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Forodhani Street, Stone Town, Tanzania
255 77 746 2311
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Ranked #20 of 58 Restaurants in Stone Town
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Went here once on our 1st night in stone town and before discovering other places. Food just ok - not bad but nothing too great either. View to the sea is restricted by junk yard or something like that. Some locals congregating there too, smoking etc. No ambience or deco. Would recommend to take a few steps down the beach... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Service was good. Prices were reasonable. We enjoyed the fish - a couple different kinds. No alcohol, so just had water to drink. Close to the water but no view.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I know that this place gets rave reviews and I've been there twice so far. While I love the view, I can't really say that the food has excited me enough to rave about it. I mean, its not bad, its nice, just not great!! Maybe I havent had the right dishes, no idea, but will give it another try... More

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Arusha, Tanzania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Didn't eat eat, but the food I saw looked ok and the menu was very appetising. Coffee was good, but you can't give an objective review based on just that.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The hotel reccomended this place but I am not sure why, the food was a bit over priced and pretty average.

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WA State
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155 reviews 155 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We ordered one of the local dishes, which were OK, nothing special. Others in our group ordered pizza or more “western” food and gave that a definite thumbs down – and that is an understatement. The service was slow and the beachfront location is misleading in that there is a dhow repair place between the restaurant and the beach. Note... More

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Lusaka, Zambia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Good food for the right price, especially in Stone Town. Not the best view, do not go for sundowners or sunset. The food was good, had the shrimp in the masuli sauce & fried calamarie. Nice service and food didn't take an hour like most places. Would visit again.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Decided to try it on our last night in Zanzibar's stone town and we were not disappointed. Service is excellent and food is good though a little basic.Very well priced if compared with its more illustrious neighbors.

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Andorra
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118 reviews 118 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Simple restaurant with a nice terrace and beautiful sea views. Most of the audience are tourists. The food is good (fresh fish, pasta dishes, burgers and chips, etc..).No WIFI available. Prices are correct. Service can be improved, staff is quite unfriendly.

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

A quiet little cafe to sit and pass the afternoon hours... If you have some catching up to do with some friends, then this is definitely the place to go for that!! I looved the sticky date!!

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Address: Forodhani Street, Stone Town, Tanzania
Phone Number: 255 77 746 2311
Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar  >  Stone Town

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