Marrakech Nightlife

Visiting Jemaa el-Fna at night is a treat in itself, as an assortment of dancers, musicians and street performers turn the sociable street-front food court into a giant theatre. Away from the square, you will find comfy bars and cutting-edge dance clubs, especially along Avenue Mohammed V and inside various luxury hotels.

Bars in Marrakech

Café Arabe

This stylish restaurant with a roof terrace is for you to enjoy the views of the medina with a cocktail.

184 rue Mouassine, Medina, Marrakesh, Morocco
Telephone: +212 524 429 728
Cafe Modele Bar

Tucked away down a Guéliz side street, this bar serves one of the cheapest pints in the city. It's a popular hangout for local men.

Boulevard el Mansour Eddahbi, Guéliz, Marrakesh, Morocco
Le Churchill

One of the most glamorous hotel bars in the city is undoubtedly Le Churchill, at La Mamounia Hotel, which has a sumptuous Moorish and art deco interior and a strict dress code. It is named after the hotel's most famous guest and is the perfect place for an aperitif in jazzy 1930s style.

La Mamounia, Avenue Bab Jedid, Marrakesh, Morocco
Telephone: +212 524 388 600

Clubs in Marrakech

Comptoir Darna

A versatile space, the Comptoir Darna offers indecisive punters a restaurant, cabaret and nightclub experience all rolled into one. The snug outdoor patio is the perfect place to sip on the bar's much-loved signature cocktails, before heading upstairs to listen to the thumping baseline of dance music.

Avenue Echouhada, Marrakesh, Morocco
Telephone: +212 524 437 702
Famous 555 Club Marrakech

Situated within the Hôtel Ushuaia, a 10-minute drive south of the medina, hot young things dance and sweat the night away in this glamorous venue where resident DJs (and often special guests) blast house music into the early hours. Ladies get free entry and free drinks on Tuesdays.

Hôtel Ushuaia, Avenue Mohammed VI, Marrakesh, Morocco
Telephone: +212 678 643940
Pacha Marrakech

10 minutes south of Jemaa el-Fna, this popular nightclub has a huge dance floor crowded with clubbers after a fun night out. There is a separate VIP lounge area for those who want to chill.

Avenue Mohammed VI, Marrakesh, Morocco
Telephone: +212 524 388 400

One of Marrakech's trendiest venues, Theatro has a roster of international DJs spinning the deck and performers (acrobats, jugglers and dancers) entertaining the crowds.

Rue Ibrahim El Mazini, Marrakech, Morocco
Telephone: +212 664 860 339

Live Music in Marrakech

African Chic

This bar, in the Guéliz area, hosts live music nightly and has a dance floor for you to strut your stuff.

6 Rue Oum Errabia, Marrakesh, Morocco
Telephone: +212 524 431 424
Jemaa el Fna

Street musicians come out to entertain the crowds on Jemaa el-Fna at sunset, playing their rhythmic melodies on a mixture of flutes, lutes, drums, tambourines, and a violin-style instrument called Kamanjā.

Jemaa el Fna, Medina, Marrakesh, Morocco

Classical Music in Marrakech

Théâtre Royal

Featuring an open-air theatre and an opera house, this theatre hosts various performances, including ballet and classical music.

Avenue Hassan II, Marrakesh, Morocco
Telephone: +212 524 431 516
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