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Ngalawa Seafront Restaurant

Seafood, International, Grill, Continental
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Coral Lane, Masaki, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
255222601928
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Description: The Ngalawa Sea Front Restaurant at the Best Western Coral Beach Hotel...
The Ngalawa Sea Front Restaurant at the Best Western Coral Beach Hotel offers a continental cuisine with a specialty in seafood,but the menu offers plenty of other delightful gastronomic choices as well. Enjoy the open-air setting with fantastic ocean views.
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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent food, great view!

I have been numerous times to this restaurant and always extremely satisfied. They are offering seafood, Tanzanian, Asian, Mediterenean dishes. I go for seafood or Tanzania, the rest I can find elsewhere, I have always been extremely satisfied. Service is great and helpful when you have questions... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
IoannisGal
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Zürich
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Scenic view
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Zürich
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I have been numerous times to this restaurant and always extremely satisfied. They are offering seafood, Tanzanian, Asian, Mediterenean dishes. I go for seafood or Tanzania, the rest I can find elsewhere, I have always been extremely satisfied. Service is great and helpful when you have questions. It is not the cheapest but you pay for quality, view and great... More 

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andrewb12311, General Manager at Ngalawa Seafront Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear IannisGal Thank you for your very positive revue of our Restaurant. Our staff really do try very hard to make a visit to our restaurant a really special event. As you mentioned the sunset over the bay is really beautiful. We look forward to your next stay. Kind Regards, Andrew More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Very good food. Friendly people there. Awesome professional service from this waitresses called Janeth.

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andrewb12311, General Manager at Ngalawa Seafront Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear OscarS Thank you for taking the time to review our special restaurant in the bay. We are very proud of Ngwalawa and take special care to maintain the standards of cuisine and service. I will pass on to Janetha your comments and I am sure that she will be delighted to be recognised. Kind Regards, Andrew More 

Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I'm Mussa I would like to share my wonderful dinner experience i had last three weeks at the Ngalawa restaurant,the ambiance was cool near the sea , delicious food and general service cool , i especially like d the humbleness and professionalism of the the waitress miss Elizabeth please keep it up

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andrewb12311, General Manager at Ngalawa Seafront Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Mussa Thank you for the positive comments that you have made concerning our restaurant. Yes its location and food are really excellent. We look forward to your next visit. Kind Regards, Andrew More 

Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

Yes Yes Yes. Third time and again outstanding meal. Fantastic intimate ambience. Really does give the ambience of a family meal, with the most exquisite balance of flavours, and the service just keeps getting better! Hint: try the duck pastilas! Well done to all - looking forward to seeing you soon!

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andrewb12311, General Manager at Ngalawa Seafront Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear F1blondie Thank you for your kind remarks regarding our wonderful restaurant and by the sound of things Welcome Home! We look forward to seeing you in the near future. Kind Regards, Andrew More 

1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Food: well done and on time. The complimentary bread rolls were good. For dinner we had the king prawns and calamari and both did not disappoint. They have a good wine selection too. Ambiance: one of the best locations in Dar. Our table was nestled at the foot of the waves. The view of the sunset was breathtaking and the... More 

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andrewb12311, General Manager at Ngalawa Seafront Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Jamal Thank you for the kind remarks that you made regarding our restaurant and its location. I have also passed your remarks on to Smitesh who is one of our Service Ambassadors whose prime task is to offer excellent service and attention to detail. Regarding the overall food we await the arrival of an award winning chef to greatly... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We had a lovely family dinner, we all had Indian cuisine on one night which was authentically and superbly prepared, special thanks to the head chef for his delicious courses as well as to our waiter Peter Pius for his attentive service. Our glasses were never empty and empty plates never stayed at the table to long. However the duck... More 

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andrewb12311, General Manager at Ngalawa Seafront Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Nombuso LN Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant and the positive comments that you made regarding our Chef and your waiter Peter. I have made notes about the duck that you had the previous evening. We look forward to welcoming you again in the near future Regards, Andrew More 

Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We had the most wonderful dinner at Ngalawa. Truly beautiful views, outstanding service and intimate ambience. Fantastic attention to detail. The grilled duck in hoisin sauce was expertly cooked and professionally plated. The vegetables were crisp, fresh and steamed to perfection. My husband had the fillet steak - best steak in Dar Es Salaam! Perfect balance of flavours. Sweet Potato... More 

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andrewb12311, General Manager at Ngalawa Seafront Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear F1blondie Thank you for your positive comments, I think that this is the second review you have made of this restaurant and I am delighted that you are enjoying your meal experience. Perhaps on your next reservation you can advise me and we will try to go to that extra level in meeting your expectations, Kind Regards, Andrew More 

livingston
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

All staff very helpful,food of excellent quality, thanks to Hassani Darmen chef and the resturant manager who is very good at his job, fully recomend to friends when we return to the UK . Thanks from Chris sia and Marcus

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andrewb12311, General Manager at Ngalawa Seafront Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Kringal Thank you for the great review of our restaurant. I will most certainly pass on your comments to Darmen our Chef and our restaurant manager, I am sure they will be delighted. Kind Regards, Andrew More 

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The service provided by the team is excellent and what a formidable team they and they always make me feel at home with the way they quickly assist in making sure you get prompt service. The team comprising Haikael, Zakia, Hassan and Doreen ensures the breakfast is served timeously so that you meet your day's busy schedule without any delays.... More 

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andrewb12311, General Manager at Ngalawa Seafront Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Ernestp Thank you for the very good review and the kind remarks that you have made about the service from Haikael, Zakia, Hassan and Doreen, they will be delighted that there efforts are being recognized by our guests. We really do have a special team here, I am most fortunate that all of our training efforts are finally paying... More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Been to this fabulous restaurant surrounded by beautiful people and delicious meals. A definite must when in Dar es Salaam. The executive chef Esaan and sous chef Somnath prepares mouth watering meals and excellent personal service. My kids made friends in an instant with the warm hearted staff. Thank you for the lovely experience, Somnath, Esaan, Abeisheik and Hermanth you... More 

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andrewb12311, General Manager at Ngalawa Seafront Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Irishar2014 Thank you for the positive comments that you made regarding our restaurant and the great job that our team are doing here. I am sure that they will be delighted when I tell them. With Kind Regards, Andrew More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Coral Lane, Masaki, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: 255222601928

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, International, Grill, Continental

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Scenic view

Description

The Ngalawa Sea Front Restaurant at the Best Western Coral Beach Hotel offers a continental cuisine with a specialty in seafood,but the menu offers plenty of other delightful gastronomic choices as well. Enjoy the open-air setting with fantastic ocean views.

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