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“Handy location plus free wifi” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hot Spot Bistro

Hot Spot Bistro
Shangani Street | Kenyatta Road, Zanzibar, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 774164866
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Ranked #36 of 65 Restaurants in Stone Town
Price range: $2 - $25
Cuisines: Cafe
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Europe
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212 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
“Handy location plus free wifi”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

It's a mix of many things in one-a gift shop, cafe, restaurant, take out/ice drink palour, and lounge. They do not serve alcohol here but do have T.V.s. So, it has a bit of an odd disjointed feeling to it. But, the location is very handy if you need a break between shopping. They serve some nice iced drinks and snack food (calamari was delicous) and the service was really good. Prices were reasonable.Plus you can use their wifi to figure out what you want to do next.

  • Visited September 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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English first
Brisbane, Australia
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33 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Delicious coffee & good wifi”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Great spot for a coffee and free wi fi available. Right nextdoor to some good shopping spots and across the road from where Freddie Mercury was born.

Visited September 2012
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Sochi, Russia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Everything was perfect at Bistro!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Wow! What a spread! (Sunday Brunch) You can treat yourself to breakfast fare or enjoy the wonderful lunch selections like we did. I am normally not a fan of cheeseburgers but this is exceptional. The variety was great and the staff made sure that everything was filled and fresh. from check in to check out, the staff is fantastic. Loved the rock lobster! Can't say enough about the desserts. The tiramisu peach cobbler was out of this world! Kudos to the staff who managed and the stewards who served our table. We will definitely vacation here again.

  • Visited October 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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Piraeus, Greece
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58 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“simply excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

went for dinner 3 times on my 8 day trip to Zanzibar with my partner. The food is tasty, the portions are good, the service very friendly and professional although a little on the slow side, prices were good and the music really nice and atmospheric.
The free wi-fi is a plus together with the great gift shop on the ground floor of the restaurant.
Liked the fresh pizzas, the burger and the really tasty vegetarian "curried vegetables" served in a coconut with rice on the side.

Visited October 2012
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at sea
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135 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“quiet excellence”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

This is a good place to go and be quiet and have a good coffee or small meal..their chicken pie is especially good. Try the ice cream for a real treat.....good value for money and the service is excellent

Visited October 2012
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