Restaurant Chez Ali
Restaurant Chez Ali
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9:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
9:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
9:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
9:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
9:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
9:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
9:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Sunday
9:30 PM - 12:00 AM
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Since 1980, the Restaurant Chez Ali of Marrakech offers each evening to its guests a folklore show mixing traditional songs and dances, fantasia and equestrian acrobatics. In a setting worthy of the tales of the Arabian Nights, between imperial palace and tents caidale Chez Ali Marrakech offers a traditional dinner. Bewitched by the legendary Moroccan folklore, you will eat, listen and watch an entertainment restoring the ancestral Berber celebrations. This unique and captivating performance takes place in a typical arena of powder games: The fantasia. The Restaurant Chez Ali Marrakech has reconstituted in the purest tradition this practice. Riders in baroude, weapons and traditional costumes charge as at the time of the battles and demonstrations of strength. It is the mastery and knowledge of ancestral art and a passion for horses. Acrobats as for them ignite the crowds with singular feats and the nobility of their mounts.
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2-3 hours
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Michael R
London4 contributions
Mar. 2023
I have never experienced such incompetent , difficult and stressful customer service in my life; and I worked in the customer service industry for 25 years !! This review is in relation to Booking.com more than Fantasia event specifically as I used Booking.com for my Hotel, Fantasia evening and Taxi from the airport to the Hotel.

Granted a 25 Euro refund was given in the end although even that they insisted on paying in Brazilian currency when my profile settings said, and always had done, Uk pounds as that's where I live and paid for my holiday. Booking.com insisted nothing could be done about it so even the 25 Euros ended up as £ after Bank charges !!!! That didn't even cover the cost incurred to me to sort out Booking.com errors let alone the stress and inconvenience they caused which ultimately resulted in my 30 year old Neice crying due to stresses the incompetence of Booking.com partner companies caused !!

Way too long to detail but to summarise. An evening event was booked thru Booking.com to align with my Hotel booking with them. The tour operator asked for confirmation details in advance which I did twice during the previous week and they ignored both my messages and the phone number given was never answered by them. With less than 3 hours to go before our event and with nothing from the tour operator we made our own way there and were told upon arrival our tickets weren't valid, they'd never heard of the tour operator and we had to leave !! Only through my insistence were we eventually allowed to stay. On the drive back the coach driver dropped us off at midnight no where near our accommodation, gave us the wrong directions to get there and left us to wonder through a maze of dark alleys completely lost. The whole Fantasia evening was arranged by Booking.com through Greyline Tours of Marrakech.

As for the Fantasia evening, it was poorly lit, very short in duration and nothing much seemed to be happening. This is screaming for a US events company to take over as it's so amateur as it is. Food was terrible although lots of it. Very disappointing evening.

Also a taxi was arranged with Booking.com to take us from the airport to our accommodation. The taxi driver told us we were there, drove off and it turned out we were on the other side of town and after an hour and much stress trying to communicate with the locals, we eventually got a taxi to our correct address !! That was fully refunded by Booking.com taxi division who were more efficient and reasonable.

It was a full weeks worth of work trying to actually get to any department within Booking.com who would assist and then dozens of email exchanges with them asking for information they already had ; I felt I was banging my head against a brick wall most of the time !

To sum up, I had a terrible experience with my holiday completely ruined through no fault of my own, purely the incompetence of Booking.com partner companies. The refund didn't even cover my expenses ; the whole saga was incredibly stressful and needless to say I'll be booking with anyone but Booking.com in the future. For those thinking of booking with this company , just be prepared that if anything goes wrong you have weeks of stress ahead of you trying to get Booking.com to sort it out and, from my experience, you'll end up still worse off than when you started !!
Written March 29, 2023
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Eugenio
5 contributions
Feb. 2023 • Couples
Food overpriced and show inconsistent. Understand is a place for tourist but this has very few to do with the Maroccan culture. The show that lasts more or less half an hour consists of 3 to 4 passage of horse riding with some gun shots, a woman dancer on a big moving stage and the final walk of all the actors including the welcome people at the entrance and some sheep. All this show is very hard to be seen as the area is almost completely dark!
Written February 15, 2023
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Keith
1 contribution
Dec. 2022 • Family
The food was poor, the staff surly and the show was crap. Drinks were supposed to be included but weren't. Paid in £ sterling on an astonishingly bad exchange rate with no change.
Written December 25, 2022
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John A
Barcelona, Spain82 contributions
Dec. 2022
The charge of Bedouin Horsemen in full-flight was the highlight of the evening, showing off all their skills. The female singers with their zaghrouta (or ululation) transported you to another time & place in history. Well worth the effort!
Written December 9, 2022
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Pledoc
Canton of Ticino, Switzerland220 contributions
Pure fake Disneyland style. Food eateble but pretty low level. Usual tourist trap were this time we fall in. Marrakech is full of wonderful restaurants with amazing shows, no need to waste time to come here!!
Written November 22, 2022
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Fati
1 contribution
Nov. 2022 • Business
We came to Cher Ali with our colleagues doctors from the Arab congress. It was a wonderful experience. Our colleagues from all around the world were amazed by the place and the show. It was spectacular. Definitely recommend.
Written November 21, 2022
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Giacomo P
4 contributions
Oct. 2022
Nice experience, very folk and funny. Apart from that, it is 100% a Theme Park and everything is clearly as scenographic as a theatre can be.
Quality of food shall be improved especially for vegetarian or vegan clients or simply people on a special diet limitation.
Beverage apart from water not included, this is not a very good deal actually.

The overall Show was kind of fun and entertaining.
Transfer from/to the location was very long due to the many people to be picked-up and dropped down in many different locations of the city.

In general it was good. Very indicated for families & children rather than adults.

Thank you.
Written October 18, 2022
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MARTI_197620
Barcelona, Spain28 contributions
Jul. 2022 • Family
Great show.
Very good food.
Only did not like the driver managing the visit, asking for euros right at the arrival before eating with no credit card options. Is bad to delegate such a great place to a driver.
But again, we paid 90€ and we had great food, both quality and quantity, and amazing show. So we happy.
Written July 24, 2022
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Merci pour votre avis, nous sommes ravis que tout vous ait plu ! Nous vous attendons à nouveau, cordialement, l'équipe CHEZ ALI.
Written August 17, 2022
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Dai D
Iskandar Puteri, Malaysia4 contributions
Jul. 2022
Food was basic but, plentiful; bland but, significant. The dancing was like watching your grandma and grandpa at weddings. The show lasted 30min at best from 10.45pm-11.15pm until then there was overplayed music and poor dancing. We waited in anticipation in the tents to be let down in all regards. Do not attend. I wouldn't do again even if I was paid. To add insult to injury we had to pay excessive prices for drinks which we were not advised about. Most exciting and pleasing part of the night was the drive home! If I could give 0 stars, I would. Whatever, any review says please heed my advice and do not go. Wasted evening! And gutted for the kids. 10 year olds pay full adult price and for what? A bowl of couscous, a few mini kebabs and soup. Shocking! Someone is making a financial killing!
Written July 20, 2022
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Merci pour vos commentaires, nous tiendrons compte de vos souhaits pour un meilleur service, cordialement l'équipe CHEZ ALI.
Written August 17, 2022
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John D
Bolton, UK40 contributions
Apr. 2022 • Friends
Don't bother. Terrible food, bored "singers" and dancers and a show that was so bad it was funny.
The only good point was that it was all over in an hour and a half so it didn't waste the whole evening. Dreadful
Written June 16, 2022
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RESTAURANT CHEZ ALI (Marrakech) - 2023 What to Know BEFORE You Go

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Restaurant Chez Ali is open:
  • Sun - Sat 9:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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