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Twisted Palms Lodge & Restaurant

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Bwejuu, Tanzania
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Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely setting

The atmosphere is lovely and the service is good. We had the best crab soup and the waiter was extremely friendly.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
NicolaXhaar
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Pretoria, South Africa
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere is lovely and the service is good. We had the best crab soup and the waiter was extremely friendly.

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Horsens, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location and very fresh food - the seafood is highly reccomemdable. Especially the prawns are worth trying ... Service very attentive and all nicely served

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

We walked the short distance from Upepo along the beach to the Twisted Palms for a drink on a couple of occasions. Really friendly staff with small gift shop attached.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

we ate here every evening during our 9 night trip to Zanzibar. I've never ate such fresh and tasty food in my whole life. everything they do they're doing fresh just for you. really great cooks!! very lovley staff. we'd go there again.

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Thank Ramona G
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

It was a backpackers retreat, we visited with our daughter. It was cheap, but comfortable. Food was tolerable. We didn't mind roughing it a bit, so if you want a cheap, quiet retreat, this is your place.

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Thank carlimitt
Madrid, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We had a couple of meals here and we enjoyed our food and drinks. The food was tasty and we were not disappointed with any of the dishes we ordered. The service was good and it was clean. The terrace facing the sea was a nice and comfortable place. WE repeated... which means that it was good! Good value and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Great food! Nice variety and Italian flavor mixed with Zanzibaran flavor. Enjoyed the Samoosas I ate there and the Crab Masala was great. We didn't stay at the lodge.

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Thank Jeanne F
Mussoorie
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We ate here a few times on our trip. The food was a bit salty, but tasty and there was a fair amount of variety from day-to-day. Try the beans and chapatti. It is very simple, but extremely tasty!

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Thank Gmiller_11
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Twisted Palms was a short walk down the beach from Robinson's Place, where we stayed, and we lunched there every day. Fresh catch of the day dictates the menu (get there early for lobster pasta). Fish, meat for those who must (when available) and... the crab. Would go back in a jiffy, just for the... crab.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

Ate dinner here one night while staying further up the beach. Food was good. Nice candlelit dinner whilst drinking Serengeti's. my boyfriend had the crab which was huge! And very tasty. I have the crab masala rice which was very good too. Didn't want the meal to end. Would recommend to anyone coming to Bwejuu.

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  • Address: Bwejuu, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Bwejuu

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