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Terrace Restaurant at Maru Maru

Gizenga Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 24 223 8516
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“beef steak” (2 reviews)
“masala chips” (2 reviews)
“prawns” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Gizenga Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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1 - 10 of 197 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Vegetarian options and natural juices attracted me to this Rooftop restaurant, but I personally dont like its urban view (well, you can see the sea from some toubles...) Lounge music and fair prices.

Thank HeloisaDallanhol
Reviewed 1 week ago

As part of our Stone town tour, we had a lovely meal at the rooftop restaurant. The decor and service was excellent and the lunch deserved 5 stars! Stunning views from the restaurant and watching everyday Stone town ... A sparkling gem in the Zanzibar...More

Thank marietjief2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here with a group of about 20 people. Great location high up and towering above the rest of Stone Town, with lovely views of the sunset. It is therefore perfect for sundowners. We ate dinner too. Food pretty good. However, our evening was completely...More

1  Thank BPandRP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best food I ate while in Zanzibar. You also get an awesome view of Stone Town from the restaurant terrace. It would be a perfect place to watch the famous Stone Town sunset. I went for lunch and chose from a set...More

1  Thank Susan R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The menu reflects Zanzibar: a melting pot of different cultures and peoples. The friendly staff pays very well attention.

Thank Sybille70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So the View at the roof top bar was exceptional, you could see the ocean and the sun set, the food was okay, could be better, but my Word the cocktails!! especially the one called Maru Maru Cocktail, I have been dreaming about it ever...More

Thank Elle G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I try the indian food was good with lots of flavours succulent naan bread and nice dessert... enjoy my meal . The service was not that good as the staff ignore you and expect tips. Dont expect to get anything for free without tipping.

Thank Nasra I
Reviewed May 15, 2017

This Hotel is a gem, situated in the old part of Zanzibar town. The hotel has the feeling of years gone by. Beautifully kept with an inner garden with lush greenery. Looking out over the rooftops of the old town you see the boats in...More

Thank Magda B
Reviewed May 8, 2017

We stopped by for evening drinks and nibbles when wandering the alleyways of Stonetown. Lovely view and the lift made accessibility easy! Going up and down many sets of stairs at many other places to reach rooftops was tiring. We visited in April so not...More

Thank micsgirl
Reviewed May 3, 2017

There is many terrace restaurants in Stone City and this one is unfortunately the one where all tourist groups will go. It can be pretty clowdy during the lunch time when turist agencies take their groups there. Rest is as Zanzibar standart.

Thank RenataCh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gizenga Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Zanzibar City  >  Stone Town
  • Phone Number: +255 24 223 8516
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