Local Restaurants, Cafes and Bars
There are many fabulous restaurants, cafes and bars in Essaouira. Here are some of our favourites:
Advance booking is required for this restaurant specialising in international cuisine with great steaks! The décor is in 70’s style.
BEACH AND FRIENDS
Indoor/open air café serving international food. Family friendly. Fantastic place to relax while watching the fabulous sunsets.
Just through the main gate in the city wall of Essaouira. A genuine Ali Baba’s cave, housing an art gallery, antiques and a host of small rooms. Your host, Didier, serves a breath taking selection of world cuisine from each and every continent at affordable prices.
Enjoy a cocktail under the last rays of the setting sun, overlooking the ocean, along with a selection of tapas whilst enjoying the live house band.
The Sofitel Hotel also has an a-la-carte restaurant for finer dining.
A variety of local dishes such as tagines, fish and Moroccan salads are available, as is a refined French cuisine. The bar on the roof terrace is open from 6pm till late with live music. Take in the incredible views of the beach and sea and when it gets a bit chilly, guests are offered vibrantly patterned blankets to stay warm.
LE CHALET DE LA PLAGE
Located on the seafront overlooking the beach. The menu is devoted to a typically Mediterranean cuisine.