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Cafe Des Epices

75, Rahba Lakdima | Place des épices, Marrakech, Morocco
+212 5243-91770
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good50%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (98 reviews)
“kefta” (20 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Moroccan, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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75, Rahba Lakdima | Place des épices, Marrakech, Morocco
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Le Café has nice terrace with view on the market just in front. Rooftop Le Jardin has nice view over the Souhks and market. Not just typical Maghreb food but also some otiginal sandwiches and good coffee!

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Très jolie terrasse sur la place des épices. Une carte de jus de fruits frais de saison, idéal pour manger des fruits en toute sécurité sur Marrakech… Si vous aimez le café, optez pour le café épicé (cardamome, cannelle, etc.) Very nice to terrace on...More

Thank Raphael L
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was nice, but only seemed quite average considering the high prices. At the top there were water sprays to keep the temperatures a little lower, but when we were there this just made the temperature worse as it felt really humid as well as...More

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit here! We found the prices reasonable for good food and drinks. It's a very relaxing place for people watching. The sprinklers are very welcome as the roof terrace is a real sun trap and gets very hot! The service wasn't prompt...More

Thank usering1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mm what a delicious supper we had here, great atmosphere and a lovely place to sit and watch the world go by. Happy days

Thank HelenDsunshine
Reviewed 1 week ago

Grabbing dinner at Cafe Des Epices and watching the sun set over Marrakech was a great experience. Lovely food and customer service too.

Thank Nadezhda Valter Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this place with friends and family at recommendation of the Riad. The ambience is ok but staff and service are poor and ownership is horrible. The charged us for something when we had asked for a vegetarian dish. Then took the meat off...More

Thank P P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place with good food. Evening terrace is a pleasure too. But.. I went there on the basis that the same person owns this place and the fantastic Nomad. However CDE does not have the space and comfort of Nomad on the terrace. Chairs...More

Thank Yusuf O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been three or four times during a period of four days in early July. Great place for a morning coffee, preferably by 11 when the heat is not intense, and the place is not busy so you can choose the best spots! Many different options...More

Thank Christos K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful terrace in Marrakech,Place des Epices.. the food is really good, expecially tajines with meat and apple!! Great atmosphere,in my opinion it's a really cute place to dinner and drink some mint tea,looking the wonderful Medina...

Thank Vanessa B
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Jeremy C
7 March 2017|
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Response from Maeve M | Reviewed this property |
If you wanted wine there's a bar/restaurant near here Called Le Salama,great beer and cocktails didn't have the wine but they had plenty of option.Also if you want a drink within walking distance is hotel tazi nice wine and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$6
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75, Rahba Lakdima | Place des épices, Marrakech, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
  • Phone Number: +212 5243-91770
  • E-mail
Description
In the heart of the Medina and Souks of Marrakech lies the Rahba Kedima spice square, where old women gather to pound henna for traditional tattoos and sell hand knitted hats, while seasoned vendors run the surrounding spice stores. Within this setting is the now famed Cafe des Epices, the perfect meeting place and rest stop from the heat and commotion of the souks. The inexpensive menu is focused on the simple and fresh, offering teas and coffee, freshly made juices, sandwiches, salads and crepes. The design is correspondingly simple: deliberately paired down and basic in order to offer a peaceful resting place after the visual overload of the Souks. Built over 3 floors, the top terrace offers great views over the square and surrounding Medina, the non-smoking 2nd floor salon is a great place to lounge and the ground floor and outdoor tables are fantastic places from which to watch the colourful comings and goings of the spice square market. Open daily from 9am to 10pm
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