Located in the very heart of the souks, this property is a hidden gem of the Saadian era, only found by the discerning and curious visitors, where history is recorded in the delicate tracery of the stucco and skillfully carved wood. In 2000, Marrakech Riads, a leading company in the restoration of the riads in Marrakech, brought Dar Cherifa back to life, and simultaneously unveiled a hidden treasure of the medina, the refined decor of this house is undoubtedly recalling the one of the Medersa Ben Youssef, one of the finest monuments of Marrakech. Renovated with the greatest care and attention to detail, with the participation of renowned craftsmen so as to maintain its authenticity and splendor.
Of all the buildings that Marrakech Riads has restored in the past 20 years Dar Zellij stands as one of the most remarkable for its interior design and architecture.
This beautiful dwelling has been transformed into a high-end moroccan restaurant where hosts can experience and taste the true Moroccan cuisine in an incomparable atmosphere for an absolute satisfaction. Named as one of the best restaurants in the world by Laliste.com in 2016, Dar Zellij’s main objective is to enhance and educate the palates of guests with the freshest ingredients and startling flavors.