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LOULOU Restaurant

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Kenyatta Road | P.O. Box 3967, Stone Town 3967, Tanzania
+255 24 224 0170
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Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: Fine Belgian Cuisine in a refreshing, stylish and modern setting with...
Fine Belgian Cuisine in a refreshing, stylish and modern setting with romantic lighting, cool air-conditioning & gorgeous upscale cuisine. Using fresh seasonal ingredients combined with the finest of imported Belgian flabours. Loulou is a completely unique experience in Stone Town & cnsidered one of its best restaurants at very affordable prices. CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY
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  • 52
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    Very good
  • 6
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  • 3
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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 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food, good service, nice atmosphere

The food in Loulou was very tasty and up to European standard. We were eating there on different occasions and were always well served in the evening after a long day in town. We can only advertise Georges hospitality and good food !!!! Vera from Munich and friend Angelika

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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Zanzibar, Tanzania
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  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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Zanzibar, Tanzania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The food in Loulou was very tasty and up to European standard. We were eating there on different occasions and were always well served in the evening after a long day in town. We can only advertise Georges hospitality and good food !!!! Vera from Munich and friend Angelika

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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62 reviews 62 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This was some of the best service we’ve received at a restaurant. From the server to the proprietor everyone went out of their way to make dining there an enjoyable experience. We ate here twice and found the food to be good but not exceptional. For us, dining out is not only about the food but the overall experience which... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We live here in Zanzibar and this is our favorite spot. I recommend the huge Rock lobster tails (lots of meat!) and the delicious crab pasta! The chocolate mousse is also really good! Great service, and very friendly staff.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

After four weeks in Zanzibar i had missed the good old classic meals. I came across loulou after a friend recommended it for its amazing chocolate mousse. I did not try this as i was stuffed after having their great fillet steak served with a delicate mushroom sauce and perfectly done mash potatoes. Simply one of the better restaurants i... More 

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Noel G, Owner at LOULOU Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Sir, I thank you for you positive review after your visit at LOULOU Restaurant and I was very happy to read how much you appreciated our cuisine. My major concern is about the wine you drank and, indeed, our wine list is limited at the present time but, although it is our aim, we cannot afford to sell expensive... More 

Falkirk, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We went here as our last meal before heading home after a trip in East Africa and it was an excellent way to end our trip. The food was excellent, well prepared and tasty. The staff were all extremely friendly and the service offered was excellent, especially the owner who chatted to us when we waited on our starters. The... More 

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Dear Sir, dear Madam, I would like to thank you for your very kind and enthusiastic review about Loulou Restaurant... More 

Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

On our last evening in Stone Town, my partner and I were looking for an off-the-beaten path, new culinary experience. We live in Dar es Salaam and have been to most of the popular beachfront Stone Town restaurants. When we stumbled on to LouLou's we were excited to find a fine Belgium dining spot. We booked a table for that... More 

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Noel G, Owner at LOULOU Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Sir, dear Madam, I thank you for the review you wrote about Loulou Restaurant after your visit on January 5th. I was very sorry to read about your disappointment. We cannot change the fact that sometimes there are days with only few customers and that situation can happen anywhere. My major concern is that you were not satisfied with... More 

Damme, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Just a great restaurant to go to!! Great dinner with very friendly people! The accommodation was outstanding aswel as the dinner! Great Tuna steak with the typical Belgian fries, very good selection of wine and the chocolate mousse was exquisite! Everything tasted very fresh and pure! A must go if you visit Stonetown! Perfect quality for a perfect price. Anthony

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We went to LouLou's twice on our visit to Zanzibar and would have returned again had we the time. Marion the manager was brilliant and could not do enough for you aswell as George the owner. Super impressed with them and their staff. Now the food...WOW! Started with a complimentary taster of fish and beetroot in a shot glass--divine. Then... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I absolutely love Loulou!! They have fab food and while it seems all pricey, it really is not! The rates are the same as any other cafe in Stone Town except that the food here is really worth what you pay for it. The lady who runs it always pays a visit to the table and sometime they surprise you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We had dinner at Loulou's tonight and it was really good! The lamb was perfect and the chocolate mousse also :-) Unfortunately they haven't any beers from Belgium... But definitely recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kenyatta Road | P.O. Box 3967, Stone Town 3967, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 24 224 0170

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 26

Description

Fine Belgian Cuisine in a refreshing, stylish and modern setting with romantic lighting, cool air-conditioning & gorgeous upscale cuisine. Using fresh seasonal ingredients combined with the finest of imported Belgian flabours. Loulou is a completely unique experience in Stone Town & cnsidered one of its best restaurants at very affordable prices. CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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