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Alcove Restaurant

Sea Cliff Hotel | City Centre Branch, Haidery Plaza, 2nd Flr, Near Holiday Inn, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
22 2601980
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Ranked #43 of 163 Restaurants in Dar es Salaam
Cuisines: Chinese, Indian
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

Totally amazing experience , Great healthy portions, fantastic choice for veg and non veg, very cosy surroundings and good hospitality from management. Overall 5 stars you can see why they been established for many years.

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We visited at their City Center Branch, food items were overpriced and taste is not upto Mark. It is in clean and cool atmosphere, but not worth the eatables, as per the price. Nearby restaurants offer much better quality at lower prices.

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It is always my policy that I eat outside the Hotel every evening I am free. this Thursday evening after a busy day I took a taxi and the driver took me to this place. I like fish so I ordered sea food, served with chips! It was great! Service was good.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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170 reviews 170 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My friend's parents recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary here. It was an intimate dinner with close friends and they had invited us to the Alcove. It's a wonderfully located restaurant in Sea Cliff Hotel, one of the better known hotels in Dar. It's at the end of the road which houses most consulates and diplomatic high commissions, and the... More

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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40 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Halidery Plaza is an unlikely setting for this pleasant Indian restaurant on the second floor, but the outdoor rooftop terrace is a nice cool setting for an evening meal with nice views of the city. The selection of dishes is good and reasonably priced, though I sense they're used to diners with western tastes as I asked for my sauce... More

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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87 reviews 87 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Though the food is generally good in Alcove, but I often suffer from indigestion after eating their food. I have come to this conclusion now that I should no longer eat there since I find their food often too rich. I am an Indian and usually enjoy light food (though I agree it is not typical of an Indian) and... More

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Lovely place for a good business or family meal. Food is delicious. Service is quite efficient and polite. Supervision of staff is quite competent. Prices, though a bit on the higher side, still offer value for money. The restaurant's location by the sea, makes it a very relaxing experience for its clientele. All in all, a place that can be... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

There are 2 Alcove restaurants in Dar - one in Sea Cliff and the other in Old Town. Both are reasonably good restaurants offering Indian and Indo-Chinese fare. The prices are a bit steep by Dar standards but portions are generous and food is tasty.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013 via mobile

Nice decent place not much hub hub about the place BUT last week I went the place has Disappeared into thin air...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We went there last night and had a lovely time. Yes, the food, etc is more expensive - but you get such a beautiful view that you are really paying for the location. I found the food delicious and the service good. HOWEVER - please note that the address on Trip Advisor is wrong. It's in the Sea Cliff complex... More

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