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Riad Kniza Restaurant

34 Derb L'Hotel | Bab Doukala Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212 5243-76942
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastilla” (34 reviews)
“lamb” (35 reviews)
“salad” (36 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
34 Derb L'Hotel | Bab Doukala Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent dinner at Riad Kniza. The atmosphere was very relaxed and the courses kept coming, with much more food than we could possibly eat.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RichSD1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a hidden gem. Be careful when you stand in front of the houses in this very small dark and narrow street. We have tried to enter the restaurant. But nobody has opened the door. The entrance was on the opposite side! When...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AlsterHamburg
Reviewed 10 December 2018

We came to Riad Kniza after a long & boring carriage ride... and this splendid palace saved our day. We were guided through the Riad to appreciate how it was restored to it's original beauty and, then shown our private dining room with a very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Jean-Pierre D
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Fatiha will welcome you with the best smile. It's one of the most beautiful riads in Marrakech (maybe the most). Authentic and delicious marocian food for a special experience you have to try! :)

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dimte
Reviewed 1 October 2018

The moment we walked into the Riad Kniza we loved the atmosphere. The beautiful entrance and surrounding rooms are so elegant. Beautiful detail from floor to ceiling, we were in aww just walking to the dining room. Dinner was excellent. We ordered the traditional morocann...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank barbara e
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at this place. It is very cool atmosphere and the staff is cool and decent as well. Food was nice.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank polea123
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

You arrive in the 18th century when you enter the restaurant hotel. The service is excellent and the environment is just incredible. Every as ok until we saw the menu. You have nome more than 4 choices that is basically the same plate but with...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Paulo F
Reviewed 23 June 2018

What a beautiful peaceful spot in the midst of the hectic bustle of the medina in Marrakech. We were graciously greeted and given a brief tour of the common areas at this lovely riad. We ended up in a lovely high ceilinged, white table clothed,...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 896teds896
Reviewed 2 June 2018

After reading the reviews I booked this place for a high end meal. Apart from another couple of guests who left just after we arrived we were the only diners in the restaurant all evening. Whilst the decor was quaint and traditional there was no...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank jasmineSanFrancisco
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic and amazing place. In a little street of the Medina, in the heart of the city. An unexpected jewel behind a little door. A fairy tale is opened to you when entering into this Riad that offers high standard accommodation and a...More

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank BCN-BRUX
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Tori V
21 July 2017|
Response from AlsterHamburg | Reviewed this property |
Of course the restaurant is accepting it!
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Tori V
21 July 2017|
Response from harrietk563 | Reviewed this property |
13 June 2016|
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Response from Jesper R | Reviewed this property |
I am sure it is open. Please contact the Riad for opening hours etc.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$75
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, 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
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  • This restaurant is at Riad Kniza
For food lovers and "fins gourmets", Riad Kniza, is the perfect place to enjoy an authentic gourmet Moroccan dinner and has been choice of the likes of Brad Pit, Tom Cruise, Bill Gates, David Rockefeller and many other celebrities visiting Marrakech. Riad Kniza caters for only 7 tables and advanced booking is recommended to secure your table.
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