Sesamo: the new Italian restaurant at the Royal Mansour Marrakech

The newest addition to the plethora of existing restaurants at the Palace takes you deep into the heart of a unique Italian culinary experience where you can learn all about the country of Italy.

Ambassador of Italian cuisine in Marrakech

Royal Mansour Marrakech joins forces with the Alajmo group to offer the best of Italian cuisine in the heart of the ochre city. Together, they launched SESAMO, the newest restaurant at the Palace.


For decoration, the Royal Mansour Marrakech naturally turned to the architecture and decoration professionals, 3BIS, who have been decorating and providing their services to the Palace since it opened in 2010.

With high ceilings, wall hangings, contemporary elements, etc., each small detail has an impact on our guests. While dining in one of the most refined settings, gourmet guests are sure to feel the true spirit of Venetian palaces when visiting our hotel.

Michelin-star chef Massimiliano Alajmo, referred to by many food critics as “the Mozart of Italian cuisine, has created a menu inspired by the world around him. He uses local produce to create a simple, gourmet and home-made cuisine.

Italian restaurant in Marrakesh with a unique culinary identity

SESAMO boasts an Italian cuisine that is authentic, sublime and full of Moroccan raw materials.  Olive oils with fruity notes, Italian cheeses blend perfectly with the local products included in the dishes offered à la carte.

On the menu Alajmo classics are combined with specialities created exclusively for the Royal Mansour Marrakech. On the SESAMO menu, you can choose from many dishes such as the beef tartar with white truffle and crispy saffron risotto, fried langoustine with lettuce sauce or even the signature desert Open sesame, a filled nougat sphere….

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Sesamo restaurant: practical information

Sesamo restaurant is open everyday for dinner from 7:00pm to 11:00pm.

The quest for the ultimate culinary experience

No experience would be perfect without the precision of talented chefs who, although working behind the scenes in the kitchen, always manage to tantalise your taste buds.

Excellence is achieved when you have a unique team of great chefs, food suppliers, wine waiters and hotel owners.

Characterised as modest, passionate and full of rigour, these culinary geniuses work hand in hand to make Sesamo one of the best Italian restaurants in Marrakech.

With the best recommendations, attentive staff and a smooth overall running of the restaurant, upon visiting Sesamo, you are sure to feel a variety of emotions in a place where your pleasure becomes our priority.