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Forodhani Park

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Reviewed 5 days ago

There's a huge variety of good food here although we steered clear of seafood because you never know how it's been stored or cooked in Zanzibar. We had schwarmas and some of the local pizzas which are made with eggs and other ingredients. We'd highly...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lloyd_drake
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a little skeptical initially of eating from the vendors at the market along the waterfront on a Sunday evening. I soon changed my mind. The aromas of spices, fresh pizzas, rotis, seafood was too tantalising not to try. I can highly recommend that...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lutzie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely a cultural and sensory delight, especially for seafood and fish lovers. The array of succulent choice of food on the tables is amazing, the atmosphere alone well worth the stroll along the waters edge in the evening to check it out.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Few years back Forodhani was the best place to go for evening feasting but my recent experience i couldn't take it i ordered calamari with beef samosa they were not just spoilt but rotten smelling bad that i puked my wife had food poisoning that...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 958abdulrahmanm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I got outstanding service and support at Forodhani park the time i got food poisoned(from eating at another hotel!). They offered me escort to the pharmacy and back, and even a place to rest after checking out. Couldn’t recived better help! Apart from that, the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Josefine G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is probably one of the best ways to experience what East African food can offer. The ambience is very inviting indeed. But as they say ‘looks can be deceptive’ stands true here. Ofcourse you may get lucky and have a decent experience with tasting...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sonyakochharapicella
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A evening/night market where you can have delicious meals (Zanzibar Pizza, Kebab, and sea foods). In addition you can have a great view over de ocean and have a sugar cane juice (local drink). You will see the traditional way of making sugar can juice...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nick-Maaskamp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While we were in Stone town,we had the pleasure to visit Forodhani gardens. In the daytime its so beautiful to walk around and see the old fort and a house of wonders. Sea view. Restaurants around have a roof top terrace.so you can still see...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 156patiencen
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You can not avoid this experience. On the waterfront, near a squarre or groups can play, share a moment of conviviality with people around typical drinks and street food. Very cool, colorful and fragrant!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 432dominiqued
Reviewed March 18, 2019

Went to eat at the evening food stalls. Have done this in countries around the world for cheap, memorable meals. This one was memorable, but not for a good reason. The food was mediocre - it's all pre-cooked (how old?) and warmed to order. The...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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188katherine
September 27, 2016|
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Response from JacqueP140 | Reviewed this property |
there weren't any issues when we were there... the food we had was delicious! Loved the atmosphere!
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June 6, 2016|
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Response from Kazim M | Reviewed this property |
Hello! Yes they're open now! Was there 2 days ago!
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