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Shangani district | Latitude -6.163158 Longitude 39.187793, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“chapati” (14 reviews)
“curry” (11 reviews)
“mango” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shangani district | Latitude -6.163158 Longitude 39.187793, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's not the best food place in stonetown, but it's one of the few places who have plenty of good vegetarian options. A nice lunch or dinner spot for a warm meals with casual relaxed seating. I recommend the platters which are much better than...More

Thank HalaMak
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small, clean, bright space. Great varied menu. And everything we had was delicious, especially the fresh juices. Spunky Monkey Shake with peanut butter honey and banana was a winner. Lime soda and other juices were icy cold and refreshing and you can get takeaway. Avocado...More

Thank carolynneevans
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good and inexpensive local food in atmospheric surroundings and great service and value for money. The curries and seafood dishes were really good and the waitress helped us wit advice on selecting the excellent self service range of dishes

Thank davidsnow38
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A small local restaurant, just past the Shangani Street Post Office, offering vegetarian and other excellent food options. Friendly Swahili staff, although service can be slow at times. Excellent spicy prawns with rice for 12,000/ tzs. However, the miniscule salad is nothing more than some...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

Tiny portions, unfriendly staff. Didnt get my change, because they didnt have any. Though i saw the previous customer paying with small money.

Thank maria m
Reviewed March 26, 2018

After waiting over half an hour and finally being handed a drink, the manager told me that he had no avocado for the avocado wrap because it was not fresh. Honest, if nothing else. He added that two other tables had also been denied their...More

Thank CFC08
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

I was in Stone Town for two months and Lazuli was one of my go-to lunch spots: Definitely the best juice/smoothies I had while I was there. Food is also good - I loved the chapati wraps (chicken cashew pineapple and sesame chicken mango), but...More

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed January 13, 2018

We came here for lunch 3 days in a row and the food and drinks were great. Only downside is service IS slow, but a really great place to eat

1  Thank zoe w
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

We visit stone town quite often . And every time we go to Lazuli , lunch and dinner. The fruitdrinks and food is very good.

Thank Ola K
Reviewed October 22, 2017

We ate here twice in 3 days. The food is delicious! My husband had the tandoori chicken wrap for lunch 2 days in a row. It was that good! I had the fish curry with chapati the first day and a mango prawn salad the...More

Thank Girlstar128
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shangani district | Latitude -6.163158 Longitude 39.187793, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: 7762666679
Lazuli is a small living room style restaurant in the Shangani district of Stone Town, serving modern Swahili lunches and dinners including selection of tasty sandwiches, chapatti wraps, salads, burgers, seafood and the best fresh fruit juices in town, always blended at the time of order using tropical fruits from around the island. Open everyday except Sunday.
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