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The Bay Leaf

102 Vijana Road,, Arusha 0000, Tanzania
+255 27 254 3055
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Mar 8, 2017
“Fantastic place”
Dec 7, 2016
“Not bad but....”
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Seafood, International, European, Contemporary
102 Vijana Road,, Arusha 0000, Tanzania
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Reviewed March 8, 2017

I stayed here for one night and just fell in love with this boutique hotel i would rate this place as FIVE ***** Stars. The rooms were awesome i just fell in love with the ambiance and modern amenities all tastefully done. The lawn and...More

Thank Mayur N
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

The food was fresh, the venue was laid back and relaxed but....they definitely need to expand their menu. Anyone who has a problem with seafood or dairy may have a problem finding something to eat. The waiter also had no idea what wines were available...More

Thank Wambuimwangi
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this boutique hotel now called the eight for 8 days and I have nothing but great things to say about Rashida and her amazing staff that made my stay in Arusha so memorable and comfortable. The hotel is beautiful, the food simply amazing...More

Thank kitty1234567
Reviewed July 30, 2016

My friend and I went here for a business lunch. We were the only ones on the patio and were able to work without much interruption. It was a very nice experience.

Thank Michele G
Reviewed July 13, 2016

The new management really has done this place justice! The food was outstanding and the new management really took an interest in coming to greet us and give their house specials. It's a shame that it was a bit empty however i'm sure with more...More

Thank sarahn407
Reviewed May 9, 2016

This restaurant is very recently under new management. We sat outside on the deck for dinner ( table of 9) Beautiful peaceful and tastefully decorated surrounding. A great varied menu. Every dish came beautifully presented and everyone commented on their very tasty meal! The deserts...More

Thank Bridgette H
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Visited once. Place was deserted, despite being in the middle of the tourist season. Diligent staff but slow service. It took over an hour before being served the first dish. The food was not bad, but definitely not what I would call "fine dining".

Thank Johan S
Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

The place has a new management and it's really really good. Environment and atmosphere are great. The staff were well trained and food was excellent and well presented. Good selection of wines and the deserts were very tasty too. Would visit again. Recommended

Thank Frangos M
Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

Just returned from dinner at the Bay Leaf. Everything from the atmosphere (it was a cooler evening and we ate outside) to the service to the meal and including the prices were exceptionally good! Would definitely recommend. We had steak, chicken, and stir fry. Yummy!

1  Thank Kevin P
Reviewed January 15, 2016

Food was excellent and original, service is too slow and the waiter did not know anything about win serving.. a bit of training would help..otherwise a good table

Thank Rhino L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $40
Seafood, International, European, Contemporary
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Vijana Road,, Arusha 0000, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Arusha Region  >  Arusha
  • Phone Number: +255 27 254 3055
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