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Zanzibar Coffee House Cafe

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1563/64 Mkunazini Street | Zanzibar Coffee House Hotel, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 24 223 9319
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8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Staff was friendly and coffee was really good (i had the spiced coffee and really enjoyed it). The coffee options were a little more Westernised than I would have like - would have prefer a simple coffee that shows Tanzania/Zanzibar. A little pricey for the food as well, but I guess that's a tourist spot anyway...

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Thank Kenneth Yap H
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The place is in all the guidebooks so if often full of tourists. The food is fresh, coffee good but the service is quite slow and clumsy. It is quite pricey for Zanzibar and charges for WiFi. I think there are equally good if not better coffee houses in Stone town that definitely need a look in!

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Thank Esme O
Hunter Valley, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Popular coffee shop designed to appeal to tourists. Coffee is good but The passionfruit slice was very average and expensive. 2 espressos and a slice cost more than our lunch at Luukman. Very friendly and if you want the security of imagining you are at home rather than the hustle and bustle of the street in Zanzibar this would be... More 

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Thank Michael D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A little expensive, but it's worth the money. The chocolate Mississippi cake is delicious. The ambiance is nice at street level.

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Thank MarionTanzania
Vienna, Austria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Coffe and cakes are just wonderful. Fantastic service. They really give you a treat. Been in Stonetown 10 days an had nearly every day a coffee there. They realy made my day when I realized that I had lost my purse with all credit an bank cards in the washrooms. Came back an hour after I had left. When they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a cute little spot. We were attracted instantly by the smell of coffee! Small petite tables, old style furniture. Great coffee and friendly service!

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Thank Toneal G
Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you appreciate your coffee and don't mind a piece of cake look for the Zanzibar Coffee House cafe. Outstanding locally produced coffee and a selection of cakes. They do some food, sandwiches etc as well. Nice surroundings and on weekdays demonstrations of coffee burning.

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Thank peter m
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place isn't that easy to find as it's down some winding alleys in Stone Town. We stopped here for a coffee and some lunch. The setting is rather nice, and the staff were attentive enough. I ordered a spiced coffee, which was subtle and very nice. My boyfriend's plain coffee was also nice. He ordered the fish bruschetta, which... More 

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Thank Amy B
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Atmospheric cafe with a good Zanzibar vibe. The cake and coffee and tea were good and the service is friendly and efficient. Definitely a good place to work away on your laptop or drop in for a good mid afternoon break.

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Thank simonavicii
Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This coffee house must know they are the best and maybe the only one in town - the service was poor and the hot spice tea was served cold. The lady refused to give us the wifi password and mentioned there was no food available because it was 30 minutes before closing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1563/64 Mkunazini Street | Zanzibar Coffee House Hotel, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 24 223 9319
  • This restaurant is at Zanzibar Coffee House

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