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“The Food Is Amazing” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Essence Restaurant

Essence Restaurant
Amaan Kendwa Beach | KENDWA BEACH, Kendwa, Tanzania
+255 779 941 555
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Ranked #3 of 6 Restaurants in Kendwa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $60
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: ESSENCE IS LOCATED ON KENDWA BEACH NEXT TO KENDWA BEACH RESORT. FREE WI-FI, AND MUCH MORE.
Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
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3 reviews
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“The Food Is Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

The food and service at Essence Restaurant was amazing. The fruit juices were freshly made and the food had taste especially the tandoori chicken is good my friend took the shawarma and they said it tasty and the staff were so kind and friendly.

Visited August 2012
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Toronto, Canada
1 review
“Just Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

ME and my family had an amazing time. The food was delicious and the staff were very nice. The food is at an alright price and drinks are cheap especially friut juices which are freshly made. Overall i would say this is a must eat restaurent for all guest from around the world.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Nungwi, Tanzania
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“How can luxury be so bad”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

This is supposed to be the best and finest place in Kendwa. Yes it is the nicest but allways empty. The meny is boring and fit only a few. In low season you will sometimes get yesterdays dry food. Stay away, it is not worth it.. PS. the owners are terrible.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“lovely views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

Great food. lunch for two was about 58 dollars ,attentive staff I ate wonderful prawns but the menu would prove restrictive over a full week Fabulous cappuccino

Visited March 2012
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Hythe, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Excellent value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

The choice of food was impressive and very well prepared and presented by an exceptional staff.

The drinks were superb and all this in a great setting on a pier with views all around.

Value for money and worth a visit.

Visited December 2011
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