Riad Monceau’s blog

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La Pergola : rooftop jazz bar by RM

A light lunch? A refreshing mid-afternoon break? A drink & tapas night-out with friends? A cocktail treat with the loved one ? A nice family diner? A jazzy brunch with view on the Koutoubia mosque..? La Pergola is the perfect place for all of this and much more. The brand new Riad Monceau rooftop jazz bar invits you to come and chill, have a drink, in an exotic and relaxing decor – a mix between enchanted oasis and desert boot-camp – right off the always amazing Jemaa El Fna. Enough to forget the surrounding hustle and bustle and savour the…

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Christmas Eve Marrakech 2018

Christmas Eve Marrakech – 2018 – We are pleased and proud to present our menu of the 2018 Christmas Eve dinner. Christmas Eve is a unique evening in the year, Marrakech is definitely a fantastic place to celebrate this very special moment and Restaurant Riad Monceau is a special and exclusive place – all dedicated to the best of Moroccan gastronomy – where we will be delighted to welcome you for an unforgettable 1001-night dinner with your friends and/or family. Children are of course very welcome (special 50% off for children under 12). The seating capacity of Restaurant Riad Monceau Marrakech being…

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New Year’s Eve Marrakech – 2018/2019

New Year’s Eve Marrakech – 2018/2019 – We are pleased and proud to present our menu of the 2018/2019 New Year’s Eve dinner. The New Year’Eve is a unique evening in the year, Marrakech is definitely the place to celebrate this very special moment and Restaurant Riad Monceau is a special and exclusive place – all dedicated to the best of Moroccan gastronomy – where we will be delighted to welcome you for an unforgettable 1001-night dinner. The seating capacity of Restaurant Riad Monceau Marrakech being limited  we kindly recommend you to make your reservation for the 2018/2019 New Year’s Eve…

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All about Moroccan food

Though North African cuisine is usually highlighted by the couscous, this world famous meal is actually rather of Tunisian and Algerian origin. Yet, Morocco is essentially the homeland of tajines and pastillas that are true symbolons of Moroccan food. Unlike couscous, which is fairly easy to prepare and as a result gained international success, tajines are more complex dishes and require specific preparation. Therefore, Moroccan cuisine has remained a traditional family cuisine that is less exported to the world than couscous. Moroccan food is a Mediterranean cuisine in a broad sense. Multiple influences can be traced such as an Arab…

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Tandem red wine – Moroccan wines

Great Moroccan wines / Tandem Red Wine – As part of its blog dedicated to the best Moroccan wines, Restaurant Riad Monceau is very pleased to introduce one of its best finds : Tandem red wine, by Alain Graillot. From the meeting in 2003 between Alain Graillot (Crozes-Hermitage, Saint Joseph) and Thalvin was born TANDEM, one of the most interesting wines from the current Moroccan production. The collaboration between Morocco and France is known for its fertility and the history of TANDEM is one of the most beautiful illustrations ever. In 2003, during a visit to the Moroccan vineyard Alain…

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Val d’Argan – Best Moroccan wines

Best Moroccan wines / Val d’Argan – As part of its blog dedicated to the presentation of the best Moroccan wines, Restaurant Riad Monceau is very pleased to introduce one of its best finds : the Val d’Argan wines from the Val d’Argan estate, property of Charles Mélia. At an age when many aspire to live an easy life Charles Mélia decides that his own life as a Châteauneuf-du-Pape wine producer is definitely too well settled. So at nearly 50 years old he entrusted the keys of his estate to his eldest daughter, Anne-Charlotte, and go and explore the world…

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Best Moroccan wines – Blog

Best Moroccan wines – Blog by Restaurant Riad Monceau – If the capacity of the Moroccan vineyards (50 millions bottles per year or so) cannot yet compete with California’s, the Sharifi Kingdom features nevertheless exceptionnal assets – a rich and diverse geology, an ideal meteorology – which are likely to make it a future wine paradise. Even though the idea might seem strange at first sight today, it is actually less surprising than it appears if one remembers that, since Antiquity, Mococco as always been a privileged land for vineyards and wine. The contemporary Moroccan vineyard takes its expansion, from…

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Riad Monceau’s cookbook

It’s now been almost 10 years since the Riad Monceau strives to represent the best that Morocco and Marrakech have to offer : architecture, tradition of hospitality, lifestyle, gastronomy, … a strong and constant commitment that is rewarded today with the publishing of Riad Monceau’s book : The Riad Monceau – A palace of Moroccan gastronomy available at all bookstores. Published by the great Moroccan editor La Croisée des Chemins, this luxury Moroccan cookbook was thought as an hymn to this extraordinary city that is Marrakech, perfect symbol of today’s Morocco, a country firmly heading towards future and modernity, but also strong…

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Christmas’ Eve Marrakech

Christmas’ Eve Marrakech – We are pleased and proud to present our menu of the 2011 Christmas’  Eve dinner. The Christmas ‘ Eve is a unique evening in the year, Marrakech is definitely a fantastic place to celebrate this very special moment and Restaurant Riad Monceau is a special and exclusive place – all dedicated to the best of Moroccan gastronomy – where we will be delighted to welcome you for an unforgettable 1001-night dinner with your friends and/or family. Children are of course very welcome (special 50% off for children under 12). The seating capacity of Restaurant Riad Monceau Marrakech being…

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New Year’s Eve Marrakech

New Year’s Eve Marrakech – We are pleased and proud to present our menu of the 2011/2012 New Year’s Eve dinner. The New Year’Eve is a unique evening in the year, Marrakech is definitely the place to celebrate this very special moment and Restaurant Riad Monceau is a special and exclusive place – all dedicated to the best of Moroccan gastronomy – where we will be delighted to welcome you for an unforgettable 1001-night dinner. The seating capacity of Restaurant Riad Monceau Marrakech being extremely limited (50 people or so) we kindly recommend you to make your reservation for the…

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