Nikki Beach (Circuit de la Palmeraie, Marrakech) — located some 5 km from the city center, Nikki Beach presents itself as the hip place to be in the Marrakech area. With a resident DJ, three pools, an Oriental twist to the international cuisine and its chic designer look, this is Dubai comes to Marrakech. Patrons […]
Le 68 Bar a Vin (68 Rue de la Liberté, derrierCarre Eden Gueliz, Voiturier Sur Place, Marrakech 40000) – this is a popular wine bar, especially for those who simply want to enjoy a couple of glasses of wine with friends (as opposed to going to a pricey nightclub in town). Its wine list consists […]
La Suite (54 Rue Jean Jaurès, Casablanca 20250) – as part of this bar’s Parisian theme, it serves French cuisine and a variety of French and international drinks (prepared by a team of competent international bartenders). It’s best known for its evening entertainment (local DJs spinning electronic dance music) – catering to visiting 20 & […]
La Plage Rouge (Route de l Ourika – km 10, Marrakech) — there are other pool lounges in Marrakech, but this is the youngest and most popular with locals. Located 10 km outside of Marrakech on a little-traveled road, the location feels like a scene in a Hollywood movie complete with camels and desert mirage. […]
La Perle Sky Bar (The Pearl Marrakech Hotel, Angle Avenue Echouhada et Rue des Temples, Marrakech 40000) – this venue of Marrakech’s answer to “Sky 28” lounge in Casablanca. This rooftop bar is on the top floor of The Pearl Marrakech Hotel. This lounge terrace is an invitation to chill out on one of the […]
La Bodega (129 Boulevard Ben Abdellah, Casablanca 20250) – given the heavy French influence in Morocco, it’s interesting to find this Spanish-themed bar & restaurant. Of course, signature Spanish items like tapas and seafood paella are readily available, along with sangria and other Spanish wines, and even beer on tap. Musically, expect to walk into […]
L’Armstrong (1 Rue de la Mer du Japon, Ain Diab, Casablanca) – this is a rock club that’s been around for many years, catering to a mix of college students and more mature expats. Local rock acts regularly do live shows there.
Irish Pub (East West Hotel, Av. Hassan Souktani, Quartier Gauthier, Casablanca) – this is a nice place for those looking for a drink with Irish & British pub atmosphere, as well as those interested in watching football matches and other sporting events.
Casart Lounge (Rue Sidi Belyout, Hotel Sofitel Tour Blanche, Casablanca) – this is a lounge that caters to young 20-something expats and is known for its drinks and competent service. The décor and furniture are top-notch, and live lounge acts are often booked there. Well-rated by various travelers on TripAdvisor.com
Zayna Restaurant (73, rue Ibn Jaljal, Casablanca) — Ideally located near the ISESCO park, Zayna is known for its welcoming service, and authentic and traditional Moroccan cuisine. With a musical and enchanting atmosphere, guests are taken into a Moroccan oasis, where they can sample traditional tajine and fresh fruit juices amongst much more. Hailed not […]