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Seles Beach Bar and Restaurant

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Matemwe Beach, Matemwe, Tanzania
255 777 413449
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Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very good food and freindly staff

Went for dinner with friends. The food is good in reasonable prices and we loved the ambience. Service very friendly willing to go one step above what is expected in order to please the costumers. Nice cocktails for after or before dinner.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Athens, Greece
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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Went for dinner with friends. The food is good in reasonable prices and we loved the ambience. Service very friendly willing to go one step above what is expected in order to please the costumers. Nice cocktails for after or before dinner.

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Been to Seles previously (in 2013) for food. Went back in May 2015, and the food is still fantastic. Will make lunch as Seles a tradition for all my Zanzibar trips from now on.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

Excellent place, the decor is lovely, the staff are great - very welcoming. The food is delicious, service is on the fast side for Tanzania. This is a very funky place, many options for comfortable seating to eat, drink or just hang and read a book.

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Verona, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Nice, friendly, clean in a very good position, in a quite area close to Mnemba Atoll. Food is amazing here, really tasty!

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Poznan, Poland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

I fell in Love in The food, place and Janet and Seles! If You are on Zanzibar You MUST visit this place!!!!

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Stockholm, Sweden
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The place look really cozy and friendly. I stayed there over the day when I visited Matemwe. I would really recommend the place if it was´t for the staff. One of the waiters keep asking me if I was married, where I lived and how I realised

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

We walked one hour to have a meal at Seles and were prized with a wonderful dinner. Very cozy restaurant and bar with a nice touch of Africa right on a beach. The place is very clean with polite and attentive stuff. Tuna in coconut curry, calamari with veggies and pasta bolonges for our little boy were just delicious! Completed... More 

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Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Seles is a super place to pop in for lunch or dinner. A well stocked bar, great milkshakes, awesome burgers and a great atmosphere! Lovely staff, a great owner....the best place to eat in Matemwe for sure! We are locals and love the place. :)

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This restaurant was next to your hotel and pretty solid with good prices. We enjoyed everything we had and it was one of the better bars around. Great for local food like Prawns in coconut sauce or curry. I highly recommend if you are in Matemwe. We ate there multiple times and it never hurt our sensitive western stomachs.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This was our third visit to Matemwe so we already knew that compared to our hotel, this place offered better food at cheaper prices. As before, the staff are friendly and welcoming and food is served super fast by African standards. The cocktails are expensive for what they are, which is a shame, but the internet works well, the atmosphere... More 

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Address: Matemwe Beach, Matemwe, Tanzania
Phone Number: 255 777 413449
Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Matemwe
Cuisine: International

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  • Address: Matemwe Beach, Matemwe, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Matemwe
  • Phone Number: 255 777 413449

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

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