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Karambezi Cafe

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Sea Cliff Hotel | Toure Drive, Msasani Peninsula, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 (78) 704 4555
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're staying in Dar and at the Sea Cliff, this is a gem of a hotel restaurant - right on the sea with an occasional spray from a wave (at high tide) hitting the cliffs below the restaurant. If you're staying somewhere else and. Red a good place to have a drink and then dinner after work, this must... More 

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Thank David B
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice place with excellent light food and very nice people. During night you might have a nice sea breeze!

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Thank Ivo S
Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love coming here! I often come here to grab a coffee and catch up on emails. I've been a few times for dinner as well, which is surprisingly good value.

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Thank LauraJS420
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All the seafood is excellent. I had the chili avocado which was healthy and delicious. I have had Nile Perch as well as the seafood platter and they both were excellent.

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Thank Julian N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This clearly is one the best restaurants ive ever been to in Tanzania. A must to visit when in Dar es salaam.

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Thank Yasmin L
Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Situated within the Sea Cliff hotel complex, this restuarant has average meals at tourist prices. However the real catch here is the breathtaking views and of course the live band on a friday night adds a good vibe. Sampled their cocktails too and found them to be so-so...Service is fast with attentive and friendly staff and generous portion size.

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Thank SAdiva
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hospitality is amazing ,service is quick n the view is a natural beauty ..it's a sure place for peace and quiet and gives u a breather from the world's issues so head on down there!

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Thank Elias J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the best places I would like to visit on every weekend. Beautiful sea view and a glass of beer with the nice live band. What else needed at this restaurant. They offer good food, mostly over crowded during weekends.

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Thank Suraj K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Karambezi Cafe is one of my favorite outside restaurants in Dar. Their seafood is top notch. They have a secure parking lot. While they do have fans and umbrellas, I recommend going in the evening as dinning outside during lunch hours can get quite warm.

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Thank Shelly H
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best place in Dar to get brunch! Only until 11am but what an amazing Spread of food all for 30,000TSH! Great service and ocean views. Lunch and dinner here also fab. Love this place. Noisy and busy so not great for intimate dinners but certainly great for a fun night out. Often a live band too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $50
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sea Cliff Hotel | Toure Drive, Msasani Peninsula, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 (78) 704 4555
Description
For more than 15 years the Karambezi Cafe has been serving the East African coast with fine seafood and continental dishes. Travel to Dar es Salaam and one of our thousands of friends will say "You have to go to the Karambezi". Our restaurant evolves and changes daily and through time. Come for a luxurious buffet breakfast from 6 am daily to a cocktail served whilst you overlook the Indian Ocean and dine on an Admirals Platter. Karambezi Cafe....Come Home....

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