We at Marrakech Insiders are self-confessed foodies and are excited to share our top five lunch spots in the Medina. If you’re planning a 3-day trip to Marrakech, prepare for a culinary adventure that will tantalize your tastebuds. Selecting the perfect restaurant in Marrakech’s bustling Medina might seem daunting, but fret not. Bon appétit!
1. La Famille: A Vegetarian Oasis
Location: 42, Riad Zitoun Jdid, 30 meters from Palais Bahia towards Jemaa el Fna square.
Contact: Tel: +212 (0) 524 385 295
Description: Nestled inconspicuously between two shops, La Famille is a must-visit for those seeking tranquility and vegetarian delights. With a Mediterranean garden ambiance, the daily-changing menu focuses solely on vegetarian dishes. You won’t leave hungry, especially if you try their hearty salads!
Insiders Tip: Best for lunch as they are closed for dinner. No alcohol served.
2. Le Jardin: A Fusion of Cultures
Location: 32, Souk Sidi Abdelaziz
Contact: Tel: +212 (0) 524 37 82 95
Website: Le Jardin Marrakech
Description: One of the favorite lunch spots in the Medina. Housed in a 16th-century property, Le Jardin offers a blend of Moroccan and European culinary experiences. Dine in the shade of palm trees or enjoy the sun on their upper terrace.
Insiders Tip: Try the kids’ menu priced at 80 MAD. No alcohol served.
3. La Terrasse des Épices: Worldly Flavors
Location: 15 Souk Cherifia, Sidi Abdelaziz
Contact: Tel: +212 (0) 524 37 59 04
Website: La Terrasse des Épices
Description: Known for its lively atmosphere and diverse menu, La Terrasse des Épices offers something for everyone. Enjoy local dishes like Tanjia or opt for Western favorites.
Insiders Tip: This spot is alcohol-friendly.
4. Atay: Hidden Gem with a View
Location: 62, rue Amsafah Sidi Abdelaziz
Contact: Tel: +212 (0) 661 34 42 46
Description: Tucked away in the heart of the Medina, Atay offers mouthwatering local cuisine and stunning views of the Atlas Mountains in the winter.
Insiders Tip: Enjoy a complimentary glass of tea. No alcohol served.
5. Nomad: Reinventing Moroccan Classics
Location: 1 Derb Aarjan
Contact: Tel: +212 (0) 5 24 38 16 09
Website: Nomad Marrakech
Description: With a retro aesthetic, Nomad captivates diners with reinvented Moroccan classics. The multiple rooftops are perfect for lingering over coffee or tea.
Insiders Tip: No alcohol served.
With this guide of our 5 Lunch spots in the Medina, Marrakech Insiders ensures your culinary journey through Marrakech’s Medina is nothing short of extraordinary. Make your 3-day Marrakech trip a gastronomic delight!
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