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Cafe du Livre

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44 Rue Tariq Ibn Ziad | Off to one side of the entrance to Hotel Toulousain, Ville Nouvelle, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212 5244-32149
12:30 - 23:00
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Sun 12:30 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great bar, friendly staff, excellent food...and they show a bit of live sport (including rugby) from time to time. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank browneyeno1
Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I haven't had much difficulty as a coeliac at local restaurants but when I got the craving for western food it became more of a challenge. Café du Livre was a fantastic find as not only does the menu have lots of gluten free options (including gluten free pasta!) they were also happy to alter meals to make them gluten... More 

Thank EllenLaughton
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was awesome and by far one of our favourite places in marrakech, full of young Moroccans, live music, draft beer (pints!) very reasonable prices as well. Had chicken brochettes with couscous - very tasty. The menu had a mix of western (burgers, all day breakfasts etc) and morroccan - tagine etc.

Thank MissTutt
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

It's a great place to go and chill for a couple of hours. The staff speak perfect English and are really polite which is really welcoming when, if like me, you are struggling with the local language and you're travelling solo. The have a good selection of drinks and they do happy hour which is a bonus, not too expensive... More 

Thank 30wandering
Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region, Morocco
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Great cafe if you are craving a taste of the west. It can be a bit hard to find the first time but it is a wonderful spot to enjoy a drink (!) and the company of english speakers and the menu features some wonderful western delights like chicken wings. Only complaint is that smoking is permitted inside and that... More 

Thank Kathi B
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Not great .... European prices yet food of poor quality. Boyfriend and I went following reviews on trip advisor and his baguette was stale and my toaster the portion offered to a child! Modern .... but lacked atmosphere - we found nicer places closer to the plaza that had seating outside, more variety and looked more appealing food and portion... More 

Thank Emma C
Marrakech, Morocco
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

My favorite place to go when craving amazing chicken wings. I have been here with my husband and friends on Monday evenings for the weekly quiz, which is so much fun! The atmosphere is great and the staff and the owners are very friendly.

2 Thank Kamy K
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We went here after Jardin Majorelle and it was lovely. Wide range of drinks and food available at extremely good prices. Servings were a good size as well. Live music is on from 7pm both Fri and Sat nights, as well as all the books and board games! Wish we could have stayed longer!

Thank Victoria M
Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I were looking around for a book store when we came across cafe du livre, we were greated by a very polite women behind the bar who served us 2 coffee's whilst we looked through their book selection. As we were leaving the owner of the cafe told us there was an english quiz night at 7... More 

Thank Matt C
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Thriller enthousiats, buckle up for some of the most interesting war books and thriller shelves in the city, if not the country. The menu was however a bit disapointing, but overall great chilling place and really nice staff.

Thank Yousra B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
American, Cafe, International, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Rue Tariq Ibn Ziad | Off to one side of the entrance to Hotel Toulousain, Ville Nouvelle, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
  • Phone Number: +212 5244-32149

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?