We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Zanzibar Coffee House Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
Cafe, International
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1563/64 Mkunazini Street | Zanzibar Coffee House Hotel, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 24 223 9319
Website
Improve this listing
This restaurant is at Zanzibar Coffee House
Today
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 234 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 130
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
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
Great as usual

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!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
NorthumberlandAlf
,
Stocksfield, United Kingdom
Add Photo Write a Review

234 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Stocksfield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 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!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Level Contributor
65 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
USA
Level Contributor
43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Muscat, Oman
Level Contributor
14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Level Contributor
57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Very nice ambient and great coffee. Service could be better/friendlier. It is difficult to find it, as all the places in the middle of old Stone Town.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I found this place by accident while I was walking through Stone Town. Excellent coffee and snacks in a beautiful setting. Friendly staff. And strong wifi!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Zürich, Switzerland
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Wonderful small place in the heart of Stone Town. The savoury dishes / snacks very well designed and very tasty. The spice coffee was also very well done.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Stranda, Norway
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Zanzibar Coffee House Cafe also viewed

Stone Town, Zanzibar City
Stone Town, Zanzibar City
 
Stone Town, Zanzibar City
 

Been to Zanzibar Coffee House Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

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

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Zanzibar Coffee House Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?