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“restaurant- gifts item & excursion” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Hot Spot Bistro

Hot Spot Bistro
Shangani Street | Kenyatta Road, Zanzibar, Stone Town, Tanzania
+255 774164866
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Ranked #34 of 61 Restaurants in Stone Town
Price range: $2 - $25
Cuisines: Café
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Zanzibar, Tanzania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“restaurant- gifts item & excursion”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013 via mobile

Tasty food and affortable price... sea food spring rolls,sea food samosa yammy well suitable place for late night purchases of gifts.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Buffalo
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Not Impressed”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Very very overpriced. And the service is attrociously slow, even for laid back Zanzibar. The food was certainly not worth the price, there are many other places where you'll find better value, better food and better service. I won't be returning.

Visited December 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Reasonable cafe for a break”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Dropped in for a drink at this establishment. Reasonable prices for drinks but atmosphere slightly spoilt by tourist tat for sale in the same room

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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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
“a cafe, shop, wifi hotspot and tour operator in one!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Great place in stone town, they have maintained the old Zanzibar decor and furniture which gives you a feel of where you are! Great selection of food and rings including coffee and cold drinks. You can buy souvenirs too and arrange a tour at the same time. Wifi is free. An ideal stop whilst in stone town

Visited January 2013
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Sultan Qaboos, Oman
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“masha'allah habeebti betjaniny”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

First of all the setting and the buildings are really beautiful. Arabic style but elegant and nice antique furniture. The setting is relaxing. The restauant decor also does not disappoint and offers a display of deserts and other offerings. Service was excellent and friendly. I ordered a green salad and when it came it first looked like it was only lettuce however once I began eating I found it was filled with green vegetables including aspargus, snow peas, avocado and numerous others . My main meal was a beef fillet on rice and was done perfectly. The beef was tender all the way through and came off the bone beautifully. The taste was lovely and the rice fresh, light and tasty basmati. All as I had hoped and I look forward to visiting again. Excellent tiramisu!! One of the best stone town has to offer! say'ye'a

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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