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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: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 10
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  • 1
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  • 2
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Pleasant restaurant with beautiful upper floor

good meals and very good service in an pleasant atmosphere. Unfortunately the tasty big shrimps did not leave me the natural way. ( Do not know wether the dish was not good status or an other reason is responsible)

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Kerzinger
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Munich, Germany
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Munich, Germany
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

good meals and very good service in an pleasant atmosphere. Unfortunately the tasty big shrimps did not leave me the natural way. ( Do not know wether the dish was not good status or an other reason is responsible)

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Thank Kerzinger
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seles is a must if you are in Matemwe. The restaurant has fantastic food (by Zanzibar standards), I had the chicken curry and it was good. The waiter was sweet and the atmosphere is fantastic. We played a game of scrabble while waiting for the food and Jenga after the meal. There are board games available to add some family... More 

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1 Thank Tiffany d
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We also stayed here and it was amazing. The staff are very friendly and the food is the best you will find in the area. All the staff from the other resorts seem to eat/drink here in the evenings.

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Thank Matty O
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

trust me eat here if u get the chance it's not cheap but boy do they know how to cook.i didn't stay but the rooms are gorgeous and it's worth it if u have the money for it. highly recommended

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Thank alstallio X
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I received the wrong food all the time . It always different from the menu. One time my chicken was cold/frozen inside. Management was great in correcting the chef's mistakes.

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Thank Siima M
Pretoria, South Africa
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely light lunch there. The service was good and the beers were cold! Beautiful set-up and the staff were extremely friendly.

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Thank NicolaXhaar
Auckland, NZ
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38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here one night as a treat - the kingfish was very good, and we enjoyed a cocktail as well sitting up in the mezzanine floor. It was a bit out of our budget, but very enjoyable, with excellent service.

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Thank BobtheDuck
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Excellent sea food! We had lunch and dinner here and all the time food was excellent! Very cozy atmosphere, friendly stuff. I definitely recommend this place for tourists in Matemwe!

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Thank Cristian M
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Great place for get togethers, service is very good. Everything is made fresh and it takes a little while. But it really it worth the wait. Portion size is huge even for drinks. Great place

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1 Thank Hotel_Slipway
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

For a #1 restaurant in TA, we expected more than this. Food was overcooked and "oversauced". Good atmosphere and nice cocktails.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

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