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Pongwe Bay

Pongwe Bay - Villa & Resort, Pongwe, Tanzania
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Ranked #1 of 2 restaurants in Pongwe
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Anywhere
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

We had dinner at this restaurant one evening and it was wonderful. They put a table for us down to the beach between the palmtrees and served a really delicious meal. We reserved in advance and they asked what we would like to eat so they can buy and prepare (what is actually almost everywhere outside of stonetone the case).... More

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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

We stayed next door in Santa maria coral park, and while the food there was great, it was good to have this as an alternative. The food was amazing - $40 for the lobster menu (5 courses with a glass of wine thrown in) was great value and the best lobster I've had. There were about 4 lobster courses, including... More

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Luxembourg
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61 reviews 61 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

Pongwe Bay Villa is far more than a restaurant. It's also a small hotel (2 rooms) where one can stay in complete luxury. We did just that in early March, enjoying 4-nights of bliss in the amazing place that is Pongwe and having the 2 km beach pretty much to ourselves for the entire duration of our stay. There are... More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

My wife and I had a 6 night stay at Pongwe Bay Villa - it was an amazing experience in terms of the location and beach setting, service from Paolo and his staff and the wonderful food that Paolo's chef Habibu prepares for all the meals, both Italian and local Zanzibari cuisine. Paolo was also very helpful in arranging day... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

GO there! Simply great. Delicious cocktails. Great Food. Beautiful beaches and pool. Excellent service.

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Mariehamn, Finland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

We went to Pongwe just for lunch. The policy of the hotel is to charge 25 USD for a visitor but the same amount can be used in their restaurang. The food was excellent and the restaurant is simply beautiful.

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