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Stone Town Cafe

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Kenyatta Road, Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City ...., Tanzania
+255773861313
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Coffee & Tea
Description: Open 8am to 10pm, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Inside...
Open 8am to 10pm, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Inside air-conditioned seating, outside seating. Intimate cafe serving big breakfasts, burgers, wraps, quiche, home-made cakes and great chocolate brownies. Real coffee brewed Arabic-style and herbal teas and juices.
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Definitely worth a visit

Not super cheap plave which serve yummy small plates of hummus, baba ganoush, falafel etc. Smallish servings but still full at end. lovely atmosphere and great central location - place where you want to hang around. Great for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I love masala tea and have ordered it from almost every Indian restaurant in the uk,but I have to admit theirs wasw way better. It's a wee bit pricy though. We also had the big breakfast but...nothing special really just the usual.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Not super cheap plave which serve yummy small plates of hummus, baba ganoush, falafel etc. Smallish servings but still full at end. lovely atmosphere and great central location - place where you want to hang around. Great for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

What a place. The most delicious Arabic coffee ever in a traditional pot. I definitely recommend giving this place a go

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Really good arabic food (we had lamb kofta plate + hummus/ babaganoush with arabic breads), great atmosphere/ vibe. Prices were good for stone town.

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Rabat, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

- and most likely in Tanzania. In addition, the couscous (salad) was some of the best I've had - and I've lived in Morocco. Prices are OK too, midrange.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

A pot of coffee enough for two is still a great choice when in this cafe. It is hot and maybe a bit crowded inside, and outside can be a bit too hot during the day, but generally it is very pleasant and the service is nice.

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Regina, SK, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We enjoyed 2 luxurious nights at the Stone Town B&B, and opted to eat in the attached Cafe, more often than not! Food was delicious - lots of variety on both the Arab and regular menu - great service. The B&B room we had was wonderful and comfortable. The staff were very accommodating of our late check out. This place... More 

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Portsmouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This is a great venue when you visit Stonetown and its many restaurants. Beware of the street vendors, they can be pests

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We both had the chicken schwarma for lunch and it came with a couple sides. That with a coke each was only $10. Also a good place to people watch.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Had a great meal here... fatoush was so fresh and delicious! My boyfriend had the falafel wrap, which I tried, and was very nice as well. The prices, service and ambience were all excellent. Would return again if in Stone Town!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kenyatta Road, Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City ...., Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255773861313

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 9
  • Cuisine: Diner

Description

Open 8am to 10pm, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Inside air-conditioned seating, outside seating. Intimate cafe serving big breakfasts, burgers, wraps, quiche, home-made cakes and great chocolate brownies. Real coffee brewed Arabic-style and herbal teas and juices.

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