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Seles Beach Bar and Restaurant

Matemwe Beach, Matemwe, Tanzania
+255 777 413 449
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“chapati” (6 reviews)
“jumbo prawns” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Matemwe Beach, Matemwe, Tanzania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dart games and groovy DJ vibes mix with good food at Seles. The key down-side was service which was quite slow and haphazard. The waiter also would benefit from a bit of managerial guidance.

Thank CarstenDK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of our favorites! Janet and Seles are super friendly hosts, food is good, location is perfect and private.

Thank simone h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at nearby Villa Kiva and decided to come for lunch and dinner. The vegetable curry and prawn curry were so delicious. Service was friendly. Prices are reasonable - for two main courses and a cocktail each the bill was TZS 79,000 ($35)....More

Thank ReviewsByAbby
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

The Chapati with mozzarella and spinach also Chapati with cheese and bolognese was really good. Tasty and crispy. Fair prices, friendly staff and a good view.

Thank Sebastian L
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

I came here upon recommendation of expat locals, and was so happy I did! I was staying in a beautiful five star resort (Melia) but wanted to check out something more low key and casual. I had a vegetable curry in coconut sauce and it...More

Thank KimberlyP17
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

A small restaurant by the beach with good food and good music. I recommend people who are staying in hotels in Matemwe worth a visit.

Thank saira o
Reviewed April 14, 2017

As usual the food and ambience at Seles cannot be matched on this stretch of beautiful beach. Its a must visit for lazy meals or wonderful cocktails and is very reasonably priced

Thank Aiasha I
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

Seles bungalow is on of the best restaurants in the north of Zanzibar. His food is very fresh and tasty, cozy atmosphere, and the owner is just such a charming person. Thank you for the lovely food. We will soon be back!!!

Thank Jakob H
Reviewed February 23, 2017

After many years living in Zanzibar and eating out a bit everywhere this is still our top favourite restaurant!!! We love your prawns in coconut sauce!!!!!!! And your cocktails of course!

Thank KamiliViewFamily
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

You can really find here a good selection of very good food. Even people from other hotels come here to dine. Also, the staff in here must have been well trained since you can feel more like in some kind of European place. They are...More

Thank kasiajakow
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Matemwe Beach, Matemwe, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Matemwe
  • Phone Number: +255 777 413 449
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