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“Just alright”
Review of The Ruined Garden

The Ruined Garden
Ranked #21 of 254 Restaurants in Fes
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$3 - US$25
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Set in the ruins of a courtyard house in Old Fez. We serve Tapas at lunch, street foods, also cakes and pastries, fresh juices (eg watermelon or cucumber & mint or date and orange blossom milk) and Modern Moroccan dinners (*7 hour lamb 'Mechwi' or Pigeon B'Stella order in advance*) When it is hot there is shade and sun hats, when cold or wet there is a salon with a log fire. When wet or during high season (Christmas, Easter, May & October) reservations essential. We are situated 5 minutes from Talaa Seghira & the same distance from Batha, there are some painted signs. *No alcohol I am sorry to say* We offer an escort service to & from your accommodation within the medina, call in advance to arrange this (20 dirham) All tips and gratuities go to the staff. There are cats living in the Medina of Fez, they are stray and are pest control for the city, please do not feed them in the garden. We feed them in the street outside and make sure they have water, as do all Fez residents.
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

The place was nice, the staff was very nice, but the food was only okay.

The Harira soup was thick and off-putting. The kefta was tough & bland. Chicken tagine was unremarkable but fine. Unsure how this place has earned the strong reviews that it has.

Thank notime2waste
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

A magical little oasis in the bustling Médina. Stop by for a brief respite and some delectable eats before resuming your meandering.

Wonderful fresh juices and a good variety of traditional-fusion food options.

Thank OpalOwl
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

I went to this pace three times and I loved it every time. They change their menu daily based on local produce and availability, so already I’m in love. It is definitely a tourist place, as in no locals go there and I don’t think they’d really like it. But the tapas are stunning and the drinks are delicious and the grading is so ambient. I would go here at the start of your time in Fes so you have a chance to go back if you love it.

Thank ErinH2270
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

This quaint and trendy eatery is off the beaten path, a peaceful place to get traditional Moroccan dishes with modern touch.
The pastilla and bean soup were particularly delicious.
Enjoy!

Thank burkele
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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

excellent service of this restaurant. they will lead you to the restaurant and guide you to get a taxi after the dinner. the restaurant is not easy to find therefore, this restaurant is willing to offer more.
good food and staff will chit chat with you when you are eating.
so chill.

Thank iwino
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