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51, rue Jean-Jaures Centre-ville, Noumea, Grand Terre, New Caledonia
25 28 00
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Ranked #17 of 112 restaurants in Noumea
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Jan 16, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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43 reviews from our community

83% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Kone, New Caledonia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

The restaurant is in the downtown core on a quiet street stated in a colonial 2 storey house. I go there regularly for the good food, good service and the wonderful atmosphere.

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Sydney, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We went here for our last night in New Caledonia. It was lovely. The restaurant is very nicely presented and was a welcome sight at the end of a long day. As a vegetarian and non-French speaker, the menu was a bit stressful but the staff were friendly and helpful. The chef prepared a lovely meal for me and I... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We first visited Zanzibar on a Monday night, climbed the stairs and found ourselves the only guests at the time. Any concerns were allayed when the first course arrived. The food was fresh and delicious. The service was attentive and we were given good recommendations for wine and desert. We enjoyed the experience enough to return with friends for another... More

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Koumac, New Caledonia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

"Zanzibar" is our favourite place to eat out when we go to Noumea. The atmosphere is quite nice with a restaurant divided into different rooms (+ a small balcony) and decorated in the colonial style. The menu is varied and dishes are inspired by different types of cuisines (from local to Italian and Japanese) The dishes are refined and elaborated.... More

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013 via mobile

Lovely place if your looking to try something new. The food was very unusual to me, but as a true traveler and tripadvisor I crave for things that make me raise a eyebrow and take my interest. Its hard to discribe the food... Id say it's true to the type of restruant the north african/morocan food. No need for salt... More

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Perth, Western Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

So let me thorugh this out there first. If you read my restaurant reviews I think the lowest ranking I have given is very good. And the reason for this is that we use Tripadvisor ( ranked 7) and Lonely Planet ( recommended) so we really take the risk out of dining while having some sensational experiences. So I recommend... More

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Noumea, New Caledonia
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

There are so many small restaurants to discover in Nouméa and the Zanzibar is one of those places where we will return.Located at the top of Place Des Cocotiers with a small terrace overlooking the street. Very good food, helpful staff and a very charming atmosphere.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

This was a terrific experience - lovely old building, friendly and capable staff, and just fantastic food - loved it.

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2011

Lovely restaurant with a nice atmosphere and friendly staff. Great, tasty and well presented food, good location and reasonably priced...

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