Middle Atlas restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Medina

Café Clock

With a clientele of foreigners and creative young Fassis and a staff that's cheerful despite the maze of stairs in the multilevel space, Clock is an ideal place to rest and nourish yourself. The menu is a refreshing…
Top Choice Moroccan in Medina

Ruined Garden

Dine in the wild garden in summer, or by a cosy fire in winter. Lunch has some bargain stews and 'tapas' (Moroccan salads, with some especially good varieties), while dinner has a few more elaborate dishes (includin…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Moulay Idriss Zerhoun

Scorpion House

A delicious, freshly made feast is served at this fabulous house high up on the mountainside. Expect a bountiful buffet of locally sourced, creative salads and treats cooked on the shwaya (traditional charcoal grill…
Top Choice Moroccan in Medina

Dar Hatim

Husband-wife owners Fouad and Karima have gradually transformed their family home into an elegant restaurant, complete with brocade cushions and painted wood ceilings – but the food remains hearty and home-cooked, a…
Top Choice French in Middle Atlas

Restaurant Les Truites

Built by the French in 1929, this atmospheric old hotel now operates as a bar and restaurant. It specialises in delicious local trout (hence the name), as well as rabbit, venison and wild boar. The sautéed potatoes …
Gastronomy in Medina

Nur

Born in Spain of Moroccan parents, chef Najat Kaanache has worked at restaurants such as Noma and traveled extensively in Mexico. Her lovely fine-dining restaurant synthesizes her experience into a dazzling, ever-ch…
Moroccan in Medina

L'Amandier

The elegant Moroccan menu at the Palais Faraj restaurant includes an especially elaborate array of traditional salads, followed by less-common dishes such as chicken stuffed with fruits and couscous. Mediterranean-F…
Moroccan in Medina

La Maison Bleue

The first fine-dining restaurant in the medina, opened in the 1990s, is still consistently one of the best. The menu of the usual salads and tagines might not look thrilling, but the execution is absolutely flawless…
Moroccan in Medina

Le Tarbouche

This hip little snack joint has a friendly staff and a creative menu. The Moroccan tabbouleh (fluffy couscous replaces bulgur) is refreshing, as is the rosemary-mint lemonade. Mains include merguez (spicy sausage) p…
Moroccan in Meknes

Aisha

This tiled box of a room has a maximum capacity of 10, so while you may want to lounge after your large, delectable home-style meal, it's only polite to roll out and make room for more of Aisha's many fans. She take…