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Twisted Palms Lodge & Restaurant

Bwejuu, Tanzania
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Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in Bwejuu
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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Madrid, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 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
2 reviews
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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Mussoorie
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 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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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
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110 reviews 110 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We stayed next door at the Evergreen, but this was the place to eat. The fresh crab was divine. It was so huge its legs spilled off the plate, and all for about 12000 Tsh (about $5 I think) The restaurant juts over the beach and is on stilts and offers great views down the beach. Their menu changes daily... More

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

The food here is excellent! Freshly prepared every meal, changing menu and friendly service.Don't expect it fast

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

After reading other reviews we stopped in at twisted palms for early dinner. Was so disappointed the hut was in desperate need of tlc, it lacked atmosphere, service was robotic and the beach was disgusting. Covered in litter and seaweed(I know this cant be helped but other places rake it up). The chicken masala with rice I ordered was served... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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64 reviews 64 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

we visited twisted palms during our stay in jambiani and we really loved the food and the atmosphere. the staff is very friendly and was very helpfull to inform us about jambiani and paje

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