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Malawi Road, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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St. Eustatius
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We often at here for lunch during our eight week stay in Stone Town, as it was convenient to where we were working and the food was consistently great. A lot to choose from for vegetarians, great food and drinks selection. Nice to sit and watch the Stone Town traffic go by. Friendly staff, and it is nice to browse... More 

Thank DollyDiabolique
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this cafe with my wife when we reached stone town. The menu was simple and food well prepared.we ordered the chicken curry and beef curry which were well prepared. Only downside is the cafe only takes cash as payment and for some reason does not accept cards.

Thank Tpee122
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2015

Very friendly staff, good prices and nice food. Chai tea very nice! The Hotel Zenji is really good and has an awesome breakfast to enjoy on the top roof terrace.

Thank RacheLondon
New Delhi, India
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2015

This was one of the few cafes open during Ramadan which was a relief. The quantity is less for the price. The iced coffee was good. We tried Samosas but as Indians, we thought they were really small (Bite sized) and only 3 in a plate. They have tables and ac which is a relief. The girl at the counter... More 

Thank Hobogobo
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2015

Its an ok place to have a drink or some food, but nothing to get exited about. Pricewise acceptable.

Thank 1999traveler1999
Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2015

It is located in a busy area with not so much charm, but if you are close by and need to refresh with a juice and a smoothie this is the place to go to. They have a store with nice jewellery made from used material.

Thank TheresiaSH
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

Went here to have lunch, nice fresh juices, good staff, busy place close to a busy road. Free wifi available.

Thank Manu J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2014

nice set up in the busy streets of Malindi district. Great shop and cafe downstairs, well decorated terasse on the top of the building.

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Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

My friends and I were staying at the Zenji hotel for 3 nights. We tried several dishes of the menu and liked everything we tried! They have great smoothies, perfect if you need to cool down in the afternoon :-)

Thank Aurelie_Ohreally
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2014

Nice personnel and a good place conveniently located right in town. Breakfast could be improved and we should be given soaps everyday and not only on the first day. The stay is pleasant and the food at the cafe downstairs is just fine although it can take long to get.


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  • Address: Malawi Road, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?