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“Good Indian Food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Alcove Restaurant

Alcove Restaurant
Sea Cliff Hotel | City Centre Branch, Haidery Plaza, 2nd Flr, Near Holiday Inn, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
22 2601980
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Ranked #41 of 191 Restaurants in Dar es Salaam
Cuisines: Chinese, Indian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Good Indian Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

The food and service in Alcove are good. The Indian dishes are good. The Chinese dishes are more "Indian Chinese' but delicious!! Service is good.
They do not have cocktails - would have been good.

Visited October 2012
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Dar es Salam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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61 reviews 61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Good food but a little oily!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

A good selection of starters and main dishes. The food tends to be a little oily but overall tasty food.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Nairobi
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35 restaurant reviews
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“When you crave Indian Food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Went there a few times and always ask for my prefered dish: chicken cooked with coconut. Service is also very good.

Visited June 2012
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Kiabakari
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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“My favorite business lunch spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

Whenever I am in Dar, I must go for business lunch with my associates and friends at least one time to the Alcove restaurant. My first time there was in 1991. Since then I never stopped going there. In the middle of the road it suffered a bit of mediocre period, but last time I was there, the place was full and people had to wait for seats, which speaks volumes about the healthy business they enjoy there now again. I am glad to see this happening. My favorite dishes are always prawns in different ways prepared, drum lollipops, sizzling dishes, Three Treasure starter and soups of course, plus garlic nan bread. Great atmosphere, air-conditioned place which helps a lot when you run away from steaming heat of Dar. Yeah, I will be back many times more there.

Visited October 2012
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london
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“Great second visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012 via mobile

Visited this a second time - the food was once again tasty and service good. The thing I would recommend that the owners do is sort out the decor - its a bit dated now.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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