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La Cle de Voute

76 Rue Laaloujj, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 661-613188
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab ravioli” (4 reviews)
“lamb” (16 reviews)
“pastilla” (15 reviews)
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French, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
76 Rue Laaloujj, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely restaurant in central medina. Cosy and nice atmosphere. I had a beautiful lamb dish with pears and carrots followed by a very sweet banana dessert. Amin our waiter was very attentive and helpful, as were the other staff. Service was very efficient. I can...More

Thank Stuartessaouira
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Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

In the center of a port in the medina in Essaouira, you'll find La Cle de Voute (The key to the vault). I would add 'The key to my heart' . . . The restaurant lures us in with a poster in the street that...More

Thank IngvildSS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my partner decided to dine here as our last night in Essaouira and we were absolutely not disappointed. Nestled away this beautiful little restaurant comes alive in the evening. The servers that we had spoke amazing English, what a lovely touch that the...More

Thank Brittanyhndx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ate at this restaurant with my family for dinner this evening. The food was delicious. We arrived before it got crowded, having seen the reviews on trip advisor. The wait staff was amazing and immediately thoroughly explained each item on the menu to us...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to Morocco multiple times and never have I had a culinary experience like this one. The service here is excellent! Make sure to ask for Zack as your server and enjoy some of the best food and wine pairings available in this...More

Thank Joseph N
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

We had a very good dinner here. The service is careful and explain every single plate. At the end of the dinner, check the bill: sometimes they could make some math mistakes (tip: the sum is 295)More

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rimaquad, Propriétaire at La Cle de Voute, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

Dear Sir, we are really sorry for the inconvenience caused by this mistake. we found your bill and there was a difference of 60dhs. upon arrival you may have noticed the efforts we made to take care of our guests, and the time it took...More

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

From the moment we (5 girls) stepped into this restaurant and until the moment we left we were made to feel like long lost friends coming for dinner!! The owner went to great lengths to accommodate us despite not making a reservation. We were very...More

Thank aishah H
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

We went for dinner after checking out the reviews and it was fantastic. The owner greeted us at the door and went over the whole menu. Really nice on his part. They have a very nice wine selection featuring local wines and the food is...More

Thank cooneybrendan00
Reviewed July 19, 2018

We've been there twice and each was just great. We tried variety of starters & main courses. Great wines at reasonable price. Top hospitality.

Thank BenTheDude1973
Reviewed July 14, 2018

We've been there as 9 person team. I tried a bit out of all served dishes. All were just great! Regardless you are vegetarian or meat/fish fun, You will find great proposals for You. Nice atmosphere at this cosy spot with great experience offered by...More

Thank Łukasz Z
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Cliona S
July 20, 2018|
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Response from hilltopOxon | Reviewed this property |
I agree , the prices rflect the food and quality and ambience as well as the service ... i e not low but not too high . I don’t recall about the veg options
August 27, 2016|
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Response from Bruno B | Reviewed this property |
yes they do. very good at a very decent price
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Rue Laaloujj, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: +212 661-613188
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Restaurant decorated with gaiety. Home in simplicity and gentillese. Small menu card but regular suggestions.
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