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Sea Cliff Hotel | City Centre Branch, Haidery Plaza, 2nd Flr, Near Holiday Inn, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
22 2601980
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice setting but food just above average

I had dinner at this restaurant with a friend. The restaurant serves Chinese and Indian dishes. It is located at the Seacliff Hotel in the peninsula area of Dar es Salaam. I would say that the restaurant is in a nice setting. The prices of the dishes are at the higher end. We chose a table... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
Mazmannan
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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English first
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

They catered some dishes at our wedding and the food was SO good! one of the most well established and well known Indian restaurants in Dar, they have kept a good reputation for decades

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I love the food at alcove. Was there when Akil the musician was performing and I had an amazing time. Nice ambience and good Indian food. The paneer was amazing. Great service too!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I love this place as the ambience is lovely. This restaurant is near the swimming pool over looking the sea. Food is also yummy for vegetarians as well as non vegetarians both. If you want to relax with your friends and family I strongly recommend this place.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

I had dinner at this restaurant with a friend. The restaurant serves Chinese and Indian dishes. It is located at the Seacliff Hotel in the peninsula area of Dar es Salaam. I would say that the restaurant is in a nice setting. The prices of the dishes are at the higher end. We chose a table outside the restaurant. There... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Lovely place to have a quiet romantic dinner with family and friends. The food is excellent quality good for a candle light dinner one can either look forward to a couple visit or with friends as well. The setting is beautiful amidst the sea. One can feel the gentle sea breeze kissing against ones skin. If you are in Dar... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The place is very good with a little far away view of the sea Indian ocean I had Indian vegetarian food Food was good and service , ambience were very nice

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

excellent food - Chef came to interact with us took our orders and gave a good service. good Indian food and service is ast and reliable

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Lovely setting in Seacliff Hotel, where we were staying with our conference group. Great service and the team looked after us very well, and got to know us as we were there for 4 nights in a row! The lounge area is great for socialising, and serve well made cocktails and coffees and we spent quite a lot of time... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I first got to know Alcove 20 years ago when I worked in Dar and the restaurant was located on Samora Avenue. Since our last visit 4 years ago it has moved to a more remote street, at Haidery Plaza. The food and the service is still well worth the visit. However the location and the atmosphere could have been... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The food quality has improved much as compared to the time it started operation at City Center. Well built and managed. Service is good. Cost, a little bit high, but it is manageable.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sea Cliff Hotel | City Centre Branch, Haidery Plaza, 2nd Flr, Near Holiday Inn, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: 22 2601980

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

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