Cooking School and Cafe in Fez
Café Clock in Fez, Morocco has been setting the scene for the ancient city ever since its opening a few years ago. It's a three floor restored townhouse (250 years old) with funky aspects, including gems picked up from souks that make this place unique. Moroccan hip hop followed by belly dancing grooves, free wi-fi access and the much talked about camel burgers from head chef Tariq Taza, gives this culture hub all the hype it deserves.
Cafe Clock is the perfect spot if you want to take a break from the traditional Moroccan cuisine the Medina offers, with grilled sandwiches, falafels, milkshakes and delicious cakes as well as additional Moroccan dishes with a hint of fusion combinations can be ordered here. The exciting dishes have all been made with ingredients from the neighbouring markets, so you get seasonal and local produce. We devoured the falafels, vegetable b'stilla, aubergine and goats cheese quiche, Moroccan salads and other dishes on our numerous encounters with this food house. When the heat gets intense, be sure to order their famous fresh mint lemonade.
Adjoining the hip scene is the 'Clock Culture' program which includes calligraphy and language exchange classes, movie nights, storytelling sessions, lecture programmes and sunset concerts on Sundays (cover charge around Dh20 / 2 euros); attracting a good mix of locals, expats and tourists. Whether you choose to lounge on the terrace, the red room, courtyard or balcony, you will learn quickly how spoilt and comfortable you can be in this place.
Café Clock | Storytelling, Live Music, Cooking School, Camel Burgers, Workshops, Homemade Ice-Cream and More! | Opens everyday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. | 10 - 15 € estimate (100 to 150 dirhams) for 2 plates and a drink | Fez Medina - Morocco / Street - 7 Derb El Magana, Talaa Kbira | +212(0) 535 637 855 | http://fez.cafeclock.com