Restaurants

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Douyria

One of the best eateries in town, Douyria wows dinners with its rooftop terrace, candlelit tables and cushion-lined nooks perfect for taking in the atmospheric surrounds with a cocktail. You can feast on richly flav…
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La Kasbah des Sables

Conceived by owner Brigitte Babolat, this Moorish fantasy palace – a medley of cosy lounges and nooks arranged around a series of patios – took three years to create. The centerpiece is an enormous shallow pool back…
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Habous

Overlooking the lively square at the epicentre of Ouarzazate, Habous is the most popular place in town. It has a patisserie, cafe and restaurant, with plenty of outdoor seating for taking in life on the square. The …
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Accord Majeur

After a week of desert dining, you may find yourself sleepwalking to this French bistro opposite the Berbère Palace. Here, in cosy nooks lit by a mellow, yellow glow from dozens of brass wall lamps, Aurélie and Char…
Fusion in Ouarzazate

Le Relais Saint Exupéry

The Relais serves creative dishes featuring local ingredients such as Talouine saffron and Saharan salt. Try flaky pastilla of fish, or dromedary meat in a Mali-inspired sauce of garlic, cumin, ginger and paprika. I…
Fusion in Ouarzazate

Chez Dimitri

This historic spot has been around since 1928, when Chez Dimitri played a pivotal role as petrol station, transport hub, restaurant and even dance hall in the fledgling city of Ouarzazate. You can contemplate the pa…
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Jardin des Arômes

Step off busy Ave Mohammed V and climb the steps up to this peaceful jardin (garden), with white leather chairs, thick curtains and a tent-like interior overlooking the greenery. Start off with the Lebanese mezzes (…
Pastries in Ouarzazate

Patisserie de Habous

On balmy evenings, all strolls lead here for French éclairs, croissants and Moroccan pastries. In the morning, order a msmem (crêpe with honey and cheese), then grab a seat at the next-door cafe (also Habous) for co…
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Chez Nabil

With its red-and-white-checked tablecloths and fast, friendly service, Chez Nabil is a local favourite. Choose between quick and easy burgers, chicken skewers and merguez sausages and trad favourites such as liver t…
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Restaurant 3 Thés

The wrought-iron sidewalk seating and cosy interiors say Paris cafe, but the menu says cheeseburgers and tasty vegetarian or meaty tajines with figs, prunes or almonds.