienne vegetables. We...More

Thank Natalie B
Reviewed 9 October 2013

This is a really good authentic moroccan restuarant we enjoyed the food and the walk through the Souk to reach it worth the effort.

Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 26 June 2013 via mobile

Pumping techno music offsets the purple fairy lif interior of an amazing escape away from it a back alley Riad . The food is the saviour of the day . Though pricey it is exceptional and the personal service from the owner brings warmth to...More

Thank macintyresymon
Reviewed 22 June 2013

We were attracted to this restaurant by its advert in the Essaouira town guide for pre-dinner tapas, after finding the typical tagine or couscous menus becoming a little monotonous. The tapas and accompanying wine were truly delicious and excellent value, so we decided on the...More

Thank TealeWestSussex
Reviewed 24 May 2013

After 4,000 tagines I was dead keen to try some more "modern" Moroccan cuisine and thank heavens I finally found it here. Also after not eating any fish while travelling inland I was desperate to try some now I was by the ocean. And my...More

1  Thank CLT725
françoise b, Propriétaire at Al Farachah, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2013

Many thanks! We are really happy that you appreciated our Moroccan new kitchen(nouvelle cuisine)... We try to make something different and we are so much enchanted when our customers are satisfied our cooking is modern and traditional, to satisfy everybody and when we reach there...More

Reviewed 21 March 2013

This is set in a lovely riad off a scary back street! When you walk down there you feel like Jack the Ripper is going to jump out but all the back alleys are like that just have to assume they're safe. restaurant was lovely...More

Thank halycondays
Reviewed 19 March 2013

We had a lovely meal at Al Farachah, even if it did test our school level French (the waitress spoke no English). The restaurant is one of the many in Morroco that is a hidden gem in an otherwise nondescript alleyway. Luckily the Trip Advidor...More

1  Thank AS-reviewer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Rue Iraq | Par Bab Marrakech 3eme Ruelle a Gauche Ferme Samedi Reouverture Tres Bientot, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: +212 654-480078
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In a riad magnificent, a new cooking Moroccan but also traditional(nouvelle cuisine).Reservations from 4:30 am

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