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Zanzibaar Bistro

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Mexican
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34 Saint Patrick's Street, Cork, Ireland
021 4272895
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average

Place is ok service is so so the good is not great below par really it really needs a clean out and menu redo

2 of 5 starsReviewed December 19, 2014
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Place is ok service is so so the good is not great below par really it really needs a clean out and menu redo

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Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Ate with my husband here, ordered nachos and he had burger and chips. All going well until I found a pubic hair in my dish, called the waitress, absolutely disgusted with what I had just found. Told her I would not be paying for our meal. She started to argue and say that my husband's meal would have to be... More 

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Liestal, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I was in Cork in 2007 for 8 months. We were a plenty of times here for Lunch. And everytime it was very very delicious. And the food was plenty. We had nice lunches there everytime. The staff was also very friendly. If i come back once to cork i will go to eat there again. I can't say something... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

It reminds me of maybe going to a friend who doesn't ever cook for dinner and getting served with 'old el paso' soggy nachos and undercooked fajitas. The good intention is there but perhaps the knowledge of how to translate that into a good meal needs brushing up. Than being said the staff were friendly and the place has a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012 via mobile

You will never leave this place hungry as the portions are Hugh for the price you pay. Great value for money

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

I visited this restaurant back in March with a friend. What a mistake! It is advertised quite well and menu looked great from the street level but as soon as we reached the first floor the restaurant was not what we expected! Musty, stale kitchen smell, very dated and no atmosphere. I ordered the fajitas and my friend ordered chicken... More 

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Killarney, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

I've eaten here a few times and never get sick of it. The first time we tried it, it was because we thought it looked "different". An African theme. The food is amazing and the waitresses always greet us with a warm smile. The portions are HUGE and the prices are cheap compared with other City Centre places. You definitly... More 

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Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

Service was first class, Food was excellent and plenty of it. First stop in Cork next visit will be to Zanzibaar.

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Antrim, N Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

We enjoyed our dinner here. Different from the usual eating places, if you like spicy food, and the service was very good too.

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Galway, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012 via mobile

Surprised, didn't look like much from the outside but can't fault it. Good portions. Very tasty. Wine was very good too. 2 adults and 2 kids main courses, 1 starter and 1 bottle wine 55euros.

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Address: 34 Saint Patrick's Street, Cork, Ireland
Phone Number: 021 4272895
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork>  > Centre
Cuisine: Mexican

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  • Address: 34 Saint Patrick's Street, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork>  > Centre
  • Neighborhood: Centre
  • Phone Number: 021 4272895

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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