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Kiponda street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 1912, Tanzania
+255242231264
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Breezing terraces for both restaurant and bar, Mediterranean food, pizza...
Breezing terraces for both restaurant and bar, Mediterranean food, pizza, wine bar
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Will always come back for more

Absolutely one of the best restaurants I have been to on this island. They have good service, fair prices and amazing food

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
Camilla Q
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Aalborg, Denmark
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Aalborg, Denmark
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Absolutely one of the best restaurants I have been to on this island. They have good service, fair prices and amazing food

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Hi thank you for sharing your experience, the whole staff is delighted you have enjoyed your time with us. We will always have a table for you! House of Spices More 

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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Lovely location. Great menu and amazing food. Price is average and food is worth every penny spent. The place is in the heart of the stone town and has a roof top restaurant. Very friendly staff. And the owners are very innovative. They serve fresh sea food and they have nice and crispy pizza. Love this place and their prices... More 

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Dear Guest, thank you for having taken the time to share your experience. We look forward to welcome you soon again House of Spices More 

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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

A nice food, place, a bit pricey, long time waiting for food ( but they do warn us, though..) Its on the 4th or 3rd floor of some art shop and house, the rooftop settings really loveable. With all that spices decorations, this really showed that the restaurant are nothing less serious. The pork was great, while some portion of... More 

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Dear Customer, thank you for having taken the time to share your experience in our terrace restaurant. All good things, need time to be....come good! Looking forward to welcome you soon again! House of Spices More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Nice restaurant, good food. Good seating. Service is not so good. There was only 1 waiter. Had a good dinner

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Hi, thank you so much for your review. We look forward to welcome you soon again House of Spices More 

London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Ate here 3 times during our stay on Zanzibar. Exceptional food - we sampled the sea food, pizza and pasta, all of which were excellent. Staff were lovely and service could not be better. Eat here!

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Dear Guest, amazing feedback that will help to push us further. We would love to welcome you soon again House of Spices More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We had a memorable meal here, with food of the best. Service is great and good serves with a variety of items on the plate. The dinner price is on the higher side costing 100,000/= for 2 but the food made it worth it. If you are traveling with budget in mind then this place maybe the special night. The... More 

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Dear Guest, thank you so much for your great review. We look forward to welcome you soon again House of Spices More 

Hanoi, Vietnam
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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Fish in spicey coconut sauce -worth a try. This is a very popular restaurant so reserve a table if it is a Saturday (note:closed on Sundays). Great building and atmosphere.

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Hi, thank you so much for your stunning review! We are delighted you have enjoyed your time with us and we are looking forward to welcome you one day soon again House of Spices More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

I have to admit House of spices probably was the best experience in Zanzibar! Great food & service for value for money! Sea food curry & soup were full of sea food and that's the only place in zanzibar i'll miss!

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Dear Guests, thank you so much for having taken time to share your experience with us. We all look forward to welcome you soon again Kind regards, House of Spices More 

Dubai
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My husband and I were directed to the House of Spices by another restaurant we wanted to dine at but happened to be fully booked when we showed up. We are both so glad that it turned out this way! We ended up visiting House of Spices for a second time! The food there is splendid! Between the two visits,... More 

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Stunning review!! thenk you sooo much. Looking forward to welcome you soon again House of Spices More 

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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This is a lovely restaurant in the heart of Stone Town. Like everywhere in Stone Town it's hard to find among all the winding streets but you'll get there eventually. We went on a Friday night and had no problem getting a table as walk-ins. The staff were friendly and efficient. They have a wood-fire oven and serve some pizza... More 

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Thank you for your great feedback. We look forward to welcome you soon again. House of Spices More 

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Additional Information about House of Spices

Address: Kiponda street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 1912, Tanzania
Phone Number: +255242231264
Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
Average Prices: USD $8 to $15
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Thai

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kiponda street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 1912, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255242231264

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $8 to $15
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Thai

Description

Breezing terraces for both restaurant and bar, Mediterranean food, pizza, wine bar

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