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“The friendliest coffee shop in town” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Zanzibar Coffee House Cafe

Zanzibar Coffee House Cafe
1563/64 Mkunazini Street | Zanzibar Coffee House Hotel, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 24 223 9319
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Ranked #6 of 64 Restaurants in Stone Town
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, Dessert, Continental
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Lunch
Zanzibar, Tanzania
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“The friendliest coffee shop in town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Its the staff that really make this place. Been here several times and always happy with the great big friendly welcome one gets. One feels that you are visiting friends when one comes here. its a small venue with few tables but worth visiting if you can as its also not easy to find, most people seem to just stumble upon the place. Freshly baked cakes and muffins supplement a menu made up mostly of filled pancake dishes. The date and cheese one is interesting and quite tasty. The coffee served is good and correctly brewed and served with little home made bite sized cookies. (of which you can have as many as you like) Ground coffee or coffee beans are also for sale in retail packs along with glass or steel coffee presses. Upstairs they run a guest house although i have not stayed there.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Buffalo
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Worth the visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Really good coffee, especially the spiced coffee. The snacks are quite nice, as well. Great atmosphere. A bit pricey but worth the visit.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Manama, Bahrain
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Yummy sweets!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

This is the only place we came across with delicious baked goods! Mouthwatering and delicious! A must visit place for those with a sweet tooth!

Visited December 2012
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Spain
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147 reviews 147 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
“nice cafe, nice atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

although a bit pricey was a welcome break from our meandering around stone town, an noce to get real espresso from a coffee machine

Visited December 2012
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Otley
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Highly priced”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

It was a nice place and the drinks were nice but very pricey compared to other locations. We had wanted to take our drinks on the roof terrace but were not allowed to; I was allowed up there later to take photos of Stone Town.

Visited October 2012
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