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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: Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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What a nice friendly place to relax with friends. Huge variety of drinks and food. Our waitress imani was just great and served us well. She is the star of the place. Always recommend the best dish of the day Try the alcove special prawn with a nice bottle of tall hoarse south african white... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Gert R
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Madurai, India
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96 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had been here for a business meeting as it was expected to be a quiet and a nice place for discussion over lunch. Yes it was very quiet, no crowd, but lots of tables and empty chairs occupying the space, a couple of staff, menu with expensive price tags, delayed service and sub standard food. So if you connect... More 

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Thank rduraikannan
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not a bad place to go for a buffet - even though there was minimum food there but it was quite tasty and of course we all enjoyed. There could be an improvement on waiters response as they take too long to respond to you - I don't know why however much, it's a good place to enjoy your dinner.... More 

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Thank Kazim M
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a nice friendly place to relax with friends. Huge variety of drinks and food. Our waitress imani was just great and served us well. She is the star of the place. Always recommend the best dish of the day Try the alcove special prawn with a nice bottle of tall hoarse south african white wine. They have indian Chinese... More 

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Thank Gert R
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been going there for years. Same quality..... very fresh and delicious. A little pricey but worth every penny. Wouldn't mind going there everyday.....

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Thank Sushmabhatia
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took dinner in just place on the night i reached Dar es salam, It was really great the food was very nice, the service is ok, i had a local beer called klemangaro. I recommend trying out this restaurant.

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Thank Samer S
dar es salaam
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65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

we found out, that on one common item the restaurant charges more than 800% (compare to near-by similar places) if one find such a discrepancy, all the rest is suspected. Y to pay 8 time the price when you can eat the same for a fraction of the price in near by establishment??? till the restaurant will reduce their unbelievable... More 

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Thank eytanin
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

The Alcove - a long standing establishment - enjoyed the food and service in the past. This time awful service. More than an hour to be served. Other issues I shall not get into - all I can say is be careful - seems to have taken a turn for the worst - sadly.

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Thank eyedaktari
Dar es Salaam
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

I've been going to the Alcove for more than 25 years, and were I writing three or four years ago, I would have given it a top rating. The old Samora Ave. location was fantastic. The menu was extensive, and all the dishes were consistently high quality, the wait staff helpful and friendly, and the prices not unreasonable. That Dar... More 

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Thank Fikirius
Hanoi, Vietnam
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204 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

At Sea Cliff - near the sea. Good Indian food -briyani : both lamb and seafood -served with a raita thrown in. Authentic spices. Popular and pleasant with the sea breeze.

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Thank pagoda2014
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

have been here many times in the past few months. have tried almost the full menu here. very good indian taste restaurant. having food here you won't miss india at all. here the indian, punjabi, chinese, etc all is good. this place sereves veg as well as non veg.service is also good here.

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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, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

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