Buckhead Moroccan restaurant Imperial Fez relocates to the Gwinnett County city of Berkeley Lake in March after 30 years on Peachtree Road, Tomorrow’s News Today first reported. Imperial Fez is known for its lavish decor, tapas and five-course dinner specials, and traditional belly dancing on Friday and Saturday evenings.
The Buckhead location remains open through Saturday, February 29.
Owners Rafih and Rita Benjelloun made the relocation announcement on the restaurant’s Facebook page earlier this month, but declined to give a specific reason for the move. A grand reopening celebration is planned for some time next month.
Eater Atlanta reached out for more details on and the reason for the relocation from Buckhead to Gwinnett County. Check back for updates.
. Stay tuned for details on our Grand Re-Opening Celebration. ...Posted by The Imperial Fez - Authentic Moroccan Restaurant - Atlanta/GA on Friday, February 14, 2020
Imperial Fez makes the third restaurant to close over the last seven months along this block of Peachtree Road. Fine dining establishment Restaurant Eugene, owned by James Beard award-winning chef Linton Hopkins and Gina Hopkins, closed in August after 15 years. The Hopkins replace it with a more casual neighborhood restaurant called Eugene and Elizabeth’s this spring. Their neighboring restaurant, Holeman and Finch Public House, relocates to Colony Square in Midtown this summer.
Southern-American restaurant and cocktail bar 1 Kept closed in September after six years in the complex just north of Imperial Fez. It’s due to become become Apt. 4B, a restaurant and bar owned by Sim Walker and Glenn Wilson (Ms. Iceys Kitchen and Bar, Negril Village).
4790 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, Ste 204, Berkeley Lake. imperialfezrestaurant.com