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Lukmaan Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Lukmaan restaurant has been serving local cuisine to locals and tourists for over ten years now.Our new location under the Baobab Tree has become more favourite for its open air and live cooking enviroment.Welcome and enjoy the spiritual healthy eating under the Baobab Tree and you will get unique chance to see the real connection between human and the Baobab.
$2 - $17
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Seafood, Grill
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
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Reviewed today

Lukmaan is situated in the heart of Stone Town. It is extremely busy and is a good fast food option. I had a great Zanzibar Prawn Curry at a more than reasonable price.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Neil H
Reviewed today via mobile

Located right in stone town, very affordable and a great place to try out the local dishes! Do come outside of meal timings if possible as it can get crowded during peak hours!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank felinalin
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

All the reviews I read were spot on, it’s a mad house especially shorty after prayer. And figuring out where to order and making sure you get the right thing is tricky, but we were pleased with our dishes. Recommend for sure the samosas and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank elizabethsB6832FV
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tasty and cheap food, but be prepared to receive your dishes cold and at random moments throughout your meal, since the place is very popular.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank T5173EMpetera
Reviewed 3 days ago

Initially the whole atmosphere is like a bit of a mad house! People queueing and looking at counters at various dishes that you can't always guess what they are, full tables in a shaded courtyard, with steps at the back going up to a terrace,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Alsacienne
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went there with our guide for a local lunch and on this side that's right. But we were hoping more local food and not "local fast food" ... Anyway we would advise to go upstair wher you can have the view on the sreets...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank vincent2208
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good food. Worth a try. Good experience. The restaurant is quite busy but service is quick. The restaurant is in the heart of stone town

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Saajida A
Reviewed 6 days ago

very good food in very good quality and very good prices the staff was very friendly and you have a very big menu to choose what you like very fresh fish

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jordromani
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great food and really really cheap when compared to other restaurants of similar food quality in Stone Town. However, service is not the best. We were in the second level and it took a long time for the waiters to bring the food, and when...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank maxcasas
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our guide took us to Lukmaan after a long day roaming around Stone Town. The restaurant was very crowded, but there was a sort of "just-right" vibe to it. It was exactly where I wanted to eat something local. As I ain't a seafood guy...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank adriantc_ro
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October 26, 2017|
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Response from ren_s744 | Reviewed this property |
No. It is like Fast Food the African way.
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August 26, 2017|
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Response from Lukmaan R | Property representative |
The price of a plate of beef biryani or pilau is two US dollars. A bowl of spinach is one US dollar A bottle of water is one US dollar. Other meals may cost more than that but you can have an average meal for five US... More
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