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Tatu

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Stone Town, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

A local nightlife hotspot. Expect to mix with a good crowd of locals and tourists. Nice atmosphere and good views from the baclonies. Not for prissy travellers with high expectations. Go let your hair down and have fun if you're young at heart!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Locals come here to drink and have a good time at night, perfect location, next to the ocean, and three floors (Tatu is Kiswahili for 'three'). Friendly bartenders and great music!

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Thank Kim N
Kilindoni, Pwani, Tanzania
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49 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

This is one of the only places you can head to if you are looking to dance and listen to some music late into the night. The establishment is over three floors, the top is the 'disco'. My group of friends and I, decided to give it a go and were a little bit disappointed. The top floor was so... More 

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Thank Danii K
Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

if you want to dance this is the palce but not for the food, many rasta s will follow you all the way like they want to still something

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Thank jafar7940
Berlin, Germany
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

We got here at 11pm+ and stayed here for a few hours as the DJ played reggae songs. Chill out, dance, relax late night and meet others who are also there to relax.

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Thank GoodBadnFunky
Munich, Germany
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2016

We had fun and fun and fun in this simple and local pub in the hearth of Stone Town. It was our first time in Africa and we could not believe to eat such kind of nice food. The atmosphere is magic and the contest is very nice and ideal for young couples. We will be back soon!

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Thank LizzRay
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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198 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016

Went here for a meal but cancelled order and left. Music from bar downstairs too loud and restaurant deserted.

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Thank GaryvE
Sofia, Bulgaria
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40 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

We were in the last floor bar. Here you can get the best mojito and caipirinha. The music is great. Best DJ on the island. But if you're just a man's company expect to receive company just in seconds. There are a lot of local subjects which you don't wanna be part of your trip. So try just the cocktails.... More 

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Thank Aleksandar M
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016

If you stay in Stone Town you'll probably end up here (either by stumbling upon it, or tout taking you there). An almost Zanzibar institution its three levels delivers dancing, pool playing and live DJ's on some nights. Fun!

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Thank SoozSolo
Prague, Czech Republic
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

We went to the restaurant for dinner - we had tuna carpaccio and avocado salad as starters and it was really delicious. As main course we took burgers - beef and chicken one - also very tasty with home made pastry. After dinner we went for drink to the upper floor and there was nice music, locals and tourists chatting... More 

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Thank Veronika K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, International, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stone Town, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?