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Mercury's Restaurant (Zanzibar)

Mizingani Road, Stone Town, Tanzania
255 77 741 3081
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Ranked #42 of 57 Restaurants in Stone Town
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Mercury's Restaurant is situated right next to the sea port - PERFECT if you are entering Zanzibar by boat! Our menu offers a range of fresh fish, soups, seafood, club sandwich, pizza, fajitas & many vegetarian options. All our tables are situated on an open plan deck with a view of the indian ocean & the nearby islands. Come and enjoy a Zanzibar Ice spiced coffee or fresh juice at Mercury's....
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Quite a big restaurant and always busy with tourists. There is a terrace with the view to the sea. Good choice of local food that is tasty, variety of curry from mild to spicy. Moderate service and prices.

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Lagos, Nigeria
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

I left my hotel room hungry and headed to Forodhani Gardens for the much talked-about street food only to realise a bit too late that i didn't carry local TZ currency. In my search for a Bureau De Change i found myself in this building i would later realise, much to my delight, was the Mercury's Restaurant i had seen... More

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Lusaka
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Lovely restaurant with a direct view of the ocean. Right next to the sea port so it can be a little noisy. The wine was lovely, however the cocktails were expensive but really good. The barman was very friendly and allowed us to request for any type of music they had.

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Nairobi
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

It was my 5th visit over few years to Mercury, a place which use to be vibrant with good fresh tasty food, unfortunately over the years I have seen the standard falling and this was most probably my last visit as I will not wait for it make me feel it is terrible. The restaurant has become one of many... More

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NSW
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74 reviews 74 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

One of the best locations for a restaurant in Stonetown being right on the beach front. We have dined there many times over the years but this year we felt it wasn't as good as usual. More lighting is needed as one can hardly see to see the meals, which were quite poor and expensive for what we had -... More

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Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We enjoyed the relaxed ambience, friendly service, beers, food - generally the total experience. The menu is extensive so something for everyone. We tried the seafood and were not disappointed. The restaurant is right on the beach with lovely views of various boats and ferries.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Food was ok, but the location was incredible. Fantastic view of the ocean and remember to take a look at the giant and old baobabtree just opposite the restaurant!

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Montreal, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Perusing the reviews below (a couple of hours after eating here) renewed my trust in this site : I wish I had read them before letting a convenient location (re : our hotel) and a couple of sentences in a popular guide-book lure us into the most frustrating meal we had in Tanzania. So let me add our voice to... More

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Durban, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

An absolute treat. The seafood was simply awesome. I would go back in a heartbeat. Vibe was incredible

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Vatican City, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Brilliant theme pub with all the history of Queen set on an idyllic beach overlooking the Indian ocean. The food is brilliant and good priced and the vibes in here are brilliant

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