Le Foundouk Restaurant
In the labyrinth of the Medina, even locals get lost finding Le Foundouk Restaurant in Marrakech. That’s the reason why an army of lantern-carrying guides is employed to take you there from the taxi drop-off point at Place du Moukef.
Traditionally, a ‘foundouk’ is an old merchants’ inn. Most of the foudouks are now used as artisan’s workshops, but this ancient foundouk is transformed into a stylish dining den with a cosmopolitan vibe, great cocktails, and tasty French-Moroccan fare. A bevy of uniformed waiters serves up traditional Moroccan dishes such as lamb tangine with figs, and chicken tagine with preserved lemons, and French dishes like duck breast with gratin dauphinois.
From the same owner of the eco-lodge Les Cinq Djellabas, Le Foudouk Restaurant is spread over 3 floors, all beautifully styled in dark grape shades. Book a table on the très chic first floor for people watching, while the highlight is the rooftop table, illuminated by candles at night and offering a stunning view of the surrounding Medina.