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Zanzibar Coffee House Cafe

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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: Lunch, Breakfast

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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
Excellent service and superb coffee

When in Stone Town, this restaurant / hotel is a MUST. The coffee is very much above average, and the staff is extremely nice and accommodating. The room is unique in itself, refreshingly devoid of a t.v. Private, stand alone bathrooms enhance the experience: one feels as if they are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Stranda, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

When in Stone Town, this restaurant / hotel is a MUST. The coffee is very much above average, and the staff is extremely nice and accommodating. The room is unique in itself, refreshingly devoid of a t.v. Private, stand alone bathrooms enhance the experience: one feels as if they are experiencing life as it were 100 years ago. The rooftop... More 

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Dakar, Senegal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We stayed at the Zanzibar Coffee house and the hotel and the café were great. Breakdfast on the roof top and light meals at the café wrere good and served with a smile. Both café and hotel very good value.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed cappuccino and lattes everyday while in Stone Town. Lunches were tasty and inexpensive, but the big draw is the coffee. Charming atmosphere and friendly staff. Can be challenging to find along narrow, windy streets, but worth the effort.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

A good respite from the alleyways of Stone Town. Great coffee and cakes and fresh juices ... always good when the power goes out so the coffee machine shuts down!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The coffee really does live up to its reputation. The atmosphere and food options are also very pleasant. A nice relaxing place away from the bustle and dirt of stone town.

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Gonder, Ethiopia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This is the best restaurant in Stone Town, Zanzibar to have an excellent coffee and cakes and light meals. The staff are all superb and they are always very helpful. I will always go here for the best coffee on the island. They also supply coffee to most of the restaurants on the island.

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Roskilde, Roskilde, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Coffee in different ways, iced, hot, latte or machiatto, served by a very friendly Staff. Now You sit behind the curtains - nice brown kangas, so you dont defend anyone by eating or drinking under the Ramadan. The cakes are delicious; especially the chocolate pies, uhm.10 years in Stone Town, with Coffee grown on their own farm. Hope for 10... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

seems rather overrated. yes the coffee was good but unable to serve it in a bodum although it was advertised on the menu. they only sold them we were told. also expensive. doubt the locals go there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

If you want an amazing coffee - this is the place to find it! I was recommended this little spot by a friend, and am so glad we went there ... nothing like a delicious coffee to escape the madness of stone town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Great coffee and staff were excellent. Food wasn't quite up to the standard of the coffee. Useful break from Stone Town

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Additional Information about Zanzibar Coffee House Cafe

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

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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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