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Karambezi Cafe

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Sea Cliff Hotel | Toure Drive, Msasani Peninsula, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 (78) 704 4555
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: For more than 15 years the Karambezi Cafe has been serving the East...
For more than 15 years the Karambezi Cafe has been serving the East African coast with fine seafood and continental dishes. Travel to Dar es Salaam and one of our thousands of friends will say "You have to go to the Karambezi". Our restaurant evolves and changes daily and through time. Come for a luxurious buffet breakfast from 6 am daily to a cocktail served whilst you overlook the Indian Ocean and dine on an Admirals Platter. Karambezi Cafe....Come Home....
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The view is a draw..and the food doesn't disappoint too

Loved the view...its almost at the tip of the Masaki peninsula...food is a bit on higher side ...but no complaints...good ambiance...decent crowd...couldn't ask for anything more...for a lazy weekend lunch!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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  • Romantic
  • Scenic view
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Had one of the best shrimp salads in Dar and totally enjoyed listening to the sound of waves hitting against the rocks!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Loved the view...its almost at the tip of the Masaki peninsula...food is a bit on higher side ...but no complaints...good ambiance...decent crowd...couldn't ask for anything more...for a lazy weekend lunch!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I had a corporate dinner for 20 people but the way the staff handled the big number of people was in a very organised manner. Service came on time and the waiters always had good knowledge of the foods and drinks and they gave us great recommemdations on the menu. The food was delicious..i couldnt keep from over eating. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We have just enjoyed a number of meals here. We felt the service was excellent, very attentive and professional amd always with a smile. The food was good and whilst pricey on a TZ range internationally it is fair and delicious. . The setting is just stunning.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Food was good and the view out of the sea was really nice! A bit overstaffed but O guess that's normal in Tanzania

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I had a business dinner at the Karambezi cafe located at Seacliff Hotel. You can sit in the shade or in the open. The sea breeze is a bonus. It is simply wonderful to have the breeze blowing across your face. The cafe style menu is varied. It has something for everyone. There are many starters. On this occasion, I... More 

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Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

The food is overrated and not that good. only average. the prices is over priced for the quality of food

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

It's just a lovely restaurant good service n beautiful view. Enjoy the live band on weekends. It's become my regular hangout with my kids

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

There may be a lot of good restaurants in Dar es Salaam that are not part of a hotel, but I have not been often enough to have discovered them. If you want an expat friendly, reliable meal, then this is for you. If you yearn for something a little more "local" then you will be disappointed. Very friendly, helpful... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Excellent food and shakes though my personal favorite is Shawarma. overlooking sea waves makes your evening romantic even if you are 10 yr old in your marriage.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sea Cliff Hotel | Toure Drive, Msasani Peninsula, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 (78) 704 4555

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 50
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Cafe, Seafood, Mediterranean, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Scenic view

Description

For more than 15 years the Karambezi Cafe has been serving the East African coast with fine seafood and continental dishes. Travel to Dar es Salaam and one of our thousands of friends will say "You have to go to the Karambezi". Our restaurant evolves and changes daily and through time. Come for a luxurious buffet breakfast from 6 am daily to a cocktail served whilst you overlook the Indian Ocean and dine on an Admirals Platter. Karambezi Cafe....Come Home....

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