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Zanzibar Coffee House Cafe

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Cafe, International
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1563/64 Mkunazini Street | Zanzibar Coffee House Hotel, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 24 223 9319
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8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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We had breakfast there everyday when we were there. It was always a good kick to start the day. Nice coffee, good food, always-want-more pastry, reasonable price, and smiling English-speaking waitresses....

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
Rachel L
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Grenoble, France
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Grenoble, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We had breakfast there everyday when we were there. It was always a good kick to start the day. Nice coffee, good food, always-want-more pastry, reasonable price, and smiling English-speaking waitresses....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We had lunch at this café - tasty pancakes and good coffee. Service was a bit haphazard - our group ordered at the same time but some did not get their food until several reminders were given.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Just for the view from a terrace, good service, nicely served tea and general "colonial" atmosphere of this place it is worth visiting to take the break from wandering the narrow streets and rest your eyes on the big blue.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Disapointing as we couldn't go to the top terrace. Good cofffee. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff.

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Stocksfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Lovely lovely staff. The coffee is always excellent.Try the avocado and ginger juice.It is just what you need when shopping! We had fresh vegetable samosas which were fantastic!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Loved it. Great food and wonderful coffee smells. Took some time to find it though.wonderful find after getting lost in the back streets and alleys

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

They took a long time with the service and brought it literally piece meal. The dishes arrived one at a time with about 10 minutes in between - so much so a few in my group of 8 had not even started eating while the others had finished. Hot food was was cold by the time it reached our table.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Me and my husband went here for lunch. We had a bit trouble finding the place (I think we came from the "wrong" direction, when we left, we had no problem finding our way!). The coffee was amazing! I have previously visited it's sister cafe in Dar (Mlimani City), and had great expectations for the coffee - I was not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Would have loved to taste the goodies, but everything had gluten, but I believe they have top notch quality as their coffee is. There is no outdoor sitting but the inside is quite nice, so enjoy a rest for a bit. Staff is very nice.

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Muscat, Oman
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We stopped there for a cup of tea during our Stone Town tour with our local guide. The rooftop is very nice and I think they do nice snacks and even oven pizza but I wished they had more of local snacks! We requested for mendazi or local breads to have with our tea but unfortunately they did not have.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1563/64 Mkunazini Street | Zanzibar Coffee House Hotel, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 24 223 9319

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe, International
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?