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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 good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“chicken tikka” (4 reviews)
“great view” (16 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Gizenga Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there in the evening and watched the sunset. Very beautiful. They have good food at relatively low prices. Good and fast service. They accept credit cards. Can really be recommended.

Thank Rune C
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

Our guide recommended we go to Maru Maru for some drinks and he definitely chose a wonderful spot to view the sunset. Stunning rooftop location, great hospitality and good cocktails. We ordered mojitos which were okay but not very big or strong. Would still recommend...More

Thank Shannon R
Maru Maru H, Manager at Terrace Restaurant at Maru Maru, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2017

Dear Shannon , Greetings from Hotel Maru Maru! Thank you for visiting The Terrace Restaurant, at Hotel Maru Maru. Your feedback is valuable to us and we ensure that we offer best of our services and hospitality to all our guests. At Hotel Maru Maru...More

Reviewed September 10, 2017

We had lunch here. It is located on the roof of the hotel. We ate well and drank cold beers. Everything looks clean and tidy. You have a nice view of Stone Town and the sea towards Prison Island. The prices are not so high.

Thank DroomDecor
Reviewed September 9, 2017

We enjoyed a nice lunch with a great view at this popular restaurant at the rooftop of the Maru Maru hotel.More

Thank BM12345
Maru Maru H, Manager at Terrace Restaurant at Maru Maru, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2017

Dear Sir / Ma'am , Greetings from Hotel Maru Maru! Thank you for dinning with us at Terrace Rooftop restaurant. We are glad you enjoyed your time, and allowed us to offer you the best of our hospitality and services. At Hotel Maru Maru we...More

Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed some good seafood and Indian food here. Not the best in Zanzibar but still pretty great. Not Terri expensive either.

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

Maru Maru rooftop restaurant is one out of several rooftop restaurants in Stone Town. If you go out eating, you should definitely do this once as it offers you a great impression on the city. The food is OK, just as prices are. The service...More

Thank Triprater-71
Reviewed September 4, 2017

It is a great place for a tasty Indian Vegetarian food. The surprise part is that South Indian Idly/Dosa also is being served in the morning and evening. Great scenic view of the ocean from the terrace.

Thank arunbvkumar
Reviewed September 1, 2017

Visited the place to grab a few cold ones ...but was very impressed with the staff and the entire layout of the place, Very clean..very friendly and a yummilicious experience in terms of food. We tried the local swahili cuisine and it was very very...More

Thank mjs04
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

If you want a cozy, clean and breezy place to escape the heat, come here. There are many tables and a lounge area where you can relax. The views from here are magnificent - rooftops, mosques and the ocean! We had drinks here and the...More

Thank lena_liss
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

After wandering around Stone Town for a few hours, we climbed to the roof top of the Maru Maru Hotel and had a tasty lunch. The view was the best in Stone Town and the breeze was beautiful. It is behind the Old Fort. Recommend.

Thank Snorkeller02
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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, Highchairs Available
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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We offer Continental, Chinese, Indian and Swahili Cousine. Our South Indian speciality of Dosa, Idly and International Skewers are our signature dishes which are very popular with all our guests. Chicken Pakoda’s and Cocktails are appreciated by all. There is a romantic atmosphere for evening cocktails and meals. Our elegant roof terrace offers breathtaking views from high above Stonetown and the Indian ocean.
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