22 BEST BARS IN MARRAKECH BASED ON YOUR MOOD

Morocco Oct 07, 2019

Marrakech, the city where your senses fire on all cylinders: smells of spices, oils, carts of fresh veggies and fruit, olives, the vibrant colours of rugs, Moroccan tiles, the buildings, and the cacophony of busy souks, the medina and the call to prayer. It’s overwhelming, it’s beautiful, it’s chaotic.

And when the sun sets over the palm-tree lined horizon, the city only gets more vibrant. If you don’t know what to do at night in Marrakech, here’s our guide to the 22 best bars in Marrakech, based on your mood.

If you don’t feel like enjoying the evening in one of our Marrakech villas, you have endless options for Marrakech clubs, Marrakech rooftops and more.


Find the right bar for your mood below:




Marrakech Clubs: Best places to party in Marrakech

If you’re looking for a place to get loose and dance the night away, below are the best bars in Marrakech and Marrakech clubs where your night out is bound to get crazy.

555 Famous Club best bars in Marrakech
555 Famous Club in Marrakech | ©555

555 Famous Club - Address: Hotel Ushuaïa Clubbing. Boulevard Mohamed VI

We don’t know what came first -- its name or its fame, but 555 Famous Club is one of Marrakech’s go-to places for dancing. This is a high-end nightclub that can lean on the expensive side, but hosts well-known DJs and a good place for a big night out.


Mariinski club and bars in Marrakech
Mariinski club in Marrakech

Mariinski - Address: 40000 Route des Jardins de la Palmeraie

This Marrakech nightclub is a Russian-themed club with one of the best views/venues in the city. Get a peek at Russian dancers and party till the wee hours.


Cantobar - Address: Avenue Moulay El Hassan

Feel like singing a tune? At Cantobar, you have dancing, karaoke, reasonable prices, and fantastic cocktails. What more could you ask for?


Le Palace luxury bar in Marrakech
Le Palace bar in Marrakech

Le Palace - Address: Avenue Echouhada

If you’re looking for the most luxurious, high-end and beautiful Marrakech club, look no further than Le Palace. If you thought your Marrakech villa was fancy, wait till you see this place.

Early in the evening, it’s a restaurant with earth-shattering cuisine. Later, it turns into a party place (closes at 2 AM). Be prepared to dress nice and pay a lot.


L’Auberge Espagnole - Address: Corner of Rue Tarik Ibn Ziad and Rue Moulay Ali

A casual/sports bar in Marrakech, this place serves tapas and Spanish food. Be warned, early on there are sports playing on the TV. If sports aren’t your vibe, this place isn’t for you. Later, you can party to Latin music.



Casual bars in Marrakech

Debating between going out or staying in your Marrakech villa tonight? You may not feel like visiting any Marrakech clubs, but you can still keep it casual and visit one of the following best casual bars in Marrakech:

Le 68 bar à vin Bar & Restaurant in Marrakech
Le 68 bar à vin Bar & Restaurant in Marrakech | ©Marrakech Spirit

Le 68 Bar à Vin - Address: 68 Rue de la Liberté

This charming bar is perfect for groups although a bit small. It has a great selection of nibbles to pair with its amazing cocktails. A fantastic atmosphere is perfect for a casual night out.


Kosybar best rooftop bar in Marrakech
Kosybar overlooking the Medina of Marrakech | ©Kosybar

Kosybar - Address: Place des Ferblantiers، Rue de Berrima

Kosybar is an outdoor local secret with stunning views overlooking the market square. They also serve tasty food. The atmosphere is relaxed and casual and you can enjoy a lovely cocktail.


Pointbar - Address: 3 bis, Rue Abou Hayan Taouhidi

You can find this bar on a quiet street in Gueliz. A self-aimed “positive vibes” bar, this is one of the most relaxed atmosphere you’ll find in the city. You need to buy food to drink alcohol here, but there’s a reasonably priced and varied menu.


Bars in Marrakech with live entertainment

Whether you’re in the mood for hitting up a Marrakech club or just chill out, finding live entertainment won’t be hard in the Red City. Here’s our list of bars in Marrakech with live entertainment:

Lotus Club best bars and restaurants in Marrakech
Lotus Club bar at night | ©Lotus Club

Lotus club - Address: Rue Ahmed Chaouqi

Lotus club is a ritzy cabaret with live entertainment and a creative cocktail menu. Come here to watch live dance shows by the Lotus Girls, but be prepared for a relatively expensive experience.


Palais Jad Mahal best bars and restaurants in Marrakech
Palais Jad Mahal | ©Anisa Sokja

Palais Jad Mahal - Address: Rue Haroun Errachid

One of Marrakech’s trendiest restaurants and most sumptuous bars in Marrakech, the Palais Jad Mahal serves up live belly dancing and other entertainment until late.


L'Epicurien live entertainment bar in Marrakech | ©Made in Marrakech

L’Epicurien - Address: Rue Hafid Ibrahim

Located inside of the casino, this trendy bar in Marrakech has live music. It’s a dark place inside, and the food isn’t amazing, but if you’re looking for live entertainment in Marrakech, this is the place to be.


Buddha-Bar - Address: Avenue Prince Moulay Rachid

On top of the decor that transports you to another place, the oriental atmosphere and the giant golden Buddha that oversees the party, the Buddha-Bar is a fantastic bar in Marrakech to eat and see live dance shows. Be warned -- it’s one of the pricier joints in the city.


Mariinski best club in Marrakech
Mariinski club in Marrakech

Mariinski - Address: 40000 Route des Jardins de la Palmeraie

This Marrakech venue is a Russian-themed club with one of the best views in the city. Get a peek at Russian dancers and party till the wee hours.


So Lounge Bar best bars and restaurants in Marrakech
So Lounge bar in Marrakech | ©Pierre So / Wikimedia Commons

So Lounge Bar By Sofitel - Address: Rue Haroun Errachid, Marrakech

One of the more Instaworthy bars in Marrakech, this picturesque venue offers live music, shisha, and food. On the downside, it’s pricey and there are many reviews of bad service. But what will you do for the ‘gram?


Best rooftop bars in Marrakech

There are few things better than a nice rooftop bar at sunset with good company. Here’s a list of the best rooftop bars in Marrakech.


Kechmara - Address: 3 rue de la liberté, Guéliz

Kechmara is a quirky, trendy rooftop bar and restaurant that serves carefully flavoured and plated food and cocktails on a fantastic rooftop overlooking the Gueliz.


L'Entrepotes best bars and restaurants in Marrakech
L'Entrepotes bar and restaurant in Marrakech | ©Milkywaysblueeyes

Entrepotes - Address: 62 Tarik Ibn Ziad, Guéliz

This open-air, “off the beaten track” courtyard bar and restaurant is a plant-laden venue with a lovely atmosphere. It serves high-quality Asian-style food and phenomenal cocktails. Careful -- portions are quite big!


Kosybar best rooftop bar in Marrakech
Kosybar overlooking the Medina of Marrakech | ©Kosybar

Kosybar - Address: Place des Ferblantiers، Rue de Berrima

Kosybar is an outdoor local secret with stunning views overlooking the market square. They also serve tasty food. The atmosphere is relaxed and casual and you can enjoy a lovely cocktail.



Cafe Clock best rooftop restaurant in Marrakech
Cafe Clock rooftop restaurant and bar in Marrakech | ©CafeClock

Cafe Clock - Address: Derb Chtouka

Quirky, artsy, trendy and full of personality, this rooftop bar is a wonderful place to enjoy the local cuisine. It’s affordable, has live music, a vibrant atmosphere and amazing view from its rooftop.


Sky Lounge - Address: Av. Echouhada et Rue du Temple, Hivernage

This panoramic restaurant and terrace-bar is on the top of the Pearl Marrakech hotel but is open to guests and non-guests alike. Enjoy poolside views of Ochre City, the medina, Agdal Gardens, the imperial ramparts, and the Atlas Mountains.


Le Foundouk best rooftop bar in Marrakech
Le Foundouk rooftop bar and restaurant in Marrakech | ©Le Foundouk

Le Foundouk - Address: Rue Souk El Fassi No. 55

Right smack in the middle of the historic district, you’ll find Le Foundouk, a bar & restaurant with a spectacular rooftop terrace. Prices here are a little high.


So Lounge Bar best bars and restaurants in Marrakech
So Lounge bar in Marrakech | ©Pierre So / Wikimedia Commons

So Lounge Bar By Sofitel - Address: Rue Haroun Errachid, Marrakech

One of the more Instaworthy bars in Marrakech, this picturesque venue offers live music, shisha, and food. On the downside, it’s pricey and there are many reviews of bad service. But what will you do for the ‘gram?


Best cocktail bars in Marrakech

Sometimes the only thing that can take your holiday to the next level is a cocktail creatively curated with love. Here are the best places to get cocktails in Marrakech.

Kechmara - Address: 3 rue de la liberté, Guéliz

Kechmara is a quirky, trendy rooftop bar and restaurant that serves carefully flavoured and plated food and cocktails on a fantastic rooftop overlooking the Gueliz.


Le 68 best bars in Marrakech
Le 68 bar à vin Bar & Restaurant in Marrakech | ©Marrakech Spirit

Le 68 Bar à Vin - Address: 68 Rue de la Liberté

This charming bar is perfect for groups although a bit small. It has a great selection of nibbles to pair with its amazing beers and wines. Fantastic atmosphere and perfect for a casual night out.


Le Baromètre bar Marrakech
Cocktail at le Baromètre in Marrakech | ©Air France

Baromètre - Address: Rue Moulay Ali

Probably one of the best cocktail bars in Marrakech, this cutting-edge modern gem makes inventive and delicious cocktails and cuisine. Not a place to miss.


Le Bar Churchill at Mamounia Hotel in Marrakech | ©Maxine Tasker

Le Bar Churchill - Address: Inside La Mamounia Hotel, Avenue Bab Jdid

This bar, inside the Mamounia Hotel, takes you back in time with its old-school feel and decor. This place is obligatory for bar connoisseurs and those interested in the art of cocktails.


Cantobar - Address: Avenue Moulay El Hassan

Feel like singing a tune? At Cantobar, you have dancing, karaoke, reasonable prices and fantastic cocktails. What more could you ask for?


Lotus Club bar in Marrakech | ©Lotus Club

Lotus Club - Address: Rue Ahmed Chaouqi

Lotus club is a ritzy cabaret with live entertainment and a creative cocktail menu. Come here to watch live dance shows by the Lotus Girls, but be prepared for a relatively expensive experience.


The most upscale bars in Marrakech

Maybe you’ve been running around the souks all day, but we know you didn’t bring that gown and those heels for nothing. Here are the fanciest and most luxurious bars in Marrakech.


Buddha-Bar - Address: Avenue Prince Moulay Rachid

On top of the decor that transports you to another place, the oriental atmosphere and the giant golden Buddha that oversees the party, the Buddha-Bar is a fantastic bar in Marrakech to eat and see live dance shows.


Nikki Beach - Address: Route des Jardins de la Palmeraie

If you ever want to spend your day feeling like true Moroccan royalty, Nikki Beach is the place for you. Party, sun, dancing, lovely music, great drinks and an outdoor beach lounge that will take your breath away.


Le Palace best bar in Marrakech
Le Palace bar in Marrakech 

Le Palace - Address: Avenue Echouhada

If you’re looking for the most luxurious, high-end and beautiful Marrakech club, look no further than Le Palace. If you thought your Marrakech villa was fancy, wait till you see this place.

Early in the evening, it’s a restaurant with earth-shattering cuisine, then it turns into a party later (closes at 2 AM). Be prepared to dress nice and pay a lot.


Coziest bars in Marrakech

Marrakech has many things, and it’s not all crazy party or luxury Marrakech nightclubs. If you’re looking for a cozy bar in Marrakech, here are your options:

Kechmara - Address: 3 rue de la liberté, Guéliz

Kechmara is a quirky, trendy rooftop bar and restaurant with a cozy atmosphere that serves carefully flavoured and plated food and cocktails on a fantastic rooftop overlooking the Gueliz.


Le bar à vin in Marrakech
Le 68 bar à vin in Marrakech

Le 68 Bar à Vin - Address: 68 Rue de la Liberté

Charming, cozy and a friendly atmosphere for a group. It has a great selection of nibbles to pair with its amazing cocktails. Fantastic atmosphere and perfect for a casual night out.


Kosybar - Address: Place des Ferblantiers، Rue de Berrima

The name says it all. Kosybar is a cozy outdoor local secret with stunning views overlooking the market square. They also serve tasty food. The atmosphere is relaxed and casual and you can enjoy a lovely cocktail.


Entrepotes bar and restaurant in Marrakech

Entrepotes - Address: 62 Tarik Ibn Ziad, Guéliz

This open-air, “off the beaten track” courtyard bar and restaurant is a plant-laden venue with a lovely, cozy atmosphere. It serves high-quality Asian-style food and phenomenal cocktails. Careful -- portions are quite big!


Best late-night bars in Marrakech

Party’s over at the venue, but not over in your heart? Don’t worry, there’s still plenty going on late at night in Marrakech. Here are the best late-night clubs and bars in Marrakech.

Pacha - Address: 21 Boulevard Prince Moulay Abdellah

The winner of the list -- Pacha never closes. Open 24/7, this international chain is a large nightclub with a festive atmosphere. Not really the place for a local vibe, but if you’re ready to keep going after everything else has closed, this is your place.


Palais Jad Mahal | ©Anisa Sokja

Palais Jad Mahal - Address: Rue Haroun Errachid

One of Marrakech’s trendiest restaurants and most sumptuous bars in Marrakech, the Palais Jad Mahal serves up live belly dancing and other entertainment. Open until 4 am.


555 Famous Club - Address: Hotel Ushuaïa Clubbing، Boulevard Mohamed VI,

We don’t know what came first -- its name or its fame, but 555 Famous Club is one of Marrakech’s go-to places for dancing. This is a high-end nightclub that can be on the expensive side, but hosts well-known DJs and is known for a good night out. Open until 5 am.


Babouchka - Address: 10 rue Haroun Errachid

In Paris, Raspoutine is a former brothel and Russian cabaret that achieved historical monument status. You can also visit this plush venue’s sister in Marrakech, with the same red-dominated scheme created by the velvet fabric and the alcoves. Open until 5 am.


So Lounge Bar By Sofitel - Address: Rue Haroun Errachid, Marrakech

One of the more Instaworthy bars in Marrakech, this picturesque venue offers live music, shisha, and food. On the downside, it’s pricey and there are many reviews of bad service. But what will you do for the ‘gram? Open until 4:30 am.

If you’re staying at one of our Marrakech villas or riads, we hope you have a pretty good idea of places to go on your night out on the town. Did we miss anything?

Let us know if you find any spectacular gems in the city we can feature!