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Karambezi Cafe

Sea Cliff Hotel | Toure Drive, Msasani Peninsula, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
764 700 607
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Ranked #7 of 172 Restaurants in Dar es Salaam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Café
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Lagos, Nigeria
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Excellent location, excellent food and excellent service, its my second time at this restaurant and this time was my 5th year marriage anniversary. we were four us and we went for sea food platter for 4, it was very good and excellent. we requested a song from the band and they did super. thank you guys, you made our day.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The Karambezi is part of the SeaCliff hotel complex. Both closed and open spaces are available. Both offer breathtaking view of the Indian ocean. Personally I prefer the outside seating, as long as it doesn't rain. The service was impeccable. We enjoyed coffee and drinks every evening.

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MarkusKC, Owner at Karambezi Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Or K Thank you for the short and sweet review that you took time to write. We share these with our crew and line supervisors and these motivate them tremendously. Please introduce yourself next time to myself, Jon Rhind or Grace Mtimavalye and we would love to share a coffee with you. More 

Eastern Cape, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I was on business trip and i spent 3 nights at this hotel, all 3 nights this cafe was the one killing my hunger, they have excellent sea food, i tried different meals but cajun prawns was the best of the best. The service is great with a supervisor always checking on you. Staff are friendly with smile faces, like... More 

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MarkusKC, Owner at Karambezi Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Jane Thank you for the great review and positive feedback of your visit to our restaurant. Daniel and Wambura will especially like the positive personal comments. You will be glad to know that we will soon be upgrading the already liked Cajun Prawns to something even better. We welcome you back and we hope to see you soon. Markus More 

London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This used to be a great place to go, but for the last couple of years the food has been dreary and poorly cooked. There are plenty of great ingredients, and its difficult to understand why this cafe cannot produce a good meal. The waiters and waitresses try hard, but they are not helped by all the rules that the... More 

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MarkusKC, Owner at Karambezi Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Constable Thank you for the review you wrote on the hotel and our restaurant. We would like to be more of help if it were not for the indistinct references made in your review. We hosted the Swahili Fashion week over the past weekend and indeed some areas were blocked of for normal access due to security constraints and... More 

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Love the breakfast buffet with unlimited ala carte and a mini buffet to add. Food is very good and the view is great. One my favourites for breakfast, its a pity the breakfast ends so early....not ideal for weekends.

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MarkusKC, Owner at Karambezi Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Premala Thank you for the great review of our restaurant. We put a lot of effort into our breakfast and reviews such as these make it worthwhile. We are currently upgrading the breakfast display area and soon a new menu will follow as well. Apologies for the early closing time as we need to convert the kitchen into lunch... More 

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

i had my graduation party here, i was impressed. Was initially doubtful about having my 6 yr old niece and nephew join in but they did not feel out of place, there were two other families with children there and the atmosphere felt suitable. The food was great, the portions huge, my birthday cake was to die for. One of... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Only let down by relatively slow service (maybe language). Good food, reasonably priced, good selection of drinks,

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

What a beautiful place with excellent food and service, i had King Prawns with salad, it was just perfect, it was a busy evening but the service was fast, my waiter was Charles who was very friendly and awesome, i was staying at collesium hotel but karambezi was my place to eat, i cant forget this young friendly manager winston... More 

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MarkusKC, Owner at Karambezi Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Wiza Your review makes the long hours worthwhile. We appreciate the time you took to write this. We hope to see you again soon and welcome you back. Thank you again for the uplifting comments. Markus More 

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

its not my first time but since the renovation of this place the food has got better and the services have also improved, from the welcome to the goodbye, checking if food is ok, food is well done and quantity is quite filling.traditional fish and chips recommended if you are a nile perch lover.

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Barcelona, Spain
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Great restaurant in the Sea Cliff hotel. Since I am staying at the Sea Cliff I have been there many many times in the last month. I highly recommend the cajun prawns, shrimp and avocado salad and the chicken tikka wrap. The view of the ocean is superb and makes for a great setting during any meal. Staff is friendly... More 

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MarkusKC, Owner at Karambezi Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Aayeshank Thank you for the great review. We appreciate the comments and we will up the speed!! :)) Please feel free to introduce yourself to Mama Grace, myself, Jon or Winston next time and we will welcome you back with open arms. Markus More 

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Address: Sea Cliff Hotel | Toure Drive, Msasani Peninsula, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Phone Number: 764 700 607
Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
Cuisine: Café

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