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Ginger Cafe - CLOSED

8, Rue Ibn Rochd | Kasbah of the Medina - Just off Main Square, Essaouira, Morocco
+212 5247-85120
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
27 Dec 2015
“Modern, fresh food restaurant”
21 Jun 2014
“Multiple Testings”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, Mediterranean, Moroccan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8, Rue Ibn Rochd | Kasbah of the Medina - Just off Main Square, Essaouira, Morocco
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Reviewed 27 December 2015

We really liked the Ginger Café. It offers nice fresh food in a modern space. I had a dish of fish and a fresh avocado orange juice. The juice I still make at home since then, it was great. They made it from the ingredients...More

Thank HelenniumsTrips
Reviewed 21 June 2014

I ate at "The Ginger" three times with the friends I was traveling with. Each time we were delighted and full. The sandwiches are great and do order the carrot cake! We often sat after our meal to draw and talk and this was never...More

Thank Mole88
Reviewed 7 June 2014

After reading the wonderful reviews of this place could not wait to go and have some different and good food. We love food in morocco, but after a while eating tagine and couscous you are just ready for a change.I know it is not good...More

Thank peter s
Reviewed 15 May 2014

After reading all the great reviews below for this cafe, we sought it out after a week of tagines and couscous in Marrakesh. We came for Lunch and it was very quiet with only another small 3 person group sat down. We had to say...More

Thank Megan B
gingercafe, Owner at Ginger Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2014

Hi Megan, we appreciate you took the time to write this review and are very sorry that you did not have a good experiençe. The food we prepare at Ginger Café is always freshly made and therefore takes a little longer to arrive. Evidently dirty...More

Reviewed 10 May 2014 via mobile

The food here is prepared fresh and is delicious. The salads are imaginative and the balsamic dressing tasty. There's attention to detail with the presentation too. The halved tomatoes were dipped in sesame seeds. Real feel good food with plenty of natural vitamins. The highlight...More

Thank Livetoeatoreattolive
Reviewed 7 April 2014

A pleasant cafe but seating not too comfortable - hard wooden stools and tables too low. For was good though and plentiful had lunch of Ginger Croque and Plat Libainais both were good. A selection of fresh juices and smoothies too.

Thank MagnaRoger
Reviewed 3 April 2014

One of the best places in town, managed by warmhearted people who work with love and take care of their clients in a very friendly way.

Thank YvesDelattre
Reviewed 1 April 2014

Stopped here twice during our time in Essaouira. The avocado hummus toast was tasty and the croquette was good as well. A great value and light alternate to the countless tajine and Italian options in the area.

Thank Explorinator
Reviewed 30 March 2014

we initially came across Ginger by accident ,and it was like a breath of fresh air! the food is fresh and beautifully prepared and presented .,.,.the fresh juices were re-vitalizing .,.,.we went back several times during our stay and loved it every time .,.,the music...More

2  Thank john d
Reviewed 24 March 2014

lots of choices for vegetarians..wholesome delicious food. I especially liked the salads and the juices

Thank Vdigo
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  • Address: 8, Rue Ibn Rochd | Kasbah of the Medina - Just off Main Square, Essaouira, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: +212 5247-85120
Super friendly and fun café with free wifi in the very centre of the old town. Best known for its fabulous smoothies, amazing salads and savory Spanish tortillas. Large selection of teas, great coffee, fabulous cakes. Great advice on things to do and see, super selection of magazines; great to hang out and meet travelers and locals.
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