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The Fig and Olive

Haile Selassie Road | Cultural Heritage, Arusha, Tanzania
+255 784 532 717
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Aug 29, 2018
“great food inside the Cultural Heritage Center”
Aug 2, 2018
“.Reasonable Little place”
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Lebanese, Greek
$$ - $$$
Haile Selassie Road | Cultural Heritage, Arusha, Tanzania
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

I loved the food so much I went back 2 more times. The only downside is the fact that not all items on the menu are available. But what is available is simply delish and nicely presented. A big plus: the bread is made there...More

Thank amjoly2013
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Good food and well priced with service being at the better end of what you would expect. Coffee was good and the place was not busy either.

Thank Drew P
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

I absolutely loved the food here. I ordered a pizza and it was the best pizza I have had so far in Tanzania. The service is fast and the place has a grewt view. Also, the owner was super friendly and took the time to...More

Thank Poshika D
Reviewed December 24, 2017

i had the best meal ever at The Fig and Olive,i suggest you visit this place with family and friends,you will not regret ...

Thank Zingy R
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Nice design (Zanzibar style) and good menu. Everything is good, but I'm fond of bagel with cream cheese and salmon.

Thank Ekaterina P
Reviewed August 4, 2017

A nice place to visit - beautiful surroundings, very stylish Zanzibar-like furniture and pleasant staff. Salmon sandwich is the best! And coffee is good as well.

Thank Getaway423031
Reviewed June 23, 2017

My wife and i had dinner at the Fig and Olive. We enjoyed our meals and ambience. The This is a safe choice for food in Arusha. Put it on your must visit list.

Thank Francis B
Reviewed January 14, 2017

We were stranded at the Palace Hotel for three days and got to partake in The Fig and Olive Restaurant food and were very pleasantly surprised, as it was delicious!! Nice selection of food with all three (breakfast, lunch and dinner) buffets. Food was tasty...More

Thank camn21252
Reviewed November 16, 2016

My wife and I went to the Fig and Olive with our great neice while we were in Arusha. It was the first experience with Eithiopian food for my wife and I. We ordered one combination plate which plenty of food for all of us....More

Thank ben-marilynb
Reviewed June 28, 2016

If you want a really good dinner experience . . .Fig and Olive is the place to go. The service is excellent and the food is the best in the area. It can get busy so you may want to consider making a reservation. Evenings...More

Thank Gil W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haile Selassie Road | Cultural Heritage, Arusha, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Arusha Region  >  Arusha
  • Phone Number: +255 784 532 717
Enjoy a fusion of Mediterranean and Lebanese food. The restaurant has a vast outside area great for business lunches, families with children and big groups. We have a more intimate Terrace area for Romantic meals and Private Dinners as well as a beautifully decorated inside area, which is warm and cosy. We boast a huge bar outside with music, great for Cocktail Night, Happy Hours and more. Every other weekend we have a Jazz Band playing over Lunch time on a Sunday, which sets a great ambience to an already beautiful outside area.
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