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The highest "tea house" restaurant in Zanzibar town is located in Emerson on Hurumzi and has breathtaking 360* views of Stonetown and the Indian Ocean. There is only one sitting for dinner and service begins promptly at 19.00, but we welcome guests from 18.00 to enjoy the spectacular sunset views of sea and city. Dinner in the Tea House restaurant at Emerson on Hurumzi is by reservation only and, as there is only limited seating, a deposit is required for the booking's confirmation. The Cuisine in the Tea House restaurant is designed to marry the culture and style of the building with the distinct culinary heritage of the era, our menu celebrates the pleasure of oriental Persian and Omani dishes.…
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Amazing food, beautiful location, very friendly service, romantic atmosphere.
The various dishes we had there were among the best food we tasted in Zanzibar, and it would probably easily rank among the Top 20 places worldwide.
Such wonderful music, wonderful food, wonderful views. I am SO glad we went there for our final night in Zanzibar. The views at sunset are magical and when the moon comes out...just heavenly, I felt like I was on a floating carpet.
I went there by myself for lunch and for a little bit I was alone to enjoy this beautiful place with an incredible view! the place is warm and quite and the staff was very kind. You can chose either to sit on the tables...More
Had such a memorable visit! An absolute must! Things to remember: BOOKINGS only; we had to pay a 10USD DEPOSIT each. Dinner starts promptly at 7pm, we went at 6:15 to see the beautiful sunset. We booked the day before. AMBIENCE: fantastic setting overlooking Stowntown...More
I have to say, aside from the starter, the food wasn't anything special. My husband and I loved the fish cakes and baba ghanoush, but thought that the rest of the meal was okay. That being said, it was good to try some more local...More
The place is beautiful, offers great food, great view and great service. We stop there to book on the same day and even we cannot have the traditional seating, we have a nice table in a corner so we can enjoy the sunset.
A building and interior that would not look out of place in world of interiors! Once you step inside this magical place you are transported into a world of colour and colonial moroccan inspired textures. You begin your descent up an imperious staircase upon reaching...More
We had supper at the tea house and we’re blown away! we called by in the afternoon to make a reservation and our dietary requirements were noted.
We arrived at 6 to have a sundowner with a view (it’s on a roof terrace- there are...More
From our first view of the rooftop, to the final tea and dessert, an amazing evening! We ate Swahili style, on the floor and the view was spectacular.
The service was spot on and the local music added to the ambiance of the evening.
Response from RiccardoOrizio | Reviewed this property |
yes, it is every night. I would not call them a "band": it is a traditional, local musical group and play in the Arab traditional of music for festivities, rather than in the Western concept of band. Its great