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Sansibar

Hornumer Strasse 80, 25980 Rantum, Sylt, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
+494 651 964656
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Ranked #2 of 12 restaurants in Rantum
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Fab setting amongst the dunes, Mercedes Benz sponsored Bobby-Cars for the kids...Food is fine doesn't blow you away unlike the setting! Ultra cool place to people watch in Sylt.

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Oxford
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85 reviews 85 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Situated right on a dune- alas no direct sea views, this place has been an in-spot with the hip and famous for many years. The atmosphere is cosy and unique- the crowd is mixed from families to senior citizens to people coming from the beach from a long walk. Food is reliable average pub food with a good steak menu... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

... I choose the second opportunity. Sansibar is famous that's true but it is also croweded every time i come to this place so if you want to spend your time chilling in a quiet place you are definetly wrong. But otherwise enjoy the atmosphere in this special beachbar get some real good food or even just a drink sure... More

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Frankfurt
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

I usually avoid 'in' places, and places that get featured in glamor magazines. Then, again, the Sansibar is an institution on Sylt, and many friends had spoken well, so we went there (without a reservation) during a recent week-long trip to Sylt. What can I say? we returned two more times after that, and we have nothing but fond memories... More

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Cork, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

On a recent trip to Sylt, I was lucky enough to have the chance to eat in Sansibar. I was not aware of its fine reputation beforehand but I did become aware of the reasons for this reputation during the evening. My companions and I were treated to an array of dishes comprising meat, fish and salads which proved a... More

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Wien
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

If you are a dare-devil wave the reservation thing and battle for your place outside - innside is usually sold out for weeks if not longer. We were blessed and got a table for 3 on the lovely porch and as the rain just stopped pouring it was not too crowded. The wine list is spectacular with high-class choices around... More

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Düsseldorf
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125 reviews 125 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

We had wonderful lunches at the Sanisbar. Enjoy Tapas or fish soup, and the wine Dönnhoff Doppelstück to go with. For dessert we would recommed Kaiserschmarrn but it is a huge portion so you have to eat it with 2 or 3 people. When the weather is nice on the Island Sylt, you can eat and drink outside with your... More

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Erlangen, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

Definitely a "must see", but that's it. To me it was just like a beergarden which is hidden in the dunes. Very disturbing to me were the logos of a German carmaker, which were nearly everywhere. The atmosphere wasn't to great either to compensate for the high prices and the average service.

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Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Whenever I go to Sylt, I have lunch or dinner at the Sansibar. It is always very busy. The service is excellent, very friendly and accommodating. The food is really good. Especially the turbot from the North Sea is amazing… I also like the ‘Currywurst’ with French fries and the ‘Kaiserschmarrn’. The wine list is extensive and the sommelier is... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013 via mobile

We had heard of Sansibar but weren't sure whether we would get there, we were glad we did! What a wonderful find! There was a playground for the boys to play until our table was ready. Our waiter was friendly and accommodating. The menu was a nice mix and the food was very good. Curry wurst , schnitzel, pasta, salads... More

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